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REX KLINE

Rex Kline is an LA based dancer and choreographer who loves to spread inspiration and motivation through dancers of all ages and styles. Starting his dance career as early as he could walk, Rex started training  in Hiphop and Tap. Throughout the years branching out to Jazz, Contemporary, and Ballet. He started teaching at age 16 and continues to do so. Around the same time he also began working with Adrenaline and Revive Dance Conventions in the ACE program, and now continues his training there as a professional assistant. Among many, some of Rex's jobs include: guest on the Steve Harvey Show, performed on Maury Povich, danced in Glee, and recently worked with British artist HRVY. Rex is very grateful and eager to join this years faculty.​

ROSE YAGER

RENEE KESTER

As a Dallas, Texas native, Rose trained in all styles of dance at Dancin’ Feet Performing Company. For the next 15 years she performed in many events including, Dallas Cowboys Halftime shows and multiple industrial events, as well as indulging herself in the convention and competition world. She gained a BA in Interior Design from the University of Oklahoma in 2008, while training under SYTYCD’s season 1 Destini Roger’s performing company, Dare To Be Soul. After graduating, Rose resided in Los Angeles for over 5 years, was represented by one of LA’s top agencies, Go2Talent, and continued to train with top choreographers such as Justin Giles, Mark Meismer, Nick Lanzisera, Erica Sobol, Doug Caldwell, Liz Imperio and more. She performed as a company member in Erica Sobol’s company, collidEdance. She traveled and assisted Tina D’Amato Sidoni, one of her beloved mentors, across the country. Rose’s proudest moment and life long dream was joining Justin Giles’ contemporary company, SoulEscape, in 2011. On now her 8th year as a company member, she continues to grow as a performer, story teller and most importantly an educator to our next generation. She stays true to who she is and encourages her students to find their own voice and artistry as well. Rose currently resides in Dallas, TX as the Assistant Director for SoulEscape as well as a choreographer and educator at Dance Industry Performing Arts Center.

Originally from San Francisco, CA, Melody started dancing at the age of 5. She began training mainly in tap, and soon after ballet, lyrical, and jazz became part of her weekly schedule.
Melody was a founding member of The Dance Company of San Francisco under the direction of her mentor, Chris Jacobsen. She also attended the School of the Arts High School, directed by Elvia Marta, training in classical and contemporary ballet, Afro-Hatian, and modern jazz blues. Melody moved to Los Angeles in the Fall of 2003 to explore new opportunities.  In 2005, she was a finalist on the very first season of FOX's hit television show, "So You Think You Can Dance", where she was the runner-up and top female dancer. This experience opened up many doors for her, leading her to travel to the Philippines, Ireland, Canada, Turks and Caicos of the Caribbean Islands, and Singapore as a teacher and guest performer. Her credits include Sonya Tayeh Dance Company, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Greatest Showman Live Commercial, Glee, the MTV European Music Awards, Wetten Das, Radio Disney Music Awards with Julia Michaels, Bunheads, America's Got Talent, and was an All-Star on the eighth season of "So You Think You Can Dance". She performed with Miley Cyrus' "Gypsy Heart Tour" in South America, Philippines and Australia. Throughout her career, she has also modeled for Capezio, Nappytabs, Discount Dance Supply, and Dance Spirit, and her photo was chosen as the cover of Inside Dance Magazine's July 2016 issue.
Melody continues to travel and spread her knowledge, passion and love of dance as part of Art of Movement Dance Convention, SHOCK The Intensive, Star Systems, Humans on Tour, In Studio Dance, and occasionally EDGE Performing Arts Center in Hollywood.

MELODY LACAYANGA


HALEY DAVIS
​MELODY LACAYANGA
MOISES PARRA
​REX KLINE

RENEE KESTER
ROSE YAGER

RYAN VETTEL

STRUTHER WHITE



GUEST TEACHERS
AMEY RAHEY
​BREANNA HALL



Born and raised in Seal Beach California, Renee Kester knew she wanted to be a professional dancer at age 12 after a gymnastics injury led her to find a more artistic way of athleticism.  Renee was trained first in breakdancing by Hokuto Konishi and Ryan Conferido (now Quest crew). She focused mainly on breaking and hip hop until later exploring modern and contemporary, dancing for Sonya Tayeh by age 15.  It wasn’t until age 16 when Renee got serious about ballet.  She completed her last two years of high school to train in ballet and shortly after graduating, got scouted at World Ballet Competition to be a trainee with Washington Ballet.  After Washington Ballet , Renee danced and toured with Houston Ballet before coming back to California to explore herself as a choreographer.  Since then she has danced and choreographed for several music videos, live shows, and commercials including Prius, Nair, Lenovo and Timberland. Renee has also been hailed for her youtube videos and nominated for several awards, particularly for her and Phillip Chbeeb's viral sensation video, 'Slip', which they choreographed together and shot in a LA subway station.

HALEY DAVIS

GUEST TEACHERS

Struther White began his professional dance career in Los Angeles after graduating high school in 2011. He is currently represented by Go2Talent agency. Recent credits include Purity Ring Tour and Music Videos, The Weekend Music Video, Joy Commercial, Staples commercial, Vivienne Westwood magazine promotional, Audi TT in Beijing, China, performances with Eden Xo, Jack Black, and several LA contemporary companies. This is his first year on Royal Flux.

AMEY RAHEY
Amey began her dance training in Cape Breton, NS, and currently resides in Toronto, ON. She has trained extensively in numerous styles and has always sought out additional dance education. As a young dancer, she has had the opportunity to work closely with highly respected choreographers such as Blake McGrath, Teddy Forance, Nick Lazzarini, and Bobby Newberry. Amey began choreographing at a very young age, and has received numerous awards and scholarships at events across North America throughout her dance career. She is best known for her unique style of movement, as well as her commitment to the development of young artists. Having graduated in 2015 with a B.Comm. degree and a major in accounting, Amey is now a freelance choreographer, instructor, and the Creative Director of both Elite Dance Productions: a touring competition and convention company; and DFRNT Dance: an intimate artist development program. Amey has been chosen to take part in many renowned training programs, such as The Gypsy Project LA, the Dana Foglia Dance Training Program, the SoulEscape Company Intensive, and the RUBBERBANDance Winter Workshop. These programs allowed her to work alongside a select group of dancers to study under artists such as Erica Sobol, Dana Foglia, Justin Giles, Victor Quijada, Jiri Pokorny, Tilman O’Donnell, Medhi Walerski, Lisa Ebeyer, David Harvey, Dana Wilson, Will Johnston, Jen Osorio Pendleton, and Alan Salazar, to name a few. She recently participated in The Galen Hooks Method Artist Development session, under the direction of Galen Hooks. Additionally, she has performed in multiple shows as a company member of Justin Giles’ SoulEscape in Dallas and Los Angeles, at the 2018 Raptor’s home opener, has taught at Arizona’s DancePlex, and is currently a faculty member at Toronto’s Underground Dance Centre. She is also a proud member of the Professional Adjudicator’s Alliance. Amey continues to seek out opportunities in order to fulfill her desire to  continuously grow as an artist.


BREANNA HALL
Breanna Hall began her dance training at the age of 3 in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. During her years as a student, she was given the opportunity to teach and choreograph for her studio’s younger dancers, which is when she found her passion for teaching. Since then, her choreography has received numerous awards and recognition at various dance competitions in the Maritimes. Growing up, Breanna always sought out as many conventions and classes as possible, working with some choreographers such as Teddy Forance, Stacey Tookey, Mia Michaels, etc. While earning her BSc at the university of Ottawa, Breanna danced for their varsity dance team to further her training while pursuing her studies. During these years Breanna was fortunate enough to perform in various productions such as The Nutcracker, and the Winterlude festival in Ottawa. After graduating university, Breanna took part in a hip hop training and mentorship program, School of Groove, under the direction of Kelly Gammie and Queenie S. Vincente, to improve her overall versatility as both a performer and a teacher. Breanna is so grateful to be able to share her love for dancing as well as teaching with everyone.




STRUTHER WHITE

****GUEST TEACHERS WILL BE PROVIDING ELITE PARTICIPANTS WITH 2 EXTRA HOURS OF WORKSHOPS IN 2019! GUEST TEACHERS ARE NOT OFFICIAL FACULTY MEMBERS.****

Moises Parra, born and raised in Orange County CA, began dancing at age four training in jazz, tap, ballet, hip hop. He has gotten much recognition for his dancing as well as numerous awards growing up. Moises danced along side Jessie Riley and her company WESTSIDE Dance Project as well as Justin Giles’ Soul Escape .He has been working professionally since the age of fifteen. Training at Elevation Studios, Moises starred in Awesomeness TV’s hit dance show "Dancers Off The Floor". Some of his other credits include ABC Family "Bunheads", Just Dance Disney, Kidz Bop, X Factor, Dance Moms, and Just Dance 2 Commercials to name a few. Upon graduating high school he competed on FOX's television dance show "So You Think You Can Dance" for their 12th season being apart of their top 10 stage dancers under the mentorship of Emmy Award winner Travis Wall. He was also apart of the "So You Think You Can Dance” Season 12 tour where he performed in 70 cities all across the U.S and Canada. Residing in Los Angeles, Moises continues to dance and choreograph all over the country as well as tour with dance convention Art Of Movement being apart of their faculty.

MOISES PARRA

Ryan Vettel is a dancer, teacher, choreographer, and musician from Carson City, NV, based in Los Angeles, CA. Starting at the age of 3, he has trained under and worked with such names as; Gregg Russell, Sam Weber, Jason Samuels Smith, Christopher Scott, Jason Janas, Erica Sobol, Tilman O'Donnell, Andrew Winghart, Nappytabs, and Kyle Hanagami to list a few. He's recently been found working for artists such as Fergie and Vanness Wu, as well as composing music for artists worldwide.

RYAN VETTEL

****GUEST TEACHERS WILL BE PROVIDING ELITE PARTICIPANTS WITH EXTRA WORKSHOPS IN 2019!
​GUEST TEACHERS ARE NOT OFFICIAL FACULTY MEMBERS.****

2019 ELITE FACULTY

Haley Davis has known dance her entire life. She grew up at her Mother’s dance studio,
Western Nevada Performing Arts Center, from the age of two in her hometown of Carson City,
NV. She began student teaching at the young age of 13. Haley’s choreography has gained
prestige and awards at the regional and national level, all across the United States. Haley was
hired as a choreographer for Champagne Productions and faculty member of Prestige Dance
Experience in Reno, NV and Lake Tahoe, CA. Haley was also a choreographer at the esteemed
summer event, Elevate, alongside Spencer Dennis and Megan Alfonso. She has been a
featured dancer on America’s Got Talent and was awarded Senior Honored Dancer at the
National Dance Honors in 2018. You can now see Haley as a professional assistant with
Adrenaline and Revive Dance, in addition to faculty member with Elite Dance Productions in
Canada. Haley hopes to inspire the younger generation of dancers with encouragement to be
their most authentic self, as that is what makes a dancer and artist!