Workshops and Storm Intensive at Nationals
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What is Storm you ask?
It's an Intensive Dance Workshop Experience YOU DONT WANNA MISS
Team Storm Members are an elite group of dancers from across the USA
Team Storm Dancers will receive a tank top, water bottle and dance bag.
Team Storm dancer's will open our Awards Gala with an exciting performance
We offer two locations.
June 27, 2016 for both 12 & Under and 13 & Over
Cape May, NJ:
13 & Over -- July 12, 2016
12 & Under -- July 14, 2016
The deadline for registering for Storm is June 15th.
The fee for storm covers the intensive workshops as well as any other workshops taught by our staff during the week. The kids who are not picked for Storm are welcome to take workshops taught by our Nationals staff. That schedule will not be released till about 15 days before nationals. The kids who want to take these workshops can take it for a one time fee of $35.00.
Storm dancers are allowed to take these workshops in addition to their Storm workshops for no additional fee.
Storm kids are eligible for Opening Production for the awards ceremony. We have two Awards and each one gets their own opening number. If your kids want to participate in the opening number, they should be available for the rehearsals. The times for rehearsals will depend on our overall schedule.
Any questions should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Storm 2016"
2016 STORM FACULTY
Grant Chenok began his training in the San Francisco Bay Area and could have never expected to have lived in Oklahoma City, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, as a result. He holds a Bachelor of Performing Arts degree of Oklahoma City University. Grant worked professionally in Los Angeles for 8 years working on multiple television, movie, commercial and video productions.
He has appeared on NBC’s Days of Our Lives and Scrubs, the Disney Channel’s Drake and Josh, as well as the History Channel’s Come Home Alive. Also appearing in the feature film Zombie Prom starring Ru Paul, VH1’s movie 30 Days Till I’m Famous and short film Mother’s Be Good. Grant’s commercial/industrial credits include: Burger King, Nike, Paramount, Bugaboo Strollers and Pepsi. He has also performed in music videos with the Pussycat Dolls, Busta Rhymes, U.K. artist Jem, Brittany Murphy, Mandi Leigh, Jahzmyne and Paul Oakenfold. Grant has also worked on the Paul McCartney Tour, with the Vietnamese production Kim Loi Cali, and has opened for pop starts, Nina Skye, Tone Loc and Ashlee Simpson. Some of his live stage credits include the Mision America World Tour, the Miss California Pageant and the West Coast Premiere of Footloose. Some of his most memorable moments include the Pussycat Dolls video “Dontcha” and Brittany Murphy video entitled “Faster Kill Pussycat.”
Grant has been fortunate to work with studios across 40 of the 50 U.S. states, as well as studios in Belgium, Holland and England. Grant keeps busy spreading the love of dance, as proud co-founder of Flow 40 Dance Workshops.
Nick Drago, a native Texan and graduate of Oklahoma City University, now resides in Los Angeles as a professional dancer and actor. He has appeared in music videos including: Jessica Simpson’s “Boots,” My Chemical Romance’s “Helena,” Finger Eleven’s “Paralyzer,” and others including Duran Duran, Melody Gardot, and the All American Rejects. Some of Drago’s television credits include Scrubs, Suburgatory, The Hollow Men, Wizards of Waverly Place, Fresh Beat Band, Dancing with the Stars, The Oprah Winfrey Show, MTV’s VMAs, Fashion Rocks, and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, How I Met Your Mother, & Glee.
He has appeared in Alvin & The Chipmunks (as Theodore’s Dance Double), The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (J Edgar), Hop with Russell Brand, The Muppets, G.I. Joe 2, and various other spots on The History Channel, Comedy Central, VH1, The Idea Network, and NBC.
Nick has been seen on the Emmy’s, Spike TV’s Video Game Awards with Neil Patrick Harris, and The People’s Choice Awards with Queen Latifah. In addition to his film and television work, Nick has appeared in front of national and international audiences in Jeff Amsden’s A Few Good Men Dancin’ and as Gene Kelly in “The Good Steno” with Paul Ben-Victor. His interest in health and nutrition has given him the opportunity to model for Men’ s Fitness Magazine and XM Radio. Drago can also be seen in Jillian Michael’s (The Biggest Loser) Fitness and Training videos. Commercially, Drago has worked with Exxon gasoline, Jagermeister, MBNA, Smithfield Ham, Dickies, and San Miguel Beer. A dancer in such industrials for Harley Davidson and Liberty Mutual, he has also worked with, music and film stars, Jason Segel, Jamie Pressly, Chazz Palminteri, Christopher Lloyd, Ru Paul, Brittany Murphy, Mariah Carey, Jem, One Republic, and Rihanna. Nick can also be seen on season one of Bravo’s “Step It Up & Dance” and is also co-host of Nick & Desiree’s Infinite Dance Cast available on itunes. Excited to continue his career in film and television, Drago also enjoys teaching and choreographing as the co-founder of Flow 40 Dance Workshops.
Clinton Huff was born and raised in Los Angeles, Ca. He started training in dance at age 11 focusing on Ballet, Jazz and Hip Hop. He loved old school popping but as there were no classes available at the time he taught himself the fundamentals of popping and waving. Clinton was able to spend 2 summers abroad training in France with some amazing teachers including the boys technique teacher from the world famous, Paris Opera. He grew up dancing through high school and worked on many musicals through out Southern California. Some of his favorites include: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dream Coat, West Side Story and 7 Brides for 7 Brothers. After signing with his first dance agent he quickly started working. His first job was a industrial show for Nike in beautiful Hawaii! Clinton has worked in film, television, stage and commercials. Commercial credits include: Coke, Jack In The Box, Cheetos, Progressive Insurance, Nokia, Budweiser, Visa, Volks Wagon, Hondai, Bugaboo, Nissan and Target. Film and television credits include Disaster Movie, The Comebacks, Jackass #2, Eli Stone, Malcolm in the Middle, Two And A Half Men and Glee! Clinton has worked with such notable choreographers as Hi Hat (Choreographer for Missy Elliot), Fred Tallaksen (Choreographer for Madonna), Michael Rooney (Choreographer for Kylie Minogue) and Zach Woodley (Choreographer for Glee). He has also worked along side Kim Kardashian, Franky Munez, David Koechner and Neil Patrick Harris. Most recently you may have see Clinton appearing in his SECOND, hilarious Jack In The Box commercial, with a dolphin tattoo on his face!!
EJ Ferencak, a Pittsburgh native, has been training and dancing since the age of eight. Growing up as a competition kid, he won numerous regional and national titles. EJ has always been a well-rounded artist with training in dance, acting and singing.
At the age of sixteen, EJ had the distinct honor of bringing home the bronze medal for the U.S.A. in the IDO World Dance Championships. Some of his professional credits include appearing in such feature films as “Adventureland” and “The Dark Knight Rises.” EJ also performed with Aaron Carter at the International Children’s Games, had starring roles in episodes of Amazing News filmed by KEI of New York and appeared as a finalist on Fox’s hit T.V. “Show So You Think You Can Dance.” In 2010, EJ was ranked 8th in the world at the IDO Hip Hop Championships. He also stays busy teaching master classes for colleges, dance conventions and national dance competitions.
Most recently EJ’s choreography can be seen in the new hit show “Luminosity: Ignite the Night” powered by Pepsi. Also, he has been working with teen pop star Spencer Kane and can be seen in 3 of his music videos. Specializing in tap and hip-hop EJ’s choreography has gained national recognition in “Dance Magazine”. Some of his work can be seen in T.V. commercials and halftime shows for the NBA and WNBA. EJ loves traveling the country to work with dancers of all ages, spreading his knowledge and passion for the art of dance.