Jenny Vause – Artistic Director, Teacher
Bree K. – Teacher
Brooke H. – Teacher
Dana F. – Teacher
Jessica S. – Teacher
Joe C. – Teacher
As a choreographer for Elements, his work has been accepted into the McCallum Theatre’s Dance Under the Stars Choreography Festival and presented as part of the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events’ DanceBridge program and On the Prairie at the Chicago Cultural Center. Caruana was awarded an Illinois Arts Council Artist Fellowship and a Richard H. Driehaus Professional Development grant to develop his original one-act ballet, The Sun King, which premiered in November 2014 as part of the SpinOff series at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. Caruana also co-conceptualized and co-choreographed the works Surge and AYA, An Aerial Ballet, with Elements Artistic Director Mike Gosney and Chloe Jensen and Karen Fisher-Doyle of Aerial Dance Chicago.
Kristin O. - Teacher
Kristin began dancing at Evolve when we opened in 2005. She was a member of our competitive teams for nine years. Kristin began as an assistant two years ago, and she has begun teaching classes this summer and will continue this upcoming dance year. We are pleased for her to begin her new role at Evolve!
Mariah D. – Teacher
Morgan C. – Teacher
Olivia S. – Teacher
Shannon taught at Evolve for seven years while pursuing her degree in Fashion Merchandising from NIU. She is now a Boutique Team Leader at the Francesca’s located in the Woodfield Mall. Her love for the art of dance, our staff, students, and families brought her back to Evolve this year. Shannon started dancing when she was three years old. She has over fifteen years of experience competing and over thirteen years of teaching various ages and styles. She couldn’t be more excited to be back at Evolve this year, and we are equally as happy to have her back!
Tera E. – Teacher
Theresa N. – Teacher
and we are very lucky to have her on our Evolve staff. Theresa works mostly with our competitive dancers teaching technique classes and choreographing teams, solos duets, and trios. Her commitment to technique, creativity, and enthusiasm inspires her dancers to work toward their highest potential.
Valerie B. – Teacher
Our experienced staff is here to greet and assist you!
Niki – Reception
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