DMI Virtual Convention Faculty! 


A true industry unicorn, Lizz does it all.


With over a decade of experience performing professionally, acting as an associate creative to a long list of top theatre choreographers, and teaching her following of devout artists in 

sold out classes at Broadway Dance Center,

her mission is to fulfill each role leading with a

foundation of passion, empathy and tenacity.

Lizz has performed in a number of recognized shows like "A Chorus Line," "Chicago"

and many more.


We are thrilled to announce her as part of our 2020 virtual convention faculty! 


Richard J. Hinds, a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, is a NYC based Director/Choreographer. 


He is currently the Associate Choreographer for the Broadway productions of Company (Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre) and Come From Away 

(Schoenfeld Theatre). 


Richard worked on the Broadway productions of Disney's Newsies (Associate Director), Jekyll and Hyde (Associate Director/Choreographer)

and Il Divo: A Musical Affair (Assistant Director).


He served as the Associate Director/Choreographer for the Public Theatre

and London’s National Theatre’s productions of Here Lies Love.


All of this and it's just the start.

We are thrilled to announce him as part of our DMI Virtual Convention Faculty! 


Liselle Yap received her early training at

Northern California Dance Conservatory

under the direction of Jen Bradford

and Theodore Constant. 


In 2012, she left to train at London Contemporary Dance School. A year later, she returned to Northern California and continued her training

at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance with Summer Lee Rhatigan, Alex Ketley,

and Christian Burns.

Since then she has been working in both the Bay Area and Sacramento for companies such as LEVYdance, Nhan Ho Project, CORE Contemporary Dance and Kristin Damrow & Company. Recently, she has performed both nationally and internationally working

with Iratxe Ansa in Lisbon, Portugal,

Kristin Damrow & Company in SF,

and Chadash Contemporary Dance in Denver.


Her movement language is a combination

of fluid, low-to-the-ground actions

punctuated by strong, isolated gestures.

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