RDC Staff

  • Mrs. Julie Kay Stallcup

    Owner, Studio Director & JKDC Director

    Julie Kay Stallcup is the Owner and Director of Revolution Dance Center. She volunteers over 5 hours a month teaching special needs dancers at The Rose Bowl Aquatics Center, Glendale Unified School District and The Pasadena Pioneer club. She is certified in teaching special needs children dance through the “RHYTHM WORKS” Integrative Dance program. Julie Kay Stallcup was also Read More

  • Mr. Fred Diaz

    Jazz Director & JKDC Assistant Director

    Fred Diaz began his career as a dancer in Livonia, Michigan. He moved to Los Angeles  upon acceptance to the EDGE Scholarship Program in 2007. His performance in the annual EDGE showcase allowed Fred to be scouted and signed by the very respected and established MSA talent agency. He has had the opportunity to work with many choreographers such Read More

  • Mrs. Kelly Alvarez

    ABT Certified Ballet Director

    Kelly Alvarez is a native of Los Angeles and has performed original works by Christopher Huggins, Paula Present (PTERO Dance Theatre), Winifred Harris (Between Lines Dance Co.), Deborah Brockus (Brockus Project Dance Company), Chad Michael Hall (MULTIPLEX Dance), Curt Haworth, Kim Bears-Bailey, Brian Sanders, Rei Aoo, and Manfred Fischbeck, among others. She has also appeared in Read More

  • Mr. Zareh Markarian

    Assistant Ballet Director

    Zareh Markarian, the assistant Ballet Director, was and raised in Glendale, CA and began dancing at the age of 15 with his dance team at Glendale High School. Upon graduation, he was awarded a scholarship to continue his training at EDGE Performing Arts Center where he dance up to 20 hours a week. While on Read More

  • Mrs. Jenna Dorman

    Dance Ambassadors Director

    Born and raised here in Southern California, Jenna has been dancing since the age of 3. Most of her training took place at “The Performing Arts Center” in Van Nuys where her main focus was ballet.  Jenna was a part of The Joffrey Ballet’s Children’s Cast and performed in “The Nutcracker” with the company. In Read More

  • Mrs. Carly Becerra

    Pre School Director

    As one of our Pre School Directors at RDC, Mrs.Carly is a very animated and lively teacher. She has high energy and lots of enthusiasm which shines in her teaching style. This has made her a favorite among both the preschool aged students as well as the older teenaged dancers. She has been teaching for Read More

  • Ms. Chelsea Vick

    Pre School Director

    Chelsea was born and raised in a small town in Michigan. She began her dance training at the age of three, beginning with tap and ballet. As she grew older her training became more diverse as she fell in love with all styles of dance. As a teenager she began dancing competitively in many styles Read More

  • Ms. Amanda Oliver

    Dance Ambassadors Assistant Director & RDC Event Coordinator

    Amanda was born and raised in La Crescenta. She has been dancing since the age of 8 when she met Julie Kay Stallcup.  Amanda was one of Julie’s first dancers in Montrose and she became an original member of JKDC.  In addition to Julie Kay, Amanda also trained under many talented teachers such as Hilary Morris-Pawlik, Read More

  • Mr. Zach Saunders

    Tap Director

    Zach is a dancer originally from Columbus, OH and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. Since moving to LA, he has been in numerous films, television shows, and commercials like Warner Bros. feature film Project X, Ray Romano’s television series Men of a Certain Age, Always Sunny In Philadelphia, and most recently working with Joseph Gordon-Levitt Read More

  • Ms. Alison Rosenstein

    Raised in Florida, Ali has since established herself as an inspiring master teacher and upcoming choreographer throughout the country. She is on faculty for both Sheer Talent Dance Convention and Dance Olympus Dance Competition, and has choreographed works for various venues throughout the nation. She received her B.S. in American Dance Pedagogy from Oklahoma City Read More

  • Ms. Annie Gratton

    Jazz Director

    Annie Gratton was born in Quebec, Canada and then raised in Phoenix, Arizona where she loved training in all types of dance with Bender Performing Arts. Since moving to Los Angeles to pursue professional dancing she has had the opportunity to do some incredible projects! Some of these events include dancing for Tyce Diorio at Read More

  • Ms. Ava Gordy

    Ava Gordy grew up dancing in Chicago, Illinois at the age of three with a focus on ballet. She danced in the children’s cast of Joffrey Ballet’s Nutcracker in 1999 and 2000. She attributes her knowledge, passion and talent to her training under the late Larry Long at The Ruth Page Center. There, she was taught in Read More

  • Mr. Brim

    Hip Hop Guru

    A seasoned veteran in the entertainment industry Keith Junior has developed into a multi-faceted individual. Before taking on his nick name Brim, Keith began his career at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida as a dancer/performer. Soon after Keith quickly dove into acting where he starred in a children’s television series called The Reppies. A Read More

  • Ms. Charlotte Smith

    Rehearsal Director and founding member of MULTIPLEX DANCE, Charlotte Katherine Smith is a Los Angeles based dancer, choreographer and teacher. She is also a company member of Sean Greene’s ShieldWall Dance Company, and has performed with LA based companies, Kelly Alvarez and Artists, Donna Sternberg and Dancers, and BrockusRED. This is Charlotte’s first season with RDC, Read More

  • Ms. Elizabeth Gavalda

    Elizabeth began her training in dance and performance at the age of 3, in Miami, FL. At the age of 9, Elizabeth moved to California with her mother to continue her training in dance at Hama’s Dance Center in Studio City. At 13 years old Elizabeth was accepted in to the performance program at Antelope Valley Performing Read More

  • Mr. Eric LaRue Harper

    San Diego native, Eric LaRue Harper moved to Los Angeles to pursue his professional career as a dancer, actor, and choreographer. He has recently danced in short films, choreographed music videos, and acted in commercials; working with artists like David Guetta, Randi Driscoll, and Kirsten Collins. Eric received most of his artistic training in Utah which Read More

  • Mr. Jason Chong

    Hip Hop Extraordinaire

    Following the beat of his own heart, Jason found himself in Los Angeles, CA soon after being introduced to the world of dance while growing up in Hawaii.  Video and tour credits include Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, N’Sync, Janet Jackson, Paulina Rubio, Carmen Electra, Grammy Awards, American Latin Music Awards, Dancing With The Stars and Read More

  • Mrs. Julie Schmid

    Originally from Minnesota, Julie Schmid found her passion for dance at a young age. She continued dancing through college at the University of Wisconsin – Madison where she ultimately received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts. Upon graduation, Julie moved to Los Angeles where she was one of twenty dancers selected for a scholarship Read More

  • Ms. Kelsey Guy

    Kelsey hails from Memphis, Tennessee and is without a doubt a southern belle at heart.A late bloomer, she began her dance journey when she was 17 at Studio 413 of Collierville Tennessee. It was there that she effortlessly fell in love with dance, her teachers, and the satisfaction that came as a result of hard Read More

  • Ms. Bondy Juarez

    Bondy Juarez is from Vista, California and received her first training with New West Ballet School and then went on to study with San Elijo Dance and Music Academy. She attended Pacific Northwest Ballet School’s Summer Intensive Programs in 2004, 2005, and 2006. In the Fall of 2006, she began her undergraduate studies at the Read More

  • Ms. Megan Sarbaugh

    Megan Sarbaugh has been dancing since the age of 2. She began training at Dance Dimensions in Longmont, CO, where she also began to teach at the age of 16. Through training, Megan has become well versed in such styles as tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop, contemporary and jazz funk. During her time at Dance Read More

  • Ms. Liz Porter

    Liz Porter is a Los Angeles transplant from St.Louis MO.  Liz attended college at Oklahoma City University where she received a BFA in Dance Performance then went on to cheer with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders before moving to LA 10 years ago.  Since then Liz has been working both on and off camera as a Read More

  • Mrs. Sarah Crookston

    Sarah Jayne Crookston-Henriod grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah beginning ballet at the age of 6.  She has been trained in classical ballet, jazz, lyrical, and modern dance.  In High School, Sarah performed with her dance studio, Salt Lake Dance Center, and competed on a nationally ranked competition team.  While Sarah was a teenager she performed in The Nutcracker with Read More

  • Mrs. Terrah Aldi

    Terrah Aldi has been teaching with RDC since it began 11 years ago. She hails From Pittsburgh, PA where she started dancing at age 3 under Janet Naughton.   She continued her dance training in NYC at broadway dance center and under Jackie Patterson and Sheila Barker. She has performed in many stage shows including “Simply Read More