Summer Competitive Program in Marquette

Summer Competitive Program in Marquette


JULY 8 - AUGUST 22, 2024

For Competitive dancers! Keep your technique & training up during the summer!

  • Company Micro – Thursday 4:00-6:00 pm - $102 (for all 6 weeks)
  • Company 1 – Monday 4:00-6:00 pm - $205 (for all 6 weeks)
  • Company 2 – Thursday 6:00-9:00 pm - $250 (for all 6 weeks)
  • Company 3 – Monday 6:00-9:00 pm - $250 (for all 6 weeks)
  • Company 4 – Wednesday 6:00-9:00 pm - $250 (for all 6 weeks)

Note - NO classes the week of July 28 to August 3 due to Company WORKSHOP.

How To Register

To register, please use our ONLINE REGISTRATION form below:

  1. Fill out all required information on the online form.
  2. Provide a pre-authorized payment method * Credit card (Visa or Mastercard).

Please note - We can not accept your registration without a valid pre-authorized payment method on file for payments. Once we receive your completed form, we will contact you to confirm your registration.​


AUGUST 3 & 4, 2023 (Saturday & Sunday)

Our exciting Company dancer intensive with special guest teachers from out of town!


  • Studio Dance Arts - Marquette
  • Westwood Mall, Unit 7, 3020 US Hwy 41 W, Marquette, Michigan 49855


  • Open to ANY competitive dancers.

Levels & Tuition

Classes in Jazz, Lyrical, HipHop, Musical Theatre, Stretch. Technique, and Tumbling.

  1. Co. 1 (Mini) - 3 classes daily - $225
  2. Co. 2/3 (Junior) - 4 classes daily - $350
  3. Co. 4 (Inter/Senior) - 4 classes daily - $350

How To Register

To register, please use our ONLINE REGISTRATION form below:

  1. Fill out all required information on the online form.
  2. Provide a pre-authorized payment method (Credit card - Visa or Mastercard).

Please note - We can no accept your registration without a valid pre-authorized payment method on file for payments. Once we receive your complete form, we will contact you to confirm your registration.


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Talya Dozois Jazz, Lyrical, Technique

Originally from Los Angeles, Talya has trained, performed, and set choreography for over 10 years. Before moving to Minneapolis, she worked with some of the top choreographers and dancers in the industry in LA, NY, and Chicago.

Since moving to the Twin Cities, she has worked with Collide Dance Theatrical, The Phipps Dance Theater, Evolution Dance Cooperative, and The Old Log Theater’s productions of Guys and Dolls and Beehive.

Currently teaching at Platinum Dance Center in Minneapolis, she was recently featured in Dance Teacher Magazine. She has won several awards for her choreography at competitions, including industry choice nominee and Hall of Fame MVP.

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Keith Wilder Hip Hop

Keith Wilder is a dancer/choreographer born in London, England, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. The son of one of the lead singers from the 1970s disco group Heatwave, he began touring with the group from a young age and performing alongside them on stage.

Keith began training with Atlanta-based dance crew Collizion Crew, which was seen on MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew. Credits in the industry that Keith Wilder has danced and choreographed for, are artists that include Ginuwine, Timbaland, Blaque, and The Urban One Honors Awards, to name a few.

Keith started his own performance-based dance company, WLD Atlanta Dance Collective, where dancers of various styles come together for a season to learn, strengthen, and execute their performance quality in front of a camera for conceptual dance visuals. Along with his family, they started a nonprofit organization, “Positive Impact International,” which gives back to its community through the fine arts.

With his energetic spirit and smooth, groovy style, Keith Wilder continues to share a talented light and inspire future generations.

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Kristen Williams Musical Theater

Kristen Beth Williams is a professional actor/singer/dancer with an extensive career spanning Broadway, national tours, and regional theatres nationwide. She was most recently seen in the new Broadway musical Paradise Square. Other Broadway credits include Hello, Dolly with Bette Midler, Pippin, and the original Broadway casts of Nice Work if You Can Get It with Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara, Anything Goes starring Sutton Foster, and Promises, Promises with Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth.

She originated the role of Sibella Hallward on the first national tour of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder and starred as Dale Tremont in Top Hat in London’s West End.  She has been a featured soloist at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Carnegie Hall, and New York’s Town Hall.

Since moving to Marquette last year with her family, Kristen Beth has been on the faculty at NMU, teaching theatre and dance. She has choreographed A Charlie Brown Christmas for the Theatre & Dance Department and “Take the A Train,” an 8-minute jazz ballet conceived for the Co/Lab Dance Company.

She is directing and choreographing Rock of Ages this summer at the Forest Roberts Theatre and can’t wait to live out her 80s rock n roll dreams!


Maya Reyst Acrobatics

Maya has been a gymnastics coach for 8 years, with experience coaching USAG competitive levels 1-8, recreational, preschool, and ninja classes. She is CPR, first aid, AED, concussion and SafeSport certified. She also holds all USA Gymnastics competitive coach certifications and an additional youth mental health certification. Maya is the Safety Champion for Marquette Gymnastics & Cheer. She did competitive gymnastics growing up, travelling anywhere from Chicago to Las Vegas for competitions and varsity diving in high school. She has placed in 4 State Championships in gymnastics and 3 State and Regional championships in diving. Furthermore, she is currently studying at Northern Michigan University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in English in 2024. Maya believes that coaches are lifelong learners. Her philosophy is driven by a commitment to continuous education and self-improvement. She believes in nurturing athletes as individuals, aiming to build their physical skills, mental strength, and personal character. Safety is Maya's non-negotiable foundation, ensuring proper technique, equipment maintenance, and injury prevention. Maya coaches through positive reinforcement, uplifting and empowering her gymnasts with constructive feedback and praise. She encourages teamwork and respect, promoting a supportive, inclusive team environment. Maya's overarching philosophy is to instill a deep love and passion for gymnastics in each athlete, ensuring they become skilled gymnasts and confident, disciplined, and resilient individuals.