Jorie Nieman

Though a long time member of Mountain West Ballet, Jorie was also accepted into summer ballet programs such as Virginia School of Arts and Long Beach Ballet Academy. She enjoyed dancing lead roles in The Nutcracker, Coppelia, Frog Prince and Snow Queen for which The Salt Lake Tribune labeled her as a stand out in…

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lizabeth McGrath

Notable Roles include: “Odette/Odile” in Adam Sklute’s newly conceived and produced Swan Lake; “Kitri” in Anna Marie Holmes’ Don Quixote; “Svetlana” in Ben Stevenson’s Dracula; “Fairy Godmother” in Sir Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella; “Sugar Plum Fairy” in William Christensen’s The Nutcracker; Principal woman in George Balanchine’s Diamonds; Mrs. Summers in Val Caniparoli’s The Lottery; Soloist woman…

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Kodi Osterberg

The Winner School is my second home and family.  I can’t wait to continue teaching and getting to know all the amazing dancers at this studio. I graduated from Hillcrest High School in 2016.  Now I am at the University of Utah, earning a minor in dance and a major in Business Management. Other things…

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Kira Phillips

She started right here at the Winner School and has also trained at a few other studios such as Dance Concepts and Pulse 31.  All her life she has trained in all aspects of dance from ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, hip-hop/funk. She has trained with some of the most well known names in the dance…

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Madison Campbell

The Dance Club and The Winner School, where she graduated in 2013. She has trained in jazz, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, tap, lyrical and musical theater. She’s had the opportunity to work with Justin Giles, Dee Caspary, Sonya Tayeh, Travis Wall, Joey Dowling, Jacki Ford, Peter Chu, Caroline Lewis and many other choreographers. Over the…

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Tristan Gray

He began his career when he lived in Phoenix, Arizona learning from some of the pioneers of the hip hop culture, including his first crew and family, Furious Styles Crew. From there he moved his training to Seattle, Washington where he became a member of Breaking Point Dance Company in Edmonds, WA who, in 2009, placed third in the Hip…

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Mercedes Hale

There she was trained in jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, hip hop, modern and musical theater, becoming a faculty member at 15 yrs old and eventually the director/choreographer for the Mini, Junior and Senior companies and competition teams. Mercedes has had the opportunity to train under and work with many of the dance greats: Joe Tremaine,…

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Taylor Holladay

Taylor was hooked the minute she began dancing. As a three-year-old, at the end of her first class, she ran away from her mom and hid in the Winner School Store so could stay and continue dancing. She has been with The Winner School ever since, and has loved every minute. Taylor has received numerous…

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Matt Dorame

Matt Dorame is from Phoenix, Arizona. At an early age, he traveled and toured with the Los Angeles Classical Ballet to China, and later with West Coast Dance Explosion and Co Dance as a featured assistant. Matt has trained at many prestigious summer institutions including American Ballet Theater and Boston Ballet. Some of Matt’s most…

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Tracy Bybee

Tracey is a fourth generation master teacher and choreographer. She has been involved in all aspects of dance, specializing in dance         education for preschool and young children. For much of her life, Tracey owned and operated Tracy’s Dance Academy, universally recognized as one of the most prestigious dance studios throughout the Salt Lake Valley. She…

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