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Ambassadors of Dance Staff

Employment Opportunities

We are always happy to hear from anyone interested in working with us.

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Elizabeth Boggon

Elizabeth began dancing at four years old and competed at local and national levels. She has had the fortunate opportunity to perform on Royal Caribbean cruise lines, as the halftime for the Detroit Pistons, and in New York at Broadway Dance Center. She has taken part in the Broadway Dance Center teacher's convention as well as multiple other conventions and workshops dancing under choreographers such as Wade Robson, Brian Friedman, and Mia Michaels.  Elizabeth came from a classical Cecchetti ballet background and grew into pointe, lyrical, modern, jazz, tap and hip hop. After high school she continued to dance through college and began experimenting with other free style dancers. Through this she gained a lot of untraditional knowledge and appreciation for untrained movement. Elizabeth is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a Master's of Occupational Therapy. She utilizes this knowledge to safely educate her dancers on improving their strength and flexibility.  She continues to pursue her knowledge of dance through certifications and teaching conventions. 

Lisa Schwartz

MBA, Wayne State University. BA, Michigan State University.
Certified by Dance Educators of America and Musicworks Teacher Training.
Miss Lisa, a native of Farmington, has been teaching dance in the Farmington area for over 30 years. She has trained extensively under Al Gilbert and uses his Tap Syllabus. She has also taken Master Classes with many Legendary Dancers: Henri LeTang, Savion Glover, Cholly Atkins, Pat Rico, Dianne Walker, Debbie Dee, Darryl and Thommie Retter, Janice Barringer, Greg Russell, Anthony Morigerato, Ray Hesselink, Michelle Dorrance, Maud Arnold, Germaine Salsburg, Offer and Ben. She owes her original teacher, Betty Johnston, much credit for getting her started in teaching dance.

Sue Clayton

Mrs. Sue is the director of Holistic Ballet Yoga community (class and HBY Ensemble) has a passion for dance and yoga and has danced with many companies over her career and continues to perform as well as teach. Presently Susan is performing with HBY Ensemble and previously with Dance Nonce, DDCdances (company dancer and ballet mistress, 28 years), MoreDances Contemporary Dance Company (company dancer and modern dance teacher, 10 years), stbdance, Harbinger Dance Company, Ballet Michigan, Opus Dance Ensemble and Dance and Company. Sue also spent eight years traveling dancing in professional review shows and musicals, including "Beyond Belief" at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas and at the MGM in "Jubilee". Sue danced in shows on board the Norwegian Cruise Ships for one year and worked as dancer, company manager and dance captain. Sue was a full dance merit scholarship student at Giordano Dance Center for one year, studied Vaganova ballet teacher training through Nutmeg Ballet and at Lake Michigan College. 


Certifications include YogaMedics RYT 200, Sun Moon Yoga RYT 200, Yin yoga, Common Sports Injury Specialist and Biomechanics of Human Movement though NESTA, EasyFlexibility Method certification, Progressing Ballet Technique and Progressing Contemporary Technique. Susan has studied Thai Massage and for health, also has a vegan cooking certification through Forks Over Knives cooking school.

Kendell Burks

Kendell was born and raised in Detroit, MI and began dancing at the age of 15 at his local high school, Cass Tech. In his senior year he decided to further his training at the collegiate level and auditioned for the Marygrove College Dance Company. Upon acceptance he began his training in Ballet, Modern, Jazz and Tap. He has had the opportunity to take class from several freelance artists including Levi Marsman, Roger Jeffrey, Meredith Dincolo and Brian Hare. After attending Marygrove for two years, Kendell transferred to Wayne State University.  He has had the freedom to explore his artistic voice through choreography classes offered by the 

University and there he discovered his love for choreography. Kendell would love to have the chance to choreograph for different companies across the country and hopes to create his own company in the future.

Camryn Eaglin

Camryn Eaglin is a professional dancer, dance teacher, and well-rounded creative. She began dancing at three and hasn’t stopped since. She recently graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Dance with a minor in Broadcast Journalism. She is not only passionate about dancing but also dance writing. She has work published in Dance Spirit Magazine and continues to study, research and  discover topics within the dance field.


Throughout her dance training she’s had the honor of performing with the American Ballet Theater, gracing the Detroit Opera House stage. She’s also briefly trained under Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson of Complexions Contemporary Ballet, studied at the Alvin Ailey school for a summer in New York, and trained with Debbie Allen in Los Angeles. As a well-rounded dancer, she has experience in concert dance and commercial dance. Currently, she professionally dances and co-choreographs for recording artists in the Detroit area. Camryn  is diversely trained in styles varying from ballet, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, lyrical, acro, West African styles, flamenco and beyond. This knowledge extends to the studio through her vibrant delivery and hands-on teaching. These dance styles fuse into her personal movement and she encourages her students to be diverse artists..

Emily Heckathorn

Emily, a native of Farmington, began dancing at the age of 5 years old at prior studio Dancing Feats Dance Centre. She soon began training in numerous styles such as tap, ballet, pointe, modern, hip hop, jazz, & lyrical performing recreationally and competing on the studio’s competition team. Emily continued to grow her dance career by becoming part of Farmington High School’s Dance Company. During her four years in the program, she was able to take numerous master classes, work on choreography skills, and take part in dance workshops and dance conventions. She also traveled with her company to New York and was able to take part in master classes at Alvin Ailey and Broadway Dance Center. She then went to Oakland University to pursue her degree in Human Resources. While in school, Emily was still able to continue her passion in dance by teaching classes at her alum studio and become a member of the Vitality Dance Team at Oakland University. During her four years on the team she was able to be part of the leadership board and coached for her 4 years on the team, choreographed numerous dances for collegiate competitions, college sporting events, professional sporting events, and annual showcases. She is dedicated to get her dancers out of their ‘shells’ and perform to showcase their skills and strengths. She is currently continuing her education through Central Michigan Universities MBA program and additionally continue to pursue her knowledge of dance through certification programs and master classes/conventions.

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