Meet our Instructors

AUBRE HILL

BELLYDANCE

Aubre Hill is an international dance artist, choreographer, master teacher, and event producer. Aubre has been a professional dance artist for over twenty years including touring and assistant directing large ensembles across the United States, Europe, China, Taiwan, and Japan. She has directed numerous dance companies in full theatre productions as well as nightclub, weddings, and cultural context environments, and has trained and taught a generation of dancers some of whom have moved into full professional careers within dance. She was on faculty at California State University, Los Angeles department of Kinesiology teaching acredited courses in pilates, fitness, and dance for over 10 years. She owned and directed Movement Art Space, a dance and fitness studio in Los Angeles offering education for all ages and levels for three successful years. She can be seen as a featured artist in numerous films and videos as well as was the bellydance hit sensation of FitTV with her “All Stars Workouts”.
Aubre has choreographed full dance theatrical productions including “The Nutcracker~ a bellydance tale,” “Sketches of Arabia,” “Nights of Arabe,” and more as well as is the artistic director and choreographer for the Lumina Dance Company (now in it’s 13th year), the Qabila Folkdance Company (a company focused solely on Arabic folk dance and celebrating it’s seventh year), and the Beyajja Dance Theatre (a Raqs Sharqi dance company with a focus on developing individual artistic expression). 
Over her career Aubre have been apart of various collaboratives to bring creativity, culture, and community together in new ways. This included Belly Fusion Los Angeles (a collective focusing on the experimental side of bellydance fusion), LA Raqs (an online service offering calendars and listings connecting the greatly Los Angeles and Southern California community), and Creative Underground Los Angeles (a multi-genre art collective blurring the lines of inspiration and expectation across music, dance, film, writing, and more~ Idiosyncratic Expression from the Artistic Fringe of the City of Angels). Additionally she has produced a wide range of events and performances bringing the community together in celebration of Middle Eastern Dance including monthly haflas, dance festivals, long running showcases, workshops, intensives, lectures, and more. 
When not traveling, she can be found enjoying time with her husband, playing with her cats, sipping coffee, exploring photography, and creating new dance work in her home of Los Angeles.

 

CORINA

BELLYDANCE

Corina is an award winning bellydancer and teacher dedicated to sharing the beautiful art of bellydance and has been teaching in the LA area since 2010. 

 
She offers a fun and nurturing environment for people to explore and express themselves through dance. Corina specializes in raks sharki and folklore techniques, combinations, choreography as well as dance improvisation.  
 
Corina is also a certified yoga teacher, incorporating key principles to improve strength and flexibility, to maintain proper alignment and to be mindful of injury prevention. 
 
Dance is meditation in motion and a powerful tool for personal growth and healing. Connect to your body through dance and connect to your higher self. 

 

GEORGETTE

BELLYDANCE 

Georgette is from Caracas, Venezuela. She discovered Oriental Dance in 2010 and it has been her passion ever since. She is based in Los Angeles, CA. She recently won The Bellydancer of the Universe Global Expo, becoming the new Belly Dancer of The Universe 2018. She also won The Southern California BDUC in 2017. Among some of her accomplishments in dance, Georgette has been selected as one of the Oriental Dancer winner at The Bellydance Evolution Competition to be part of the cast in the newest show “Fantasm – 1001 Nights” by Jillina Carlano in the Hollywood Fringe Festival.

Georgette was mentored by Master Teachers in Caracas. These mentorships opened the doors to new opportunities among cultural spheres in Venezuela. Georgette believes that studying dance is a life-long process, therefore she continues enhancing her knowledge of multiple styles of this art through classes and workshops with internationally renowned Belly dance artists including Jillina Carlano (USA), Fahtiem Guta (USA), Aubre Hill (USA), Aziza From Cairo, Vanessa of Cairo, Oscar Flores (Arg), Moira Chappel (USA), Alla Kushnir (UKR), Anna Borisova (RU), and many more.

   Georgette performs at different venues in Los Angeles, Riverside and Orange County, delighting the audience with her grace and elegant style.

   Besides being a professional Belly Dancer, Georgette got her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in Venezuela. She is a make-up artist, she has modeled in nationwide TV commercials and she has danced in important music videos.

 

CHRISTOPHER NOLEN

BALLET/ TAP/ JAZZ/ CONTEMPORARY

Christopher Nolen holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance and is a graduate of the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. During Christopher’s early years of training he was a dance competitor and won several awards. Christopher has also trained at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Alonzo King Lines Ballet, Taipei National University of the Arts, and Springboard Dance Montreal. Professionally Christopher toured both nationally and internationally with Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Abraham In Motion, August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble, Enforced Arch, Princess Cruises, Holland America Cruise Line, Daniel Gwirtzman, Forces of Nature, Back Up Dancer For “Peaches” in ‘Peaches Christ Superstar’, back up dancer for the first ladies of Disco Including Martha Wash and Evelyn Champagne King, and guest artist with the Taipei Royal Ballet. Christopher also performed in theme parks including featured roles in Disney’s California adventures’ “Aladdin A Musical Spectacular” and Universal Studios Hollywood’s “Grinchmas” as Dru Who. Music video features include Joe Taylor’s “parade,” Paula Abdul’s “check yourself,”  and “David Aude/ Jessica Sutta’s “Gonna be Mine”. Christopher Has also performed at several benefit shows including dancers responding to AIDS in NYC, Aids Assistance Program,  and AUDI TT premiere (Beijing). Christopher has performed the repertoire of Denise Faye, Lee Martino, Bill T. Jones, Paul Taylor, Alonzo King, Kyle Abraham, Christopher Huggins, Rennie Harris, Donald Mckayle, Liz Imperio and Danny Teeson among others. Christopher also starred in the James Cameron’s film “Avatar” as a dancer/ Navi. In 2017 Christopher Founded C.A.N. MOVES, an interdisciplinary program designed to provide young performing artist with training and inside information on entertainment. 

VENUS 

BALLET

Venus Maureen Fields, also known as Momma Vee by the kids, is an active performer and choreographer.  She studied Dance, English and General Arts at Rio Hondo College. Venus teaches Contemporary, Jazz Funk, Ballet, Tap, Modern, African and Hip Hop at 3 dance studio and has her own
Dance Program at Dean L. Shively Middle School.  She is planning on continuing her education in the hopes of acquiring  a BA in Education, as well as Dance, and receive her Teaching Credentials.  With class she teaches, she hopes to instill confidence and compassion to her students through dance.