** Registration ended September 13, 2023 at 11:55pm
This is the perfect class for anyone just getting started with their musical theater experience. You’ll learn fundamental dance elements that are typically used in Broadway style choreography. These dance elements are highly influenced by ballet and jazz styles and are often high energy with large exaggerated movements full of expression. The goal of this class is to have students leave feeling comfortable with learning choreography quickly and efficiently and also be able to execute the dances with style and grace.
Michelle Nagle grew up with a passion for drama and music, taking ballet, lyrical, and jazz dance classes, learning how to play the piano and clarinet, and participating in her first musical theater production all before sixth grade. Beyond grade school and junior high, she continued to involve herself in the choir program at Saint Viator High School, leading to the opportunity to participate in their first ever Show Choir program. In 2023, Michelle graduated high school, having participated in over 20 theater productions. Michelle found CYT in 2016 by convincing her parents to let her take a class and immediately found a home-away-from-home. She participated in 17 shows and had the privilege of being part of the Project Voice team for two years and the Project Dance team for 2 years, both in NW Cook County. After graduating, she taught classes in McHenry and interned Kenosha/Lake's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat! Michelle has loved getting to be a part of CYT for so long, and cannot wait to continue her journey as a teacher!