Allyson Del Rosario

allySan Jose native Allyson Del Rosario got her start in dance after finding inspiration in her older sister at the age of 5. As she was old enough to enroll in classes she quickly jumped into her sisters shoes and began making a name for herself in the world of dance. The first studio she ever trained at was Sheri’s Born to Dance studio in San Jose where she got her first taste of competitive dance. Eventually the owner of the studio passed down the keys to one of her students being Tawnya Kuzia who renamed the studio Norcal Dance Arts and is the current owner. Through Norcal Dance Arts (NCDA) Ally was able to train day and night joining the Hip Hop Dance collective and later dipping her feet into community dancing by training with Hungry Bumz which was led by Randy Van Le and Kyle Limin. Continue reading

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David Slaney II

David Slaney II more commonly known as David Slaney was always in love with dance through his growing years. It was not until he was 14 and after he reached high school that he started formally training after having a run in with a his schools dance team. There he met his teacher who encouraged him to pursue dance seriously and consistently sent him auditions and would motivate Slaney to take more classes out of his comfort zone, which helped him along the way fall in love with the art. Being born and raised in California, Slaney was originally from Moreno Valley, after high school he would constantly drive up to Los Angeles in order to take workshops and train with professionals. Continue reading