USA / Class: Hip Hop
Dana Foglia has taught dance all over the United States and internationally. She trained extensively in ballet and modern with the Seiskaya Ballet Academy and later on a full scholarship to the Ailey School. At the same time she also studied hip hop, pointe, jazz, tap and African. Dana was honored when only a select few were chosen to perform with the Ailey Company in Memoria.
She has toured and performed with top artists including Beyonce, Janet Jackson, Rihanna, Kelis, New Kids on the Block, Fantasia and the Latin sensation Thalia and others. Most recently Dana worked with Beyonce for her “I Am…2009 Tour” as Assistant Choreographer, personally training and preparing Beyonce for this tour.
Dana has worked with top choreographers including Frank Gaston, Brian Friedman, Gil Duldalao, Tony Michaels, Rosaro and others. She has performed in numerous TV and Award shows including So You Think You Can Dance, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, MTV, VMA Awards, Teen Choice Awards, AMA Awards, World Music Awards, Billboard Awards, All My Children, Regis and Kelly, Dick Clark’s Rockin New Year’s Eve, the Today Show, Good Morning America, BET 106 & Park, Noble Peace Prize Concert, Jimmy Kimmel, Carson Daly and Jay Leno Shows. You may have spotted her dancing side by side with Beyonce in “Single Ladies” at the World Music Awards. Dana has appeared in numerous commercials including Haagen Daaz as a principal dancer and Acura.
Dana is also featured in a hip hop instructional video produced in part by Broadway Dance Center. Dana always brings her knowledge, experience and passion for dance to her students. Keep current on all of Dana’s news by checking her website at www.danafoglia.com