As a Educator, Dann has worked in academia as a Guest Director/Choreographer and Instructor/Teaching Artist in scholastic environments from Elementary to University level and has been tapped to help design and provide Musical Theatre programming for Summer Camps, Master Classes, and Classroom training.
Dann is the Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of MUSIC THEATRE PHILLY (MusicTheatrePhilly.com), a children’s theatre training facility in Center City Philadelphia, founded with the mission to create a professional training ground for young Artists by cultivating a creative, encouraging, and disciplined environment while maintaining the integrity of Musical Theatre.
Dann is also available for Private Instruction, Master Class, Competition adjudication, and Full Studio and Private Choreography. Professional inquiries only, please.
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Guest Artist and Adjudicator for the Jazz II and Musical Theatre Program. (Junior and Senior Class)
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Guest Director/Choreographer: LEGALLY BLONDE, THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Master Class Instructor (Broadway’s A CHORUS LINE): Taught while Directing/Choreographing a company of Michael Bennett’s A CHORUS LINE, which covered the background of the show, a Q&A, and teaching sections of the Original Broadway Choreography. (All Ages)
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, Tempe, Arizona
Master Class Instructor (Broadway’s CATS): Taught an open Master Class which covered the background of the musical, a Q&A, and teaching selections from the Original Choreography.
MILLENNIUM DANCE COMPLEX, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Musical Theatre Dance Master Class Instructor (Broadway’s CATS)
RITZ THEATRE COMPANY SUMMER CAMP, Ritz Theatre, Oaklyn, New Jersey
Director/Choreographer (Senior Camp) & Choreographer (Junior Camp): Taught Dance workshops to campers as well as Directing/Choreographing the Senior Camp’s production of HONK! and choreographing the Junior Camp’s final presentation production. (Ages 8-18)
CAMP BROADWAY, New York City, NY / North American Tour / Toronto, CA
Teaching Artist . Assistant to Artistic Director/Choreographer (2 Seasons): Responsible for assisting Broadway Directors, Choreographers, and Stars, teaching Master Classes in Voice, Acting, and Dance, as well as assisting on the Mainstage production that was performed at the end of the week. (Ages 8-18)
PATCHWORK PLAYERS, Weathervane Repertory Theatre, Whitefield, New Hampshire
Dance/Movement Instructor . Choreographer: Taught Basic Ballet, Jazz, and Tap as well as Choreographing various Children’s Theatre Productions. (Ages 18-24)
HADDONFIELD SCHOOL OF DANCE, Haddonfield, New Jersey
Dance Instructor: Taught Musical Theatre Dance, Tap, and Master Classes (A Chorus Line, 42nd Street, Pippin).
STAGE KIDZ, HADDONFIELD PLAYS & PLAYERS, Haddonfield, New Jersey
Assistant to Head Instructor . Co-Choreographer: In addition to assisting the Head Instructor at this Theatre Day Camp, I taught Basic Ballet, Basic Tap, and Basic Jazz as well as co-choreographing their end of camp production of ‘School House Rock Live!’. (Ages 5-15)
BURLINGTON COUNTY FOOTLIGHTERS SUMMER CAMP, Cinnaminson, New Jersey
Acting and Improvisation Teacher: Taught Acting and Improvisation at this day camp through Theatre Games, Improvisation Exercises, and Scene and Monologue work. (Ages 10-17)
GLOUCESTER COUNTY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY / SJ Academy Of the Performing Arts HS, Sewell, NJ
Mainstage Guest Director/Choreographer: PIPPIN. THE WEDDING SINGER, AIDA, LEGALLY BLONDE.
Chor: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, ALL SHOOK UP, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
MOORESTOWN HIGH SCHOOL, Moorestown, New Jersey
Mainstage Guest Choreographer: THE WEDDING SINGER
SANFORD SCHOOL, Wilmington, Delaware
Mainstage Guest Director/Choreographer: ALL SHOOK UP, MAME.
CINNAMINSON HIGH SCHOOL, Cinnaminson, New Jersey
Mainstage Guest Director/Choreographer: PIPPIN.
GATEWAY REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, Deptford, New Jersey
Mainstage Guest Choreographer: GUYS AND DOLLS, THE MUSIC MAN.