Choreographer/director/dancer / teacher! Paul David has done it all within a professional career of 20 years!
He was recently the Company Manger of the Entertainment Division for the Grand Celebration Cruise Ships 2015-2018
He was on stage as a dancer with the Shania Twain residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas 2013-2014 (pictured above)
Lead in the Katy Perry video "This is How We Do"
Bruno Mars NYEve at Wynn Hotel
Latin Grammy Awards with Calle 13
Was with Gloria Estefan on her farewell USA tour
Ha been a faculty memeber at the NYC Joffrey Summer Intensive
Appeared with the Few Men Good Dancin U.S. and European tour
Many Commericals with James Franco, Martin Short and Nicholas Cage
He was an Assistant Choreographer for Paula Abdul and for Jennifer Lopez 1st US tour
The Image Awards with Steve Wonder
Movies: The Muppet's Go Hollywood, Hot Chicks with Rob Scheider, Master of Disguise with Dana Carvey, Year One with Jack Black
Paula Abdul - video "Dance Like There's No Tomorrow" and "RAH, Paula Abdul's Cheerleader Challenge MTV"
Directed the remake tap dance scenes for the 2019 rerelease of the movie-- "The Cotton Club" for the award winning Coppolla family.
We are very fortunate to have Paul back with us as a faculty member!
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Tracy Shibata -- Featured Dancer on Fox's newest show - "The Masked Dancer".
She was on the artist PINK's tour for 3 years. LaLaLand was her latest movie! She toured with Max and Val of Dancing With The Stars.
She also toured with Katy Perry, Rihanna, Kylie Minogue! She was featured as a dancer on XFactor too! Tracy trained at DCPAC for over 10 years and was featured as the lead Guardian Angel in our holiday show "The Angel's Gift".
Tracy graduated from UCLA and then embarked on her legendary career as a dancer.
She was seen dancing with Hugh Jackman on the Academy Awards 2009. During 2010 she was featured in the film "FAME, the movie". She also danced for Carrie Underwood on the AMA's and the CMA's and worked for the legend "Prince".
A Radio City Rockette -- and an accomplished and talented singer, Elizabeth performed at Disneyland as a parade dancer but at just age 19 she joined the infamous Rockette's in 2013. SHE JUST COMPLETED HER FOURTH CONTRACT IN NEW YORK AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL THEATER AS A NYCITY ROCKETTE!!! She also appeared in the Macy Day Parade with the Rockettes on Thanksgiving day and various appearances. She danced with alumni Paul David on the Grand Celebration Cruise Line. She has done regional theater was Woodminster appearing in The Producers and Catch Me If You Can - where she met her fiancé!!
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Robert studied and performed at DCPAC for 10 years and received a MLK Scholarship to NYU Tisch School of the Arts as a senior. Robert's credits include Duo Lipa's "Let's Get Physical" video in 2020, Tony Awards 2016-2108. Saturday Night Live with Sam Rockwell, Fischerspooner, Today Show with Chris Brown, America's Got Talent, NY Fashion Week, Paris Opera Ballet "Bolero", USA Network, Cedar Lake Gala, Tisch Gala. Commercials for Samsung Live, Swarovski Crystal, Subway, UK, BofA, Macy's, Vitamin Water, and AT&T
Samantha was recently seen on Dancing With The Stars as part of the ensemble and was seen in the movie LaLa Land!! She followed her sister Penni's footsteps and headed into the LA area after receiving the notable scholarship from famed dance center "The Edge" in Hollywood. After a full year of intensive training, Samantha began her professional career. She was featured in the movie "Fired Up" and played the cheerleader for the Panther team. She has worked with famous choreographer Teresa Espinosa on a music video. She danced at EuroDisney in the "High School Musical" show. Most recently she toured with Empire of The Sun as a lead dancer. She has also been seen on Dancing With The Stars in several episodes.
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Marissa was an award-winning Top Soloist and company dancer at DCPAC since she was just 2. She graduated with Honors from AMDA College of Los Angeles in 2013 - a private university for students pursing the arts- with a BFA in Dance Theater.
She then went on to work right after graduation for the Walt Disney Corp as a parade dancer then as a show dancer on board Holland America Cruise Lines and Norwegian Cruise Lines, traveling through the Caribbean and Europe.
She was also Dance Captain for Grand Celebration Cruise Lines in Florida.
She was a member of the prestigious Los Angeles dance companies ---LA Follies, and Karmagraphy.
She also remastered the tap sounds for the movie
"The Cotton Club", becoming the tap sounds for Gregory Hines duo with his brother and the ensemble dancers in several scenes. The movie was re-released 2019 by the award winning Coppolla family and it is her tapping that any listener will now hear!!
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McKaela dreamed of becoming a dancer for a cruise ship line since she performed with us as at just 7 years old on a Stars At Sea trip hosted by the studio. She accomplished her dream and more as she has worked for Carnival Cruise lines as a dancer and singer/dancer for almost 10 years now!! She has performed on a huge variety of their ships and her Facebook page is full of videos and pictures of her doing what she loves the most - performing on stage!! She received special awards with the company including Employee of the Month. McKaela was an award-winning company dancer and soloist as DCPAC since she was a tiny dancer and studies jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop, and contemporary.