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Emmi Galfo

Emmi Galfo acrobatics contemporary dance teacher Tulsa, Ok Infinity Dance Academy Emmi Galfo has been teaching for nine years. She started Infinity Dance Academy, LLC in January 2012. Her vision is to provide dancers with the tools needed to succeed technically as well as artistically. Emmi trained in Orlando, Florida under the direction of Dawhone Perry. Along with rigorous ballet and pointe classroom training, she also performed three years on pointe in the snow and flower corps in The Nutcracker Suite as well as numerous other shows in both Florida and Oklahoma. She trained and competed up to Level 8 in USA Gymnastics under the direction of Mary Keegan at Titusville Ballet and Jazz Center in Florida and briefly under the direction of Bela Karolyi at the Olympic Training Site in Texas. In Florida, Emmi danced and performed for the New Dimensions Dance Company for six years. She has a BS from Oral Roberts University in both Mathematics and Psychology. Emmi continues to train in both Orlando and Los Angeles. Over the past five years, Emmi has won numerous choreography awards and continues to co-direct and choreograph for the Infinity Dance Company. She is Zumba licensed.

Emily Perkins

Emily Perkins ballet pointe teacher Infinity Dance Academy Tulsa, OK Emily Perkins has been teaching for eight years. She received her strict ballet and jazz training in Florida. Her main ballet instructors included Merill Rich, Molly Malone (Orlando Ballet), and Audrianna Broad (Orlando Ballet, Founder of The American Dance Competition). She was a member of New Dimensions Dance Company for four years where she trained under the direction of Dawhone Perry. While with the company she performed in numerous shows, including roles as snow and flower corps in The Nutcracker Suite. Although her passion was dance, Emily also devoted significant time to acting and singing. Emily received her acting training at Maile Professional Image, Modeling & Acting School. Recently, she played “Mona” in Chicago at Emma Parrish Theatre. Emily was a member of the Orlando Deanery Girl Choir where she received her vocal training under the direction of Claire Hodge, graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. She performed with the choir countless times, including a performance at Carnegie Hall. Desiring to continue her education, Emily earned a BA in Philosophy from the University of Central Florida. Emily is currently the Vice President of Infinity Dance Academy where she also teaches ballet and co-directs the competitive dance company.

Rachel Galfo

Rachel Galfo contemporary jazz teacher Tulsa, OK Infinity Dance Academy Rachel Galfo attended New Dimensions Dance Company under the direction of Dawhone Perry for 10 years. Rachel has participated in several New Dimension’s productions including Something for Everyone and the Christmas Story. She has assisted Mr. Perry at summer intensives, including Central Florida Ballet’s summer intensive. She was the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker Suite and has also performed in numerous other shows and events including the following: IADT’s Imagine Fashion Show at Hard Rock Hotel, Telemundo’s Miss Mundo Latina Pageant, and Central Florida Ballet’s 9/11 project. In 2010, Rachel attended Debbie Allen’s Summer Intensive. She continues to train in both Orlando and Los Angeles. Rachel is also Zumba licensed. Recently, Rachel decided to branch out and study Kung Fu. She is currently attending Oral Roberts University. In addition to  teaching jazz and contemporary at Infinity Dance Academy, Rachel also choreographs award winning pieces for the competitive dance company. Rachel dances with the OrganizedKhaos hip hop crew.

TeKi Stewart

TeKi Stewart was born in Dallas, Texas and later moved to Oklahoma where she received her Bachelors in Science and Psychology from the University of Oklahoma.  Growing up in a musical family, TeKi became interested in music and dance.   She trained in ballet, jazz, and hip-hop at Tulsa Ballet and danced for the Memorial varsity pom squad.   Pulling from her culture and training, TeKi continues to create and teach her own style of hip-hop.   TeKi has taught dance at several Tulsa Public schools, dance studios, workshops, and conventions. She has danced in Los Angeles, Florida, New York, and Canada and trained with many choreographers including Brian Friedman, Sean Everisto, Tabitha & Napoleon, Luam, Wade Robinson, Lyle Beniga, Twitch, Tyce Diorio, and Mia Michaels.  She currently is creative director and choregrapher for Blush Crew & Organised Khaos, and a hip-hop teacher for Nspire Dance Convention.  TeKi is motivated to be a positive influence and to inspire youth to pursue dance rather than violence.   TeKi teaches beginning and advanced Hip-Hop at Infinity Dance Academy.

Jennifer Heisserer

Jennifer Heisserer began her dance training at the age of five in Anchorage, Alaska at Dance Spectrum School of Dance. Beginning with preschool ballet and tap, she quickly learned that she loves movement and gradually added a variety of styles to her repertoire including modern, jazz, contemporary, pointe, and hip hop. Jennifer joined the school’s company, Dance Spectrum Alaska, at the age of 14 and performed seven seasons with the company under the direction of Gail Florio. She eventually moved to Virginia to pursue an education in psychology and counseling at Christopher Newport University. There she joined the Silver Storm Dance Team and enjoyed performing at numerous games and school events. Jennifer moved to Tulsa in 2012 and quickly sought out dance opportunities in Oklahoma. She is currently training in select aerial dance styles including lyra (aerial hoop) and aerial silks and is hoping to someday add trapeze and Spanish web to her skill set. Jennifer is a company member of Portico Dans Theatre and is currently teaching Modern at Infinity Dance Academy.

Victoreah Brunson

Victoreah Brunson has been dancing since the age of four. She has done gymnastics, cheer, and dance. Victoreah received her dance training from several dance academies in North Carolina.  At these dance academies, she focused on tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop, and lyrical. For ten years she was a member on two competitive dance teams. Victoreah considers dance a gift from God. Though she enjoys performing and ministering through dance, she also sees it as a way to express herself. Victoreah is currently a PreMed student at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK where she is pursing her bachelors in Biology. Victoreah plans to attend medical school and become a pediatrician. Because she enjoys teaching younger children, Victoreah teaches Infinity’s “Itsy-Bitsy” classes– Mommy & Me, Jazz/Tap, Tiny Tumblers, Creative Movement.

Danielle Simms

Danielle is no stranger to the stage. Dancing since the age of 3, she has won numerous regional and national awards for her competition dances. These include TOP Entertainer awards, top ten national placement, and other prestigious awards. Danielle is proficient in these styles of dance: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Acro, Musical Theater and Modern.  Danielle’s  passion for dance is contagious and spreads to those around her. She loves mentoring her students by helping them realize their full potential in a teaching style that is kind, encouraging, and structured. Danielle is currently active in the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Program, and has competed for Miss Oklahoma’s Outstanding Teen for the past 2 years. In 2013 Danielle received a full scholarship to attend summer intensive at New Dimensions in Orlando, Florida. Danielle is pleased to hold the title of 2014 Miss Broken Arrow’s Outstanding Teen. Currently Danielle teaches beginning jazz and ballet/jazz at Infinity.

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