As a professional dancer Karen has toured with pop culture's greatest icons including Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, and Lady Gaga, and most recently performed in the Super Bowl HalfTime Show with Lady Gaga and on Grease:Live! on Fox. As a choreographer and teacher, Karen meshes elements from her different experiences in the urban, commercial, and contemporary dance worlds. She has presented original works at TedxUCSD, the 2016 Capezio A.C.E. Awards in New York, and the 2016 McCallum Choreography Festival in Palm Desert, CA. Karen is currently on faculty for Hollywood Vibe Dance Convention and Edge Performing Arts Center, and is represented by Clear Talent Group.
Originally from Kansas City, Grayson McGuire moved to Los Angeles in 2012 to pursue a career in the commercial dance industry. He is represented by Clear Talent Group and is currently a member of both Dana Foglia Dance and Entity Contemporary Dance. Recent projects include: World tour with Helene Fischer, 2016 Lady Gaga Grammy performance, Every Single Step Television show with Nigel Lythgoe, Asia Monet City walk performance and Music Videos with Twenty One Pilots, Trevor Moran, and Shane Dawson. Grayson has taught, and set award winning choreography at studios around the US including: Boogiezone Utopia, Edge PAC, Elite Dance Academy, Jayvee Dance Center, and The Dance Company. Grayson fuses classical contemporary movement with strong hip hop foundation for an intricate and athletic experience. His teaching goal is to spread his profound love for dance and versatile movement to any student who is open minded and ready to give it their all.
At the age of seven, he began training in styles such as jazz, ballet, modern, tap, contemporary and hip hop. Jason is a Senior at Chapman University, studying to get his B.F.A. in Dance Performance. Since moving out to Southern California three years ago, some of Jason’s credits include: ENTITY Contemporary Dance Company member, Team Shaka President at Chapman University and 2nd Runner Up at the Capezio A.C.E. Awards. As a teacher, Jason currently works as a choreographer/teacher for Visions Dance Company, LLC. and has taught ENTITY Contemporary Dance’s Company class at Edge Performing Arts Center. In regards to his future, Jason intends on graduating in 2017, moving out to Los Angeles and pursuing a professional dance career!
Emily Crouch grew up in St. Louis, Missouri where she trained and competed in all styles of dance. In 2013, Emily made the move to Los Angeles to start her professional dance career with the company, SoulEscape, under the direction of Justin Giles. Shortly after moving Emily also began dancing for Entity Contemporary Dance. She then joined the cast of Pearl, which performed at the Lincoln center in New York under the direction of Daniel Ezralow. In addition to company work, Emily has also made her mark in the commercial dance world. She's appeared in Disney's "Just Dance," video games, and did a project for Disney Tokyo's new show "Under The Sea." Emily traveled to Germany last year to dance with the major artist, Helene Fischer. Other credits include Nike, Taylor Swift, Snoop Dogg, Tyra Banks, and Rayban, UFC, and Pepsi commercials.
Diana Schoenfield, a Nashville, Tennessee native, is a dancer and choreographer currently located in Los Angeles. She is a fifth-year member of Entity Contemporary Dance and second-year member of Culture Shock LA. Diana has worked closely with Donald McKayle as a member of his repertory company, Etude Ensemble. She's also trained with Sheron Wray, working with improvisation principles and Jazz choreography as a member of Wray's JazzXchange Organization. In 2014, Diana graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a B.F.A. in both Dance Choreography and Dance Performance. She has since presented original works in the Laguna Beach Festival of the Arts, McCallum Choreography Festival, TEDxOrangeCoast, and TEDxUCSD. Diana has also choreographed for Johnny Hallyday, Shane Dawson, Trisha Paytas, Joey Graceffa, Luke Conard, and Jake Coco. Diana’s diverse influences create a unique and dynamic contemporary style of movement and musicality. Through teaching, Diana is dedicated to spreading positivity, passion, and empowerment to her students.