Adv & Int. Jazz Funk 1:00pm-2:15pm
Adv Contemporary 2:15pm-3:30pm
Beginning Hip Hop (Ages 6-8) 3:30pm-4:15pm
Matthew Pilalis grew up in the small town of Winfield, Illinois and began his dance training at the age of twelve. Matthew has been trained in hip-hop, jazz, lyrical, modern, ballet, and contemporary. His choreography has received numerous awards and recently he took 1st place at World of Dance in Chicago. He has traveled regionally and nationally receiving six Starpower World Victory Cups with Xtreme Dance Force. After graduating from the company in 2011, he moved to Las Vegas, Nevada to purse his professional career in dance. Matthew worked on staff with JLS Entertainment Inc., while living in Nevada. Matthew has traveled all around the world teaching and performing. His expertise in dance has allowed him to travel and frequently train in Los Angeles with top instructors. Matthew has had the opportunity to work with top choreographers such as NappyTabs, Kenny Wormald, Brooke Pierotti, Bobby Newberry, Nick Demoura, Nika Kljun, Marinda Davis, Bryan Tanaka, TOKYO, David Moore, Laura Edwards, Chris Jacobsen and many more. Matthew recently opened up his own competitive company called “The Dynasty.” Matt teaches and choreographs for many other studios all around the nation. He loves teaching and helping his students pursue their own hopes and dreams while preparing them for their future through dance.