Masterclass with Chelsea Michener


SUDC welcomes the artistic talents of Chelsea Michener on Friday, September 23 for an exclusive master class event! Chelsea is no stranger to the Soleunique family as she returns to set another work of original choreography on the Soleunique Dance Company. Space will be limited for the class and early registration is highly recommended.

Chelsea Michener

Choreographer / Dancer / Educator
Los Angeles, CA

Edge PAC Scholarship Alumni. Chelsea is honored to have worked closely with notable choreographers and directors Tessandra Chavez, Tabitha and Napoleon D’Umo, Sakinah LeStage and Ryan Huffington. She has appeared on The Sing Off as an assistant choreographer in the 3rd season, as well as the network television shows Cold Case and the NAACP Awards. Her live dance performances include theatrical dance roles at the El Capitan Theatre, Disneyland’s Snow White Enchanting Musical, Commonatlity Dance Company directed by Adam Parson, SoleVita Dance Company directed by Joelle Martinec and the Unity Dance Ensemble under the direction of Tessandra Chavez. Aside from teaching and setting choreography from coast to coast across the United States, her talents as an educator and assistant have lead her to work in Australia, New Zealand and Sweden as well. Chelsea has a truly unique approach to dance education and her signature style is breathtaking to dance and to witness on stage/screen as well.


The Studio

Your home for dance

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With new interior construction in the summer of 2015, your dance home hasn’t skipped any of the necessary amenities and offers quite a few luxuries as well. The facility hosts 3 dance rooms; each with dimmable LED track-lighting and floor-to-celing-mirrors. The spacious lobby and reception areas include comfortable work-stations for students and parents to get homework done, continue with business projects or even to layout and stretch. We’re also an Xfinity high-speed wi-fi hotspot.

We have included a dressing room with moderate storage as well as multiple coat-hooks to place your belonging and also offer both male and female restroom facilities; each with multiple stalls for privacy. Our cozy kitchen is equipped with a large refrigerator to store your between-class-meals as well as multiple, filtered-water dispensers to keep you hydrated throughout the day. Pickup/drop-off is a breeze with our large parking lot which includes over 30 spaces.

Location, location, LOCATION! The studio can be found less than a minute (literally), from the I-88/Farnsworth interchange. Commuting to/from the western suburbs or even Chicago and Dekalb have never been easier!

Studios 1 & 2 have state-of-the-art, sprung sub-flooring with a vinyl-top dance layer as well as floor-mounted and portable ballet barres. Studio 3 is wall-to-wall hardwood and is primarily utilized for our tap program.  Each of the studios have pro-audio PA systems with speakers mounted on the walls for optimal sound quality and to increase space on the dance floor; and all the three studios have 3’x5′ viewing windows with seating to observe classes.

Safety and security is a top priority. 24-hour security monitoring and multiple (HD) interior/exterior security cameras recording activity at all times is a must-have.


It's more than just dance