Diontey Michael
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Diontey Michael

Diontey Michael was born in Richmond, Virginia and began his studies at the Richmond City Dance Theatre for modern and jazz. He immediately joined The School of Richmond Ballet on a full scholarship under ballet masters Malcolm Burn, Jerri Kumery and school director Judy Jacob for his classical ballet training. As a teenager he attended the prestigious Virginia School of the Arts on a full scholarship, where he trained closely with Adam Sage, Dominique Angel and Tyrone Brooks. He's also attended summer programs at The Royal Ballet School, The Jofferey Ballet and River North Dance Chicago. Upon graduating high school he attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts with another full scholarship from former Dean of Dance and American Ballet Theatre Principle, Ethan Stiefel.

His professional career began as a trainee with the Richmond Ballet, later he went on to perform as a Guest Artist with the Latin Ballet of Virginia, Nomad Contemporary Ballet in NYC and Missouri Ballet Theatre. Diontey has performed in The Nutcracker, Giselle, George Balanchine’s Rubies, many original works and has been featured in Mark Morris’s Gloria, Stephanie Martinez’s Transport and Salvatore Aiello’s Sanza Fretta. He was featured as a dancer in ABC’s Holiday Movie “A Christmas Kiss” he's performed with Disney Cruise Line, pop artist Lady GAGA and was also a contestant on season 8 of the hit Fox television show "So You Think You Can Dance". He’s also performed in musicals such as “In the Heights”, "Beauty and the Beast” and in the Off-Broadway production of “The Wild Party. He’s worked with artist such as Virginia Johnson, Keelan Whitmore, Christopher Huggins, Alonzo King, Jennifer Medina, Lorraine Graves and Desmond Richardson. He's choreographed works for Longwood University, Missouri Ballet Theatre, Virginia School of the Arts and has choreographed for "The Wiz", "Seussical", "Fiddler on the Roof”, “Rock of Ages” and “Meet me in St. Louis" at Stagedoor Manor. Diontey's aesthetic is very Neo-Classical with a flare of Contemporary Ballet. He's influenced by Limon, Cunningham, Nikolai, GaGa, and the Balanchine style. This summer he will appear in Virginia Repertory Theatre’s “West Side Story”

Chloe Allen
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Chloe Allen

Chloe began her dancing career at the age of 11 and began competitive dancing soon after. It was then she was able to utilize her passion for performance on the big stage. Chloe’s training includes Fredericksburg Studio of the Arts and Orange School of Performing Arts. During her training at Orange, Chloe was able to learn from choreographers such as Casey Goshow, Elijah Mortan, Voltaire Wade-Greene, Emily Brown, Demetia Hopkins-Greene, Kenny Gary, and Charis Moses. Chloe is excited to be working with Virtuous Dance Center as she begins a new chapter in her dancing career: sharing her love of performance with her students.
Ruth Packard
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Ruth Packard

Ruth Packard has been dancing since she was 3 years old. She has studied many different forms of dance including ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, modern, and her favorite, Scottish Highland. She has competed in Highland since she was 6 years old and has danced at the national championship level and in Scotland as well. For the past four years she has been studying dance at Sweet Briar college where she recently graduated with a B.F.A. degree in dance. In the summer of 2015 she even had the opportunity to attend the Dance and the Child International conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. She plans to continue her studies of dance and earn her M.F.A in the near future.
Lee Storm
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Lee Storm

Lee has been dancing for 10 years, beginning his dance education at age 7. Through his young career Lee has trained under choreographers such as Enrique Brown, Kaelynn Harris, and Chachi Gonzalez. Lee has performed at Dance Worlds in Orlando Florida, Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, World Of Dance New Jersey, and Battle At the Barbecue. Lee is excited to joined Virtuous Dance Center and share her passion for dance with the next generation of performers.
Divantae Hall
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Divantae Hall

Ever since the movies like You Got Served', And Step Up, Divantae has grown as a well-rounded self-taught dancer. He started participating at school talent shows and performing with his Dance crew at pep rallies. He has train and work with dancers like Sorah Yang, Antoine Troupe, and even featured in DanceCon Ep. 4 with Matt Steffanina. He has taken his talent and competes in D.C, New York City, and LA. Currently is teaching Hip hop while continue to train in jazz to further master his craft.