Dylan Blackwood is an Arkansas based performer with a background in classical ballet, theatrical jazz, acting, classical acting, and voice.
Dylan earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from Ouachita Baptist University. Some of his credits include Featured Dancer/Joseph P Murphy in The Stephen Foster Story(Stephen Foster Drama Association), Neleus/Featured Dancer in Mary Poppins (Stephen Foster Drama Association), Ensemble in Guys and Dolls (Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre), Featured Dancer/ Dance Captain in Mary Poppins (Murry’s Dinner Playhouse), Wikersham in Seussical (Ouachita Baptist University), Featured Dancer/Dance Captain in Fiddler on the Roof (OBU) and Sheldon Potts/Dance Captain in Junie B. Jones The Musical(OBU). Dylan placed Second in the regional NATS Upper Division Musical Theatre Competition. For his role as Sheldon in Junie B Jones he received the Irene Ryan Nomination for acting.
Eric Williams has studied all forms of dance and attended various workshops across the country. He has taken classes at some of the most prestigious schools in the nation such as the Edge Performing Arts Centre. He trained under Michael Tidwell at the Center for the Dansarts and was a principle dancer in the Tidwell Project.
Eric’s performance credits include not only local pageants and competitions, but also work with several major companies including: LA Culture Shock, a Nike Sponsored Hip-Hop Dance Team in Los Angeles, California and Nathan Burton’s Comedy Magic Show in Osaka, Japan.
His teaching credits include: The Showbiz Convention as master teacher for “The Class”, instructor and dance coach for the Hot Springs School District, hip-hop instructor for North Little Rock School of Dance, teacher for Miss Sharon’s in Jacksonville, AR, and Jazz/Hip Hop Instructor for Western Arkansas Ballet.
He also choreographs award-winning pieces for dance studios all over the country. Eric currently tours with Showbiz National Talent as one its Show Directors and has also toured in production with Star systems Dance Competition. He enjoys giving back to the community while sharing his talents with the local Boys and Girls Club.
Jennifer Woodside-Anderson has a professional dance instructor for more than 25 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dance Management graduating cum laude from Oklahoma City University, the leading University of American Tap and Jazz Dance.
Mrs. Jennifer has taught, choreographed, & performed in churches around the world; including China, Israel, California, Texas, Tennessee, Georgia, Indiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. She has had students from the age of 3 to 93 in various dance arts including ballet, jazz, tap, ballroom, creative movement, healthy living, and worship.
Mrs. Jennifer’s background also includes managing dance studios, ticket and house management, specific work with non-profit performing arts organizations, and a variety of business management experience.
As an instructor, Mrs. Jennifer feels strongly that learning dance should be fun and entertaining. She’s been known to have a few “stand-up” routines in frustrating moments on the dance floor!