Sheraton Shepherd Phillips, Dustin Phillips & Robin Dawn Ryan
At Providence Location
Sheraton Shepherd Phillips: Sheraton has grown up in a dance studio all her life and loves sharing her passion to dancers all over the world! A former Sr. Miss Dance Educators of America, her high school years were full of travel. She was chosen as an assistant for the Joel Ruminer summer dance camps and landed a professional job in Germany with the First Floor Company. Her professional performances include Tokyo Disney as the female lead in Tap Happy Two & Cape Cod Jamboree Nights, the Macy’s Christmas Spectacular Show at Universal Studios Orlando, featured model for Universal Studios promotional advertisements, Orange Bowl Parade and the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas. Sheraton performed in as well as choreographed the Herbalife Industrial show in Atlanta, Georgia. Her professional teaching career has taken her to fascinating places such as Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama, China and Hong Kong. She has also done many radio/television voiceovers for Verizon, Fresno County PSA, College Foundation of NC, Kinney Drugs, LL Bean and Phisoderm, and acting roles in Nuptials, Meet Me in St. Louis and Heavy Weights. Sheraton was the assistant choreographer at the 2015 Holiday Bowl Halftime Show in San Diego, the 2016 Orange Bowl Halftime Show in Miami and the 2017 Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade in Honolulu. Sheraton was a featured dancer in the television remake of Dirty Dancing which was choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler.
Dustin Phillips: Dustin has danced, toured and worked with some of the biggest names in the entertainment world including Janet Jackson, the Backstreet Boys, Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger of the Pussycat Dolls, Brandy, Aaron Carter and All 4 One. Dustin started his career dancing for several cruise lines and theme parks, including Walt Disney World where he was a Kid of the Kingdom. Dustin was a featured dancer in the movie comedy Black Knight starring Martin Lawrence and can be seen in the new TV remake of Dirty Dancing. You can see Dustin in commercials, award shows and special television performances for Macy’s, Disney, Nike, MTV, Bank of America, Quiksilver Surf Company and Nickelodeon. Dustin now stays in demand, all over the world, teaching and choreographing for various NBA dance teams, hotel/casino shows, NCAA Bowl Game Halftime Shows, industrials and college dance teams. Dustin enjoys traveling the globe, teaching master classes in Australia, Panama, Mexico, New Zealand, Costa Rica and Germany. Dustin was the head choreographer for the 2015 Holiday Bowl Halftime Show in San Diego, the 2016 Orange Bowl Halftime Show in Miami featuring the band DNCE! and the 2017 Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade in Honolulu. Bring your dancin’ shoes because you don’t wanna miss his action packed class!
Robin Dawn Ryan: Robin Dawn Ryan has been the owner and artistic director of the highly successful Robin Dawn Academy of Performing Arts, Inc. for the past 41 years. Robin teaches all forms of dance but loves to teach her acro and technique classes that she is always requested to do. Robin has written and published a book The Dance Competition Handbook How You Can Succeed at Dance Competition! She has also produced a tap video and filmed a pre-school tap, ballet and jazz television show called "Miss Robin's Dance Class" which aired nationally on the Bravo Network.She has won many top choreography awards at both the Regional and National level. Robin’s background also includes gymnastics and circus training. Robin went to work as a professional circus performer in Colorado and New York doing tumbling, aerial work and trick bareback riding. Her students have won numerous dance competitions at all levels and have gone on to appear in T.V., movies, cruise ships, theme parks, tours and Broadway shows, and a Top 20 Finalist on “So You Think You Can Dance”. When she is not traveling around the United States teaching and judging, Robin and her husband Kevin live in Ft. Myers, Fl.