Artists in Training Dance Conventions & Retreats
We bring world class dance professionals to your studio for two days of mindful dance education & mentorship.

 

It's time for something different in the dance education industry.

If you're ready to totally transform the energy at your studio, reignite the passion in your dancers, and cultivate a more positive mindset across your students, staff and parents... Artists in Training is the answer you've been looking for!

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THE AIT DIFFERENCE

What makes AIT different from other in-studio conventions?

  • 10% commission to hosting studios - YOU get to make money too!

  • Studio faculty & staff attend free

  • Custom journal books for teen/pre-teen dancers

  • Custom vision board creation class for junior dancers

  • Free Coffee Magic chats & Fitness classes for parents

  • Scholarships awarded to selected students

  • An intentional focus on mindful dance education that nurtures the artist within!

Our dancers haven't stopped talking about all of you! Besides the wonderful unbelievable choreography you taught, more important was the message and inspiration you brought.

- Shann Rodriguez, California

Benefits of hosting an AIT In-Studio Dance Convention?

You get two days of classes taught by true masters of dance! Our mentors are some of the most sought after choreographers, directors and dancers in the industry.

Hosting studios receive a 10% commission of gross tuition revenue!

AIT handles all of the logistics - We book your faculty, get them there, and produce an inspiring event for you! We also provide custom graphics/materials for you to promote your AIT event to your studio and dance community.

Booking is EASY! Fill out our request form, pick a date, and we'll work with you to create a truly transformational experience for your studio!

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Meet the Artists in Training MENTORS

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FOUNDER & DIRECTOR

Robert Schultz

Daytime Emmy's, Keeping up with the Kardashians, Modern Family, Major Crimes, Backstreet Boys, Flashmob American, MTV Awards, Billboard Awards

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Sienna Lyons

Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Halsey, Nick Jonas, Pharell, Britney Spears, The Grammys, The American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards

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Bonnie Story

EMMY Award winning choreographer, SYTYCD, High School Musical, Hallmark Channel, Ballet West, Michael Jackson

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Becca Sweitzer

La La Land, Hairspray, G.L.O.W., Dancing with the Stars, America's Got Talent, Jennifer Lopez, Lenny Kravitz, Jay-Z

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Caitlin Wheeler

Fifth Harmony, Paulina Rubio, Nickelodeon, SYTYCD USA & AU (choreo), Nike, Reebok & Adidas live shows, Dance Moms (judge), Starbound Dance

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Erin Marino

Debbie Reynolds Scholarship Program (director), Legacy Studios, TMilly TV, Movement Lifestyle

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Kelsey Nelson

Royal Caribbean International, Cirque Productions, Universal Orlando, Busch Gardens, National Dance Alliance, Universal Dance Association, Dance Team Union, Thrive Dance Experience

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Rachael Ilyse

500RYT Yoga Alliance Certified through Cloud Nine Yoga in Kauai, HI, Art Meditation leader

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Meagan Ward

BFA in Dance from Point Park University, LA Sparks,

ACE Certified, MeagaMoves (founder), Hollywood Vibe

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Chelsea Malyia

Visions Dance Company, Academy of Villains, Azra, TYGA, Joyner Lucas, Qveen Herby, VH1's Black Ink, Daytime Emmy's

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Kathy King

Brighton Dance Festival (founder), DanceBiz Monthly (founder), Crain's Detroit Business 20 in their 20s honoree, Michigan Dance Project, Eastern Michigan University, Cleary University

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Lee Daniel

KidzBop Tour, Ariana Grande, Jason Derulo, Jennifer Lopez, Carrie Underwood, American Idol, Ellen, Netflix's Soundtrack

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Chonique Sneed

Janet Jackson, Missy Elliott, Gwen Stefani, TLC, P-Diddy, Monsters of Hip Hop, Creating Opps

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Tiffanie Carson

MFA in Dance from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Christopher K. Morgan & Artists, BARE Dance Company, Shenandoah University, Sacred Heart University

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Brandon Koepsell

Wayne State University (faculty), Eisenhower Dance Detroit (faculty), Take Root Dance Company, Ron DeJesus Dance, Larry Keigwin

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Kavita Rao

LA's leading Bollywood choreographer, Owner of Karmagraphy Production Co., Dupree Dance Convention,

Bollywood Rise (creator)

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Brandy Blaha

Brenda Bufalino, Michelle Dorrance, Jason Samuels Smith, SoleDefined, Sophisticated Ladies at The Cotton Club, On Tap at Joe's Pub NYC, Motor City Tap Fest

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Helen Estrella

Estrella Dance Company, CampME, Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop, Motion Dance Center (Denver)

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Brandon Binkly

Los Angeles Ballet Company, Funkadelics, Festival Ballet Theatre, Nevada Ballet, M Stevens Dancewear, LA Fitness

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Sloan-Taylor Rabinor

Lady Gaga (world tours & Las Vegas residency), Selena Gomez, Justin Beiber, Nicki Minaj, Gwen Stefani, Ellen, X Factor, American Music Awards, Coachella

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Teresa Espinosa

Prince, Missy Elliot,  Rihanna, Mariah Carey, Magic Mike Live, and dancer & EMMY nominated choreographer to Janet Jackson

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Hailee Payne

So You Think You Can Dance (season 12, top 4), Backstreet Boys, Jojo Siwa, Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line, The Ellen Show, The Soul Train Awards

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Nichelle Bane

Assistant to the legendary Doug Caldwell for 15yrs, Princess Cruise Lines, Friends, Clueless, Austin Powers 2, Progressive Ballet Technique

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Kylie Bronk

Asher Angel, Odyssey Dance Theatre, European Fashion Designer Gerda Truubon, Nickelodeon

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Kiva Dawson

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Boardwalk Empire, The Knick, The Big Lebowski, Ellen, Pussycat Dolls, Janes Addiction

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Jodie Randolph

Jodie Randolph Dance (director), MFA in Choreography from Jacksonville University, Escuela Nacionale de Danza, Alonzo King

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MC Zeps

RHYMOSAURS (creator/author), Audible, Battle host/MC at events in CA, NYC, Norway and Sweden

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Tia Aiono

Latin American Music Awards, Lindsey Stirling, Odyssey Dance Theater, Body Confidence, Millennium Dance Complex SLC

 

Contact Us

Artists in Training Headquarters

11945 Magnolia Blvd., Suite 322, Valley Village, CA 91607

Tel: 818.266.5533 (Text or call)

Founder/Creative Director: Robert Schultz

robert@aitdance.com

Executive Director: Kathy King

kathy@aitdance.com

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