DC Featured Alumni

We have many alumni who have passed through the doors of Dance Connection over the years and have left their mark. While some don’t end up professionally pursuing performing arts after they leave DC, we’re so proud of our former students who have chosen to study music, theater, and dance in college or make it a career. Here are some featured recent studio alumni!

James Felton, Western Michigan University, BFA Dance Performance & Choreography 2021. Professional Company Artist, various

Matthew Lanyi, Western Michigan University, BFA Musical Theater 2019

Gabe Steffey, Interlochen Arts Academy

Madeline Daunt, Oakland University, BFA Musical Theater 2023

Zach Trent, Western Michigan University, BFA Musical Theater 2023

Kennedy Merritt, Wayne State University Class of 2023, WSU Dance Team

Melissa Bizoukas, Wayne State University Class of 2022, WSU Dance Team

Bridgette Slezak, Aquinas College, BA Theater 2021

Logan Richardson, Sienna Heights University, SHU Dance Team, theater

Griffin Yeater, Sienna Heights University, BA Musical Theater program

Danielle Marinco, University of Michigan-Flint, Dance minor

Abbey Messing, Viterbo University, BFA Musical Theater program

Ellyson Nicholson, Madonna University Dance Team starting in Fall of 2023

Are you a DC graduate who is studying musical theater, dance, or theater in college or working professionally? Contact us to be added to our featured page!