Caley Carr is a tap choreographer that hails from Southern California. Caley made his television debut on Fox’s hit tv show “So You Think You Can Dance” where he is still recognized as the tap dancing, mustache adoring surfer. He has also has been spotted on creditcards.com and most recently can been seen in Ty Dolla $ign featuring Post Malone’s hit single “Spicy.”
One of his recent credits includes Choregraphing for NBC’s hit show World of Dance.
Caley performed with Derek Hough in his “Kairos” music video and in his “Singing in the Rain” recreation performed at “Hollywood Night Under the Stars” hosted by George Clooney. Caley has spent time as a company member in “Rhapsody in Taps,” under the direction of Linda Sohl-Ellison, and has also spent multiple years as a company member of “Tap Sounds Under Ground,” directed by legendary Gregg Russell.
Caley has toured with Grammy Award Winner, Tim Kubart as his tap dancing side kick. He has also toured with Postmodern Jukebox, also widely known by the acronym PMJ, in a rotating musical collective founded by arranger and pianist Scott Bradlee.
Caley was published in Dance Magazine as a “Top 25 Breakout Stars of 2018” and also featured a Q & A article in their “Tap Issue.”
Faliceano Keith Turk was brought into the world of entertainment at the early age of 8, with Ringling Bros. & Barnum Bailey Circus. Faliceano learned most of his hip-hop skills and his dance technique as well as his Vibrant character which he displays from life’s courses of ups and downs. His hard hitting energetic style is what keeps his kids at the top of LA’s lists in all major competitions, shows, and projects far and wide. Partnered along with wife Summer Turk they have created the name K.A.S.T.(Keith and Summer Turk) Academy of the Arts that has taken a multitude of 1st place, top 1st, highest in categories, and countless title awards.
KAST is a leading entertainment academy that has been featured on many shows and television competitions recently. The academy is known for its high turnover rate of successful athletes and dancers. Faliceano's choreography can now be seen on shows such as Ellen, and So You Think You Can Dance New generation!! His training has led students to dance for P.diddy, Bet awards, Target commercials, AGT, and Disney. With a dancers career success rate at 90.4 % this studio brings the best out of students that travel distances for their training.
From choreographing a Bollywood bhangra for artist Sukshindar Shinda from India, to landing a nationwide commercial along side of good friend D-trix ABDC/(quest Crew) he has also grabbed the attention of directors to score a part in the award winning broadway musical "WICKED".
Meeting with and auditioning for artist such as Mariah Carey, Rihanna, Missy Elliott, Madonna, Faliceano continues to push his students to the L.A. level to land jobs and gain knowledge of their future industry.
Faliceano says "Dance with no limits, leave the floor buzzing with your name on it.”
Dance Styles include: Hip-Hop, Jazz, African dance, and Lyrical.
RYANN ALVAREZ started dancing at the 7 years old and has trained in all forms of dance. She trained at Murrieta Dance Project under the ownership of Erin Babbs. Ryann is represented by one of the most exclusive agencies in Los Angeles, MSA where she has danced along side some of the industry’s best. During her extensive training, Ryann was awarded many scholarships along with bringing home regional and national titles throughout her elite competitive years. During her dancing career, she found a passion for teaching and choreography and started teaching at the age of 15. Since then, Ryann has used her knowledge and education to push future generations in their dance training. In 2018, Ryann had the opportunity to travel to Australia to teach, where she was able to share her love of technique and choreography with hundreds of dancers from across the country. Currently, she continues to teach and choreograph across the USA. From coast to coast, her students and choreography have won countless Regional / National/ International awards. Ryann is so excited to start her journey with KAR convention!
Sydney Moss was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She grew up training at Studio 413, signed
with a dance agency at 14 years old, and moved to LA after high school to pursue her career. Since then,
Sydney has worked with choreographers such as Nappytabs, Sean Bankhead, Tyce Diorio, Chris Scott,
Melissa Garcia, Bryan Tanaka, Nicky Anderson, Andrew Winghart, Phillip Chbeeb, Mia Michaels,
Tessandra Chavez and more. She has danced for multiple pop artists such as Janet Jackson, Doja Cat,
Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey and Jennifer Lopez. Her dance credits also include Pepsi, McDonald’s,
Google, The Billboard Awards, The Lortel Awards, High Strung Free Dance Film, Crazy Ex Girlfriend, and
more. She also spent a full summer performing professionally at CFRT Regional Theatre in a musical–
singing and acting as well as dancing.
Tony Catalanotto is a New Orleans, Native. He has over 20 years professional stage and teaching experience and prides himself in being trained in all forms of dance. Tony travels the country performing, teaching master classes, judging, and choreographing for various dance companies from the East to West coast. Tony is best known for his traditional lyrical style, jazz, and broadway style Musical Theatre. His choreographic composition is meaningful, powerful, and always makes a statement. His versatility as a dancer, actor, costume specialist, and choreographer has all allowed Tony to gain credits covering a variety of fields in the entertainment industry, including Cajun Spice Productions, Paper Doll Promotions, Walt Disney and Paramount Parks. Tony’s students have gone on to work professionally in Cats, Jersey boys, and west side story on Broadway, Gus Giordano, Norwegian Cruise Line, Louisiana State University Tiger Girls, New Orleans Saintsations, Houston Ballet, and Los Angeles Ballet to name a few. One of his biggest rewards over the last few years was hosting several community wide workshops with other local studios to raise money for “I’m a Dancer Against Cancer”. With a heart as good as gold and a soul as pure as water, Tony not only trains his students technically, but he lays a foundation for a love of the arts that goes above and beyond any studio walls. To Tony, growth is more important than any trophy and he inspires his students to push beyond the mold that the dance world has created.