We're baaaaackk!! The time is finally here everyone! We are so thrilled to kick off the 2016 Dance Teacher Web LIVE Conference & Expo at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas! This year, we're back on the west coast and the energy is already buzzing with excitement! From attendees to faculty to Expo presenters and staff, everyone is amped up for the next few days which are filled with over 90 classes to choose from!

Headlining this year and opening our conference is our Opening Masterclass with 3 Time Tony Award Winner, Kathleen Marshall! The All-Star Faculty Lineup includes the likes of  Leslie Scott,Dolly Kelepecz, Simone DePaolo, Aja DePaolo, Jason Marquette, Matthew Powell, Aaron Turner, our Directors Angela and Steve Sirico and me, Jessica Rizzo-Stafford, as well as many other greats in the business!

The common factor here is that everyone is thrilled to share knowledge and learn from one anther; teachers and students alike. This is the time to refuel, re-energize, get inspired and fill up our arsenal of ideas for the upcoming season. This is YOUR conference, so be sure to take advantage of the amazing business seminars we have lined up for you too and discover new ideas on increasing marketing revenue, keeping your dancing injury free,  costuming your dancers and extreme customer service ideas!

And for those attending DTU, you have a versatile and eclectic schedule waiting for you which includes everything from Modern and Anatomy to Early Childhood to Lyrical! We look forward to dancing and learning together over the next few days, so let's kick off the conference with a bang and get ready to move! Be sure to check back on the blog for daily updates & recaps!

We welcome you all!

Enjoy everyone....and welcome back to Vegas Baby!!!!

See you this week in the studio!

Jessie