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Jasmine Mark is a 2018 graduate from Northern Illinois University with a BA in Journalism and a minor in Communication Studies. Her passion for dance started at the young age of three, training in all styles. From 2006-2013, she joined Midwest Edge Dance Academy in Aurora, IL and was selected to dance on their competitive hip hop team under the instruction of Chris Xayarath.


Currently, Jasmine trains independently in Chicago learning different styles from different choreographers. Her passion for dance has inspired her to be a role model for the younger generation by teaching at various studios around the Chicagoland area. Jasmine has found her purpose within her never ending dance journey and continues to follow her passion to become a better dancer, teacher/choreographer, and individual. 

Faculty > Savannah Davis-Neth



Savannah has been dancing since she was 3 and competing since she was 10. She currently trains over 16 hours a week in a wide variety of styles. She has been training and teaching alongside Cheryl Okuda in and out of Thrive, experiencing a multitude of environments.


A member of Thrive's Performance Company, she has earned overall top scores, competitive  scholarships and numerous judges' awards for her dancing. Styles included in her training are contemporary, hip-hop, ballet, modern, tap, pointe, broadway, and jazz. Savannah trains in ballet 4 times a week including pointe and competes with Exceed Company, Hip-Hop team, Contemporary team, and Production, as well as multiple solos and duets. Her goal is to have fun with the children and show them what the love of dance truly is in hopes of them growing to continue this life style. 

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