Faculty


Photo of hbp owner: Huggy Ford

DELANZER HUGGY FORD

Owner / Director / Choreographer / Actor
Union Affiliatons: SAG, AFTRA, AEA

DeLanzer Huggy Ford shares his passion, knowledge and talent with dancers nationwide. He was the Director of LA Dance Magic National Dance Convention and Competition for 11 years working with faculty of 8 master teachers including: Jackie Sleight, Dave Carter, Christian Vincent, Ayodele Casel, Jamal Story, Dejan Tubic, Artem Chigvintsev, and DJ Guthrie. This dance convention reaches over 10,000 kids per year.

Huggy has also been a member of the faculty for the Joe Tremaine National Dance Convention and Competition which included Joe Tremaine, Jackie Sleight, Doug Caldwell, Terry Lindholm, Marcia Lane, Desiree Robinson, and Tony Capolla. He was the Artistic Director of LA Underground National Dance Convention, which included the following faculty: Shane Sparks, Pamela Bolling, Daniel Catanach, Rod Howell and Patty Wilcox. He has also been a master teacher for Showstoppers and Starlight National Dance Competitions.

Huggy exemplifies balance with his well-rounded and broad training in theater, television/video, film, and commercials. His long list of credits includes: The Wiz national tour, My One and Only national tour with Tommy Tune, West Side Story national tour, 42nd Street on Broadway, Shades World Tour, Dianna Ross World Tour, Broadway at the Bowl with Bette Midler, Tommy Tune at the Hollywood Bowl, The Drew Carey Show, Cybil, eSalon, ISO, Ban De Terre, Sally’s, Pepsi, Pillsbury, Alpha Beta, Food 4 Less, Zone Bar, Ford, Toyota, Luis Miguel video, El Commandante video and world tour, Luther Vandros tour, M.C. Hammer live show at the Myan, guest choreographer for Minnesota Timberwolves, and choreographer and fitness trainer for USC football team with coach John Robinson

Photo of hbp owner: Lauire Weiner

LAURIE WEINER

Owner/Director/Instructor

Photo of hbp staff: NOELLE SOMOGYI

NOELLE SOMOGYI

Director/Instructor
With HBP from the beginning
Photo of hbp staff: AARON CHAVARRIA

AARON CHAVARRIA

Instructor
13 years with HBP
Photo of hbp staff: LAURIE DIFILIPPO

LAURIE DIFILIPPO

Instructor
With HBP from the beginning
Photo of hbp staff: ALLIE SANCHEZ

ALLIE SANCHEZ

Director/Instructor
9 years with HBP

 

Photo of hbp staff: TINA GALASSO

TINA GALASSO

Instructor/Admin
6 years with HBP
Photo of hbp staff: STEPHANIE MEHUYS

STEPHANIE MEHUYS

Instructor
4 years with HBP
Photo of hbp staff: SOPHIA GALLARDO

SOPHIA GALLARDO

Director/Instructor
4 year with HBP
Photo of hbp staff: EMMA DELLROCCO

EMMA DELLROCCO

Instructor
3 years with HBP
Photo of hbp staff: REBECCA WARD

REBECCA WARD

Instructor/Admin
3 years with HBP
Photo of hbp staff: DIANNA YOUNG

DIANNA YOUNG

Instructor
1 year with HBP
Photo of hbp staff: LIZZIE SMITH

LIZZIE SMITH

Student teacher

Photo of hbp staff: ARMAND KARDASLAR

ARMAND KARDASLAR

Student teacher