2022 Recital Portal

Meet the Staff At Be Famous Dance Center!

MEGAN HILDRETH HERTZOG

 

Owner / Director / Instructor / Competition Choreographer

*Certified Acrobatic Arts M1 & M2 Instructor*

*Certified Alixa Flexibility Instructor M1 & M2*

*Certified Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) Instructor*

2017 National Teacher of the Year

Megan has been dancing and professionally performing for over 30 years and attended the California Pacific College of Performing Arts. Megan is trained in ballet, tap, jazz, pointe, contemporary, lyrical, hip hop, cheer, and gymnastics. As a dancer, she has won many regional and national titles at various dance competitions across the country and her competition choreography has also won many awards. Megan has held teaching positions at D & S Talent, The Young Americans, Carolina Dance Company, Eddie Mabry Talent, and Fascinating Rhythm Studio.

She has performed with Disney Channel star Ashley Argota, Brandon Jarrett, and Royal Caribbean Stars at Sea, as well as performances with Disneyland, Tokyo Disney, The Singing Christmas Tree, The Charlotte Philharmonic Orchestra, and several events with JBP Entertainment. She has also appeared in the video - Heidi Jarrett’s Fuzion. Megan was a member of The Young Americans in California for 3 years. During her time with The Young Americans, she was a cast member for USA, Japan, and Germany tours where she taught classes at all conventions, as well as assisted master teachers at Dance Excellence in Los Angeles.

 

 

CRYSTAL WILSON

Ballet Instructor / Competition Choreographer

*Certified Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) Instructor*

Crystal has been dancing for 24 years, and teaching for 15 years. She studied ballet and pointe extensively, training in the Royal Academy and Cecchetti methods and examinations, receiving high honors. Crystal performed many roles in the Union County Youth Ballet's Nutcracker Ballet, including Snow Queen, Arabian, and Dew Drop. With UCYB, she also performed the roles of the Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty, Aunt Em in The Wizard of Oz, and The Summer Fairy in Cinderella. Crystal has also studied jazz, tap, contemporary, and modern, and participated in many workshops and master classes with the likes of Alex Little, Doug Caldwell, David Wilcox, Suzy Miller, Mark Meismer, Mariclair Miranda of Columbia City Ballet, and Sandra Burnham of the Royal Academy of Dance.

Crystal's students and choreography have been recognized at many regional dance competitions for "Best Choreography" and performance and entertainment awards.

Crystal feels incredibly blessed to be able to teach and share her passion for dance, and hopes to inspire all of her students to be their best. 

Ms. Crystal is celebrating her 9th season on staff with Be Famous Dance Center.

 

 

KIM ENGLES

 

Instructor / Competition Choreographer

Ms. Kim has over 15 years of dance training in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Lyrical, and Tumbling. She has won numerous awards as a competitive dancer and choreographer. Growing up locally gave her the opportunity to be trained by Ms. Crystal and Ms. Megan!

Ms. Kim is celebrating her 5th season on staff with Be Famous Dance Center.