Our HEAT faculty is committed to shape, inspire, and educate the next generation beyond just steps and what’s trending now.  We believe that this powerful platform we have as educators should teach and inspire our students – moving them to spread more positivity and give them the tools to succeed, not only as dancers, but as citizens of the world.



HEAT is the only convention to provide tools & training at events and through free webinars, both on and off season.  Our goal is to bring a change to the convention world and educate our teachers and the next generation about important subjects that affect our dance industry. 

Our topics include: self-empowerment and positive affirmations, mental health and social media, race and dance history, keeping dance safe and autonomy, diversity and inclusion, developing self and a brand, bridging the gap between concert and commercial dance, and building a successful dance career.  



HEAT is committed to providing our dancers with both positive instruction and a safe and approachable environment.  We believe that our teachers and mentors should be down to earth and accessible, not idolized and intimidating, in order to to inspire and push our dancers to their full potential.



HEAT was designed to help our dancers grow, pursue their goals, and prepare them for the real world – especially in the dance industry.  HEAT provides our dancers with highly sought out opportunities to pursue their dance career in a variety of directions – whether that be commercial, theatrical, company, or collegiate.

Our partners include: AMDA, Hussian College, TAPS, Joffrey Ballet School NYC, Bloc Talent Agency, Go2Talent Agency, and Millennium Dance Complex. 


The HEAT Faculty includes some of the most iconic names in the dance world.  From  choreographing and working with the likes of Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, & Missy Elliot, to performing on the stages of Broadway.  Whether it be directing programs at some of the top dance schools in the nation or entertaining you weekly on your television screens, HEAT Faculty have a wealth of experience, talent, and drive to provide the next generation with the tools and knowledge to grow in their training and succeed in the real world. 

Stanley Glover

Stanley Glover was born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Illinois. Stanley holds a BFA from Philadelphia’s University of the Arts. He was a top-20 contestant on FOX’s television show, So You Think You Can Dance, and has performed repertoire and trained under some of the best in the industry, including, Sidra Bell, Robert Battle, Random Dance, Hubbard Street, Pennsylvania Ballet, and many more. Stanley performed as a principal dancer five days a week on the Las Vegas Strip in Cirque du Soleil’s production of Mystère. Stanley is also a 2019 Princess Grace Dance fellowship award recipient. Pointe magazine featured Stanley as one of their 2019 “Standout Performances”. Stanley also had a featured spread in Dance Magazine’s column “On The Rise”. Stanley currently dances at BalletX in his 3rd season.


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