Steve Gorski, Instructor
"SCUBA" STEVE GORSKI started dancing at the young age of 2. He received his training from Stage Door Dance Academy and Impact Dance Studio. Steve has won many titles, scholarships and awards and was also featured in the December 2007 Dance Spirit Magazine as a “Future Dance Star.” Steve attended Oklahoma City University as a Dance Performance major at the Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management under the direction of John Bedford and Jo Rowan. Steve holds a B.P.A from Oklahoma City University. While in Oklahoma, Steve has performed in the Oklahoma Centennial Parade and the Oklahoma Centennial Spectacular. He was member of the professional dance company at OCU, The American Spirit Dance Company and was elected the Deputy of the company. He has starred in shows at OCU such as, Life of the Party, Home for the Holidays, The American Spirit Spring Show, and, as a freshman, was selected to be a part of the American Spirit Tour Cast. After graduating from OCU, Steve joined Inaside Chicago Dance as a performing apprentice and media director. Steve joined S.L.A.T.E. Theater’s cast of Legally Blonde where he was cast as Nikkos, ensemble & dance captain. Steve has also performed with Michigan Ballet Theatre in their production of Copellia (Fiancé) and The Nutcracker (Rat King/Russian/Spanish). Steve choreographed Kankakee Valley Association Theatre’s production of The Wedding Singer which was raved about in the Kankakee press. Steve’s choreography has appeared on CBS, FOX, ABC & NBC for the Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade, received numerous choreography/entertainment awards, and several students hold national titles with Steve’s choreography. Steve’s students have gone off to perform in various productions. Several graduates of Steve’s have gone on to join the University of St. Thomas Dance Team (UDA Hip Hop & Jazz Champions) & Grand Valley State University Dance Team (DTU Hip Hop & Jazz Champions). His students have been awarded scholarships to Joffrey, Alvin Ailey, Lines Ballet, River North, Inaside Chicago Dance & Mandala Dance Company(Italy). Several of Steve’s students are currently represented by MSA talent agency in Los Angeles and have been booked for industrial performances and national commercials. Steve currently teaches throughout the suburbs of Chicago and Northwest Indiana at several studios and high schools sharing his love of dance to those around him.