Gina Rios DeNooyer | Spanish Classes
Gina Rios DeNooyer is a native Spanish speaker. She has been teaching the Spanish language and culture at different levels to children and adults in a private, a semi-private and a group setting for the last 7 years. Presently she is a DePaul University graduate student and expects to graduate in June 2013. Gina holds a Business degree from Elmhurst College, Illinois. Prior to teaching, she worked in the corporate environment for ten years. She has a solid commitment to the social and academic growth and development of every student. She is a dedicated, versatile and resourceful professional.
Michelle Burger | Dance Classes
Michelle Burger graduated from Ball State University in 2007 with a B.A. in Dance Performance and minor in Religious Studies. She is the Co- Founder/Director and Producer of Chicago Freelance Dance, a Chicago based group that supports and encourages the dance-making and performance of artists in the area. Her choreography as well as dance, and improv comedy performances have been seen throughout Chicago. Michelle has been dancing for over 20 years and currently teaches throughout Chicago and the Chicagoland area.
Wendy Parman | Singing and Music Classes
Wendy Parman is a voice instructor and singer/songwriter working in the Chicago area for many years. She has a B.F.A. in Theater/Voice from The University of Kansas and an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts from Columbia College Chicago. She has been teaching private vocal instruction since 2003, coaches private and group theater classes emphasizing physical and vocal work, and conducts performance workshops.
Wendy has a long and diverse background in many different genres of music. She loves helping young people as well as adults find the joy of making music. Her classes emphasize fun and the spirit of play as well as a deep connection to the creative spirit.