Class Placement

Students are placed according to their age.

Friday 4/8/22

Sr/Tn: Room A
4:30-6 Kevin Leon (Warm-up, across the floor, Combo)
6-7:30 Lyndsay May (Technique and Combo)

Junior: Room E
4:30-6 Lyndsay May (Warm-up, across the floor, combo)
6-7:30 Kevin Leon (Technique and Combo)

Saturday 4/9/22

Sr/Tn: Room A
9-10:30 John Crutchman (Warm-up, across the floor, combo)
10:30-12 Ms. V (Ballet)
12-12:30 Lunch Break
12:30-2 Alan Sherfield (Warm-up, across the floor, combo)
2-3:30 Lyndsay May (Contemporary)

Junior: Room E
9-10:30 Alan Sherfield (Warm-up, across the floor, combo)
10:30-12 Kevin Leon (Technique and Lyrical)
12-12:30 Lunch Break
12:30-2 John Crutchman (Warm-up, across the floor, combo)
2-3:30 Ms. V (Ballet)

Mini/Pet: Room C
9:30-10:30 Kevin Leon (Warm-up and Jazz)
10:30-11:30 Lyndsay May (Technique and Lyrical)
11:30-12:00 Break
12-1 Ms. V (Ballet)

Sunday 4/10/22

Sr/Tn: Room A
9-10:30 Alyssa Cebulski (Warm-up, Technique, Combo)
10:30-12 Kevin Leon (Contemporary)
12-12:30 Lunch Break
12:30-2:00 Ron Teodoro (Hip-Hop)
2:00-3:30 Lyndsay May (Jazz)

Junior: Room E
9-10:30 Lyndsay May (Warm-up, Technique, Combo)
10:30-12 Alyssa Cebulski (Modern)
12-12:30 Lunch Break
12:30-2:00 Kevin Leon (Warm-up, Technique, Combo)
2:00-3:30  Ron Teodoro (Hip-Hop)

Mini/Pet: Room C
9:30-10:30 Kevin Leon (Warm-up and Jazz Combo)
10:30-11:30 Lyndsay May (Lyrical)
11:30-12:00 Lunch Break
12:00-1:00 Alyssa Cebulski (Ballet)

Convention Classes in Our Studio

Fusion Too (or Fusion II, or Fusion Two) is a dance intensive hosted at Juliana's studio bringing outside choreographers to Southeast Michigan. While JAOD dancers have requirements to attend, this weekend intensive is open to all dancers. For 2022 - We are bringing back some of JAOD Alumni for the weekend of classes.

Registration Fees are Due March 10th, 2022


$ 335
3 Days
4:30-7:30 Friday
9:00-3:30 Saturday & Sunday
12:00-12:30 Lunch Break Saturday & Sunday


$ 175
2 Days
9:30-1:00 Saturday & Sunday
11:30-12:00 Lunch Break Saturday & Sunday

Kevin Leon

Kevin Leon studied at JAOD and now specializes in jazz, lyrical, contemporary and musical theater. His credits include “The Masquerade Show In The Sky” at the Rio Hotel Casino, a principal dancer on several cruise ships and has had the opportunity to perform with such stars as Usher, Enrique Iglesias, Mary Tyler Moore and MC Hammer. Kevin has also been featured in many industrials, such as the grand opening of the Wynn Hotel and Casino, the Detroit International Auto Show, Redken and Beauty Craft Hair, a Rite Aid commercial, the Windsor Casino and many more. Kevin has choreographed all over the country winning many regional and national awards. He has taught for Starpower’s Power Pak and KAR convention as well as judged for many of the top competitions including: Hall of Fame, Thunderstruck, Showbiz, Primetime, Starpower, West Coast Dance Explosion and KAR. Currently, Kevin is the artistic director of Innovation Dance Company in Las Vegas, NV.


Alan Sherfield & John Crutchman

Alan Sherfield studied at Juliana’s and has performed, choreographed and taught all over the world. He has performed in many shows such as The Dirty Dancing Concert Tour, The Soul Train Music Awards, Cats and Jesus Christ Superstar. Alan’s choreography has been featured on television specials, award shows, videos, cruise lines, and for Yamaha, Chevrolet, Kmart and Reebok. He has also choreographed for and danced in the group Fuzion, which took home the $100,000 grand prize on television’s Star Search. Alan has become known for his athletic and powerful style. Alan is the artistic director and along with John Crutchman founded West Coast Dance Explosion


Lyndsay May

Lyndsay May started began dancing at age 14 at Juliana’s where she trained with Mrs. Julie and Mr. Mike until she graduated. She won numerous regional/national convention and competition scholarships, titles, and awards. Some of these include Tremaine, West Coast Dance Explosion, NYCDA, Star Systems, 2 Days on OC, Shake The Floor, and LA Dance Magic. Growing up, she toured with Radio Disney, Jordan Knight, and on conventions as an assistant. She modeled for the recognizable and flawless dancewear line Katrina Wear (@katrinawear). Lyndsay has worked for choreographers such as Nappytabs, Tony G, Frank Gatson, Bobby Newberry, Dennis Caspary, Todd Flanagan, Justin Giles, and Mark Meismer and danced on stage for celebrities including Beyoncé, Enrique Iglesias, Life House, Eminem, Nick Cannon, and Cody Linley. She was a recurring dancer on TV series Real Life the Musical and ABC’s MOBBED and danced in the movie The Comebacks and Bring It On 3 as assistant choreographer. Currently, Lyndsay is working with Armenia’s star artist Ani Christy and a new LA artist Ellenie.


Alyssa Cebulski

Alyssa Cebulski was born and raised in Michigan, where she trained at Juliana's and Valentina’s School of Ballet. She graduated from Marymount Manhattan College in 2016 with a BFA in Ballet under the direction of Katie Langan. She has performed works by Dwight Rhoden, Kate Skarpetowska, Aszure Barton, and Darrell Grand Moultrie, among others. She was a member of Graham 2 and joined the Martha Graham Dance Company in 2016. Alyssa has performed chorus work in Graham’s Chronicle, Maple Leaf Rag, Diversion of Angels and Primitive Mysteries. She has also performed in a lead role from Appalachian Spring, as the Pioneer Woman, at UVA’s Bicentennial Launch Celebration. On her off time, she enjoys doing photo shoots with photographers and clothing companies. Alyssa has been featured in Ken Browar and Deborah Ory’s book the Style of Movement.


Valentina Barsukova

Valentina received her Vaganova ballet training in the Ukraine beginning with the Kharkov Ballet School and graduating from Kiev Academy of Ballet. She danced professionally with the Kharkov Ballet Theatre performing in productions including Sleeping Beauty, La Sylphide, Sone of the Forest, Carmen, Don Quixote, and Nutcracker.

During her time as a professional dancer, Valentina furthered her studies receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Choreography and a Masters Degree in engineering.

In 1994, Valentina moved to the United States and taught for Geiger Classical Ballet Academy, and Big City Dance Center. She then taught for Juliana’s Academy of Dance staging and choreographing ballet productions including Chipollino, Doctor Dolittle, Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, and Snow Queen. In 2002, Valentina became a U.S. citizen.

Miss V, as she is affectionately addressed by her students, has had many dancers qualify for the Youth American Grand Prix (YAGP) New York City Finals in groups and as soloists earning her two YAGP Outstanding Teacher Awards. Her students have been accepted into residential programs—Bolshoi Ballet Academy; Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington, DC; Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet; Miami City Ballet School; Pacific Northwest Ballet School; Canada’s National Ballet School; The Rock School for Dance Education; The Ailey School, Official School of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater—and countless summer intensives… many having been accepted with partial or full scholarships for both residential and intensive programs.

Valentina is extremely proud of the students she’s fostered and who have gone on to work professionally in companies including Stanislavsky Theatre (Moscow), Miami City Ballet (Miami), and Complexions Contemporary Ballet (New York).


Ron Teodoro

Ronuelle Teodoro, head coordinator of The UnderGods, is a Michigan based choreographer. He's worked under a handful of well-known, renowned choreographers/performers: Ian Eastwood, Shane Sparks, Alan "Phlex" Kirk, Will Sunahara, Jed Florano (Kinjaz), Di "Moon" Zhang (I.aM.mE Crew), and Cedric Botelho. He is also credible for working under a few music artists such as Big Sean, Calvin Harris, Tritonal, and Travis Garland. His style is comprised of inspirations stemming from multiple fields of dance: Ballroom, Contemporary, Urban, and Hip-Hop.