Class Placement

Students are placed according to their age.

Friday, May 19th

13 and Up
4:30-5:30 - Ballet (Melissa)
5:30-6:30 - Modern (Alyssa)
6:30-7:30 - Hip Hop (Ade)
7:30-8:30 Hip Hop Production

9-12 years old
4:30-5:30 - Modern. (Alyssa)
5:30-6:30 - Hip Hop (Ade)
6:30-7:30 - Ballet (Melissa)
7:30-8:30 - Hip Hop Production

Saturday, May 20th

13 and up
9:00-10:30 - Ballet (Melissa)
10:30-12:00 - Hip Hop (Ade)
12:00-12:30 – Lunch
12:30-1:30 - Improv (Brandon)
1:30-2:30 - Tap (Issac)
2:30-3:30 - Jazz (Jill)

9-12 years old
9:00-10:30 Hip Hop (Ade)
10:30-12:00 - Jill (Jazz)
12:00-12:30 – Lunch
12:30-2:00 - Ballet (Melissa)
2:00-3:30 - Issac (Tap)

8 and under
9:30-10:30 - Warm-up/Technique (Brandon)
10:30-11:30 - Ballet (Melissa)
11:30-12:30 - Tap (Issac)

Sunday, May 21st

13 and Up
9:00-10:00 - Warm-Up/Technique (Jill)
10:00-11:00 - Contemporary (Brandon)
11:00-12:00 - Tap (Issac)
12:00-12:30 – Lunch
12:30-2:00 - Ballet (Melissa)
2:00-3:30 - Hip Hop (Ade)

9-12 years old
9:00-10:00 - Tap (Issac)
10:00-11:00 - Lyrical (Jill)
11:00-12:00 - Contemporary (Brandon)
12:00-12:30 – Lunch
12:30-2:00 – Hip Hop (Ade)
2:00-3:30 - Ballet (Melissa)

8 and under
9:00-10:00 - Ballet (Brandon)
10:00-11:00 - Tap (Issac)
11:00-12:00 - Jazz (Jill)

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.

Drop In Rates

$25 for an hour class

$30 for an hour an a half class

Age 9 & Over

$ 350
3 Days
4:30-7:30 Friday
9:00-3:30 Saturday & Sunday
12:00-12:30 Lunch Break Saturday & Sunday

Age 8 & under

$ 175
2 Days
9:30-1:00 Saturday & Sunday
Ade Obayomi

Ade Obayomi

Ade began dancing when he was young, excelling not only at training and competition, but also as an accomplished gymnast, earning Arizona’s State Champion title at just ten years old. While attending Chapman University, Ade auditioned for Season 5 of So You Think You Can Dance and became one of the top 3 boy finalists. His dance credits include working and performing in a nationwide tour with SYTYCD, a Grammys performance with Beyonce, appearance in Rihanna’s “Hard” music video, and touring with Alicia Keys as part of the Element of Freedom World Tour. He has also worked with numerous other well-known artists, such as Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, JLo, Kelly Rowland, and the cast of American Idol. Ade also became a SYTYCD All Star and completed a 40 city national tour.


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.

Melissa Sandvig

Melisa Sandvig

Melissa Sandvig was born and raised in Orange County California. She began her ballet training at Long Beach Ballet at the age of 5 and began dancing professionally at age 15. Melissa was also a young actress and starred in commercials and after school specials, but soon chose to put that on the backburner to fully commit to her future as a ballerina. While still in high school, she won 2nd place in the prestigiousMusic Center Spotlight Awards and toured internationally with the Los Angeles Classical Ballet to Taiwan and China. After graduating she was recruited to join The Milwaukee Ballet where she danced soloist roleswith them for 6 seasons. Melissa then returned home to Los Angeles to become a freelance artist and a certified Pilates instructor. Her interest in Pilates came after suffering a fracture in her lower back which caused her to retrain her body and posture to protect her back from future injuries. She enjoys teaching younger dancers how not only to be healthy but to work their bodies correctly to prevent injuries. She was recently certified in Progressive Ballet Technique as well.

Melissa continues to perform with companies such as Helios Dance Theater, Sacramento Ballet, Los Angeles Contemporary Ballet, Luminario Ballet, Motion Tribe, Body Traffic, Strange and Elegant Dancers, String Theory, The Los Angeles Opera, and many more. She is most well known for her performance on Season 5 of "So You Think You Can Dance" as the "Naughty Ballerina".  Melissa was the first classically trained ballerina and the oldest contestant at age 29. She broke stereotypes about age and ballet and made it all the way to the top 6.

Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell is a Detroit native and graduate of the Walnut Hill School in Natick, MA. After graduation in 2005, Brandon spent time performing with “Companie Coline" in Istre, France, Rapture Dance Project and Ron DeJesus Dance in Chicago. Brandon has been a guest performer and choreographer with several college programs including the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, Oakland University, Alma College and Wayne State University. He has appeared with the Michigan Opera Theater in the productions of “ Aida" and "The Merry Widow". He was the choreographic assistant on the set of Disney’s “Oz, the Great and Powerful” and a credited dancer in “A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas”. In collaboration with Jaclyn Walsh, Brandon has presented work at the Boston Contemporary Dance Festival in 2015 and 2018 and at Green Box Arts Festival in Green Mountain Falls, CO in 2019 as part of Larry Keigwin’s “Dynamic Duets”. Brandon has served as a faculty member with the Chicago National Association of Dance Masters, the Southern Association of Dance Masters and as a faculty member in the Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance at Wayne State University in Detroit. He is a current dancer with Take Root dance company and a company instructor for Eisenhower Dance Detroit. Brandon also has been teaching weekly Dance for Parkinson’s classes hosted at the Henry Ford Health Systems in Detroit to individuals afflicted by Parkinson’s disease for the past 3 years.


Jill Cassidy

Jill Cassidy is a professional dancer, choreographer, certified Xtend Barre and TRX instructor and founder of Motor City Choreography Collective. Jill’s professional career has included stage, film and television credits. Her award winning choreography can be seen locally all over the Metro Detroit area, nationally and internationally. On top of studio and company work, Jill choreographs for high school and college dance teams and has been an adjunct Professor of Dance at Oakland University and now currently at Wayne State University. Jill was the choreographer for the television series The Wannabes airing on Starz Family. She works with Detroit casinos, MGM Detroit and Motor City Casino, and judges for Dance Force Xpress competitions. Jill has a BA Degree in Communications from Oakland University.

Isaac Morgan

Issac Morgan

Isaac Morgan is trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Lyrical. His training extends from Artistry In Motion Dance School where he trained under Gwendolyn Smith, Crystall White-Winkler, Theresa White, Bruce Bradley, and Rita Mosley. Isaac has won numerous dance competitions and awards including Dance Masters "Mr. Dance of Michigan. Additionally, Isaac was a student at Oklahoma City University where he studied under the direction of Joe Rowan, Robert Reed, and Susan Hebauch, just to name a few. Isaac continues to be recognized for his choreography and artistic visions in dance. He has been awarded choreography awards from Chicago Human Rhythm Project, Tapology Tap Festival ,under the direction of Alfred Bruce Bradley, and Diane "Lady Di" Walker. Isaac has toured with Holland America Cruise lines, he was a member of the dance cast of Angela Burrow-Dunlaps "My Sweet Potatoe Pie" starring recording artist Ginuwine, Sherman Hemsley, and John Henton. He has also worked with the North American International Auto Show for BMW. He has been featured on Fox 2 News with Charles Pugh, and WDIV 4 for his work as the founder of Michigan's premiere tap company, Notorious Tappers L.L.C. Based in Detroit, Mi, we are an ALL STUDIO tap company.