Mallory Dearwester

mallory_dearwester_300Mallory started competition dance at the age of 5. She interned at Otterbein College with the dance program for 2 years in 2003-2004. She has also trained at Ballet Met here in Columbus, Ohio. When she graduated in 2004, she won a scholarship at the Edge Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles, California. She has been trained by and worked with many of today’s finest, such as Tabitha and Napoleon, Brian Friedman, Sonya Tayeh, Phi Nguyen of Jabbawockeez, Tucker Barkley, Tovaris Wilson, Mandy Moore, Mark Meismer, Matt Cady, Scott Hislop, Greg Russell and the list goes on. She trained in all genres of dance such as Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, etc. After finishing the program she signed with Clear Talent Group. She was a dancer in the “Queen Bees Vamp the Lounge” burlesque show on the Queen Mary in Long Beach for 6 months. She was a dancer in Britney Murphy and Paul Oakenfold’s music video, “Faster Kill Pussy Cat.” She also toured with Hollywood Vibe Dance Company for 2 ½ years as an assistant teacher to many choreographers/ teachers. Also while in LA, Mallory did a few independent films, and many shows on stage. She was a dance instructor/choreographer at Wilson High School, USC and a few local studios in the LA area. Mallory moved back to Ohio in 2009 and has been teaching with us every since.