Instructors

Brandy Miller  Bio Coming soon.

Brandy Miller

Bio Coming soon.

Heather Murphy  Heather Murphy was born and raised in Myrtle Beach, SC.  She started dance and gymnastics at age 3 and trained in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, contemporary/modern, hip hop, and acro.  Heather was a competitive gymnast for many years and started competitive dancing at age 9 until she graduated college where she was awarded numerous awards and scholarships.     Heather attended to Winthrop University and received Bachelors of Arts in Dance Performance and Choreography.  She trained under Sandra Neels (former dancer of Merce Cunningham), Caroline Calouche (owner of Caroline Calouche and Co. in Charlotte), and many other influential instructors.  Heather held multiple professional jobs during college performing with Charlotte-based companies, Charlotte Philharmonic Orchestra, and in the Charlotte Dance Festival.  She was also a member of Millennium Dance Company - jazz/hip hop/ modern company - in Charlotte for 2 years after graduating     Heather Murphy began teaching in 2009 for Brandy Miller and has not stopped since.  Her choreography has received many awards and accolades.  Heather currently teaches Hip Hop to all MBDC dancers.

Heather Murphy

Heather Murphy was born and raised in Myrtle Beach, SC.  She started dance and gymnastics at age 3 and trained in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, contemporary/modern, hip hop, and acro.  Heather was a competitive gymnast for many years and started competitive dancing at age 9 until she graduated college where she was awarded numerous awards and scholarships.

 

Heather attended to Winthrop University and received Bachelors of Arts in Dance Performance and Choreography.  She trained under Sandra Neels (former dancer of Merce Cunningham), Caroline Calouche (owner of Caroline Calouche and Co. in Charlotte), and many other influential instructors.  Heather held multiple professional jobs during college performing with Charlotte-based companies, Charlotte Philharmonic Orchestra, and in the Charlotte Dance Festival.  She was also a member of Millennium Dance Company - jazz/hip hop/ modern company - in Charlotte for 2 years after graduating

 

Heather Murphy began teaching in 2009 for Brandy Miller and has not stopped since.  Her choreography has received many awards and accolades.  Heather currently teaches Hip Hop to all MBDC dancers.

Jeffrey Polston  Jeffrey Polston, a North Carolina native, began his formal training at the North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC.  Upon graduation, he joined the Boston-based Impulse Dance Company, Director Adrienne Hawkins.  During his tenure with Impulse, he worked with noted choreographers such as Donald Byrd and Dwight Rhoden, and performed in works by Warren Spears, Rael Lamb, Clover Mathis, Consuelo Atlas (soloist with Alvin Alley American Dance Theatre and founder of Impulse), and Fred Benjamin.  During this time he also worked in Tokyo, Japan with F.E.N. Promotions Company, a nationally broadcast television show.  Jeffrey moved to Philadelphia after being invited to become a First Company member of Philadelphia Dance Company, affectionately known as “Philadanco”, Director Joan Myers Brown.  He worked with and performed in works by Milton Myers and Talley Beatty.  As an original member of Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company based in New York, Co-Directors Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, Jeffrey toured extensively throughout the world.  Including a two week engagement at the internationally known, Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia and in Athens, Greece.  He was a Soloist/Principle dancer, as well as Dance Captain with the New Royal Ballet of York, better known as, “The New Boys”, an all male cast on pointe.  They toured extensively throughout Japan three times to sold-out audiences across the country.  During this period, Jeffrey was invited to make two guest appearances performing for a nationally broadcast television show in Tokyo.  He also performed for Pope John Paul 11, for World Youth Day, in Toronto, Canada, with the Boston Liturgical Dance Ensemble for an audience of over 600,000.  Jeffrey continues to teach and choreograph at numerous colleges and dance studios throughout the country.  In the Spring of 2010, he taught and performed with the Alaska Dance Theatre in Anchorage.  He recently returned to Anchorage to teach and choreograph for the professional and pre-professional companies.  Additionally, he is invited for annual engagements across the country as a performer/soloist/teaching- guest artist.    References provided upon request.   

Jeffrey Polston

Jeffrey Polston, a North Carolina native, began his formal training at the North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC.

Upon graduation, he joined the Boston-based Impulse Dance Company, Director Adrienne Hawkins.  During his tenure with Impulse, he worked with noted choreographers such as Donald Byrd and Dwight Rhoden, and performed in works by Warren Spears, Rael Lamb, Clover Mathis, Consuelo Atlas (soloist with Alvin Alley American Dance Theatre and founder of Impulse), and Fred Benjamin.  During this time he also worked in Tokyo, Japan with F.E.N. Promotions Company, a nationally broadcast television show.

Jeffrey moved to Philadelphia after being invited to become a First Company member of Philadelphia Dance Company, affectionately known as “Philadanco”, Director Joan Myers Brown.  He worked with and performed in works by Milton Myers and Talley Beatty.

As an original member of Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company based in New York, Co-Directors Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, Jeffrey toured extensively throughout the world.  Including a two week engagement at the internationally known, Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia and in Athens, Greece.  He was a Soloist/Principle dancer, as well as Dance Captain with the New Royal Ballet of York, better known as, “The New Boys”, an all male cast on pointe.  They toured extensively throughout Japan three times to sold-out audiences across the country.  During this period, Jeffrey was invited to make two guest appearances performing for a nationally broadcast television show in Tokyo.  He also performed for Pope John Paul 11, for World Youth Day, in Toronto, Canada, with the Boston Liturgical Dance Ensemble for an audience of over 600,000.

Jeffrey continues to teach and choreograph at numerous colleges and dance studios throughout the country.  In the Spring of 2010, he taught and performed with the Alaska Dance Theatre in Anchorage.  He recently returned to Anchorage to teach and choreograph for the professional and pre-professional companies.  Additionally, he is invited for annual engagements across the country as a performer/soloist/teaching- guest artist.  

References provided upon request.

 

 

Guest Instructors/Choreographers

 

Misty Miller Huff  Misty Miller, born and raised in New Orleans, LA, began her professional career at the tender age of 10 when she went on tour dancing for the  NFL . She moved to L.A. after receiving her Bachelors Degree from the University of Nebraska.      Most recently, you would have seen her in the first ever Facebook commercial ad campaign as well as an episode of Two and a Half Men, where she worked along side Ashton Kucher. She has also performed live with Beyonce and Kanye West.  You would have also seen her in Kristin Chenoweth's music video "I Want Somebody." On top of her national commercial for Nair, you have seen her on select TV appearances including  The Game, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,   And let's not forget to mention Misty working directly with Britney Spears as an Associate Choreographer for her  Circus  Tour. And recently she has jumped back in to help Ed prepare for the Britney Spears show in Las Vegas, teaching her choreography and coaching Ms. Spears and dancers on how to do the tricks with Mr. Alonzo. As well as working alongside her director, Baz Halpin, on tips for producing the number.        Misty has worked with such notable choreographers as Fatima Robinson, Mandy Moore, Laurie Ann Gibson, Frank Gatson, and Rosero McCoy. She has Also performed for Marc Anthony, Nike, Panasonic, MGM, Toyota and Manheim Steamroller.   Misty has loved to entertain since childhood. She doesn't only love to perform. She also genuinely loves sharing her knowledge of technique, style, secrets of the industry   and most importantly her passion for dance to the next generation of entertainers.

Misty Miller Huff

Misty Miller, born and raised in New Orleans, LA, began her professional career at the tender age of 10 when she went on tour dancing for the NFL. She moved to L.A. after receiving her Bachelors Degree from the University of Nebraska.

    Most recently, you would have seen her in the first ever Facebook commercial ad campaign as well as an episode of Two and a Half Men, where she worked along side Ashton Kucher. She has also performed live with Beyonce and Kanye West.  You would have also seen her in Kristin Chenoweth's music video "I Want Somebody." On top of her national commercial for Nair, you have seen her on select TV appearances including The Game, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,  And let's not forget to mention Misty working directly with Britney Spears as an Associate Choreographer for her Circus Tour. And recently she has jumped back in to help Ed prepare for the Britney Spears show in Las Vegas, teaching her choreography and coaching Ms. Spears and dancers on how to do the tricks with Mr. Alonzo. As well as working alongside her director, Baz Halpin, on tips for producing the number.  

    Misty has worked with such notable choreographers as Fatima Robinson, Mandy Moore, Laurie Ann Gibson, Frank Gatson, and Rosero McCoy. She has Also performed for Marc Anthony, Nike, Panasonic, MGM, Toyota and Manheim Steamroller. 

Misty has loved to entertain since childhood. She doesn't only love to perform. She also genuinely loves sharing her knowledge of technique, style, secrets of the industry and most importantly her passion for dance to the next generation of entertainers.

Clinton Huff  Clinton Huff was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, where he began his dance training at the tender age of 11, focusing on Ballet, Jazz and Hip Hop. Because he loved old school poppinghe was eager to learn the fundamentals of popping and waving. Clinton spent many summers abroad in France training with the boys technique teacher from the world famous, Paris Opera. As a teenager, he performed in many musicals including, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dream Coat, West Side Story and 7 Brides for 7 Brothers.       Clinton has worked in film, television, stage and commercials. His commercial credits include Coke, Progressive Insurance, Nokia, Budwiser, Visa, Volks Wagon, Hondai, Bugaboo, Nissan, Target, Cheetos, and Jack in the Box to name a few. You would have also seen him on television and on the big screen in the following: Glee, Two and Half Men, Disaster Movie, Malcolm in the Middle, The Video Game Awards, The Comebacks, Jackass #2, and Eli Stone! Clinton has also performed for prestigious companies like Disney, Honda, Fiat, Belagio Casino in Las Vegas, E-3 and Paul Mitchell.        He has also traveled the world performing close to home in an industrial show for Nike in beautiful Hawaii, as well as touring countries like Germany and Canada with the amazing choreographer Hi Hat.       Clinton has worked with many other notable choreographers such Fred Tallaksen, Michael Rooney, Zach Woodley, and Michael Swandt. He has also worked along side Kim Kardashian, Franky Munez, David Koechner and Neil Patrick Harris. Most recently you would have seen him in his second Jack in the Box commercial ad, where he was directly booked!       Because he has such a strong appreciation for his craft, Clinton believes that sharing his knowledge of dance, with the up and coming dancers of the next generation, is one of the most important things in life. The arts must be embraced and perpetuated. 

Clinton Huff

Clinton Huff was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, where he began his dance training at the tender age of 11, focusing on Ballet, Jazz and Hip Hop. Because he loved old school poppinghe was eager to learn the fundamentals of popping and waving. Clinton spent many summers abroad in France training with the boys technique teacher from the world famous, Paris Opera. As a teenager, he performed in many musicals including, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dream Coat, West Side Story and 7 Brides for 7 Brothers. 

    Clinton has worked in film, television, stage and commercials. His commercial credits include Coke, Progressive Insurance, Nokia, Budwiser, Visa, Volks Wagon, Hondai, Bugaboo, Nissan, Target, Cheetos, and Jack in the Box to name a few. You would have also seen him on television and on the big screen in the following: Glee, Two and Half Men, Disaster Movie, Malcolm in the Middle, The Video Game Awards, The Comebacks, Jackass #2, and Eli Stone! Clinton has also performed for prestigious companies like Disney, Honda, Fiat, Belagio Casino in Las Vegas, E-3 and Paul Mitchell. 

     He has also traveled the world performing close to home in an industrial show for Nike in beautiful Hawaii, as well as touring countries like Germany and Canada with the amazing choreographer Hi Hat. 

    Clinton has worked with many other notable choreographers such Fred Tallaksen, Michael Rooney, Zach Woodley, and Michael Swandt. He has also worked along side Kim Kardashian, Franky Munez, David Koechner and Neil Patrick Harris. Most recently you would have seen him in his second Jack in the Box commercial ad, where he was directly booked! 

    Because he has such a strong appreciation for his craft, Clinton believes that sharing his knowledge of dance, with the up and coming dancers of the next generation, is one of the most important things in life. The arts must be embraced and perpetuated.