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Summer Intensive Instructors

Summer Instructors: Dance Company

Chance Ennis

Originally from Ames, lowa, Chance Ennis began his early training under the direction of Robert and Miyoko Thomas at The Robert Thomas Dance Center. He was the leading role of the "Nutcracker" in the lowa State Center Nutcracker Ballet in 2014. Chance moved to New York City the summer of 2015 to study on scholarship at The Joffrey Ballet School. He trained with numerous Broadway professionals such as Maximilien Boud , Earl Mosley, Marina Bogdonova, Lisa Donmall-Reeve, Bradley Shelver, Alison Mixon, Joanna Numata and many more. In Chance's time in New York City, landed the lead role as "Prince" in Cinder Blocks: An Old Skool Funky Tale, directed and choreographed by Ryan Daniel Beck and Chun Chua. Chance was also hired with Nickelodeon Studios to perform as "Cat" in Cat and Ladybug. Chance debuted on the Broadway show "Seven Wonders"in 2016. Along with touring with the Newsies on Broadway. In 2016 Chance moved to Indiana to finish his degree as a Dance Performance Major at Anderson University in Indiana. The summer of 2018 Chance was cast as a lead dancer with Gregory Hancock Dance Company out of Carmel Indiana and performed the role of Clopin in the Hunchback of Notre Dame. Chance also was a Guest artist with the Company of Indianapolis Ballet. As well as guesting and choreographing for Hinsdale Dance Academy Nutcracker. He has since toured as a company member with Ballet 5:8 out of Chicago. Rising in the ranks to Solo Artist. 2018/2019/2020 seasons and performing many roles throughout the years performing "The Space Between", inspired by C.S. Lewis the Great Divorce, "Four Seasons of the Soul", "Shades of Refrain", "Strangers and Angels" and "AlI God's Children", "4501", "Brothers and Sisters", "Splendors and Horrors, " and "Butterfly."All instructed and choreographed by Mrs. Julianna Slager.

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Heidi Loubser

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Heidi Loubser is a professional dancer, choreographer, and educator in the Kansas City metro region. She is thrilled to be dancing with Earthen Image Movement, a modern dance company under the direction of Hannah Anderson established August 2023. Heidi danced one season with Störling Moves, including a six week tour through Germany, and three seasons with Störling Dance Theatre, where she performed works by Mona Störling-Enna, Tobin James, Catherine Meredith, Carolyn Dorfman, Rosie Herrera, and Victoria Marks. She’s also freelanced, working with Story Slinger Entertainment, Chadash Contemporary Dance Movement, Greenleaf Performing Arts, Maranatha Arts Collective, City in Motion, Firelight Creative, JHS Pedals, and individual artists such as Talaessa Bice and Daintry TenNapel.

Heidi began dancing in her hometown of Pretoria, South Africa and received her early training in southeast Michigan. She earned a two year certificate from Störling’s Artist Development Program (now accredited as Störling Conservatory of Dance) in Olathe, Kansas where she fell in love with modern dance. Heidi’s attended intensives at Ballet Magnificat, Ad Deum Dance, Water Street, Ground Grooves, and on scholarship at Cleo Parker Robinson, Inlet Dance Theatre, Brighton Dance Festival, Detroit Dance City Festival, and Glenda Brown Choreography Project.

When not performing, you can find Heidi choreographing or teaching. She’s presented her choreography in professional and outreach settings in Michigan, Kansas, and Texas. Heidi also worked as the assistant choreographer for Firelight Creative’s film Between Two Worlds. The highlight of her career so far was choreographing for Atonement Lutheran Church’s live presentation of Requiem for the Living with the University of Missouri - Kansas City, massed church choirs and chamber orchestra in 2022.

Heidi is currently teaching ages 10 and above in several local studios and in retirement homes with Vitality in Motion. Connect with Heidi and find upcoming performances at

Liz Dimmel

Liz was the principle dancer and choreographer of “David” for Bethlehem 2000 and Jerusalem 3000 in Israel, and danced with the 1994 and 1995 “Young Messiah Tour.” Liz began her ballet education under Tatiana Dokodovska at UMKC, and completed her studies with Jean and Ekhardt Heidrick, principal dancers with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.
She began her professional career performing two years with the Kansas City Ballet, and later became a principal dancer with the Center City Ballet. Since devoting her gifts to the Lord, Liz has created a number of original Christian ballets: The Mystery of Christmas, The Power and the Glory, A Call to Repentance, The Book of Ruth, Dethroning the Prince, and Thy Kingdom Come (performed live with recording artist Steve Fry).

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Daintry TenNapel

Daintry TenNapel holds a BFA in Dance from Belhaven University, with an emphasis in
Choreography. Originally from Sioux Falls, SD, she trained with Steven Wynne, at the Limón

Institute in NYC, and with Ad Deum Dance Company in Houston, TX.

Mrs.TenNapel has traveled to Thailand three times to work with NightLight Ministries and Dton
Naam in the anti-trafficking arena. Here she taught worship dance to both men and women
who formerly worked in the red light district. She produced Freedom: Unveiling the Cries of a
Sex Slave, a production incorporating dance, videography, costume design, graphic design,
scriptwriting, and more. Mrs. TenNapel also co-created and co-directed a dance on film called

Wonder, in 2017 with Melissa Miller.

Mrs. TenNapel is currently dance faculty at Storling Conservatory of Dance, which is a college
dance program in Olathe, Kansas, where she teaches Limón based modern, Choreography,

and Improvisation.

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