Kelly Callese Nelms

Owner & Artistic Director

Kelly Callese is the founder and Artisitc director of Aspirations Dance Company in Lombard, IL. Kelly has been dancing since the age of eight starting out at Gotta Dance Studio where…

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Irma Aguilera

Office Manager

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Amber Whaley

Instructor

I have been dancing since the age of 2. Dance has always been my life. I’m so dedicated to succeed and continue my dance career. My goal is to be…

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Avnun Yakubov

Instructor

AVNUN YAKUBOV, was born in Russia and received a Masters Degree in Choreography and Arts Management from the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in Leningrad. Mr. Yakubov was the Artistic Director and Head Choreographer…

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Bree Lewandowski

Instructor

Bree Lewandowski has been dancing for twenty-one years. Her favorite teachers over the years include Joyce Lang, Donna Douglas, Katherine Pearson Skleba and Shell Benjamin. A scholarship dancer during her…

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Brittany Thele

Instructor

Brittany Thele began dancing when she was just 2 years old. During her early years of training, she performed roles with Von Heideicke’s Chicago Festival Ballet. She attended River North…

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Chiara Levato

Instructor

Chiara has been dancing for a total of 14 years since age 2. She has been dancing competitively for 12 of those years. She is experienced in many styles including:…

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Chris Zarate

Instructor

Chris Zarate started dancing after a Michael Jackson performance caught his eyes. He would play the tape, imitate, and rewind almost everyday, trying to perfect The King Of Pop and…

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Daniela Ivkovic

Instructor

Daniela was born and raised in the western suburbs of Chicago. She has over 30 years of experience in the dance world as a performer, instructor and choreographer. Daniela started…

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Hannah Johnson

Instructor

Beginning her training at the age of 3, Hannah is no stranger to the stage! She is solidly trained in all styles of dance, has choreographed for many studios throughout…

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Jenna Rivera

Instructor

Jenna Rivera began her journey into dance at the age of three. Since then she has had exclusive training in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, hip hop, and musical theatre. Studying…

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Kimberly Callese

Instructor

Kim has been teaching jazz technique classes at the studio for over 7 years, Kim’s unique, thorough, & strict teaching style enhances jazz technique classes for our competitive dancers.  With…

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Michael Nelms

Instructor

Michael has been working with ADC for over 3 years. Formerly a competitive gymnast, Michael has a genuine love of the sport that shines through in his teaching.  His Students…

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Mikie Thomas

Instructor

Michael “Mikie” Thomas found his passion for dance at a very young age. As he grew up, Mikie perfected the style of foot-working, danced with various Southside groups in Chicago…

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Steven Gorski

Instructor

“Scuba” Steve Gorski started dancing at the young age of 2.  He received his training from Stage Door Dance Academy and Impact Dance Studio.  Steve has won many titles, scholarships and…

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