Brian Friedman has worked on Dancing with The Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, Will & Grace, The Tonight Show, Late Night, Jimmy Kimmel, The Ellen Show, Oprah, MTV VMA’s, VH1 Divas Live, American Music Awards, and the Billboard Music Awards, to name a few. Brian's film credits include Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, You Got Served, She’s All That, Austin Powers Gold Member, and Uptown Girls. He has been associated with top music artists such as Michael Jackson, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Ciara, Celine Dion, Janet Jackson, Prince, Mariah Carey, Usher, P!nK, Nicole Scherzinger, Christina Aguilera, One Direction, Cher, Normani, Sam Smith Melanie Martinez, and more. He was chosen to work with Simon Cowell on several of his highest ranking projects, including judging, choreographing, creative directing, and producing. These shows include The X Factor (US and UK), America's Got Talent, and Britain's Got Talent.
In addition to spending his time as a Producer, Director, Creative Director, and Choreographer, Brian enjoys giving back to the community. Everyone loves and knows a "Brian Friedman" piece! Brian is excited to be the first jazz funk Master Coach joining the ballroom this year!
Krista Miller is best known for her popular teaching channel on Youtube called KBMTalent with over 75,000,000 views. With over 200 dance instruction videos, Krista has become one of the most sought after technique Teachers in North America. On this platform, she began giving technical tips and online classes to dancers across the globe. She has since traveled around the world with her KBM TALENT “Day of Dance '' sharing her gifts. With her ballet background and focus on the core strength, she has worked with some of the most elite students around the world. She has recently opened the elite training facility in Orange County California called “THE BREA SPACE ''. Her passion for the basic principles of technique have made her unique to the teaching field. She has stayed true to helping students find a better technical balance within their own individual body. It is her wish for dancers to have a solid technical foundation that will help them in all styles of Dance. Krista is excited to be the first technique Master Coach joining the ballroom this year!
Lacey Schwimmer is perhaps best known for her success as a finalist on Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance (season 3) and as one of the most popular professional dancers on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars (six consecutive seasons). She has worked with Grammy award-winning artists such as Christina Aguilera, Nikki Minaj, LMFAO, One Republic, Reba McEntire, One Republic, Backstreet Boys, and New Kids On The Block. In addition to Lacey’s industry choreography she has created many award-winning contemporary, hip-hop, jazz, Latin, swing, and ballroom pieces for competition, and has won multiple U.S. and world titles for Swing dance and International Latin. Lacey created the first ever Ballroom only convention and continues to make an impact in the dance world. Lacey is excited to continue to make history and join our ballroom this year!
Master Class Faculty
Taught Style Intensives @ South Open Dancesport Championships December 2021