Instructors

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Rhonda K. Moore
Owner/Artistic Director

Rhonda K. Moore has been a dance educator for over 20 years and has an extensive background in Modern, Contemporary, Tap, Ballet, Pointe and Jazz.

She holds a B.F.A. in Dance and Choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University. Rhonda is certified in Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT), Rhythm Works Integrative Dance and DiscoverDance Early Childhood Education. Her professional experience has included positions as Company Director for Elite Dance Academy, Dance Coordinator for Steppin' Out Dance Studio, Artistic Director for A-Factor Dance Company, Lower School Dance Director for St. Catherine's School and Instructor/Choreographer for various studios in Virginia, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Missouri. She is also a Head Adjudicator for Edge Talent Competition, and the Content Developer/Editor for DiscoverDance, LLC.

Rhonda is thrilled to be Trilogy's new owner and is looking forward to this amazing life chapter!

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Lyndsey Rhoads 
Instructor/Choreographer

Lyndsey Rhoads trained at Central Oklahoma Dance Center before moving to Chicago. She has performed with Chicago Dance Crash, Corpo Dance Company and the American College Dance Festival. Her choreography has been set at universities, industrials, and special events including Gus Giordano’s New Choreography Showcase at the Gus Giordano Dance Center. Lyndsey returns to Trilogy for her third year of teaching technique and setting beautiful competition choreography.

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Kiera Brown 
Instructor/Choreographer

Kiera Brown, originally from Wixom, MI, attended Western Michigan University, graduating in Spring 2021 with a B.F.A. in Dance. While at WMU, she had the pleasure of performing works choreographed by Yin Yue, Jennifer Archibald, BAIRA, Mike Esperanza, Katarzyna Skarpetowska, Jeremy Blair, Monique Haley, David Curwen, Carolyn Pavlik, Seyong Kim, and Kelsey Paschich. Kiera had the opportunity to perform alongside Peridance Contemporary Dance Company and was also a company member of Western Dance Project, under the direction of Whitney Moncrief during its 2018-2019 season. Kiera furthered her dance training at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s choreographic summer intensive and there she worked with Rena Butler, Robyn Mineko-Williams, Micaela Taylor, and Rodrick George. In addition to being a performer, Kiera is also a choreographer, teacher, and videographer, and is looking forward to teaching at Trilogy for her second season!

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Ali Lidbury 
Instructor/Choreographer

Ali is from Barrington, Illinois. She received her B.F.A. from Indiana University in Musical Theatre. Currently, she is a graduate student at Northwestern University studying education. Ali is trained in the royal ballet technique and has since become well versed in the various styles of musical theatre dance as well as contemporary, modern, jazz, hip hop dance and poms technique and choreography. She has spent time working in the Education Department at the La Jolla Playhouse, as well as the Education Department at Indiana Repertory Theatre. She has performed at Carnegie Hall as a featured dance and vocal soloist, and in Cabaret at the Laurie Beechman in New York City. For the Lebron James Family Foundation she danced with Usher and Jordan Sparks. For the Manhattan School of Music she teaches audition choreography for prospective musical theatre students. While at Indiana University Ali assisted Liza Gennaro in her choreography for City of Angels. Some of her favorite credits include Pippin (Fastrada), Heathers (Heather Duke), Hairspray (Penny), The Merry Widow (Grisette-Lolo, Principal Dancer). She is also a photographer specializing in headshots, dance, and family photos. Ali is really excited to share her love for dance with the students at Trilogy School of Performing Arts!

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Josie Starr 
Instructor/Choreographer

Josephine (Josie) Starr was born and raised in Marshall, Missouri. She began her dance training at Broadway Bound Dance Studio under the direction of her mentor, Torey Spitzig. Josie graduated with a B.F.A. in Dance from Webster University and has extensive performance experience in concert and competitive dance, as well as multiple years of teaching experience. While at Webster, she had the honor of working with artists such as Xi Zhao, Gregory Dawson, Tara Webbe, Filomena Cacciatore, Anotonio Douthit-Boyd, Maggi Dueker, Beckah Reed and many others. Josie has also had the privilege of training with companies across the United States including Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Backhaus Dance and Visceral Dance Chicago. She has most recently danced professionally in St. Louis with Consuming Kinetics Dance Company, and Ballet 314. Her teaching journey has included positions as Instructor/Choreographer for Broadway Bound Dance Studio and Dance Productions Unlimited. Josie is thrilled to further her dance career with Inaside Dance Chicago, beginning in Fall 2022, and cannot wait to begin her first season as a part of Trilogy’s dance family!

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Natasha Willhoff
Instructor

Natasha Willhoff began her training in her hometown of Sycamore, Illinois. She continued her training with The Academy of Dance Arts in Downers Grove, where she got to experience masterclasses with Instructors Nick Pupillo and Homer Bryant. She has completed Summer Intensives with Alonzo King LINES Ballet, as well as worked with Alvin Ailey. Natasha currently works for Allegro Dance Boutique as a pointe fitter and with Ardent Dance Company as an Apprentice for her second season.