Rhonda K. Moore
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!
A native of Ada, Oklahoma, Lyndsey trained at Central Oklahoma Dance Center and East Central University. After moving to Chicago she trained at Gus Giordano where she later became a part of their teaching staff and continues to teach throughout the Chicagoland area. Lyndsey is the artistic director and founder of Rhoads Academy of Dance. She has been a dance instructor for over 20 years and teaches Contemporary, Jazz, Modern, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Ballet, Pointe, and Acro. She has choreographed for various dance companies, industrials, theater companies, and many studios throughout the United States. Lyndsey has danced with Chicago Dance Crash, Corpo Dance Company, Culture Shock, and Collage Dance Company among others. She couldn't be more thrilled to continue this journey and share her passion with her students here at Trilogy.
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!
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!
After dancing at a local dance studio in St. Louis, MO and competing at UDA nationals in high school, Sam attended Lindenwood University, where she danced on Lion Line and took classes in the Dance Department. She continued training at local studios throughout college and began teaching at Dance Factory along with choreographing for studios, high school and even college dance teams post graduating. Sam joined a dance company in St. Louis and took classes in New York and Chicago as she furthered her experience in dance. Most recently, she moved to Chicago, enjoying her new journey being a Chicago Luvabull for the NBA Bulls. Sam is thrilled to begin teaching in Chicago to further her dance career!