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, Lyrical and Jazz. She holds a B.F.A. in Dance and Choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University. Rhonda is certified in Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) and Rhythm Works Integrative Dance. She was also the first to train under Andrea Trench (founder) during the creation of DiscoverDance Early Childhood Dance 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 moving into her second season as Trilogy's owner and is looking forward to continuing 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.
Josie Starr was born and raised in Marshall Missouri began her dance training at Broadway Bound Dance Studio, under the direction of mentor Torey Spitzig. Josie graduated with a B. F. A. in Dance and departmental honors from Webster University. She has extensive performance experience in concert and competitive dance, as well as, multiple years of teaching experience. While at Webster she had to honor of working with artist such as Xi Zhao, Gregory Dawson, Tara Webbe Filomena Cacciatore, Anotonio Douthit-Boyd, and many others. Josie has 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 with Inaside Dance Chicago. Her teaching journey has included positions as Instructor/Choreographer for Broadway Bound Dance Studio and Dance Productions Unlimited. Josie is thrilled to continue her journey in the Chicago area with her Trilogy family!
Renae Frank began her dance training as a competition dancer in De Pere, WI. Upon graduating high school, she attended Northern Illinois University where she later graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BFA in Dance and BS in Psychology. While at NIU, Renae trained under well-known dance professors including Judith Chitwood, Paula Frasz, and Rich Grund. Renae also spent two summers training at Ruth Page Center for the Arts under the direction of Victor Alexander. Upon graduating college, Renae moved to Madison, Wisconsin where she was a company member and choreographer for Madison Contemporary Dance. While in Wisconsin, Renae also taught dance at Stoughton Center for the Arts. At the beginning of 2023, Renae put plans into motion to move down to Chicago, further her dance training, and dance with Ardent Dance Company under the direction of Justine Kelly. Renae is looking forward to the chapter ahead of teaching and performing throughout the greater Chicagoland area.
Hip Hop Master Instructor/Choreographer
Cyx started his professional career with Dance2xs International in Chicago in 2003. In 2007, he along with three friends founded the Chicago Onyx Dance Alliance better known as CODA. In 2009 Cyx joined Hip Hop Connxion and in 2011 was named director of the Chicago branch. Cyx has performed on the Soul Train Music Awards, The Grammys, The American Music Awards, the MTV music awards, and the VMAs. Cyx has danced background for Syleena Johnson, B2K, Marques Houston, Missy Elliott, Usher, and Omarion. Cyx has also choreographed and performed in China, Japan, Australia, Canada, Mexico, the Bahamas, England, and Austria along with a multitude of cities in the U.S.
Marissa began her love for dance at the age of 5 and shortly after started performing and competing. She was a member of her high school dance team, Warrior Dance Team where she performed at games and competed through the IHSA. She also participated in her high school and studio dance companies where she got to perform different pieces and work with artists from the Chicagoland area. After high school, she went on to be a member of the athletic and competitive dance team at DePaul University where she got to perform at all the basketball games as well as compete at UDA Nationals. She loved being able to represent her school and choreograph during her time there as well as getting the opportunity to serve as captain and Game Day Leader for DePaul Dance Team her last two years on the team. Some of Marissa’s favorite performances were performing in the ABC Christmas parade in Disney World and performing at the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. Marissa is so excited to start teaching at Trilogy this year!