KERI OLSON & JILL ZAGORSKI

HIP HOP, JAZZ

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Keri began dancing at the age of 2 and has fell in love with it ever since. Keri was
trained in a studio setting her whole life, along with rigorous dance team training.
She attended Hofstra University where she studied physical education and health
education, and obtained a minor in dance. During her time at Hofstra University,
Keri was a member of the nationally ranked dance team. She was chosen to be the
captain of this team from 2012-2013, and during that time she led the team to 2x
national champion titles in the DI Hip Hop Division at UDA Nationals.

After graduating from college, Keri became a UDA instructor for eight years
working with various high school teams all over the country. During the last four
years she was on the UDA/UCA College Circuit working with all College dance
teams. From 2013-2015, Keri was a Cosmos Girl for the NASL soccer team and was
captain for two of those years. During her time on the Cosmos Girls dance team,
Keri choreographed numerous routines that were loved by every dancer and
everyone in the crowd. She has choreographed multiple dances for various High
Schools and College Dance Teams. Keri is currently a dance teacher in Staten Island
High School for Performing Arts.

Long Island born and raised, Jill started dancing at age three. When Jill was eight she started competing and continued to do so all throughout college. She was on the Hofstra University Dance Team in which she holds a UDA College National Championship title in Division 1 Pom. Jill also competed at ICU worlds in 2016 where she represented USA Pom and won a gold medal. In 2017, she competed at the first ever Pan American Worlds in Cali, Colombia, representing the USA, and won a gold medal as well. Jill also took over a high school dance team program in 2017 whom she bought to NDA High School Nationals in 2018 where they won Medium Varsity Hip Hop and were also named Grand Champions of all Hip Hop divisions with her choreography. Jill also danced professionally for the New York Cosmos, a professional soccer team, from 2013-2017 where she was named captain and head choreographer in her last two seasons. Some highlights from her career with the New York Cosmos include opening up for Farrukko and dancing on Fox 5 New York. Jill currently choreographs and teaches for Long Island’s largest competitive dance studio. Jill is also an instructor for Universal Dance Association.