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Paige Gliwa

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Paige Gliwa is an accomplished dancer and choreographer with a passion for sharing her love of dance. She began her dance journey at the age of 3 and received training from prestigious dance schools such as Midwest Performing Arts Center, Excel Dance Productions, and Encore Dance Productions.


Throughout her career, Paige has achieved numerous titles, scholarships, and awards for her exceptional talent. She was also recognized as the MVP for her state champion winning dance team, showcasing her dedication and skill.


Paige has had the privilege of working with renowned instructors and choreographers, including Tracie Marciniak, Tyce Diorio, Sarah Burney, Tabitha and Napoleon Dumo, Nick Flores, Gayle Boggetto, Brooke Pierotti, Barry Youngblood, and many more. Her choreography has been highly acclaimed, receiving numerous choreography/entertainment awards, technique awards, and Industry Dance nominations. Several of her students have even earned national titles with her choreography.


As the Artistic Director of Encore Dance Company and Company Director of Encore Dance Company in Shorewood, Il, Paige plays a crucial role in shaping the dance community. She has also choreographed and assisted high school dance teams, leading them to victory in sectionals and achieving a 3rd place ranking in the state.


Paige's dedication to teaching extends beyond her studio. Her students have been awarded scholarships to prestigious dance conventions such as Joffrey, The Edge, Broadway Dance Center, and Intrigue Convention Apprentice. Many of her students are represented by MSA talent agency in Los Angeles and have been booked for industrial performances and national commercials.


Furthermore, Paige has established a mentorship program called "The PROgram" for high school dancers. Through this program, she imparts valuable skills and knowledge, teaching aspiring dancers how to assist a class, structure a routine, communicate effectively, maintain professionalism, and develop their personal brand.


Currently, Paige continues to share her passion for dance by teaching throughout the suburbs of Chicago and inspiring students in high schools. Her dedication and expertise make her a respected figure in the dance community, and her influence continues to shape the future of dance.

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