Instructors

Jon Ross

Jon has performed in many venues from stage, film, and tv, to cruise ships and professional circus acts.  He specializes in partner work and contemporary forms of ballroom dance such as latin swing, and his own creation called club swing.  He also specializes in breakdance, and other vintage styles of dance as well as some magic.  Jon organizes and runs a group of adult performers at TDA that perform regularly for charity organizations and professionally as well as working with the owner on special performances such as flash mobs and music video productions.

Lutalo Sephers

Lutalo began his entertainment/dance career thirteen years ago. Originally brought in to be a dancer Lutalo quickly became an MC and he never looked back. Lutalo has always enjoyed dancing, and his first formal dance class was a tap dance class he took while in kindergarten. Lutalo has been a dance instructor for the past ten years and teaches street ready hip-hop for ages 6 – adult. Lutalo was a choreographer/dancer for Rockel toured with her for a year and a half. Most recently, Lutalo performed with the Motor City Vibe and Taboo being featured in the Red Hot & Dance at the Motor City Casino Hotel. Lutalo has also become a talented DJ playing and mixing music. He currently holds a residency at Motor City Casino Hotel as a DJ/Personality. When not dancing Lutalo spends his time drawing, writing fiction, reading, and working out. Researching and finding new steps is an ongoing process with Lutalo. His inspirations for new moves and combinations come from varied sources including movies, martial arts, and other styles of dance. Lutalo’s philosophy: When the world is moving too fast, dance until it slows down…

Molly Sute

Miss Molly joined TDA in 2015 as a tap specialist who is also skilled in tumbling/acro.  She dances with a professional tap company in Chicago on weekends and is a part of the Detroit Tap Repertory.