Staff

The Creators of Funky Divas & Dudes Dana Marie and Kelly

creators

Dana Marie Lazzareschi

Co-Owner/Director

Cheerleader, Actor, Choreographer, Dancer, Writer
BFA Dramatic Arts & Film Studies, UCSB

Kelly Richardson

Co-Owner/Director

Dancer, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Modern, Tap, Choreographer, Actor
B.F.A. Theatre/Dance, Chapman University

Britney Gale

Dancer, Singer, Actor, Disneyland’s California Adventure Stage Dancer, Las Vegas Wynn's "ShowStoppers" Dancer

Candace Quirk

Operations Manager, Dancer, Cheerleading, Actor

Renee “Cha Cha” Settle

Dancer, Actor, Zumba, Fitness

Ashlee Comrie

Dancer, Ballet, Pointe, Cheerleading, Yoga Pilates, Hula Hoop

Tara Carbone

Dancer, Actor, Singer, Musical Theatre

Shakira Barrera

Dancer, Actor

Leslie Augustine

Dancer, Actor

Olivia Bollfrass

Dancer, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Modern, Gymnastics

Chad Geiger

Dancer. Bboy

Sarah Haggerty

Dancer, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop Tap, Musical Theatre, University of Florida Dazzlers Dance Team

Aaron “Spunj Bob” Hicks

Breakdancer, Hip-Hop, Salsa, So You Think You Can Dance Season 11, Pharrell Williams-Happy Music Video, TV Commercials

Heather Lounsbury

Singer, Model, Dancer, Actor, Voice Overs, Impersonator, Singer in No Doubt Tribute Band "No Duh"

Jolee

Breakdancer, Hip-hop Dancer, on MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew -with Team Illuminate & David Garibaldi from Americas Got Talent, Disney’s “Shake It Up” & TV Commercials

Gabe Lozano

Breakdancer

Morgan McGeehan

Dancer, Choreographer, Musical Theatre
UCLA Undergrate of Theatre Film & TV

Tyler Nelson

Dancer, Actor

Spencer Novel

Dancer, Bboy,

Tiana Okoye

Dancer, Singer, Actor. Appearing in "the Cher Show" on Broadway. TV appearances "Hairspray" Live & "Grease" Live. Queen Elsa in Disneyland's "Frozen" Stage production

Serena Orrego

Actor, Dancer

Claudia Paz

Dancer, Actor

Brianna Pazos

Dancer

Sharon Pearlman

Dancer, Actor, Singer

Alee Ronchetto

Dancer

Cliff Tan

Breakdancer, Hip-hop, Ballroom, Actor, Choreographer, on MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew -with Team Illuminate, Danced for Chris Brown

Frankie Haker

Glitter Tattoo Artist, Freelance Artist

Alex Richardson

Photographer

Dilara Duarte-Correia

Dancer, Camp Counselor, The 1st Funky Diva Student EVER!

Scott Snelgrove

Graphic Artist

Departed Divas and Dudes

Rocky Ross

(Colorado)

Breakdancer, DeeJay, Choreographer, Gymnastics, Promoter, Event Coordinator, Tattoo Artist, Jeweler, Airbrush, Painter

Brooke Lassiter

(BALTIMORE, MARYLAND)

Dancer, Cheerleader, Theatre, Yoga, Equilibristics

Kristina Garza

(NEW YORK)

Former SF 49ers Cheerleader, Dancer, Choreographer