Yvonne Chow is the Director of Operations and Education Director of H+ | The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory and was first introduced to H+ through their community classes. She started professionally training in Hip-Hop Dance via The BLADE Dance Technique® (S. Thomas, 1995) full-time in the company’s annual Summer Intensive and matriculated into the full-time conservatory program thereafter to be mentored by H+ | Founder Safi Thomas. Within half a year, she rose to Principal Dancer by receiving the highest evaluation in her class. Within a year, she was appointed as President Pro-Tempore of BLADE Dance Entertainment, acquiring business and financial acumen in the commercial dance industry. Because of her outstanding performance in this position, Yvonne was then appointed to Education Director and has for the past decade, overseen the pedagogical standards of the conservatory by teaching the kinesthetics and academics, managing relations with H+ | Adjunct Professors (community leaders and progenitors in Hip-Hop and dance), and most importantly working with Mr. Thomas to redesign the conservatory’s curriculum. She was most recently appointed to Director of Operations in the beginning of 2017 to cultivate the NGO's Special Consultative Status at the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and the 27 community initiatives aimed at the majority of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for dancers and artists.
Danelle Morgan, a Highland Park, New Jersey native, has appeared in the 50th anniversary European tour of West Side Story (Laurence Olivier “Best Musical Revival” Nominee-Sadler’s Wells), The King & I (Ogunquit Playhouse), and has performed as a Rockette in the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes for over 12 years.
Being a Radio City Rockette has been the standout of Danelle’s dance career. Credits include the New York Spring Spectacular (choreographed by Tony Award winner, Warren Carlyle) and the New York Spectacular (choreographed by Emmy Award winner, Mia Michaels). She has been the face of various print and commercial advertising campaigns; performed for President Obama as well as Oprah Winfrey. Danced at the NBA All Star Game with Christina Aguilera and Nas, in Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Celebration, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting, on the Wendy Williams Show, America’s Got Talent, The Today Show, and The Chew. She’s appeared in many magazines (Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, Time Out New York, ...) and has been featured in the New York Times Sunday Routine.
Danelle is an Honors graduate and Liberace Scholarship recipient of the Ailey School/ Fordham University B.F.A. in Dance program (2007). She’s has worked with Buglisi Dance Theatre, 360 Degree Dance Company, has performed at the Fire Island Dance Festival as well as Solstice in Times Square (Dancers Responding to AIDS). Other choreographers include Darrell Grand Moultrie (Princess Grace Award winner), Nathan Trice, Nacho Duato, Desmond Richardson, and Yuriko Kikuchi. Additionally, Danelle is a proud recipient of the 2017 NAACP NJ State Conference Performing Arts Award for achievements in the arts.
When it comes to teaching, whether it’s master dance classes, Rockette choreography, or fitness—Danelle has a passion for it. She believes Pilates creates and excellent path to the body’s longevity. She has taught Pilates-based barre classes at Savitri Yoga and Fitness, private sessions and group fitness. Danelle is eager to pass on the great lessons she has learned as a dancer and artist in effort to help others find strength and confidence in reaching their personal goals.