Toronto, Golden Horseshoe, Ontario, Canada
Deanna Greist (ADA, AAC, YPAD, Miss Florida (MAO) Certified Judge, Red Cross Certified-CPR, Infant CPR)
Certified Competition Adjudicator: Acro Dance; Tap; Jazz; Lyrical; Contemporary; Musical Theatre
Deanna Greist has been dancing since the age of three and has been a dance instructor for over 30 years. She was a founding member and Vice President of Expressions Dance Company in South Florida and has performed with The Young Americans both on Nationwide and International tours. As a member of The Young Americans, Deanna had the opportunity to work and/or perform for such artists as Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, George Burns, MC Hammer, and Shirley MacLaine to name a few. Currently, Deanna is a dance instructor/choreographer at two studios in South Florida. She enjoys working with both the competition members and recreation members at both studios.
Deanna has an extensive background in Acrobatics and Acro Dance, as well as Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary and Musical Theatre. She is a certified ADTA Acro Dance Adjudicator, Acrobatic Arts certified, YPAD certified, as well as a certified judge for the Miss Florida Scholarship Competition.