Conference Information

2019 AAYLC "Be Real" // April 26th, 2019 @ Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus

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This year we are pleased to have Amy M Chanthaphavong speak at the conference.

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2019 Entertainment

Since the beginning of her formal training in ballet, tap, and jazz at the age of eight, Brittany Newton has channeled her passion for dance into numerous art forms. She has taught children’s classes, choreographed musicals, competed on dance teams and even won a pageant.

Brittany holds an academic minor in Dance from Portland State University. Within the Creative Dance Sequence, she honed her skills by choreographing and performing in four of the dance department’s showcases and one of the music department’s operas. In her first year at PSU she fell in love with Bollywood and Bhangra after a trending a workshop taught by Prashant Kakad.

As the lead dancer of the Jai HO! Dance Troupe, Brittany has performed & taught dance across the U.S. for nearly nine years, capturing the character-driven nature of Bollywood music through her elegance & charisma. She most recently starred in the narrative dance musical “A Bollywood Dream” at the Hult Center in Eugene and The Armory in Portland.