Alan Salazar originally from Mexico City grew up in Orem, UT. Alan started dancing at the age of 14 at Center Stage Performing Arts Studio. There he trained extensively in the disciplines of Ballroom, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Ballet and Hip-Hop and was part of national and international award-winning competitive dance teams and has received individual recognition for solo performances. Alan has been teaching for over 16 years and has performed and choreographed for numerous live shows, TV shows (World of Dance, DWTS, SYTYCD), tours and professional companies. In 2016 his work was highly recognized and he became a finalist for the Capezio A.C.E. Awards. He also works closely with Erica Sobol's The Gypsy Project and Justin Giles’ SoulEscape. Alan's great attention to detail gives his students more to think about than just steps. His innovative creative processes and improvisation exercises inspire dancers to push outside their limits. His multi-disciplined background has allowed him to fuse elements of many styles together to create dynamic and innovative choreography.