Core Team

Billy Schultz

Billy Schultz is the creator and producer of Dancify That. He’s performed in a variety of ventues ranging from backyard circuses to the Guggenheim Museum. He’s created over 50 original variety/cabaret acts and has been producing live entertainment since 2004.

Sarah Petersiel

Sarah Petersiel is Dancify That’s official Time Keeper and leads DT workshops at improv theaters and colleges around NYC. Independently, Sarah serves as Co-Artistic Director of the physical comedy ensemble Under the Table whose new show Thief Society might someday play the town the live in. She’s also a proud Red Nose Doc in hospitals across the tri-state area.

Kyle Haynes

THECAINMARKO a.k.a New Jersey’s Juggernaut is a DJ born and raised in the Garden State. A presence in NYC’s underground Hip Hop scene, and a veteran at music festivals like SXSW and has opened for acts like Method Man & Redman, Talib Kweli, Lloyd Banks, and Vado.  When he isn’t spinning records and pressing buttons playing music you can find him reading comic books and watching all manner of cartoons and anime.  @thecainmarko.

Ben Weber

Ben Weber is a proud member of the Dancify teams Chöd and XIPIXIZ as well as a DT workshop instructor. Otherwise, Ben is an artist, improviser, and host of the podcast “Cozy Zone with Ben Weber.” He loves to lead big, improvised sings around the world.

Patrick Ferreri

Patrick is Dancify That’s official movement guru. His audience engagement tactics will rattle chakras you didn’t know you had. He has toured nationally and internationally with Trisha Brown Dance Company, David Dorfman Dance, Keigwin+Company and performed locally in Punchdrunk’s Off Broadway Production of Sleep No More. You can see what he is currently up to at

Siobhan (Chevy) Santini Pellot

Chevy has hosted Dancify That as the latina firecracker Rosita, lead interactive audience workouts, competed with several teams but is best known for her work as half of the Dippy Duo. If Dancify needs an entertainer she is there!!! YES! AND!
When she’s not on the dancify stage, you can find her drawing her ass off.


Dancify Family

Michelle Francesca Thomas

Michelle Francesca Thomas is an actress, writer and producer from The Garden State.
She’s performed in Dancify That on several occasions and is our on-call production power superhero. She’s studied and performed improv and sketch at UCB, The PIT and Magnet. and recently produced the pilot, “Smuchr” for BRIC TV, which won “Best Comedy” at NYTVF 2018.

Colette Ambo

Colette is Dancify That’s official campus connection. She is currently pursuing a BFA in Multimedia and Performing Arts at Lehman College. Her past credits include Passing Strange, Chicago, The Passion of Antigona Perez, and Church. She is the founder and artistic director of West Indian Arts Project, (Hail Dominica! 🇩🇲) and has served as producer for the company’s shows.

Deborah Lohse

Deborah Lohse has been a part of Dancify That from the start as host, contestant, co-producer and dance team talent scout. As a choreographer/performer, you can find Lohse twirling with Katy Pyle’s Ballez, her collaborative comedy dance crew LMnO3 (Lohse, Marquis and Oakley) and as her alter ego indefatigable cabaret persona TruDee.

Nobuya Nagahama

Nobuya is a repeat champion of Dancify That and a partner in strategic growth. He has appeared on SYTYCD and Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon. The New York Times says “Nobuya is a scene stealer with his sinuous blend of popping and Voguing. As a choreographer, Haruto Maeda won the Grand Champion in the Apollo Theater Amateur Night with his choreography. He teaches Hip Hop at Peridance Capezio Center.

Steve Cranford

Steve is Creative Chairman & CEO of WHISPER, a marketing agency creating reputation-building brand, content, communications and media assets to ensure client causes and products are craved over competing choices.  For clients such as Real Madrid Club de Fútbol, NBC, Mercedes Benz and IBM, the work of Steve and his team is recognized by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Cannes Lions Festival, The Wharton School and more.

Marc Andrew Nunéz

Marc Andrew Nuñez is founder and director of Gotham Dance Theater (GDT) and dance curator and producer at The Tank NYC. Marc is represented by CESD Talent Agency and is a member of Actors Equity. Follow GDT at @gothamdancetheater for information about upcoming shows.