Abby Jo Luquette is currently under the representation of Go2Talent agency as a working dancer trained in Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Jazz Funk, High Kick and Pom. Abby Jo was born and raised in Houston, TX where she trained with the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company. Abby Jo grew up competing at Dance/Drill Team competitions earning many awards including Miss Dance Drill Team Texas- “Tops in Texas” twice. She was a part of a national/international award-winning High School Dance/Drill Team, the Kingwood Fillies. Abby Jo also trained with Kingwood Youth Ballet and was accepted into the Pre-Professional Houston Metropolitan Dance Company where she trained under Marlana Walsh-Doyle and Kiki Lucas. Abby Jo went on to receive a scholarship to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree from one of the nation’s top universities for dance, Point Park University studying from some of the best such as Kellie Hodges, Kiesha Lalama, Ron Tassone, Susan Stowe, Garfield Lemonius, Douglas Bentz and Judith Leifer-Bentz. She performed works by Kellie Hodges, Ron Tassone and Bill T. Jones. After graduating Abby Jo went on to intern with Broadway Dance Center and EdgePAC in Los Angeles under the direction of Bill Prudich. She has danced on Holland America Cruise Line with Stilletto Entertainment. Abby Jo teaches and choreographs for studios all over the U.S. She also has Judged for the Miss Dance/Drill Team TX/USA, Crowd Pleasers and Groove dance competitions. She teaches Master Classes on tour for Groove as well. She has had the opportunity to tour with artist, Julie Marie Darbouze, assist Master Teacher/Choreographer Alex Little and was featured on ESPN with former Pittsburgh Steelers Running back Rashard Mendenhall. Abby Jo was featured as a Dancer/Actress in a pilot for Shane Sparks “The Real Dancers of North Hollywood.” She had the opportunity to be in the Dance Ensemble for the hit musical “Oklahoma!.” Abby Jo was a member of “Hodge Podge Dance Movement” under the direction of Kellie Hodges. Abby Jo has been the coach for the Marian High School Dance Team in Omaha, NE where they competed for the first time at UDA Nationals in Orlando, FL making it into the top 16 teams at finals for Jazz and Pom! Recently, Abby Jo was the Owner and Director of her own Dance Studio- Almost Famous Dance Artistry inside Gothenburg’s very own YMCA. Abby Jo has made her move to Denver, CO as Ponderosa High Schools PE/Dance teacher and the Head Varsity Poms coach! She is excited to be teaching at Starstruck Dance Academy!
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