Chelsea Shump is our Tap teacher. She is a native of Akron and a graduate of Northeast Ohio Dance Academy. Chelsea is a professional dancer with RED Company, Akron’s new professional contemporary dance company. Chelsea began training with the late Richard Moore at Theatre 8:15 and has since studied ballet, modern, jazz tap and hip-hop abroad. In 2006 she performed with MorrisonDance in collaboration with NASA. Chelsea was invited to dance with the Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company in Israel. She performs and choreographs with Spotlight Theatre Company where she is also part of its outreach program.