We have a dedicated creative team whose work has been featured nationwide on television, at corporate events, dance recitals, competitions, pageants, commercials, and professional sporting events.

Tyler Mark Matkowski
Owner & Creative Director

Tyler began training at his family’s performing arts school in Walled Lake, MI, and his career as a performer, choreographer, and teacher have taken him all over the world. His performance work includes; commercials, musicals, industrial, film and stage around the world. Some credits are: Tony Awards,  Miss America Program, Broadway musical preview of Brigadoon, Celebrity Cruise Lines, Tokyo Disney, Walt Disney World, The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Tyler judges at prestigious competitions, teaches master classes, and his choreography has won regional and national awards. He choreographs for numerous live shows, corporate events, and production companies. Tyler has worked as a casting consultant & audition choreographer for Universal Studios Japan, and various entertainment companies. His work as a photographer can be seen throughout the country. He is the recommended head shot & dance photographer for many performing arts related schools, colleges, conservatories, casting companies, and talent agents around the country. Tyler owns StarStudded Productions, a creative design, media, and entertainment company for sports teams, dance studios and local businesses along with clients including: Le Reve: The Dream, Tupperware,  North American International Auto Show, Reebok, The Miss America Program (Local, State, & National Levels).

Manny Sanfeliz
Creative Manager

Manny is a creative artist and graphic designer with experience in illustration, production, design, and photography. He has expirience in creating designs for logos, billboards, set design, show products, and more. Performing in shows, events, and companies such as Le Reve, Disney, Universal Studios, Lego Land, Sea World, the Thalia Tour, Feld Entertainment, and more Manny is also an accomplished acrobat and dancer. His passion for the arts and design are always growing. Manny loves to contribute his flow of energy, ideas, and personal skills to all clients.

Bill Balfanz
Production Manager

Bill has performed all over the world in stage shows, cruise ships, and theme parks. Partnering is his specialty, and it lead him to featured roles in both Atlantic City (StarStruck and Fascinatin’ Rhythms at Merv Griffins Resorts Hotel and Casino) and Las Vegas (Wild Things, Legends in Concert, EFX!, Spellbound, Enter the Night, and more) as well as the Central Florida Ballet. Currently he teaches parades and shows for the Walt DisneyWorld Resort where he was also a dance captain and a featured performer. Bill’s choreography has been seen at various dance competitions and staged events. Besides performing, Bill has an extensive background in retail & entertainment management. He has been a stage manager, production assistant, and choreographer’s assistant.

Dori Matkowski
Workshop Director & Dance Studio Consultant

Dori Matkowski is the artistic director for the Dynamic Dancers Performing Company. She has been the CEO for the Dance Dynamics Performing Arts Center in Michigan since 1982. After her own career in modeling, commercials, videos, dance, stage and acting, she now guides careers for students who are working all over the world as entertainers.

Dori serves on the board for the Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. She has been on the directing team for the Walled Lake Western musicals since 1993. She has been the producer for the Miss Michigan Outstanding Teen Pageant and the Miss Michigan Pageant. Dori has been working with the Miss America Organization since 1977. She is a member of the National Dance Education Organization and a sponsor for the National Honors Society of Dance Arts. Dori enjoys consulting with dance studio owners and teachers for exceptional customer service, challenges and performance teams. She is an adjudicator for Believe & Achieve; an in-studio performance revue.

She is also a Director for Nerium Industries. Her degrees are in Business and Educational Leadership. Her students are currently working for Disney, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, tours, television & movies, Broadway and many shows all over the world. Most of her students are dance captains or choreographers as well as graduates of prestigious universities and conservatories.