Dena Rizzo is a teacher and choreographer with over 30 years of teaching experience. She choreographed award-winning performances for MTV and VH-1. Dena ran her own multi-genre dance studio for 20 years. She also taught for 15 years in New York City for Destination Broadway summer intensives. Now, she travels across the country to teach hip hop classes at dance studios, competitions, and conventions. Dena produced four of her own instructional hip hop videos. She has also appeared as a featured dancer in the movie Black Knight with Martin Lawrence. Dena has choreographed for numerous national music videos, commercials and theater productions.