Savannah Martin loves being part of the teaching staff at Dance Connection, having started her training as a Lil’ Steppers dancer years ago. She trains in Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical, Modern and Hip Hop. She began her team participation as a member of DC PAC, and she is now in her 3rd season as a founding member of the Pre-Professional Program (p3). Miss Martin started Dance Connection’s Teacher Training Program in 2012, and her classes have been popular ever since. She was excited to teach her first workshop class at Dance Connection’s Discovery Workshop in Spring 2018.
She enjoys opportunities to further her studies. Savannah has attended American Tap Dance Foundation’s Tap City Pre-Professional Program (an audition only program) for 4 years, where she was invited to perform in the student showcase, Tap City’s Tap Future. She enjoyed her participation at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, where she attended on scholarship, as well. Savannah was also a proud member of American Tap Company for the 2016-2017 season and participated with the team in Chicago’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. She was also accepted as an attendee in Sarah Reich’s Tap Music Project in New York.
Miss Martin is thankful for the scholarship opportunities that she has received. She was a two-time recipient of Dancemakers Inc.’s Making Noise Scholarship, as well as a two-time recipient of NRG’s Electrotap Scholarship. She also received a Rhythm World Scholarship in Chicago (audition required for Next Step Program), TAPademics awarded her a scholarship to Slide in Long Beach, CA, as well as a Hall Of Fame Scholarship. Notable awards include a Bella Moxi BEST Award, and Hall Of Fame’s First Platinum Senior Tap Solo, All Star Scholarship and Judges’ Choice for Fabulous Feet.
Savannah is a Senior at New Palestine High School. She enjoys being part of the Dance Program, where she received “Most Outstanding Dancer” this past season. This award described Miss Martin as the best in her craft. Following graduation, Savannah intends to pursue American Sign Language and Dance, with future goals of providing opportunities for the hearing impaired through dance education and performance.