New England Pole Championship
The New England Pole Championship brings the top pole artists from New England and New York together in one location for a show of grace and athleticism like no other. Performances combine dance, theater, and gymnastics to produce an entertaining and spectacular show, which competing for the top prize.
September 24th, 2016 - 7pm
Casey Theatre - Regis College
235 Wellesley St
With no previous dance experience, Dakota Fox brings a unique background to her pole fitness & aerial acrobatic classes. Her natural strength comes from her athletic experience in teams sports and martial arts. Dakota's power tricks and flow has gained her a large social media following. She began teaching pole dance classes in 2009 at Aradia Fitness in Cary, NC. She brings accessibility to her workshops, with her knack for breaking down difficult techniques and her ability to teach to all levels. She began performing in 2011 and completed her first pole dance competition in 2012.
Dakota has taught internationally including studio tours; at the International Pole Convention 2013 & 2015; at Pole Expo 2013, 2014 & 2015; Australian Pole Camp 2015 as well as throughout the United Kingdom. She is the owner of Aradia Fitness USA, teaching & training at the headquarters location in Cary, NC.
Natasha is considered one of the most influential and popular pole artists working today. Based in Los Angeles, California and born-and-bred in Austin, TX, Natasha is a true “pole citizen of the world” and spends a large part of the year traveling around the globe as an in-demand teacher, performer and competition judge.
In 2014, she won “Female Performance Artist of the Year” and “Inspirational Artist of the Year” at the inaugural PWN (Pole World News) Awards. As a guest performer, she has appeared on “The View” on ABC, “Good Day L.A.” on FOX, “Amazing Dance” on Hunan TV, and “Day Day Up” on Hunan TV, China’s #1 TV show with over 300 million viewers. She has also been a soloist across Mainland China, including Macau’s famed China Rouge inside the Galaxy Hotel. In 2011, Natasha performed with the Doug Aitken art-theater project "Black Mirror" starring actress Chloe Sevigny. Natasha instructs at The Choreography House and has been a principal dancer with Kelly Yvonne’s “Girl Next Door Show” since 2010, and made her debut in its sister production “Seven” in 2015. She is sponsored by X-Pole and Kelly Maglia Couture and is elevatED Flexibility Certified.
Phoenix Kazree is native of Los Angeles, CA. She is a former gymnast and is trained in classical, contemporary and ethnic dance styles. Her dance training includes the Alvin Ailey American Dance School, Joffrey Ballet, The Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, and 2 years on scholarship with Bella Lewitzky. Phoenix has been been dancing professionally and teaching dance since graduating high school.