Cheryl Copeland

Müv Dance Instructor

Cheryl Copeland graduated with a BFA in Dance Performance from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. Having studied and performed extensively in Florida, New York, Texas, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles, her training and technical expertise are reflected in her classes and choreography. She has worked under such notable choreographers as Mia Michaels, Milton Myers, Lisa Hopkins, and Kim Bears-Bailey. Finding her true passion behind the scenes, Cheryl gave up a career in performing for a much more fulfilling career in choreography and education. She has served as resident choreographer for Teen Dance Company of the Bay Area, and as artistic director of pre-professional companies; Breakthru Dance, DAC PAC, and Humnz Dance Ensemble, as well as her professional company BHumn Dance Company. She owned BHumn DanceSpace, the leading training facility for modern dance in Austin, TX for four years  and then retired as owner and headed to NYC to serve as the Director of Education at Peridance Capezio Center, where is she is still head of their audition tour and communications. She finds herself creatively pushed in dance administration as much as she does in choreography. As an educator, Cheryl’s students have received countless awards and scholarships, and gone on to dance with artists such as Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, and can be seen in numerous national commercials. Many of her students find themselves pursuing dance degrees at various colleges all over the United States including Juilliard, SUNY Purchase, NYU, and Boston Conservatory amongst others. As a choreographer, she has won several awards including a Choreography Under the Stars finalist cash award, a Young Choreographer’s award from NYCDA, and has just completed a full length work on the Fordham Ailey BFA students. These choreographic praises keep Cheryl in demand amongst studios all over the country. Previously, Cheryl has been an instructor at Millennium Dance Complex, Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio, Edge PAC, Ballet Austin, Peridance Capezio Center, and Broadway Dance Center.  Cheryl is looking forward to all of the new opportunities and adventures coming her way and trusts that because of her diverse background, hands on approach, and her ever changing creative mind, she will continue creating innovative work and cultivating beautiful talent for years to come!

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  • DRESS REHEARSAL WEEK! Wear your costumes to class. We will be running a dress rehearsal in each of your performing classes before the shows on Saturday! Company Members, don’t forget the Friday run through 5-9pm #holidaymuvs #muv678 #LoveBuiltThis

    muv678: "DRESS REHEARSAL WEEK! Wear your costumes to class. We will be running a dress rehearsal in each of your performing classes before the shows on Saturday! Company Members, don’t forget the Friday run through 5-9pm #holidaymuvs #muv678  #LoveBuiltThis"
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  • Clips from last nights performance at the @spurs_austin game! 🌟 FLÜID 3 & 4! Come watch us and the other companies perform our routines SATURDAY December 15th at Leander High School. Tickets are $10! #muv678 #LoveBuiltThis

    muv678: "Clips from last nights performance at the @spurs_austin game! 🌟 FLÜID 3 & 4! Come watch us and the other companies perform our routines SATURDAY December 15th at Leander High School. Tickets are $10! #muv678 #LoveBuiltThis"
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  • EVERY TUESDAY @trevorparmentier teaches HIP HOP 8:30-9:30pm! Drop ins always welcome! 💚 song: Light Work @andymineo (we do not own the rights tot his song) #muv678 #hiphop #lovebuiltthis

    muv678: "EVERY TUESDAY @trevorparmentier teaches HIP HOP 8:30-9:30pm! Drop ins always welcome! 💚 song: Light Work @andymineo (we do not own the rights tot his song) #muv678 #hiphop #lovebuiltthis"
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  • The day AFTER Christmas come get that burn! Work out with us at 10am @gemfitness3 and @grkelley2 will be leading a good one! All donations go towards Hill Country Ministry’s!Anyone is welcome!! ❤️💚 #muv678 #Cardio #workout #lovebuiltthis

    muv678: "The day AFTER Christmas come get that burn! Work out with us at 10am @gemfitness3 and @grkelley2 will be leading a good one! All donations go towards Hill Country Ministry’s!Anyone is welcome!! ❤️💚 #muv678 #Cardio #workout #lovebuiltthis"
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  • Advanced Contemporary every Tuesday night 8-9:30pm with the creative @michellebarf 🙌🏻 @muv678 walk-ins are welcome $24

    muv678: "Advanced Contemporary every Tuesday night 8-9:30pm with the creative @michellebarf 🙌🏻 @muv678 walk-ins are welcome $24"
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  • Part 2 The MÜVment Dance Co. @spurs_austin

    muv678: "Part 2 The MÜVment Dance Co. @spurs_austin"
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  • Part 2 of MÜV CRÜ 2 halftime performance @spurs_austin

    muv678: "Part 2 of MÜV CRÜ 2 halftime performance @spurs_austin"
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  • The MÜVment Dance Company halftime performance @spurs_austin 👌🙌🏻

    muv678: "The MÜVment Dance Company halftime performance @spurs_austin 👌🙌🏻"
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  • MÜV CRÜ 2 were a halftime favorite tonight! Awesome performance 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻@spurs_austin

    muv678: "MÜV CRÜ 2 were a halftime favorite tonight! Awesome performance 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻@spurs_austin"
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  • Awesome pregame performance from MÜV CRÜ 3 @spurs_austin 🙌🏻

    muv678: "Awesome pregame performance from MÜV CRÜ 3 @spurs_austin 🙌🏻"
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