Jessica Perilloux, MBA is the owner and Studio Director of Lakeview Creative Arts. She is a Mount Carmel Graduate, Class of 2003 as well as Loyola University Graduate, Class of 2008. She began competing when she was 13, attending competitions and conventions throughout high school and earning a scholarship to the Debbie Reynolds Studio in Hollywood, Ca. as well as a COREmovement scholarship from choreographer Skip Costa. In 2003, she was selected to dance in Disneyland Paris and in 2005 she auditioned and landed a job as a dancer with Norwegian Cruise Lines, only to be forced to turn down a position when Hurricane Katrina hit her hometown. She has danced alongside performers such as U2 and danced in films such as Disney’s Stuck in the Suburbs as well as Sticky Notes (2016) with Ray Liotta, Rose Leslie, and Justin Bartha. In addition to her performing career, Jessica has been an educator for over 14 years across many different dance styles and choreographs for The St. Pius Players, a summer children’s theater program, since 2011. She is also on staff with Nola Dance Workshops as a Jazz and Stretch instructor. She maintains the philosophy that children are the future of dance and through encouragement and focus, they can each achieve fantastic heights.
Joshua “Jed” Eddington is teacher, professional dancer, and choreographer. His teaching credits extend throughout Louisiana, Texas, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, New York, and California. He received formal training in modern dance and ballet at the University of Southern Mississippi; however, his strong suit is street hip hop and break dance. He is known for his unique incorporation of all styles of dance as well as the details within his choreography. You can see Josh in music videos with The Jonas Brothers and Alicia Keys, and he has been able to work with various other artists, including Justin Bieber, One Republic, Master P, and Psy. Josh has been a member of the Audacity Dance Company in New Orleans as well as forming his own dance convention, Nola Dance Workshops, where is the creative director as well as a faculty member. He is on staff with Celebration Talent Competition as well as various other workshops throughout the country. You can view his Youtube page HERE to see some of his amazing choreography.