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what is DRIFT?

Drift is a one-day dance event dedicated to empowering the next generation of Teachers. Tailored for intermediate dancers aged 9-12 and advanced dancers aged 13-21, Drift offers four dynamic classes per division, providing a unique platform for emerging talents to share their passion, creativity, and expertise. Join us to celebrate the future of dance and inspire the leaders of tomorrow.

location & date

August 17, 2024

DoubleTree Miami Airport (Hotel Ballroom only)
711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126


Workshop Level & Fees


Advance (Age:13+)

Intermediate (Age: 9-12)

Attend Both Levels









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next generation of choreographers

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 Kayla Pereira is a dancer and choreographer born and raised in New Jersey. She dove right into the industry at a young age, booking her first professional job in an off-broadway show at the age of nine. Growing up, she trained in both a competitive dance and hip hop crew environment. Additionally, she was an elite protégé at The Pulse on Tour, an Intrigue Assistant, and currently trains under the guidance of Brian Friedman, Tricia Miranda, and Tyce Diorio. Using the diversity of her training as a strength, she has pursued multiple professional jobs such as Justin Bieber’s Purpose Tour and NBC’s World of Dance. Kayla’s choreographic style is largely influenced by her versatility as well, as it is a tool she uses to enhance her choreography. Currently, she is teaching and choreographing at studios around the country, while also working as a bicoastal professional dancer in both LA and NYC with MSA agency.


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Ry was born and raised in Syracuse, New York and began dancing at the age of 11, training extensively in ballet, contemporary, lyrical, jazz, acro, hip-hop, ballroom, etc. Ry began choreographing for his home studio at the age of 13, specializing in contemporary & fusion styles. Ry’s passion for choreography & education at such a young age led to him choreographing & teaching for studios across the country. At the age of 17, Ry was awarded ‘Best Director’ at Neovate in the summer of 2021, and was a senior assistant with Intrigue during the 2022 2023 season. Ry prides himself on his passion, dedication, and desire to push the boundaries of movement, and is eager to share with future generations.


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Born and raised in Ft. Lauderdale Florida, Rebekah is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher in New York City. She studied as a dancer and choreographer at the prestigious New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts dance program, where she earned her B.F.A in the spring of 2024. In 2022, she got the opportunity to perform in Kenichi Katsamatsu’s show “One, Two, Three”, and continues to work with him in through his company, aKompany. Through her work in the Second Avenue Dance Company, she has worked with and performed repertory from renowned choreographers such as, SAMA by Andrea Miller and Votes for Mars by Laja Field, as well as working one on one with artists such as Sofia Nappi, Jenn Freedman, Sidra Bell, and many more. She has made numerous TV appearances such as being a part of the 17th season of “So You Think You Can Dance”, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and Disney’s Christmas Spectacular. Her training also extends to the b12 research or die Berlin Workshop Festival and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater summer program. Rebekah is an Intrigue Dance Convention Guest Faculty and was an Intrigue Assistant from 2016-2017 as well as 2020-2021, which kickstarted her love for choreography and teaching, where she now choreographs for studios around the country. Rebekah hopes to continue to grow and expand her dance knowledge so she can share her passion and love for dance with students around the world. 


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Gabi Scheele, originally from Fort-Lauderdale Florida, currently attends Marymount Manhattan College in New York City and is majoring in dance with a concentration in choreography. Through Marymount, Gabi has had the opportunity to work with many choreographers including Jamal White and Zvi Gotheiner. She has also performed in multiple professional works in NYC. Gabi has been dancing since the age of 8 through her home studio and Somerset Arts Conservatory where she was an integral part of her dance team. Growing up as a competitive dancer, she attended countless conventions, workshops, and master classes over the years, immersing herself in several styles of dance. Gabi has been honored to be awarded both teen and senior Intrigue Assistant. Intrigue Dance Convention has also furthered her growth and has helped her discover her voice as an artist by appointing her the position of Reserved Faculty. She continues to set works and teach at multiple dance studios around the country. Gabi is also involved with a dance film company called The Âme Project, where she performs, choreographs, and directs for. Gabi’s biggest goal as a creator and artist is to simply be an inspiration to others as a dancer, choreographer, and human.




Guidelines & Liabilities

Scholarship Guidelines

  • All dancers must attend all classes to be awarded a scholarship in their aged level. lf a faculty member notices a dancer missing class, they will be penalized and their scholarship may be withdrawn.

  • All scholarships must be used before the expiration date printed on the scholarship voucher. .

  • Scholarships are not transferable. No exceptions.

  • Scholarship auditions are closed to Observers and Parents.

Safety & Other LIabilities

  • Video cameras and photography are not allowed in the workshop rooms at anytime. Drift reserves the right to use any images taken during the convention for promotional purposes.

  • Please report all accidents and injuries to a Drift  Manager immediately.

  • Gymnastics will not be tolerated in class or in the halls of the Venue.

  • Students under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a chaperone.