OUR OFFICE FAMILY:
MICHELLE KRESGE - president + ceo
President, Founder & CEO of Spotlight Events, Inc., Michelle Kresge has been in the dance world all of her life, with years of dance training, performing, and professional choreography experience. She comes from a family of 7 children, all of whom started their training in their mother’s dance studio.
Michelle has directed her own successful dance studio for a number of years and has served as the Dance Program Director of a private performing arts school. She has taught all dance genres and still shares her talent for teaching and choreography. As a competitor and choreographer, Michelle has won numerous awards on a Regional and National level. She is also a recognized dance and talent adjudicator.
From a business management perspective, Michelle possesses a vast business background in finance, marketing, organizational and employee management and is a recognized leader in the dance industry. She served as Vice-President for a $2.5 billion dollar financial institution for over 10 years and has served on the board of directors of a private performing arts organization.
Michelle has held the positions of both Vice-President and President of the Federation of Dance Competitions, and was instrumental in its transition to the Association of Dance Conventions and Competitions (ADCC), of which she served as Board President for two years. She presently serves on the board for Dancers Against Cancer.
Michelle was honored as an “Idaho Business Review’s 2015 Women of the Year” and recognized for her outstanding business and community service achievements and accomplishments.
In addition to her dance background, Michelle is also an accomplished musician, including voice, piano and saxophone, and is active in her church organization. She is the proud mother to three beautiful and artistically talented children, all professionally engaged in the performing arts world.
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OUR SHOW DIRECTORS + EVENT MANAGERS
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meet Your judges:
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our partners + sponsors
SPOTLIGHT believes in the importance of giving back to the dance community that has given us so much!
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
such a fun dance competition experience! we look forward to it every single year! so many beautiful memories made.
- heather, oregon
“We have done Spotlight every year since my daughter began competing. Love this competition!”
- parent, california
“i truly enjoy this competition - my kids enjoy and dedicate their talents just for the energy this competition brings.”
- parent, hawai’i
“our favorite! always a fun time for the kids and adults! and we love the diamond trophies!”
- parent, illinois