• 812-556-0606
  • 3540 Newton St. • Jasper, IN

Shine Dance Convention & Competition


We offer two ways to register for the SHINE™ Dance Convention & Competition. The Wavier and Release Form must be completed by all participants/ parent/ legal guardians & returned to SHINE™ Dance Convention & Competition administration prior to the start of the event date.

Register for SHINE™ Online
Registration PDF Form
Waiver & Release Form
View the SHINE™ Schedule

Hotel Information

French Lick Resort and Casino / French Lick Springs Hotel

670 West State Road 56
French Lick, Indiana 47432

Book Rooms Online, or call for reservations at 1-888-936-9360.

Discounted Room Rate of $160 (plus Tax). Use group code 0119SHI. Cut off date is December 15th.

Workshop Levels and Rates Fee before Dec. 1 Fee after Dec. 1
Mini Stars (age 4-7) $95 $110
Junior Stars (age 8-12) $195 $210
Senior Stars (age 13 & up) $195 $210
Assistant Teachers & Teachers (minimum age 16) $215 $230
Observers (Must have registered dancer) $35 $35

Meet Your Instructors


Latrina Bolger

Choreography for Mariah Carey, Justin Timberlake, Andy Grammer, Keyshia Cole & Jay Z

Tours/ Live Shows including Chris Brown, Rihanna, Keyshia Cole, Chayanne, Mariah Carey, Julie Andrews Tribute, Bette Midler

Music Videos featuring Jason Derulo, Gwen Stefani, Ariana Grande, Chris Brown, One Republic, Ciara, Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Kendrick Lamar, Nate Ruess and John Legend

Television/ Film Credits including performances with Pharrell, Jennifer Hudson, Ne-Yo, Adam, Levine, Usher, Cee Lo Green, Eminem, Jordan Sparks, Gwen Stefani, Kelly Rowland, Mariah Carey, Numerous awards shows, & More

The Voice – Assoc. Performance Producer

Commercials- Nationwide w/ Tori Kelly, Target w/ Gwen Stefani, Big Lots, Kmart, Sony, Coca Cola, Kia


Alexander James Edwards

So You Think You Can Dance, Season 7 – Top 120

Toby Keith and Destiny’s Child Halftime Shows

Guest Instructor, Judge, & event MC for Dance Moms

Rhythmic Souls Tap Company

Dayton Contemporary Dance Company

Barney and Friends – Guest Appearance

Adjudicator and Director of numerous Dance Competitions

Tyrell Washington

Tyrell Washington

Television/ Film Credits: Sister (Assoc. Choreographer), Step Up 3D, Dance Flick (Dancer/ Co-Choreo), Stomp The Yard, Dreamgirls, Hannah Montana, You got Served, Burlesque, Sister Code, The Infamous, Leave it On The Floor (Dancer/ Choreo), The Voice, Super Bowl XLVII Beyoncé, & numerous Award Shows

Music Videos featuring Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, usher, Chris Brown, Beyoncé, Will.I.AM, Andy Grammer, Rihanna, Ne-Yo, Fifth Harmony, Fantasia

Tours/ Live Shows including Black Eyed Peas, Will.I.AM, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Fergie, LL Cool J, Stefano, Keyshia Cole, Whitney Houston, Cheryl Cole, IMX, B2K,

Choreography for Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Andy Grammer, Rihanna, Fantasia, Keyshia Cole, Will.I.AM

Commercials: Nike, Big Lots, CarMax, Jorache, Microsoft Surface Tablet, Budweiser, Direct TV, K Swiss Assoc. Performance Producer for The Voice

Thommie Retter

Thommie Retter

Billy Elliot The Musical – Broadway

Retter Entertainment – Director

NYC Tap Crew – Director / Choreographer

High School Musical at Theatre Row 42nd Street – Choreographer

Go-to Broadway Coach – having students in virtually every Broadway show involving kids 2012 to present.

Disney Guest Choreographer (Cory In The House)

PACE University (NYC) 2015-2017 – Tap Professor


Becca Retter (2015)

Master Teacher carrying on the work of Mr. Al Gilbert

MusicWorks “Dance Advantage” Preschool Program

Featured in the “Terrific Tap” issue of Dance Studio Life Magazine

Danced internationally in Canada, Denmark, Guatemala and Russia


McKenzie Furman (2015)

Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” Video

Houston Ballet Company

Los Angeles Ballet Company


Matt Steffanina & Dana Alexa (2015)

Worked with artists Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown, Busta Rhymes, Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa and more!

1.7 Million followers on You Tube

International Dance Academy in Hollywood