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Relationship Managers

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One of the ways Curtain Call® sets the industry standard for outstanding customer service is by strategically placing Relationship Managers around the US to build strong and successful relationships with all of our customers.

Our Relationship Managers have extensive knowledge in the field of dance, whether as dancers themselves, teachers, or studio owners. They have the skills and experience necessary to help you navigate your busy dance season and bring it to a happy and successful conclusion. Whether helping you with a song idea, selecting costumes for your upcoming performance, or outfitting your dancers with custom warm-ups, our Relationship Managers are at your service. Request an appointment today!

 
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CHRISTINE LUCA

Regional Sales Manager for New England

Born and raised in New England, Christine began studying all forms of dance at an early age. She attended Rhode Island College where she continued to study both theater and dance, and quickly fell in love with the world of musical theater. Following graduation she began working professionally with multiple theater companies in New England, both behind the scenes and on stage, while also managing one of the largest dance retail stores in New England. Christine began working with Curtain Call in 2012 and feels blessed to be able to work in the industry where her passion lies. She is happy to be able to expand and share her dance knowledge by working for Curtain Call as the Regional Sales Manager.

 

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TERRI GUSTAFSON

Senior Relationship Manager for Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota

Dancing since the age of 3, Terri has trained in all dance disciplines, including tumbling and baton twirling. Terri is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, with a Bachelor of Science degree. With over 12 years in the business world, including Regional Manager for Dancercise Kids-IL, Performing Arts Coordinator for Northwest Athletic Clubs and Office Manager/Executive Assistant for The Instant Web Companies, Terri brings sound business knowledge to the company. Terri has over 30 years of dance teaching experience. She has judged dance competitions/dance team tryouts, modeled and worked with costume companies. Terri has 20 years of experience in large scale recital preparation including costume selection and choreography.

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JULIA HILLIARD

Relationship Manager for Texas

As an experienced dance studio director and manager for both a home and multiple remote locations, Julia has never known life without dance! She grew up in her mother's studio dancing since the age of two and continued her passion in college as a Trinity Valley Cardette. After receiving a degree in legal administration, Julia took her dance experience and education back to the studio. She has spent the last 15 years teaching and implementing a successful business model that brings a studio quality dance program into private schools and daycares by adding performing arts to the weekly curriculum. Julia is excited to share her industry experience and expand her role in the dance community by serving as the Curtain Call Relationship Manager for her home state of Texas!

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TAKISHA BROWN

Relationship Manager for California

Takisha is native to Southern California, and her passion for dance has led her to a professional career in the US and abroad as a performer, educator, choreographer, and arts administrator. She is formally trained in Ballet, Jazz, and Modern dance, and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance from California State University, Fullerton. Upon completion of her degree, she went on to dance professionally with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Underground Dance Project, and several other freelance projects. Takisha has been teaching the art of dance for over twenty-two years at various schools and universities in California, New York City, New Jersey, and Ohio. She obtained her Master of Arts degree in Theater Arts Administration from the University of Akron, to further her love for dance and business development in the arts. She has a background in arts management, and has worked as the Marketing Assistant and Project Manager for Ohio based dance company, GroundWorks DanceTheater. She is proud to be the Curtain Call Relationship Manager for California.

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