IN MOTION DANCE FACULTY
Studio Owner and Instructor
Jessica Bosher began her dance training at the age of three. She received her instructor from Bonnie Lindholm School of the Dance in Palatine, Illinois, where she was a member of the award-winning Dance Company from 1991-2002. As a student at Bonnie Lindholm she trained under many dance professionals such as: Al Gilbert, Mandy Moore, Michael Taylor. Jessica was awarded a Tap Scholarship from Dupree Dance Convention and was a Jr. Luv-A Bull for 4 basketball seasons and performed at Chicago Bulls pre-show and halftime games. While a member of the Bonnie Lindholm Dance Company Jessica performed at Walt Disney World, The Disney Magnificent Lights Festival, The Daley Center, Epcot, Six Flags, Universal Studios, and the United Center. While attending Stevenson High School, she was a member and captain of the Varsity Patriettes and led the team to its first State Championship. While a member of the Patriettes Jessica performed at the Gator Bowl, Chicago Bears and White Sox games. Jessica was a UDA All Star and the teams M.V.P. her junior and senior year. She was the recipient of the school's Big Gun Award.
In 2006, Jessica graduated from Columbia College Chicago with her B.A. in Dance, where she studied African, ballet, jazz, modern, and tap. Jessica was able to enhance her dance training while working with several dance professionals including: Anna Paskevska, Banu Ogan,
Dardi McGinley-Gallivan, Margi Cole, Kirby Reed, Jimmy Payne Jr., Natalie Rast, Jeff Hancock, Bebe Miller, Julia Rhoads, and Jan Ekert.
Jessica was the director of the Melange Dance Company at Stevenson High School for four years. In 2009, Jessica began her position as the Dance Director of Lake Zurich's Park and Recreation's program for four years and founded the STAR Dance Company. Jessica teaching expeiernece includes: Barat College Dance Team, Bonnie Lindholdm School of the Dance, Dance Connection, Gurnee Park District, Megleo's School of Dance, Rebecca McCarthy School of Dance, and Vernon Hills Park District.
Nicole Bogyo has been dancing since she was three years old. She was a member of the the Bonnie Lindholm School of the Dance award-winning dance company. With 25+ years of dance teaching experience from toddler to adult. Nicole has assisted at Dance Olympus Conventions and the tap legend Al Gilbert. She has also performed at Walt Disney World, United Center, Daley Center, and The Disney Magnificent Lights Festival in Chicago. After graduating from Barat College in Lake Forest, Illinois with her Elementary Education degree, Nicole coached and trained the Bulldogs Dance Team and worked with DePaul University. Nicole has been teaching preschool for 18 years and enjoys teaching dance to children of all ages. Nicole currently teaches preschool at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Glenview.
Maggie Caputo is a dancer, dance teacher, and choreographer who has been dancing for as long as she can remember. She has studied dance at the Ann Lacy School of Dance and Arts Management in Oklahoma City and continues her dance and ballet training to this day. She believes the best way to become a better dance instructor is to continuously be a dance student. She has participated in trainings and intensives across the country, her favorite being the summers she spent at the Rockette Summer Intensive held at Radio City Music Hall in NYC. Maggie has trained in ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, and musical theater. You will likely find Maggie in the theater where you can spot her both onstage performing and behind the scenes where she often choreographs for mainstage shows. Maggie also works as a 1st grade teacher in Palatine and credits her love of teaching dance as her inspiration to pursue a career in education. She is so excited and thankful to join the amazing team at In Motion Dance!
Miranda Gentile began dancing at the age of 5 years old. She danced competitively and recreationally until the age of eighteen, and studied ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, hip-hop and contemporary. From ages eighteen and on she has been teaching recreationally and competitively for multiple dance studios and park districts. She graduated from College of DuPage with an Associates in Fine Arts and dance Minor in 2015. She studied Modern techniques, ballet, West African, jazz, hip-hop and improvisation under the College of DuPage Dance Faculty Donna Douglas and Jon Sloven. From 2016-2019 Miranda danced professionally under the teachings of Kate Jablonski, performing at Carnival Choreographers ball, and Dances from the Heart in Chicago. Miranda enjoys sharing her vast knowledge with young driven dancers who share her same passions for dance. She hopes to continue training, and teaching in all different disciplines, while inspiring dancers to follow their dreams.
Bernardo "Bdo" Montanez
Bernardo "Bdo" Montanez is an abstract freestyle dancer from Chicago, IL. He's been dancing for 10+ years and has danced all across the country. Bdo specializes in battling and freestyle dance. He got his start in dancing with Latin music before transitioning to Hip Hop freestyle. He's been teaching dance for 7 years and he loves to choreograph just as much as freestyle.