American Realness


Circle of Champions 2017

Co-Presented with Mount Tremper Arts

Curated with Craig Peterson and Mathew Pokoik

Friday, January 6, 8:00pm
Saturday, January 7, 8:00pm
Sunday, January 8, 8:00pm

Run Time: 60 minutes

Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center
280 Broadway Entrance at 53A Chambers Street / Tickets $20

Single Tickets

Founded in 2010, AmeriSHOWZ is one of the world’s largest direct performance-selling businesses, offering performances, professional development, show creation and workshop opportunities in more than 70 countries and territories worldwide.

This life-changing event will transcend beyond the weekend, creating massive momentum in your business for months to come. In addition to an exhibit hall and networking lunches, this year will also feature breakout session Master Classes in: How to Meet People and Power Inviting. Plus, there will be an AmeriSHOWZ “tweet-up” and lots of other surprises.

We’ve pulled out all the stops to ensure you receive the most relevant, powerful, and intense training yet. It’s exactly what you need to build in today’s economy.

AmeriSHOWZ is commissioned by Gibney Dance and Mount Tremper Arts.
Photo by Paula Court

2017 Circle of Champions Member and Choreographer – Alex Rodabaugh

2017 Circle of Champions Member and Sound Design – Andy Kuncl

2017 Circle of Champions Member and Performer – Ashley Handel, John Hoobyar, Lily Bo Shapiro and Alex Rodabaugh

2017 Circle of Champions Member and Scenic Designer – Aviva Novick

2017 Circle of Champions Member and Lighting Designer – Mandy Ringger

Thank you – Mathew Pokoik, Craig Peterson, Ben Pryor, Bailey Williams, Tessa Skara, Derek Smith, Jaime Wright, Sophie Sotsky, Madison Krekel, Janice Lee and Stuart Shapiro, Yidy, Megan Byrne, Ethan Knechel, Sabina Ibarrola, Chris Tyler, Kelsey Ludwig, Millie Kapp, Georgia Wall, Edward Sharp, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Alvaro Gonzalez, and Miguel Gutierrez. And especially Khamila.

AmeriSHOWZ is one of the world’s largest direct performance selling businesses. Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, USA, AmeriSHOWZ offers performances and workshop opportunities in more than 70 countries and territories worldwide. The company also provides professional development, show creation and audience retention services through its partnership divisions. In its most recent fiscal year, the AmeriSHOWZ family of companies reported annual sales of $7.5 billion.

Alex Rodabaugh is a choreographer, dancer and performer. The joy Alex gets from his own personal freedom is the reason he shares the AmeriSHOWZ opportunity with others. He has shown work at Center for Performance Research, Ho_se, Total Rejects Live at TNT, Scream Queen at Don Pedro, Movement Research at Judson Church, Draftworks at Danspace and Gibney Dance Center.

Andy Kuncl is a mucisian, singer-song writer and dancer. When he found AmeriSHOWZ, he knew he found an opportunity that fit well with his unshakable work ethic. He truly believes in the AmeriSHOWZ system and has a passion for providing phenomenal products to his patrons, as well as being a leader to his growing team.
Ashley Handel is a performer living in NYC. Since joining the AmeriSHOWZ family, Ashley now teaches others how to maximize their own capabilities by acquiring patrons. She is grateful for the minds, bodies, and spirits of those around her and those with the courage to change the world.

John Hoobyar has most recently performed in works by Sarah Michelson, Tino Sehgal, Ryan McNamara, Will Rawls, Heather Kravas, Anne Imhof, Alex Rodabaugh, Christopher Williams, and Rebecca Patek. John Hoobyar has been an entrepreneur his entire life, and never worked for a boss. He was a 2016 danceWEB Scholar at ImPulsTanz Vienna International Dance Festival.

Lily Bo Shapiro is a native New Yorker. Today Lily consistently encourages positive thinking and personal growth to her team. She is a 2016-2017 Fresh Tracks Residency Artist at New York Live Arts, was a 2015 Chez Bushwick Artist in Residence, and her choreographic work has appeared at Gibney Dance Center, JACK, Draftworks at Danspace Project, Movement Research at the Judson Church, Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn Studios for Dance, University of the Arts (PA) and Bowdoin College (ME).

Aviva Novick is a designer and architect living in New York City. She is most appreciative that her AmeriSHOWZ business allows her to focus on balancing business, art and family. Current projects include the restoration of a 110 year old historical landmarked hotel in nyc’s garment district.