BECKI GALATAS CHERNOFF
Becki Galatas Chernoff began her dance training at the age of three under the direction of Dan and Rhonda Youmans. At the age of fifteen she was accepted as a member of the Atlanta Jazz Theater where she performed for many years.
She has studied with nationally renowned choreographers Kenneth Greene and Robbie Mackey. She has also studied in New York with Jazz legends Frank Hatchett and Shiela Barker. Her areas of expertise include ballet, tap, jazz, and hip hop. She has taught and choreographed nationwide among various performing arts schools and touring dance conventions.
Becki has worked extensively in the entertainment industry including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 1996 Olympics, choreographed by Kenny Ortega, Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 1996 Paralympics, choreographed by Dan Youmans, and 2000 Superbowl half time show, working extensively with Christina Aguilera and Enrique Iglesias. She spent three years in Las Vegas performing in various shows and conventions along the famous Las Vegas strip.
Becki is a superb dance teacher as well as an accomplished choreographer. Becki has a strong influence with her students and it is apparent that working with students is her passion. She is very excited to share this passion and her skills as a part of Metropolitan Ballet Theatre.