Please get to know our National Staff below!
ANDREW "DREW" VAMOSI
CEO / Executive Director
Drew Vamosi has been involved in all areas of the dance industry. Listed are just a few of his credits:
Co-Founder and former Owner/Director of BravO! National Dance & Talent Competition, Former talent agent, Member of Actors Equity Association, Member of the National Dance Council of America
Dancer & performer in multiple National Broadway and European touring productions including "Meet Me In St. Louis", "My One & Only", "Funny Girl", "Sugar Babies", "Music Man", "Gypsy", and "42nd Street"
Former dance studio Owner/Director, Attended Oklahoma City University (majored in dance), Actor/dancer in television commercials, Numerous teacher/choreography awards at various competitions, Former national competition EmCee & Judge
30+ years of experience in the competition industry
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Tyler Warren has been involved in the Dance Competition & Convention circuit for the past 10 years, serving as a Judge, MC, Master Teacher, Choreographer, and now National Director. He is thrilled to be taking on a new position with Leap! this season, and looks forward to an exciting year ahead on tour. Please enjoy Tyler's performance biography and credits below:
Tyler is a Dancer, Choreographer, Performer, and California Native. Tyler holds a degree in Dramatic Arts, Theatre emphasis, and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association, with National Tour and Regional credits including “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers”, “High School Musical”, “Damn Yankees”, “Kiss Me, Kate”, “Evita”, “The Sound of Music”, and “Anything Goes” to name a few. Tyler continues performing and choreographing for many professional Musical Theatre venues throughout the country. His keen eye for detail and unique stylization has gained him much recognition in recent years. Professional credits have included residencies with CMT’s Sacramento Music Circus, the Sacramento Theatre Company, as well as Radio Disney, hosting Arena events as Disney On Ice and Disney Channel concerts. Most recently, Tyler was asked to be an Ambassador for Capezio's new line of shoes, the Capezio Tap Sonic, showcasing them in his convention & master classes he teaches on tour in the dance circuit. Tyler has shared the stage dancing with artists including Nick Jonas and Vanessa Hudgens.
Director of Stage Operations
Joe has been a been stage managing for dance competitions for the last ten years. Before joining Leap! in its inception, Joe previously worked for Executive Director, Drew Vamosi, at BravO! National Dance and Talent Competition. For a time he worked for both companies concurrently, and operated as Production Assistant, Stage Manager, and Tour Director.
Now, as Director of Stage Operations, Joe oversees a wide variety of aspects of the competition. From drafting the show schedule, to managing the warehouse, he does it all! It was this versatility and knowledge of the inner workings of a competition that helped him win the A.D.C.C. Industry Award for Outstanding Stage Manager in 2015.
He's come a long way from printing programs and sweeping up around the home office ... although he still does a lot of sweeping.
Emcee | 'Master of Ceremonies'
Brandon was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, where his passion has always been focused on music. At an early age, he was playing drums and taking various dance classes such as hip hop and break. It wasn’t long before Brandon began performing in numerous talent shows and local television commercials. Brandon soon developed a love for getting the applause and positive reactions out of an audience. After high school, Brandon’s love and passion paved a path into multiple levels of music and entertainment. Brandon quickly became successful in djing, producing music, working as a radio personality, and even organizing and hosting his own events. Graduating from Iowa Western with a degree in radio performance and journalism, he now owns and operates his wedding DJ business called “Singular Events.” In addition, he also tours the country writing and remixing music as an electronic performing artist known as: EZB!
Brandon has performed at over 1,500 events and has worked with several artists and elite companies at events filled to capacity! Throughout his successful career, he has received numerous awards including “Most Requested DJ of the Year”, and the “5-star Service Award” for exceptional customer service.
In his 10th year of business and pursuing his dream of performing, Brandon has learned that it’s not about the individual performance; but about the overwhelming positive feedback and the memories that are made. Brandon constantly strives to improve and always stay creative. His attention to detail, exhilarating personality, and ability to adapt to the crowd, ensures a rewarding and dynamic performance for all to see!
Justin Jones was born and raised in Norfolk, Nebraska. He started his live sound career at a young age when he joined his high school theatre program his freshman year of high school. He quickly discovered his passion for live entertainment and looked to continue that in college. He attended Northeast Community College and graduated in 2017 with a degree in Media Arts with a concentration in Audio & Recording Technology. During this time he worked with local bands, college choirs, and national touring acts to produce a variety of music and performances.
Justin has been a crew member for the Great American Comedy Festival since 2013. The three day event hosts talent from across the country and is held every year in Norfolk’s own Johnny Carson Theatre. He has had the opportunity to work for shows across the state including Brett Eldredge, Judas Priest, Deep Purple, Dustin Lynch, and Cole Swindell. Justin is excited to be joining Leap! this season.
Madeline DeVault was born and raised in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Her dance career began at the age of 8, where she quickly fell in love with the art form, and immediately knew she wanted to be involved with dance for the rest of her life. She took studio dance for 10 years, studying various styles such as jazz, contemporary, hip hop, and ballet. In High School, Madeline was apart of the Lewis Central Dance Team, as well as student council, and graduated in the top 20% of her class in May of 2018. Some highlights of her dance career include: Choreographing a special performance at a relay for life event, placing 7th overall at ISDTA state solo competition in 2016, dancing in her first professional show, “Kidz Rock” in Branson Missouri in the summer of 2018, and taking pre-professional training in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Madeline is excited to be joining the Leap! Team on tour this season.
Tour Production Assistant