Good Judgement Always, Good Time for All, Good Performance--- In that order.
(Be safe, Have Fun, Kick *Butt!)
Such performances include:
• 2004 Summer Olympics Ceremony in Athens
• Grammy Awards with Pink
• Obamaʼs Inaugural Ball
• MTV Video Music Awards
• Disneyʼs Enchanted (movie)
• Spider-Man Movie Premier, NYC
• 2012 Victoria Secret Fashion Show, NYC
• Step-Up 4 (movie)
AntiGravity NTF Co-Owner and Artistic Director
Daniel Stover is the Owner and Director of the Orlando division of AntiGravity®. Daniel oversees all shows & events held at the AntiGravity® National Training Facility, and all local & out-of-town company performances.
By age 24, Daniel was already a three-time All American pole vaulter, four-time All American gymnast, three-time NCAA national champion in floor exercise and vault, and member of a two-time national champion competitive collegiate cheer squad. With his mother as the Lyric theater director in Oklahoma, Daniel was raised in entertainment as well as sports. He created his own act, “Power Of Balance,” which has been presented all over the United States and Internationally.
Before joining AntiGravity®, Daniel was a principal performer for Walt Disney World Entertainment. His live show credits include: Tarzan Rocks, The Lion King at Disneyʼs Animal Kingdom, The Intensity Games at Sea World and The Groove for Universal Studios as well as many TV appearances.
Daniel is proud to have produced, directed, choreographed and performed in numerous projects in conjunction with AntiGravity®.
HEATHER DODT STOVER
AntiGravity NTF Co-Owner and Program Director
Heather Dodt founded AntiGravityʼs aerial school at the National Training Facility in 2012 with guidance from Daniel Stover, establishing herself as Co-Owner & Program Director. Heatherʼs responsibilities include managing all aspects of the school, class schedules, student performances, apprentice program, casting auditions, and student accounts.
Heather has over 10 years of professional experience in dance and aerial arts. Currently, Heather performs as a Principal Aerialist with AntiGravity® Entertainment on a variety of Special Events & Corporate Gigs. She is involved in the artistic creation, production, and casting of many local theme park shows and other international performances & tours. These opportunities have included USO International Performances in Okinawa, Japan and Guantanamo Navel Base, Cuba. Other memorable projects include Disney’s Tarzan with Lyric Theater of Oklahoma (specialty aerial acts), Broadway Production of ‘Swing!’ bungee act onboard Norwegian Cruise Line, and AntiGravity’s original production of an aerial-acrobatic Rocky Horror Show.
Heatherʼs background in ballet originated in Chicago, where she studied dance at Faubourge Ballet Academy & at the Avnun Yakabov Cultural Arts Center. Heather graduated with Honors from the University of Central Florida, in which she completed the Honors in the Major program. Her research in ʻsports psychology’ was recognized by the UCF Honors Thesis Board of Directors. Heather earned her Bachelors degree in Psychology with a Dance Minor, and her future ambitions include acquiring her Masters degree in Sports Fitness/Exercise Physiology. She is also an AFAA certified personal trainer, and has various Group Fitness Certifications, as well as her First Aid & CPR certifications.
Heather has experience both performing and teaching an assortment of aerial classes such as Aerial Hammock, Silk, Lyra, Aerial Cube, Web, Harness, Frame, Bungee, Straps, Cloud Swing, and Carousel. Heatherʼs passion & experience in dance, psychology and fitness are reflected in her approach to class instruction and all aspects of her career.
Secondary Roles: Curriculum Directory
Originally from Detroit, MI; Sarah has over 28 years of combined training and professional work in dance and aerial arts. At a young age she started her dance training with The Dance Place, LTD in Waterford, MI before graduating from Western Michigan University with a BA in Fine Arts. While at Western, Sarah had the privilege of performing pieces by George Balanchine and George Faison, as well as many more. After college she then moved on to dance professionally for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and then Tokyo Disneyland before returning back to RCCL as a Dance Captain.
To challenge herself more Sarah then moved to Orlando, FL to train in aerial silk and lyra before then becoming a company member and instructor with AntiGravity Orlando. With AntiGravity Sarah has been given the opportunity to perform on many aerial apparatuses all over the world, co-choreograph for shows, and help mold future professional aerialists.
Currently Sarah is employed as an Equity dancer at Walt Disney World performing in shows such as Mickey's Royal Friendship Faire, Mickey's Most Merriest Celebration, and Club Villain.
SARAH IVORY REECE
Payroll Supervisor and Assistant Program Director
Secondary Roles: Senior Casting Advisor, Senior Aerial Coordinator
Secondary Roles: Senior Aerial Coordinator
DANIELA ROPER MABRY
Office Manager and Marketing & Events Coordinator
Daniela's BIO coming soon!
Certifications: AntiGravity Fundamentals 1 & 2, AG AIRBarre, & AG Suspension Fitness 1
Brandi is an AntiGravity Orlando Instructor & Aerialist. She is the Managing partner and co-owner of Marta’s Dance Studio, and has been dancing for 26 years. Brandi is the Assistant Director & Choreographer for various projects in Orlando, Atlanta, & Vegas area.
Currently, Brandi is a Maintenance Choreographer at Walt Disney World maintaining focus on overall show quality of live entertainment along with assisting talent casting in auditions, teaching shows/parades, and leads developmental workshops.
Recent performance credits; AntiGravity Sway Pole at Universal Studios, Hope & Help “Mystic Island” Assist Staging Director & Aerialist, Dance captain & Aerialist with RWS & Associates working on Holland America cruise line, Walt Disney World Entertainment performing in “The Festival of the Lion King”, High School Musical, Disney Channel Rocks, and Festival Of Fantasy. She has traveled the world dancing on Cruise lines for 4 years on various ships. Brandi is thrilled and honored to be a part of Antigravity NTF.
Secondary Roles: AG Instructor