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Since 1998, Conservatory Of Dance Education has provided professional dance instruction in the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area.

C.O.D.E. owner and teach, Phil Vitug, puts his wealth of knowledge and experience earned during his career as a professional dancer and choreographer to work in order to provide the highest quality dance education his students deserve.
For many years, he has worked with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry,
either as a choreographer or as a dancer in shows, concerts, and others.

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Phil Vitug & Family

Born in the Lubao province of Pampanga, Philippines, in 1985, Phil moved to the U.S. with his mother and four siblings. At the age of 16, he was introduced to the performing arts and excelled in tap, jazz, hip hop and ballet. Mr. Phil, as he is affectionately called by his students, has studied in Los Angeles under Mr. Joe Tremaine, in Chicago under Mr. Frank Hachette and Mr. Charles Kelly.

Phil performed as a singer, actor, and dancer in the Broadway musicals “The Phantom”, “Grease”, “Hello Dolly”, “George M”, and “Anything Goes”. Phil also gained experienced training under the tutelage of Bob Fosse. He has traveled all over the world performing as a MC and singer/dancer on Norwegian, Holland America, and Costa Cruise Lines. Phil also modeled for Best Buy, DIY Network, Sprint, Bud Light and appeared on the cover of “Kansas City” Magazine.

Phil has choreographed for the White Theater’s presentation of “Fiddler on the Roof” and currently, is choreographing for Worlds of Fun/Cedar Fair shows including the “Moulin Rouge” and celebrity magician’s, “Ed Alonzo’s Psycho Circus”.

Phil opened the Conservatory of Dance Education in 1999 and has led the studio to become one of the premier studios in the Greater Kansas City area. CODE has an elite competition troupe as well as a performance team and an extensive recreation program; he expects students to work hard, excel in practice and maintain a positive attitude and fun environment. His students have gone on to perform around the world – from Hollywood to Beijing; from stage shows to motion pictures.

Mr. Phil is a family man, and he extends his love and care to his CODE family as well.

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