Sandra Ables - Owner/Instructor. Sandra is a certified dance instructor through Dance Masters of America. She has taught dance for 22 yrs and this is here 9th year of owning and operation ADA. Sandra is a longitme resident of McDonald County, and graduated from MCHS and was a member of the Scarlet Spurs dance team. Her dancers have gone on to perform and teach dance. Sandra loves the art of dance and is passionate about passing on her love of dance to other generations.
Eden LeGrand - Owner/Company Director/8 & Older Recreational Instructor (Bio coming soon)
Jewell Parnell - Yoga/Asst. Competitive Instructor (Bio coming soon)
Shelly Capps - Twinkle Toes Competitive Director, Tap Instructor & 7 & Younger Recreational Instructor (Bio coming soon)
Beth Hickman - Cecchetti Ballet Instructor - Miss Beth began her ballet training at Schafeenberg Ballet Academy in Fort Worth Texas and tap training with Peggy Lanik in Tulsa Oklahoma. She attended Oklahoma State University where whe was a Follies dancer and choreographer, Varsity Revue Dancer, Student Entertainer and Spring Sing Director. She performed in regional productions of "Oklahoma!" and "Kismet" and after recieving her BS in education from the Univeristy of Oklahoma, she and co-owner Cam McMinn opened Dance Alley Studio in Moore, Oklahoma. Her students competed regionally and natinally, winning numerous competitions including a Gold Medal and the privelege of representing the state of Oklahoma at the Young Americans National Dance Festival in Los Angeles. Her students have been the recepients of dance scholarships and have gone on to proffesional careers in the entertainment industry. Beth is a teacher-member of the Southwest Committee of the Checchetti Council, the mid cities Checchetti Council, and holds certification from The Checchetti Council of America, National Dance Masters of America, Southern Association of Dance Masters, and Chicago National Dance Masters. She has chorgraphed and taught in the NWA area for over 20 years and was honored to collaberate for the Pineapple Tree Dance Companys first production in 2014.
Jeremy Allgood - Acro/Tumble; Jeremy cheered for 3 years here a MCHS. He also cheered with Pittsburgh State Univerisity for 4 years. He worked for 9 years for UCA (Univeral Cheerleading Association). Where he worked as a head instructor, college stagg and event staff. He has been teaching tumbling an stunting for the last 12 years.
Olivia LaCoe - Asst. Studio Director - Bio coming soon
Our student interns and studennt assitants - we offer a student intern, student choreographer and student assitants program for dancers in our competitive program. Students must be 13 years or older and be enrolled in our competitive program. Attendance is of upmost importance and working well with children is of our course a must! We treat this as a job and ask of each student in the program to treat it as such. Students are choseen by filling out an application and resume. Attendance, attitude, class preparedness and teacher evaluations go into who is chosen.
Faithlyn King - Checchetti Level II Certified and will be taking her Checchetti Teachers exam this year.
Zoee Rolland - Checchetti Level II certified
Kylie Kimbrough - Asst. to Miss Shelly and Twinkle Toes Company
Dani LaCoe - 3 year student intern
Jayden Capps - 2 year class assitant