Miss Caitlin was a ballerina when she was 5 years old. Since then she has found a way to combine her dancing and singing through musical theater and has been in many musicals throughout the years. She graduated from UCI with a degree in Drama (emphasis in musical theater) and carries knowledge in dance, including jazz, tap and ballet. Read more about Miss Cailtin here!
Crystal started her artistic career as a competitive figure skater at the age of 10. From there, she transitioned into studying many different dance styles with an emphasis in jazz, modern, and hip hop. Throughout her dancing career, she has been in numerous dance shows and charity performances where she has gained experience as a performer and a teacher. She was showcased at the ’09 American College Dance Festival Association where she performed in a piece called “Consequences” with Saddleback College. Read more about Miss Crystal here!
Miss Fiona was born in Irvine and began her dance training and love of the arts at the age of five. She has since been trained extensively in various styles, including ballet, modern, jazz, lyrical, and acrobatics, as well as competing at national and regional competitions for seven years. She was a featured student choreographer throughout high school, her works being performed and showcased throughout 2015-2018. Fiona hopes to share her love of dance with her students and has a passion for education. She aspires to establish a balanced, high-energy and fun classroom environment paired with age-appropriate techniques. Read more about Miss Fiona here!
Miss Jessica is currently a student attending a local private University. While going to school Miss Jessica is also a Nanny in addition to teaching dance for OC Dance. She has been dancing since the age of three and has been involved in various dance teams, competition teams, and recreational dance classes. Read more about Miss Jessica here!
Jordyn was born and raised in Texas and started dancing at the age of two. From there she entered the competition and musical theater world. Jordyn has competed regionally and internationally, including winning International festival for the Performing arts in Paris, France in 2017. Jordyn has trained in jazz, ballet, modern, tap, hip hop, ballroom, contemporary, and lyrical. Jordyn is currently a Junior at a prestigious dance program studying to get her BFA in dance, and two minors in Disabilities Studies and Health Sciences. Read more about Miss Jordyn here!
Kara grew up in Irvine and graduated from Vanguard University with a degree in education and a minor in psychology. She has been dancing since the age of five and is trained in all styles. Her favorites include jazz, hip-hop, Broadway, and contemporary. She has always had a love for working with youth. Previously, she was a Community Services Leader for the City of Irvine at Northwood and Woodbury Community Park. There she worked a variety of different youth programs including recreation classes, school-based programs, summer camps, elementary after school programs, and coordinated/taught the preschool program. Read more about Miss Kara here!
Miss Leanna has been dancing since the age of four, performing and competing in various dance styles. Styles such as Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Jazz, Ballroom, Swing, and Scottish Highland Dancing. She has won various dance awards in Scottish Highland, Contemporary, and Hip Hop. After discovering her passion for performance, Leanna began to pursue Musical Theatre and fell further in love with the arts. She graduated from Vanguard University and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre. Read more about Miss Leanna here!
Leslie began dancing at a young age starting in ballet and later went on to perform and compete in many styles. Leslie was born and raised in the Inland Empire where she started her training. She performed and competed with her high school dance team and then, continued her training at Mt. San Antonio College and University of California, Davis. She has been dancing for 16+ years and continues to take classes whenever possible. Her performance training led her to the opportunity to perform at the Disneyland Resort, which includes A Christmas Fantasy Parade as well as various shows in college. She later found her passion for sharing her love for dance by teaching all ages. Read more about Miss Leslie here!
Miss Maddi grew up in Bakersfield where she started dancing at the age of 3 in all genres including theater. Due to her love for working with children, she is attending a local University where she is studying dance and elementary education. Not only skilled in dance, Miss Maddi was the recipient of the Women’s Club of Bakersfield scholarship and was selected to be in the National Honor Society. Read more about Miss Maddi here!
Marissa began dancing at the age of 4 in various styles of dance. She later went on to compete with her high school and studio dance teams. Marissa was born in raised in the Inland Empire where she received most of her training. Her training was in tap, ballet, pointe, jazz, lyrical, acrobatics, and hip-hop. Her biggest passion is in tap. She has been awarded multiple awards and scholarships from the competitive dance community throughout her performing years. She continued her dance training at California State University of Fullerton for her first year and graduated with and a Bachelor in Psychology. Read more about Miss Marissa here!
Miss Nathaly started her dance training when she was just 3 years of age with a ballet-tap combo class. Since then, she trained extensively in and fell in love with both styles. She has been trained in various atmospheres such as Encore High School For The Performing Arts as well as advanced training in ballet with Michele Jenkins at both Inland Pacific Ballet and Chaffey College. Her training has also helped launch her into the world of Disney as she was also a parade performer at the Disneyland Resort. She performed in various parades such as Mickey’s Soundsational Parade and was part of the opening cast of the Paint The Night Parade. Read more about Miss Nathaly here!
Vanessa is a Biola University grad with a passion for dance that stems from her 20+ years in the dance world. She fell in love with dancing at age 3 and never stopped. She has trained in all styles of dance along with cheer and gymnastics. Her favorites include Ballet, Jazz, and Lyrical. She truly has a passion for working with all ages. She has been a high school cheer coach, taught in several dance studios and a gymnastics gym, and was a guest instructor for some summer dance/ cheer programs out of state. She has a love and passion for teaching and working with children of all ages. Read more about Miss Vanessa here!