Our very talented and enthusiastic dance instructors come from a wide variety of dance backgrounds and together represent a huge pool of knowledge and experience. Click the photos below to find out more about each instructor.
Miss Kim – Owner/Director
OC Dance Productions was created and developed by Kim in 2007. Kim has performed in all genres of dance for over 40 years and is the current owner and director of Ever After Productions, LLC.
Miss Morgan – Programs & Operations Manager
Morgan has been the Programs and Operations Manager for OC Dance Productions and Ever After Princess since January 2019. She enjoys corresponding with parents about OCDP’s programming and encourages you to say hello at recitals when you see her!
Miss Alexis – Director of Events & Communications
Born and raised in San Diego, Alexis spent her childhood dancing and competing with a local studio and with her high school’s dance team. She attended UC Irvine as an Economics and Education major and danced for UCI’s Dance and Spirit Squad.
Miss Amanda – Dance Instructor
Amanda has been dancing almost since she could walk. She started with ballet at the young age of 3, then began tap, and eventually jazz dance training shortly after that.
Miss Caitlin – Musical Theater & Dance Instructor
Miss Caitlin has a passion for musical theater and dance! She graduated from UCI with a degree in Drama (emphasis in musical theater) and carries knowledge in dance, including jazz, tap and ballet.
Miss Crystal – Dance Instructor
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.
Miss Fiona – Dance Instructor
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, competing at national and regional competitions for seven years.
Miss Jordyn – Dance Instructor
Jordyn was born in Texas and started dancing at the age of two. From there she entered the competition and musical theater world. Jordyn recently graduated from Chapman University with a BFA in Dance, and minors in Disabilities Studies and Health Sciences.
Miss Kara – Dance Instructor
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.
Miss Kierstie – Dance Instructor
Kierstie was born and raised in Orange County, CA where she first started dancing at the age of three. She has found a passion in teaching dance to kids of all ages hoping to ignite an affection for performing arts in others.
Miss Leanna – Dance Instructor
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.
Miss Leslie – Dance Instructor
Leslie began dancing at a young age starting in ballet and later went on to perform and compete in many styles. She performed and competed with her high school dance team and then, continued her training at Mt. San Antonio College and the University of California, Davis.
Miss Maddi – Dance Instructor
Miss Maddi grew up in Bakersfield where she started dancing at the age of three in all genres of dance, as well as theater. Due to her love for working with children, she recently graduated from a local University with degrees in Dance and Elementary Education.
Miss Marissa – Dance Instructor
Marissa began dancing at the age of four in various styles of dance including tap, ballet, pointe, jazz, lyrical, acrobatics, and hip-hop. She later went on to compete with her high school and studio dance teams.
Miss Melissa – Dance Instructor
Melissa began dancing at the age of three. She grew up in Texas dancing for many studios, as well as her high school dance team.
Miss Nathaly – Dance Instructor
Miss Nathaly started her dance training from the young age of three with a ballet-tap combo class. She has trained at various dance studios and ballet schools over the years, including Inland Pacific Ballet. Miss Nathaly has an Associates in Arts and Humanities from Chaffey College as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Dance from California State University, Fullerton.
Miss Taryn – Dance Instructor
Taryn is currently a senior at Chapman University, studying BFA Dance Performance with a minor in Leadership Studies. After graduating, she plans on pursuing a career that is both fulfilling to others and herself.
Miss Vanessa – Dance Instructor
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 three and never stopped. She has trained in all styles of dance along with cheer and gymnastics.