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 Alana – Dance Instructor
Alana grew up in Northern California, where she began training in many genres of dance starting at the age of six. Alana has a strong passion for dance, choreography, and all things creative.
Miss Anna – Dance Instructor
Miss Anna is from Denver, Colorado, and began training in many genres of dance at the age of three. She has a passion for the arts as well as serving the community around her in any way possible.
Miss Becky – Dance Instructor
Becky is a 2017 Isadora Duncan “Izzie” nominated contemporary dance artist as well as a professional choreographer, teacher, and arts administrator. She’s a Youth Protection Advocates in Dance certified teacher and has received additional training in trauma-informed, antiracist, and culturally responsive pedagogies.
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 Kara – Substitute 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 Kelsey – Dance Instructor
Kelsey was born and raised in Dallas, Texas where she began dancing at the young age of 3. She grew up at a competition studio where she trained in all genres of dance, including jazz, tap, ballet, contemporary, and hip hop. Miss Kelsey has a love and excitement for teaching children!
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 Lauren – Dance Instructor
Lauren was born and raised in Carlsbad, CA where she began her artistic journey at age 5 in tap class. She fell in love with dance right away and expanded her training in various styles of dance at a local competition studio. Lauren loves using her deep appreciation for dance and learning to inspire and support children of all ages, and plans to integrate teaching into her career for the rest of her life.
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 – Substitute 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 an Associates in Arts and Humanities from Chaffey College as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Dance from California State University, Fullerton. Miss Nathaly is an ABT Certified Teacher in Pre-Primary through Ballet Level 3.
Miss Olivia – Dance Instructor
Miss Olivia began her dance training at the young age of three years old. Her love for the arts continued to grow stronger throughout her training in many genres of dance and performance experience at several dance competitions and conventions across Southern California. Miss Olivia is excited to spread her love for the arts and inspire young dancers through a positive and creative environment!
Miss Savannah – Substitute Dance Instructor
Savannah grew up in Houston, Texas where she began her love of dance at the age of 3. She trained in all genres of dance including ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, musical theatre, and tap at a competitive dance studio.
Miss Sophia – Dance Instructor
Miss Sophia began her dance training at the age of 3 in a ballet-tap combo class at her local community center in Huntington Beach, CA. She has trained in many styles such as ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, hip hop, and West African.
Miss Sunday – Dance Instructor
Sunday is a soon-to-be graduate of Cal State Fullerton’s dance program. She has trained in many styles including ballet, modern, contemporary, jazz, and hip hop. She has a passion for teaching and performing.
Miss Taryn – Dance Instructor
Taryn recently graduated from Chapman University with a BFA in Dance Performance and a minor in Leadership Studies. 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.