VOGUE Dance Company has a fantastic and talented staff. All of our staff members were once dancers and have many years of training in the art.
Performing & Recreational Line / Solos, duets, & trios / Small Groups / Productions / Summer Classes
Miss Tina started dancing at the age of 3 at The Dance Shoppe, and was trained in tap, jazz, lyrical, pointe & ballet. She went off to get a bachelors degree in apparel design and a minor in business. She started her teaching career in 2004 and was the Creative Director and head performing line teacher for 9 years at a Bravo Dance Company/Dance Fever Studio Inc. Miss Tina’s award winning choreography has brought her many judges choice awards, 9 choreography awards, 4 National competition championship titles, 142 high point awards, and 46 Regional competition titles. She choreographed the featured act “Roxanne” which performed in Branson, Missouri for the Kidz Roc Show in July 2012. You can view 5 videos of her top scoring dances at the Hall Of Fame Dance Challenge website (She Bangs, Roxanne, Magalenha, Diamonds, and Dream). She has been designing and making costumes for dancers since she was 15 years old and has won over 30 costume awards for her designs. Miss Tina also made her judging debut in 2013, for the nationally recognized dance competition Midwest Starz! Tina is truly passionate about what she does; she has an eye for the smallest details and takes enormous pride in her artistic craft. She loves each of her dancers as if they were her own and is devoted to teaching so much more than dance!
Outside of the dance world, Tina has over 12 years sales experience. Her husband, Nick, is a personal trainer, massage therapist and ultra marathon runner. They have 2 little darling dancers of their own…Lilyanna & Aubrielle!
Performing & Recreational Lines / Solos, duets, & trios / Productions / Summer Classes
Miss Tasha has been a part of the dance community for a total of 16 years not only as a teacher, but also as a competitor herself. She grew up with Dance Fever Studio Inc. and was a top competitor at the studio, taking first place titles, and many other awards as a soloist. Her teaching career flourished immediately. In the last 5 years as an instructor, Miss Tasha holds choreography, judges choice, best in category, platinum and over 40 high point awards. In 2011 one of her dances took the Grand National Teen Division at nationals. She also has experience teaching master classes, and has taught in two local conventions.
Other than dancing... Miss Tasha has been a PCA (personal care attendant) for B's Homecare Inc. for 6 years. There she specializes in working with children with Autism, and helps out with their every day essentials. In the past she has also worked as an Office Manager for the same company. She is currently a student at Anoka Ramsey Community College working towards her degree in Business with a Marketing/Management emphasis.
"Dancing has been my heart and soul for so many years. It has pushed me through the happiest and hardest times of my whole life. I can't imagine doing anything else! It is my destiny to be working as a choreographer and teacher. Nothing makes me more proud than to see the passion that I have always had, in the eyes of my dancers."
Performing & Recreational Lines / Duets & trios / Summer Classes
Miss Christy grew up at one of the largest dance studios in the state, The Dance Shoppe. She danced competitively for 20 years and also taught for 13 years! She also taught recreastional lines and competitive lines at Bravo Dance Company for 2 years. As a dancer she performed with the "Sleigh Belles" as well as making it into the top 50 chosen for the Minnesota Vikings Performance Team. As a choreographer she holds many platinum, judges choice, and high point awards.
Miss Christy has 3 young boys; Jeremy, Jacob, & Jaxon!
Recreational Lines / Summer Recreational Classes
Miss Carrie has had a passion for dance and teaching since she was a child. She grew up in a competitive dance studio, The Dance Shoppe, in the twin cities, and was exposed to many different forms of dance, including ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, modern, pointe, and hip hop. As a dancer, she has won numerous awards for her group and solo performances, performed at the NFL Superbowl XXVI, and has won a scholarship with a professional dance convention 3D Dance Network with choreographer Gregg Russell. Carrie’s teaching and choreographic style has been influenced by her dance teachers growing up, but also by the professional choreographers she has encountered through touring dance conventions, college, and during a trip to Los Angeles, CA to visit the Tremaine Dance Studio where she learned from choreographers such as Wade Robson.
Miss Carrie has great passion and experience as a dance teacher and an assistant teacher for people young and old. With a background in pediatric psychology, Miss Carrie loves to teach small children and utilize reinforcement techniques to nurture her dancers’ development. Carrie is married and a mother of two small children, William and Gabriel, and appreciates the family atmosphere that VOGUE Dance Company creates. “There is nothing in the world like watching my little dancers on the stage after a year of hard work. The looks of pride on the dancers and their families’ faces after recital is why I became a teacher.”
Performing Line Assistant / Solos, duets, & trios
Miss Hannah started dancing at the age of 3 at Dance Fever Studio, Inc/Bravo Dance Company. At 9 years old she began dancing competitively. When Miss Hannah was 13 years old she began assistant
teaching recreational line classes and the very next year she was assisting performing line classes. She spent six years of her dance career competing as a soloist and winning many high point, stand
out dancer, & other specialty awards. Miss Hannah was a part of the the routine "Roxanne" in 2012. With this number her and her teammates won many first place high point awards, and were
hand selected to travel to Branson, Missouri to perform the Kidz Rock production.
Last year Miss Hannah began her teaching career and had her very own recreational line classes, assisted performing lines, and also choreographed solos and trios. Her trio received high point awards in all three competitions they participated in!
Miss Hannah recently graduated from Aveda Minneapolis Institute in the Cosmetology field. Hannah and her entire family have always had an amazing passion for dance! She not only enjoys the artistry of dancing, she enjoys the family connection she is apart of at the studio.
Recreational Lines / Father Daughter / Boy Girl
Miss Jenna has been involved in the dance community for 19 years. Beginning at the age of 7 she quckly developed a love for the art of dancing. At 10 years old she joined competition and competed in over 30 regional and national competitions. Miss Jenna was asked to be an assistant teacher the the age of 13 and continued assisting until graduating high school. She also developed a love for the stage by doing multiple plays and studying drama throughout her school years. After graduation she was asked to join the teaching staff at Dance Fever Studio, Inc/Bravo Dance Company and gladly accepted! This is Miss Jenna's 7th year teaching and she enjoys every moment of it. Her favorite part of teaching is watching a little one's eyes light up when they finally perfect a dance move they have been working hard on. Miss Jenna cherishes all of the bonds and memories made throughout her years of teaching, and is excited to make more!
Miss Jenna works full time at a OBGYN Clinic in Minneapolis, MN and stays very busy chasing around her 3 year old son, Leighton!
She is thrilled to start the new season at VOGUE Dance Company and to be apart of your child's love and passion for dance!
Ballet / Performing Lines / Solos, duets, & trios / Summer Classes
Miss Jayme has been dancing for over 25 years, and has been teaching and choreographing for the past 11 years. She began her training at the Dance Shoppe in Plymouth, MN, where she was
trained in ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, pointe, contemporary and musical theater. She won many awards as a soloist and was part of several National Title winning teams.
After graduation, she moved onto college at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point as a Dance Major and a Business Administration Minor. Throughout college, she taught and choreographed both at local studios, and within the UWSP Department of Theater and Dance. During college, Jayme also interned at Broadway Dance Center in New York City, studied with Alonzo King’s LINES Dance Company, and River North Chicago Dance Company. She was also awarded the Incoming Freshman Dance Scholarship and Kathryn Bukholt Dance Scholarship through the University.
After college, Jayme returned to the Minneapolis area to teach, choreograph, coach dance team, and hold dance intensives in the metro area. Her choreography has been acknowledged and awarded at the regional and national level. She is excited to share her technique and kinesthetic based teaching style with her students at all levels and in all styles of the art. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her husband and one year old twin daughters.