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Meet our exceptionally trained, professional, caring instructors!

  • Carla Kendall-Bray

    Owner/Jazz/Tap/Creative Movement
    Carla grew up in a home with a Radio City Music Hall Rockette turned Ballet studio owner mom and an opera singing, symphony playing, airline pilot dad so her love of performing started as far back as she can remember. Carla brings 30+ years teaching experience and... Read more
  • A humble instructor & choreographer of literally unparalleled brilliance, charm, and beauty, Tony’s extensive professional dance, theater and performance background is as long and colorful as this sentence. Following a string of appearances in theme parks, Read more
  • Sarah Fuhrman

    Ballet
    Sarah Fuhrman is originally from Portland, OR, and trained with The School of Oregon Ballet Theatre under Haydee Gutierrez and James Canfield. She spent time in St. Petersburg, RU for additional training with the Mussogrsky Opera and Ballet Theatre. Read more
  • Kristalyn Gill

    Contemporary Jazz Tech
    Kristalyn Gill, a North Carolina native, graduated from East Carolina University with dual degrees in Dance Performance (BFA) and Interpersonal/Organization Communication (BS) on full-scholarship. Read more
  • Dar Vejon Jones

    Modern/Tap/Jazz
    Dar Vejon holds a Bachelors of Arts in Dance Performance and Choreography with a Minor Degree in Japanese Language from San Francisco State University. He received numerous dance related scholarships. Read more
  • Andre Baker

    Hip Hop
    “Dancing is my passion and my life. I prefer to teach my students the art of dance by expressing Hip-Hop movement through the rhythm, feeling and words of the music within a choreographed format.” Read more
  • Gerard Regot

    Contemporary/Modern
    Born in Barcelona, Spain, Gerard Regot started dancing while being in cinema college. He received a full scholarship to study dance at Estudi Anna Maleras and took workshops with Guido Tuveri (Artistic Dir. Balletto di Sardignia), Risa Steinberg (Jose Limon), David Zambrano (flying low), Jorge Jáuregui (Ultima Vez – Wim Vandekeybus) Read more
  • Randy Davis

    Tap/Musical Theater/Jazz
    Randy has been seen in numerous Broadway shows and National tours throughout his career. One of his favorites was the colorful Broadway revival of “Guys & Dolls” with Peter Gallagher, Faith Prince, and Nathan Lane where he featured in the Crapshooter Ballet. Find out how many times Randy has danced at the White House.... Read more
  • Kailee McMurran

    Acro/Tiny Tappers
    Choreographer and dancer, Kailee McMurran, grew up in Alaska thriving in competitive gymnastics for 11 years. Now in Portland, Kailee has cofounded SubRosa Dance, danced on Broadway with Do Jump! Extreme Physical Theatre, created Design By Goats (a design duo company) and is the festival director/creator of Portland Dance Film Fest. Read more
  • Will Johnson

    Acting/Vocal/Acro
    After graduating from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City, William received his BFA in Theater Education from Western Washington University. Previous favorite roles include Puck in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, Dream Curly in ‘Oklahoma’ and Jack Sprat in the... Read more
  • MeganAnna Griffin

    Competition Director, Youth and Combo Classes
    MeganAnna Griffin began her training in Ayden, North Carolina where she twirled baton competitively for fifteen years. After competing at the Junior Olympics in Seattle, Washington for Rhythmic Gymnastics, she began her ballet training in Greenville, North Carolina and subsequently graduated from East Carolina University Read more
  • Robyn Dalke

    Lyrical/Ballet/Jazz/Stretch & Strength
    Robyn has a heart for dance, especially ballet and contemporary. Starting in ballet at the age of 3, Robyn branched out into other styles of dance such as: jazz, lyrical, hip hop, modern, and contemporary. She has both performed in, and choreographed for, numerous recitals, competitions, and productions. Read more
  • Willow Swanson

    Jazz/Tap/Contemporary
    Willow Swanson began taking classical jazz at the age of 10, instantly fell in love with it and soon expanded to a variety of styles including tap, hip hop, modern and afro-diasporic movement. She has also trained in Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Yoga and Acrobatics. Read more
  • Nichole Stewart

    Tap/Jazz/Lyrical
    Nichole's love for dance started at a very young age studying, performing and competing in groups with The Schell dancers here in Vancouver, throughout the west coast, Australia and Fiji. She became a core member of the Dance Gatherer Company. Read more
  • Emily Barnhart

    Voice/Piano
    Emily graduated from the University of Oregon in 2008 with a Master in Music in vocal performance and received her undergraduate degree in 2006 from Pacific Lutheran University with a Bachelor of Musical Arts in vocal performance and a minor in Psychology. Read more
  • Steve Jackson

    Music instruction
    Steve first started playing the guitar at age 8, but his love of music really came when, at 13, he was introduced to playing the music of his favorite bands - Led Zeppelin, Pearl Jam, and Jimi Hendrix. That interest grew through over 15 years of private music instruction studying rock, pop, jazz, classical guitar and music theory. Read more