Antonio (Instructor) - has been performing and dancing all his life. At age 4 he began performing with his dad at local school assemblies, which led to the creation of the "Little Stars" of Sioux City, Iowa. A multiracial traveling group of actors, singers and dancers between the ages of 2-16, who's mission was to spread smiles with music, dance and drama. The Little Stars performed across the US at places like Mount Rushmore, Chicago, Mall of America-Minneapolis, Minnesota, St. Louis, as well as fairs and festivals throughout the Midwest. Antonio eventually became the choreographer of the group, and is proud to be an honorary lifetime member.
In High School, Antonio was a member of the drama, dance and step club. His most notable musical theatre roles include; Conrad Birdie in "Bye Bye Birdie" and Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet". Antonio was the first male to perform with an all-girls drill team at Newman Smith High School as well as hold the very first Step Show in Carrollton, Texas.
Antonio attended Mesa College in San Diego, CA, where he had the privilege to work alongside fellow choreographer, "Fusion" who has worked with artist such as Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Sisqo and many more. When returning to Dallas, Antonio was a dancer at Bill Cody Entertainment, as well as a choreographer for "Core of Dallas" a BBoy Indian group. He has had the privilege to perform at annual Mary Kay conferences, local fundraising events such as JDRF walk for diabetes, Susan G Komen and more.
Fun Fact: Antonio is a Disc Jockey for the Largest Retailer in the world! When Antonio's time is not occupied with the arts, he is spending time with his daughter and wife.
Antonio is very excited to share his knowledge and love for dance with kids of all ages!
Julie (Instructor) - danced competitive for 10 years and was a member of the Senior Performing Company where she won several awards in competition. Julie was a member of the Sugar Bears at Southwest Missouri State University for three years. With the Sugar Bears she danced in Spain and placed third at UDA nationals. Julie also coached high school pom squads in Springfield, Missouri. She continues her dance education while attending dance conventions throughout the year. Julie and her husband reside in Rogers with their two children.
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Patricia (Instructor) - originally from England where she attended Laine Theater Arts, on a full scholarship. Majoring in theatrical arts and gaining a teaching degree in dance majoring in Ballet, Jazz, tap and musical Theater. She left college and went to work on Cruise ships, traveling around the world choreographing shows and being lead singer/ dancer. She met her husband Terry while cruising and formed a Jazz vocal trio called Triad. They released and album and were featured on American Airlines in flight Jazz programming. She also traveled to New York and helped her husband to choreograph and promote a musical called “ Bud and Lou” based on the lives of Abbot and Costello.
Meghan (Owner/Director/Instructor) – holds a B.A. in Dance with an emphasis in teaching from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. As a member of the UNLV dance department she trained and performed under choreographers such as Randy Duncan and Luis Kavorous. She was also a member of the Rebel Girls Dance Team for three years and a director of the Mini and Junior Rebel Starz. Meghan was a competitive dancer for 8 years. While in Las Vegas Meghan danced professionally with Nathan Burtons Comedy of Magic Show and was in numerous Dance Concerts with the U.N.L.V. Dance Company Ensemble. Prior to her collegiate career she was a student for 13 years and was also a member of the Senior Performing Company. As a student she performed in many competitions such as Starstruck and Dance America and she toured as a VIP with Dance Olympus under the instruction of Sarah Jo Fazio and Steven Boyd. She also has performed at Walt Disney World Resort, aboard Premiere Cruise Line’s U.S.S. Oceanic and locally with dancers from Disney Special Events. Her choreography has taken top awards at local, regional and national levels, most recently in Fort Walton, Florida, Dallas, Texas, Orlando, Florida, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Kansas City, Missouri and Hot Springs, Arkansas. Meghan is also a choreographer for the Bentonville Public Schools.
Lindsey (choreographer) - born in Kansas City, MO and began dancing at the age of nine, developing her passion and love for dance. She grew up in Springfield, MO and after a few short years of dancing, gained her first professional role as “Claire” in the Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular. She was asked to reprise her role the following season and continued to gain performing experience as a featured dancer with The Messiah Project’s International Tour in the subsequent years. Following high school she attended Alvin Ailey in New York City as a part of the certificate program. During her time in the city, she performed in the off-Broadway production of “Follow Me” and following her time in the city, worked with iPourLife Productions as a principal dancer.From 2007-2010 Lindsey taught as well as developed the dance program for the school of fine arts at James River Assembly and additionally worked on the production team. In 2008, she introduced dance as an official category for the National Fine Arts Festival by performing with the Australian band Planet Shakers. In addition, She was invited to judge the National Fine arts Festival for multiple years. In 2010, she moved to Northwest Arkansas and continued to train, perform, and teach. A year later, Lindsey started teaching at All That Dance. In addition, she also taught for the Arkansas Arts Academy for 2 yrs. There she developed a dance program for k-8 grade including choreographing for student performances and special events. During her time here, she has danced with NWA Ballet Theatre and has performed the following roles : Snow Queen, Arabian, Red Fairy, Carnival of the Animals, Sugar Plum, and original contemporary works. In the last 2 years, Lindsey has trained in Progressive Ballet Technique. She has received “Distinction” with the Royal Academy of Dance, in Intermediate-Advance Two exams and will be examining to achieve her Solo Seal in Canada in the Spring of 2018. Lindsey is excited to be a part of the ATD family and enjoys the students, friendly and professional environment, and opportunity it offers its dancers to grow and explore opportunities outside the area.
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