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 three year old daughter and wife.
Antonio is very excited to share his knowledge and love for dance with kids of all ages!
Emily (Instructor)- bio coming soon!
Catie Beth (Instructor) - currently attends Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, majoring in Sports Management. Catie Beth has been dancing since she was 8 years old, with several years as a competitive dancer. She is currently involved in several clubs & organizations, some of those include American Association of University Women, Pencils of Promise (building schools around the world), The Big Event (serving the Stillwater community) and The Homecoming Steering committee. Catie is a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority. She enjoys teaching dance in Stillwater while away at school as well as choreographing in the Summer for ATD.
Alicia (Instructor) - a California native who moved to NW Arkansas 10 years ago and is a CEC Certified Fitness Instructor. Her certifications include Advanced Pilates, Yoga, Barre and Zumba. She has taught group fitness classes for 9 years at various gyms throughout NW Arkansas and also taught conditioning classes to dancers at The Classical Ballet Academy for 4 years. She enjoys helping her students to find their inner strength and to energize their joy of life through physical and mental fitness. She is passionate about animals, health and wellness and will be working towards becoming certified in Holistic Nutrition. Other hobbies include cooking and spending time with her family and pets. Her daughter, Ava, also dances on the competitive team for All That Dance. Alicia feels that All That Dance has become her second family and she feels blessed to be a part of her students lives.
Lindsey (Instructor) - Lindsey Strok was 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.
Elizabeth (Instructor) - born and raised in Oxford, Connecticut. She began her early dance training at Woodbury Ballet, under the direction of Randyl Errica, and went on to win the Connecticut Classic Ballet Grand Prize, Pas de Deux in May, 2011. She continued her training at Adelphi University under the direction of Frank Augustyn, earning a BFA in Dance, Magna Cum Laude, with a double minor in Marketing and Communications in May of 2015. While at Adelphi University, Elizabeth performed Acts Of Light, a piece by Martha Graham, at the Joyce Theater in New York City. She was the chapter President of Nu Delta Alpha, a dance honor society, which she brought to the University. She was also was chosen to appear in a series of video promotions for Adelphi University during her years as an undergraduate Dance Major. Following graduation, Elizabeth joined Kansas City Ballet for their 2015-16 season, as a member of the second company and performed in Devon Carney’s Premiere of The Nutcracker as snow and flowers. She also performed as a swan in Swan Lake with KCB. Elizabeth has attended summer intensives with Bolshoi Ballet, Festival Ballet Providence and Boca Ballet Theater. While at Boca Ballet Theater, Elizabeth performed in Serenade and most recently, as Moya in Giselle. She joined NWA Ballet Theatre as a Company Dancer in August 2017 and will be a guest artist in The Nutcracker. This is Elizabeth’s first season working with All That Dance, and she is eagerly anticipating the upcoming season.
Abby (Instructor) - 2016 graduate of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Abby was a competitive dancer and competed in various competitions located in Branson, Joplin, Hot Springs, Tulsa, Kansas City, Dallas, Orlando, and New York. Along with being a competitive dancer, Abby served on her school's dance team for two years and cheerleading squad for 2 years. She has received numerous awards for her work as a solo artist as well as a group member. Abby recently took home the Young Choreographers Award from the Dance America/Dance Olympus competition. In 2009 she danced with the Moscow Ballet Company in their annual "The Nutcracker" production. She received a scholarship in 2010 to attend Clifton Dance Project in Huntington Beach, California, and a scholarship in 2011 to attend Retter Dance Academy in Agoura Hills, California. Abby toured during the summer of 2011 in Chicago, Omaha, Minneapolis, and Boston as a Dance America/Dance Olympus VIP. Abby was a four year member of the University of Arkansas pom squad.
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.
Audrey (Instructor) - an Arkansas native who holds a strong passion for sharing her experience and love for dance through teaching, and choreographing. She has trained at Broadway Dance Center in New York City as a part of their professional semester where she spent a summer concentrating in tap, ballet, theatre, jazz, contemporary, and street styles with professional dancers, choreographers, and performers. She is a member of Little Rock, Arkansas' first and only professional tap company and non-profit organization, UnTapped, and is proud to represent tap at All That Dance. She has experience as a dance camp instructor for the Universal Dance Association, and is also a certified dance team coach. She was a state champion with the Bentonville dance team and spent 10 years competing. Audrey earned an Associate of Arts degree in education from Northwest Arkansas Community College and has her own custom costume company, ACE Designs. Since 2014, Audrey has choreographed for local dance teams in the state such as Bentonville High School, Van Buren High School, Washington Jr. High, and Lincoln Jr. High. Audrey plans to continue sharing her knowledge of dance for years to come and gratefully considers every dancer she works with—whether they’re a professional or just starting their career—as someone she can learn from. She aims to instill confidence, technique, and strong work ethic into each person she has the opportunity to teach.
Kelli (Instructor) - started dancing at age 9 and quickly began to excel in competitive dance in which she earned many outstanding titles. She has been teaching dance for the past 15 years. Her job titles have included teacher, choreographer, creative director, company director, and studio owner. She has trained in ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, hip hop, and more. As a competitive teacher, Kelli choreography has won multiple awards including several highest category awards, judges choice awards, entertainer awards, choreography awards, highest score in competition, and much more. She has also participated with her performances in many events. She is trained in teaching both recreational and competitive dance for all ages and levels. She is an out of the box teacher who believes each piece should be unique, creative and full of artistry.
Taylor (Instructor) - is attending the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville and is pursuing a degree in early childhood education, in hopes of becoming a kindergarten teacher. Taylor started teaching dance classes at the age of fifteen where she found that working with children was what she was meant to do. Taylor was a member of her high school dance team all four years and served as captain two of those years. She has danced for fourteen years, seven of those years having been a part of a performing dance company. Taylor is honored and overjoyed to be able to work with such a loving group of students, parents, and staff.
Ashton (Instructor) - bio coming soon.
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. Patricia has three daughters Ruby, Pearl and Jade that all attend ATD.
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.
Erin (Instructor) - While growing up in Batesville, Arkansas, Erin enjoyed taking classes in jazz, ballet, tap, gymnastics, and cheerleading. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Erin holds a Bachelor of Science in Education, emphasis in English and social studies. In 2006, she began teaching and coaching dance in Bentonville at Washington Junior High. The Washington Wildcat Dance Team won numerous awards under her direction, including multiple technique awards and grand champion placements at regional competitions. In 2013, Erin was part of Fulbright Junior High's inaugural year. The Fulbright Dance Team had a perfect season, including all first place finishes in jazz, pom, and high kick and the technique award at three regional competitions. Erin continues to enjoy coaching junior high dance. She and her husband, Michael, welcomed their first child, Henry Woodson, to the family on August 29, 2014 and reside in Bentonville.
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