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.
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.
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.
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 grew up in Springfield, Missouri and began dancing at the age of nine. Shortly after entering the dance world she was cast as “Claire” in the Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular, performing her role for consecutive seasons. During her high school years she was the principal dancer in the Miss Missouri Pageant and Messiah Project’s European Tour and Tour of the Orient. Following graduation, she moved to New York to study modern, jazz and ballet at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. She performed in an off Broadway production called, “Follow Me.” In 2005 she moved back to Springfield, MO where for the last five years she has lead, directed and choreographed dance for the James River School of Fine Arts and Dance Ministry team at the 9,000 member church, James River. She continued her studies during those years at various places including Vanderbilt University, in Nashville, TN, and The Culture House, in Kansas City, MO. While in Springfield she was also invited to serve as an evaluator multiple times at various national dance competitions across the United States. Most recently, following her move to Northwest Arkansas, she has continued her training with the NWA Ballet Theatre and has found a home teaching and choreographing at All That Dance.
Cassadie (Instructor) - bio coming soon!
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) - attends Northwest Arkansas Community college. She plans to major in elementary education and minor in dance. Audrey is a staff member for UDA (universal dance association) and also choreographs for Washington junior high in Bentonville. She assists with Bentonville high school dance teams as well as Van Buren high school. Audrey was a member of the Golden Tamer dance team at Bentonville and won a state championship, and two runner-up titles. She has danced for 15 years and was a part of performing company for 10 years. Audrey has trained and worked with the Moscow ballet and many professional choreographers across the country. She was selected 3 times as a Dancer of the year Finalist and V.I.P for Dance America, talent on parade TOP starz, Masquerade Parade of Stars, and KAR All Star Dancers. She has traveled to NYC where she took classes at Broadway dance center and instruction from the Radio City Rockettes. Most recently Audrey was invited to GoPro for a week long dance intensive, and performed for the 2nd time in a Branson show known as 'Kidz Roc'. Audrey has received regional and nationally ranked awards as well as runner up the senior scholarship essay at nationals. She has been an assistant for Don Mirualt, and recently been selected as a dancer for the American Heart Association Go Red luncheon. Audrey believes that dance not only gives away the steps, but discipline, structure, and confidence!
Melissa (Instructor) - originally from Ohio, Melissa has always been active in dance. She started as a youngster at the Judy Dollenmayer Studio of Dance (JDSD) and moved on to Bowling Green State University where she earned a bachelor's degree in dance education. Her resume' at Bowling Green included serving as president of the University Dance Alliance (UDA), teaching adult tap through the university's continuing education program, developing the choreography for the Findlay High School production of Kiss Me Kate and taking master classes with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Company. She also was a member and student choreographer of the University Performing Dancers (UPD). While Melissa held retail and banking jobs after college, she continued to teach at JDSD and choreographed the musicals Anything Goes and South Pacific for Gahanna (Ohio) Community Theater. Having her two children, Katja and Sophia and several moves across the U.S., Melissa and her husband Corey landed in Murfreesboro, TN, where she danced at The Dancer's School and choreographed the musical NUTCRACK'N for the city's Parks and Recreation Department. She moved to the Bentonville area with her family almost four years ago. Melissa has found her dance home and the wonderful ATD dance family where she plans to continue to share her knowledge and love of dance.
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.
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