Marie Martinez- Owner, Lil' Ballerinas and Pre-primary levels. Mrs. Marie studied Communications with a minor in Broadcasting. She built a carrier in mortgage and real estate finance and managed multi million dollar companies. She also danced as a young child but decided to focus on stage managing and sports like, track and field, tennis and volleyball. She competed in many sports events while in High School and College. She is a mother of 4 and a grandma of 3 grandkids. When Mrs. Marie is not at the studio you will find her with her family or doing volunteer work with the youth of her church. She is very competitive and loves structure and discipline.
Gretchen Gustin-Owner and Artistic Director. Competition Team, Pre-Primary level classes, Jazz, and Contemporary.
Gretchen is a Florida native who began her dance training under the watchful eye of world renowned instructors from different backgrounds and countries. At the age of 9, she began competing all over Florida receiving many awards. At the aged of 17 she moved to Utah to attend school and joined Synergy Contemporary company and was signed with Focus Talent Agency and hired for various TV commercials. Mrs. Gustin is well known for paying strick attention to making sure her dancers are not only great performers but also amazing technicians and has won multiple Choreography awards
Amy Freeman- Ballet. Ms. Amy began her trainning at age eight with Mikhail Casalino and continued with the School of Ballet West (currently Ballet West Academy ) and the University of Utah. She is Certified to teach Vaganova, American Ballet Theater's National Training curriculum, Progressing Ballet Technique and has completed the Teacher Observation Program and two inspire seminars at the Royal Ballet in London. Her pedagogical training comes from Masters such as Franco De Vita, Raymond Lukens, Inna Stabrova, Dmitriy Tuboltsev, Sarah Daultry, Samantha Leeman and Kathryn Morgan . Mrs. Amy is a Licensed Massage Therapist giving her a working knowledge of the how muscles work together to create movement and how to treat and prevent injury.
Grisell Estrada- Ballet- Ballet Nacional de Cuba, Escuela Profesional de Artes, Camaguey Cuba. Over 20 years as a profesional dancer as a member of the Cuban National Ballet. Mrs. Grisell loves to teach. Her passion for Ballet can be easly felt in all of her classes.
Marco Tacandong- Hip-hop and contemporary instructor.
Holly Wright- Lyrical, Hip-Hop and Pre-Primary level classes. Mrs. Holly has a Bachelors degree in Marketing. She loves teaching and performing. Mrs. Holly was a member of her college dance team and was a competitve gymnast.
Dion Pratt- Jazz, lyrical and Contemporary.