Our Instructors

From performing shows across the country to studying under world-class dancers, our teachers have racked up many impressive accolades along the way. All of our instructors have at least 5 years of teaching experience and use our uniquely designed curriculum.

Nicole Owner and Director of Karen's Dance Studio


Nicole (Karen’s daughter) grew up dancing under her Mom’s instruction at Karen’s Dance Studio studying the Cecchetti method of ballet, as well as pointe, jazz, tap, lyrical and acrobatics . . . Read more.


Miss Rebecca began dancing at Karen’s Dance Studio at the age of 5. Under the instruction of Miss Karen, she studied ballet, pointe, jazz, tap and the Cecchetti method of ballet in which she has passed levels I – V . . . Read more.

Rebecca Dance Instructor at Karen's Dance Studio
Becky Dance Instructor at Karen's Dance Studio


Miss Becky began dancing at the age of 9 in her hometown of Avondale, AZ, from Take Five Dance Academy. She studied Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical/Modern and Pointe . . . Read more.


Miss Michelle began dancing when she was 3 years old under the direction of Cherie Lawson in Pittsburg, KS. She has trained in the Cecchetti method of Ballet, as well as, Tap, Jazz, contemporary, and Pointe . . . Read more.


Miss Katy began dancing at the age of three under direction of Karen Drouin. She has always had a love and passion for dance. Katy is a graduate of Stephens College where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. During her time at Stephens,  . . . Read more.


Jessica moved to the area in July of 2012 to pursue a career in broadcast Meteorology. She is originally from Florida where she received an Associate of Science in Dance from Florida School of the Arts . . . Read more.

Jessica Dance Instructor at Karen's Dance Studio


Miss Chelsey . . . Read more.


In 1961 Angela began her dance training under Jane Benson, Webb City. She has also trained under Fernando Schaffenberg, Pau Draper, and Gus Giordano. Angela was Miss Dance in 1972, representing Dance Masters of America . . . Read more.

Dance Instructor at Karen's Dance Studio


Josh . . . Read more.


Kennedy started dancing at the age of three, refusing to do any other style of dance but ballet for 7 years . . . Read more.

Autumn Voice Instructor at Karen's Dance Studio


Miss Autumn began singing at a young age in her church choir and knew that music would always be a big part of her life. She was involved in music throughout high school as a member of several performing groups including band, choir, and show choir . . . Read more.


Mr Tanner . . . Read more.