Mrs. Holly started dance when she was just two years old; teaching her first class when she was 18. In high school, Holly was a participant of musicals within her school as well as the EVSC Summer Musicals. Holly has trained under numerous well renowned dance teachers and choreographers throughout her career. After high school, she went on to receive her dance degree from Vincennes University, where she was the choreographer for the show choir her graduating year. With a wide variety of training, including vocal, instrumental, dance and musical theater, she has always had a dream to be in the performing arts world. Mrs. Holly has been coaching for Expressive Dance Academy since 2013, teaching Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theater, and Tumbling. Holly has received multiple Platinum awards for her routines! When she is not at the studio she is a mother, photographer, and traveler. Holly finds joy in helping the kids succeed to become beautiful dancers. "I love seeing my students grow in dance and nail that turn, leap or trick we've been working on for weeks! But more than anything it's so wonderful to hear dancers say how I've had such an impact in their life, in their journey. I'm not only teaching them dance lessons but also life lessons!"
Ms. Hannah started dancing when she was 3 years old. She was on the EDA competition team for the duration of her middle school and high school years. In high school, Hannah was a member of her dance team and helped choreograph many dances for the team. Hannah began teaching dance when she was 14, and quickly fell in love with helping others learn to dance. After High School, she became part of the EDA teaching staff! She teaches Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Contemporary, Tumble, and Hip-Hop for both recreational and competition level classes. During the 2018 competitive dance season, Hannah was awarded with a Choreographers Award for her Jazz routine, 'I Can't Do It Alone' and her hip-hop production routine 'Young Money.' She was also awarded with a performance award for the Diamond Jazz routine, 'Monster' as well as receiving awards for choreographing the solo 'Paralyzed.' Hannah is a graduate of University of Evansville where she studied Communications.
Ms. Trinity started dancing when she was 6 years old and instantly fell in love. Her passion grew throughout the years and each year she tried something new and expanded her horizons.
Ms. Trinity competitively danced for 10 years. She participated in her high school dance team and color-guard where she was featured for dance in the marching band show. Her favorite styles of dance are Hip-Hop and Modern!
Ms. December has been dancing at Expressive Dance Academy since she was 6 years old and has been sharing her love of dance through teaching since she was 16! Ms. December was part of EDA’s first competition team. December’s favorite style of dance is musical theatre, winning A Platinum for her solo "Let's Be Bad" and the Broadway Bound Special Award. Her favorite classes to teach are technique and performance expressions! Dance has opened many opportunities for Ms. December including joining her high school dance team, performing and choreographing for school musicals, and teaching her sorority, ∑∑∑ lip sync and dance competition routines at USI! Ms. December is currently studying Social Work and Psychology at USI and wants to get her Masters of Social Work one day as well! “To dance without music, is to dance to the beat of your soul.”
Ms. Aubrey has shared her passion for dance for 6 years at EDA. She started dancing at age 3, and has been dancing ever since. Her favorite types of dance are jazz and hip hop, however she also has experience in tap, ballet, and lyrical. Aubrey graduated from the University of Evansville with a bachelors degree in Exercise Science and an associates degree in Physical Therapy Assistance. Aside from teaching at the studio, Aubrey is working as a pediatric and orthopedic physical therapist assistant. All in all, Aubrey loves teaching dance and believes it can have an impact on anyone’s life just like it did for her.
Ms. Taylor has been dancing for 17 years! She participated on Castle's dance team all through middle school and high school. She was part of the Castle High School Knight Sensations Show Choir. She helped choreograph for both teams and choreographed for Mr. Castle Contest as well! She has a love for theater and has performed in musicals and productions since she was 5 years old. Dance has been always passion of hers throughout life. "I love to teach and inspire the dancers to have an outlet in life to express themselves and create a safe place for all!" She studies at the University of Southern Indiana for Social Work in hope to end with a career as a Medical Social Worker.