Christine - Owner/Instructor
Christine has been teaching the
love and artistry of dance to students
for over 25years. She started dancing
at the age of 5 with Kay Marie and
Carol’s School of Dance. She started
managing their Albertville studio in 1995. She teaches all age groups at the studio and is passionate about
finding the best in each dancer. She
performed competitively in groups
and as a soloist for 12 years. She
has attended various conventions to
further her dance knowledge
and expand her experience. Her dances have been awarded with top honors at competitions, including outstanding choreography and judge’s awards. She has had dancers awarded with national awards and asked to perform with national all-Star teams. She is trained in the dance styles of classical ballet, tap, jazz and lyrical. She has been nominated consecutively for Dance teacher of the year through DX Events.
Christine believes that teaching the proper technique in all of those styles is key for developing confident dancers. She believes that the studio should be place where students feel that they are important and cared for. She strives to make the studio atmosphere fun, engaging and nurturing. Upon taking ownership of the studio in 2016, now known as KMC Dance, she continues to pass on the values that have always been so fundamental at the studio. She has lived in the STMA area for 18 years and loves the community that she has become a part of. Her Daughter is a STMA 2022 graduate, and she has a son in middle school who have both been active in various activities and organizations in the STMA area.
Head of Hip Hop,
Megan started her dance career
when she was 7 years old. She originally
trained at a different studio in
classical ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical,
and hip hop. Megan eventually found
her dance home at KMC’s
Robbinsdale location. She
was in search of a studio that would
teach the art of dance with
compassion and respect. She was
very active in going to various competitions
with her lines and as a soloist.
She started teaching classes at the
Robbinsdale location and is now exclusively at KMC Dance Albertville. She has been with the program for for 8 years.
She is a lead instructor of our show unit groups and the head of the Hip Hop Program. She has worked with soloists and our recreational youth classes as well. Her dances have consistently placed in the top brackets at competitions. Gaining experience through those classes, Megan has
realized that teaching is in her heart and wants to reach as many child
as she can. Megan has graduated college with a degree in Elementary Education with a background in Psychology. She is currently working as a 2 nd grade teacher. She is continuing to learn that each week with school aged children is a different adventure! As head of the hip hop program, she is creating an environment for students to break out of their shell to learn new and interesting moves while keeping the base of hip hop in her
curriculum. Megan hopes to build trust and confidence with each and every dancer by putting a smile on their face and a hop in their step. Megan wants her students to feel loved and at home when they are at the studio and hopes that students learn something new while having fun.
Hayden has danced at KMC Albertville since
she was 4 and has loved it from the very
beginning. She loves being around her
dance family and has made lifelong friendships through dance. Haydens favorite styles
of dance are ballet and pointe, she has been
doing pointe for 5 years and competing in the pointe line for 3. Hayden has a passion for the
littlest of our dancers. One of her favorite
things to do is teaching at the studio, getting
to help young kids learn dance has always been a dream for her and she hopes to go to college forteaching as well. She believes the best thing about dancing and teaching is the relationships you get to make along the way
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Lilly -Assistant Instructor
Lilly has been dancing at KMC Albertville since she was 2. She enjoys doing various styles of dance like jazz, ballet, lyrical, hip hop, and her favorite, tap. Lilly has experience dancing as a soloist for the past 6 years. As well as being a soloist she has experience dancing in duets, small groups and large groups, all of which she has received many platinum and top score awards for, along with several winning group routines throughout the years of her competition career. Throughout her dance experience, Lilly’s love for dance and performing on stage has grown drastically. One of the things Lilly loves so much about dancing at KMC is not only the bond she has made with the staff members and her teachers but the life long friendships it has brought her. One of the things Lilly loves most about being an instructor at KMC is being able to share her love of dance with other people and watching them grow as dancers. Along with dancing at the studio Lilly is also a member of the STMA Knights Dance Team.
Our Instructor Team
The KMC Dance Albertville instructors are all former students at KMC. They all were taught and trained in the art of dance with the same principles and values as the studio owner..
They have experience in all levels and forms of dance training.
KMC Dance Albertville has a cohesive learning environment for dancers because the teachers have the same vision for what a productive and successful dancing environment should be for the students. Dancers will receive different perspectives on choreography and style from each instructor while still sticking to the core values of the studio.