Staff

Meet the staff

We have a true passion for dance.

 

My staff at Drop Everything & Dance inspire me every day. My teachers bring solid technical skills, creative dance and confidence along with their caring personalities. D.E.D. teacher backgrounds include professional dance training from N.Y. and Chicago, professional choreographers, Broadway dance experience, theatre productions & companies, professional experience with the Detroit Repertoire Company, certified bachelor teaching degrees, associate college degrees, coaching experiences, UDA instructors, World Dance competitors, national competitors, competitive and company dance, aerobic and certified fitness training.

 

Miss Pam

Studio Director/Owner

Ms. Pam has been inspired by children for many years and believes if children are given the opportunity to create, dream and try new experiences they will find their dream. Dance gives a child confidence, self esteem, creativity and a chance to full fill their dreams.

  • Macomb Community College/Saginaw Valley State University/continuing degree in Elementary Education and Business.

  • Oakland University

  • Retired from Anchor Bay Schools/20 yrs

  • Assistant JV Dance Coach

  • Support and Involved in School and Community Activities


Miss Sarah

Teacher / Instructor / Choreographer / Competition & Company Dance Team Director and Coach

  • Wayne State University - Bachelor's in Fine Art Degree. Major in Dance, Minor in Business

  • Professional Competitive Judge for multiple National Competition Companies

  • 26 years of dance experience

  • 12 years teaching experience; 11 years competitive teaching

  • Master Class Instructor and choreographer

  • Choreographed for High Schools, Colleges, Universities and Studio Dance teams

  • KAR Teacher of the Year Award

  • National Choreographer Award

  • Performed / trained in New York City with Marles Yearby; the choreographer from Rent

  • Performed with Goo Goo Dolls, Taylor Swift, Jessie McCartney

  • Selected and attended the NYC Joffrey Ballet


Miss Lindsay

Teacher / Instructor / Choreographer / Competition & Company Dance Team Coach

  • Central Michigan University; Bachelor's of Arts in Interpersonal and Public Communication, Minors in Dance and Recreation.

  • Dancing since 2 ½ years old

  • 9 years teaching experience, 5 years teaching competition teams

  • Performed with Orchesis Dance Theatre

  • Choreographed for local High Schools

  • Performed at Walt Disney Epcot Center doing a 30 minute performance

  • Performed renditions of Thriller and Cats


Miss Bree

Teacher / Instructor / Choreographer / Competition & Company Dance Team Coach

  • Oakland University, Dance Minor

  • 24 years dance experience

  • 9 years teaching experience, 7 years competitively

  • Level 8 USAG Gymnast

  • Performed for Kid Rock and Nickleback

  • Past member of DMX Maximum Intensity Dance


Miss Amy

Teacher / Instructor / Choreographer / Competition & Company Dance Team Coach

  • Oakland University, Bachelor's of Arts in Communication, minoring in Graphic Design

  • Oakland University Dance Team captain (2) years

  • Dancing since 3 years old

  • Choreographed for local High Schools

  • Interned in New York City at channel 955, with artists Bebe Rexha, Fall Out Boy, Courtney Love and Cassadee Pope.


Miss Shelby P.

Teacher / Instructor / Choreographer / Competition & Company Dance Team Coach

  • Specs Howard School of Media Arts for Graphic Design and Social Media graduate

  • Dancing since age 3 and 9 years of competitive dance

  • 7 years teaching experience

  • Varsity Dance Team Coach at Lutheran High North

  • Won 1st Catholic League Championship in Lutheran High School North's history


Miss Nicole

Teacher / Instructor / Choreographer

  • Attending University of Detroit Mercy, toward B.S. in Nursing with future goals of M.S. in Nursing

  • Dancing since 4 years old

  • Started assistant teacher at age 14

  • Dance instructor in Mental Health Facilities

  • Performed in the Pre-Electrical Parade Disney World and participated in Disney's Performing Arts Clinics


Miss Jessica

Teacher / Instructor / Choreographer

  • Bio coming soon


Miss Shelby B.

Teacher / Instructor / Choreographer

  • Bio coming soon


Miss Allyson

Teacher / Instructor / Choreographer

  • Attended Arts Academy in the Woods

  • Dancing since 3 years old

  • Former 10 year member of the Macomb Ballet Company

  • Solo dance roles in The Nutcracker, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Sleeping Beauty and The Wizard of Oz.

  • 3 years teaching experience


Miss Hannah

Teacher / Instructor / Choreographer

  • Attending Wayne State University, majoring in Dietetics

  • Dancing since age 4 and 8 years dancing competitively

  • Assistant teaching since age 14

  • 1 year teaching experience

  • Varsity Dance Team Coach at Lutheran High North High School

  • Previous Anchor Bay Dance Team member, Most Valuable Dancer Award


Miss Olivia

Teacher / Instructor / Choreographer

  • Bio coming soon