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Performing Arts Education

Miss Thera found her love for the performing arts at the young age of three when she took her first steps into a dance studio. Throughout her life she has studied dance as well as theater and fine arts locally and nationally. Her training includes work in classical ballet, contemporary, modern dance, musical theatre, hip hop, jazz, tap, lyrical, belly dance and more. She realized her passion for arts education in her early adult life after spending years struggling through traditional school, while thriving in the arts. Her goal as an educator is to create positive educational experiences for all students through the arts, and to help her students find their passion and grow their artistic skills. 

Dance Classes

@ Washington School of Dance

Tuesdays
Grown Up & Me | Ages 18m - 4yrs w/ Adult | 10:00 - 10:45AM

Creative Movement | Ages 3 - 4 | 3:15 - 4:00PM

Pre Ballet / Tap 
 | Ages 5 -6 | 4:15 -5:15PM

Jazz I  | Ages 7 - 9 | 5:15 -6:15PM 

Contemporary II/III | Ages 10 - 12 | 6:15 -7:30 PM

Hip Hop II/III | Ages 10 - 18 | 7:30 - 8:30PM 
Fridays
Grown Up & Me | Ages 18m - 4yrs w/ Adult | 9:00 - 9:45AM

Creative Movement | Ages 3 - 4 | 10:00 - 10:45AM

Musical Theater I | Ages 7 - 9 | 4:30 -5:30PM

Musical Theater II / III | Ages 10+ | 
5:30 -6:30PM

Private Lessons

Coaching & Mentoring

Miss Thera provides private coaching and mentoring in the arts, working one-on-one with students to help them develop skills and techniques to propel them through their chosen artistic path. Helping beginner and skilled artists alike,  Private Coaching & Mentoring  is perfect for:

  • Beginning to Advanced Dancers  (Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theater, Tap, Flexibility & Conditioning)

  • Young Actors (Audition Prep, Scene & Character Work) 

  • Teaching Artists (Creative class management skills & more!)

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What People Say

"My daughter absolutely loved this class. Miss Thera is super nice and patient with the kids, and always finds a way to satisfy all levels of dance in the choreography. My daughter will definitely be coming back for more!"

- Sandra W.

"Very fun class for my daughter. She was practicing her dance all night after the class ended and even did a performance for us. This is her second class with Miss Thera. My 8 yo finds her class easy to follow with clear instructions, and looks forward to more classes in the future. "

- Amanda A.

"So far one of my daughters favorite classes and the instructor was great. Very fun and engaging for any level of dance. "

- Amber M.