See a full list of 2016-17 Dance Company Dancers and Competition Numbers

Charlette Albers
Charlette AlbersAge: 9, Years Dancing: 4
This is Charlette’s first year on SCPA’s Dance Company. Charlette loves hip hop and wants to be a dance teacher when she grows up. Her favorite part about being on the SCPA Dance Company is going to convention in Chicago and loves dancing at SCPA because she gets to dance with all of her friends.
Annie Balthazor
Annie BalthazorAge: 13, Years Dancing: 10
This will be Annie’s fourth year on SCPA’s Dance Company. Annie loves all dance, but her favorites are ballet, jazz, and lyrical. Her favorite dancer is Misty Copeland. Annie wants to be a professional dancer when she grows up, but would also like to be a physical therapist. Her favorite part about being on SCPA’s Dance Company is that she gets to dance with all of her closest friends, and she loves SCPA because the teachers push hard, but they are supportive and positive.
Mady Buell
Mady BuellAge: 11, Years Dancing: 8
This will be Mady’s fourth year on the SCPA Dance Company. Mady’s favorite dance discipline is modern, and her favorite dancer is Misty Copeland. When Mady grows up, she hopes to be the owner of a dance convention. Her favorite part of being on SCPA’s Dance Company is going to competition and her favorite part about SCPA is having long ballet classes.
Kylee Carmichael
Kylee CarmichaelAge: 10, Years Dancing: 7
This will be Kylee’s second year on the SCPA Dance Company. Kylee’s favorite dance style is jazz. Kylee’s favorite part of being on the SCPA Dance Company and dancing at SCPA are all of the great teachers and her dance-mates.
Ingrid Gibson
Ingrid GibsonAge: 12, Years Dancing: 4
This will be Ingrid’s first year dancing on the SCPA Dance Company.  She fell in love with dance the minute she started, and her favorite discipline is lyrical.  Ingrid’s favorite dancer is Chloe Lukasiak, and she hopes to someday be a professional dancer as well.  Ingrid’s favorite part about being on the SCPA Dance Company is getting to compete.  She enjoys dancing at SCPA because all the kids are very nice and the teachers are great! 
Grace Gilbert
Grace GilbertAge: 13, Years Dancing: 10
This will be Grace’s fifth year on the SCPA Dance Company.  Grace has loved dance since the minute she started at age 3, and her favorite dance style is jazz.  Grace wants to be a lawyer when she grows up, but hopes to dance professionally as well.  Her favorite dancer is Misty Copeland.  Grace’s favorite part about being on the SCPA Dance Company is competing and being with her teammates.  She loves SCPA because she loves all of her teachers who push her to be better and encourage her to love dance. 
Annika Hauser
Annika HauserAge: 13, Years Dancing: 10
This will be Annika’s seventh season as a member of the SCPA Dance Company.  She fell in love with dance at a very young age and knew right away that she wanted to become a serious dancer.  Annika’s favorite dancers are Misty Copeland and Fik-Shun, and she hopes to someday become a professional dancer or a science teacher.  Being on SCPA’s Dance Company has given Annika the opportunity to learn from her other teammates and showcase how much she has improved from year to year.  Annika loves dancing at SCPA because of the supportive faculty and students, and she is given the ability to express herself and let herself go through dance.
Kendyll Hazzard
Kendyll HazzardAge: 16, Years Dancing: 13
This will be Kendyll’s second year on the SCPA Dance Company.  As a little girl, she begged her parents to take her to dance like her big sister, and she’s loved it ever since.  Kendyll’s favorite discipline in contemporary, and her favorite contemporary dancer is Ricky Ubeda.  She has aspirations of being a medical professional, with the hopes of becoming a pediatrician.  Kendyll’s favorite part of being on the SCPA Dance Company is the fact that she is challenged but supported.  She loves dancing at SCPA because it’s a big family, and she gets to share something she loves with others who love it as well.
Andrin Johnson
Andrin JohnsonAge: 12, Years Dancing: 5
This will Andrin’s fourth year on the SCPA Dance Company.  Andrin started at SCPA in the music department learning piano, but soon found herself in the dance department as well.  She fell in love with it instantly.  Travis Wall is her favorite dancer and her favorite disciplines are tap and modern.  Her favorite part about being a member of the SCPA Dance Company is making new friends of all ages.  Andrin’s favorite part of SCPA is getting to learn so many different styles, methods, and disciplines in dance. 
Caitlin Krueger
Caitlin KruegerAge: 8, Years Dancing: 5
This will be Caitlin’s first year dancing on the SCPA Dance Company.  Her favorite discipline is jazz and her favorite dancer is Maddie Ziegler.  Caitlin would love to become a professional dancer when she grows up.  The thing she likes the most about being on the SCPA Dance Company is that she gets to compete a duet with her friend Olivia this year.  Her favorite part about dancing at SCPA is all the fun teachers. 
Grace LeBeau
Grace LeBeauAge: 12, Years Dancing: 9
This will be Grace’s third year on the SCPA Dance Company.  Grace attended a dance recital at a very young age in which her cousin was performing.  She loved the costumes so much her mom signed her up.  Grace’s favorite discipline is ballet, specifically pointe.  She would love to become a professional dancer someday, and her inspirations include Misty Copeland, Travis Wall, and Bobby Newberry.  Grace’s favorite part about being on the SCPA Dance Company is the fact that it is challenging, pusher her to work harder and become better every season.  Her favorite part about dancing at SCPA is how different everyone is, and how they are good at so many different things. 
Mary Kate McNulty
Mary Kate McNultyAge: 11, Years Dancing: 7
This will be Mary Kate’s sixth year on the SCPA Dance Company.  When she was little her older sister danced, so Mary Kate wanted to as well.  Her favorite discipline is contemporary and her favorite dancer is Mikhail Baryshnikov.  Mary Kate aspires to be a professional dancer when she grows up.  She loves being on the SCPA Dance Company because it’s so much fun.  She loves dancing at SCPA because it’s challenging and fun too! 
Emily Midthun
Emily MidthunAge: 9, Years Dancing: 6
This will be Emily’s second year on the SCPA Dance Company.  She fell in love with dance at the first recital she watched her older sister perform in.  Emily’s favorite discipline is jazz and Maddie Ziegler is her favorite dancer.  Her favorite parts of being an SCPA Dance Company member are all of the performance opportunities.  Emily loves dancing at SCPA because of the great classes and the way dance makes her feel.
Kaylea Midthun
Kaylea MidthunAge: 12, Years Dancing: 8
This will be Kaylea’s fifth year on the SCPA Dance Company.  Kaylea’s mom started her in ballet at the age of three, but Kaylea truly began to love dance around the age of 6.  Jazz and lyrical are Kaylea’s favorite disciplines and Travis Wall is her favorite dancer/choreographer.  Kaylea would love to be a professional dancer when she grows up, but she also would love to be a gastroenterologist.  She loves being on the SCPA Dance Company because she gets to dance with others that are as passionate about dance as she is and loves being a part of one big team.  Kaylea loves dancing at SCPA because she is pushed to be the best dancer she can be, in a safe environment without judgement.  
Madelyn Moline
Madelyn MolineAge: 10, Years Dancing: 7
This will be Madelyn’s fourth year on the SCPA Dance Company.  Madelyn started dancing at a very young age and loved it from the very beginning.  Her favorite discipline is jazz and her favorite dancer is Misty Copeland.  Madelyn would love to be a doctor when she grows up.  She loves being a part of the SCPA Dance Company and loves SCPA because the teachers push you hard and they always believe in you. 
Jillian Newman
Jillian NewmanAge: 13, Years Dancing: 10
This is Jillian’s first year on the SCPA Dance Company.  Jillian’s mom put her in ballet at the age of 3 and she’s been loving dance ever since.  Her favorite discipline is lyrical and Derek Hough is her favorite dancer.  Besides dance, Jillian loves to sing and wants to be a choir teacher when she grows up.  She loves being on the SCPA Dance Company because she gets the chance to compete with her friends.  Jillian loves dancing at SCPA because of the professional teachers and dance styles.
Hannah Olson
Hannah OlsonAge: 13, Years Dancing: 10
This will be Hannah’s fifth year on the SCPA Dance Company.  She knew from the first time she saw the Nutcracker that she wanted to be a pointe dancer.  Hannah’s favorite discipline is tap and her favorite dancers are Savion Glover, Anthony Morigerato, and Misty Copeland.  She would love to become a professional tap dancer but she would also love to be in criminal investigation or law enforcement.  Hannah loves being on the SCPA Dance Company because everyone is so friendly and it just feels like a huge family.  Her favorite things about dancing at SCPA are the teachers, the classes, what is taught, and how everyone is challenged and pushed to be better. 
Nadia Olveda
Nadia OlvedaAge: 12, Years Dancing: 9
This will be Nadia’s sixth year on the SCPA Dance Company.  Nadia’s favorite discipline is jazz and her favorite dancer is Misty Copeland.  She would love to be a professional dancer or cosmetologist when she grows up.  Nadia loves being part of the SCPA Dance Company because you can work hard and improve,  yet still have fun.  Her favorite part about dancing at SCPA is getting trained harder and harder every class.
Olivia Peters
Olivia PetersAge: 9, Years Dancing: 6
This will be Olivia’s third year on the SCPA Dance Company.  Olivia started dancing because she thought dance was so cool!  Her favorite discipline is ballet and she would love to be a professional dancer when she grows up.  Olivia’s favorite part of being on the SCPA Dance Company is competing and her favorite parts of dancing at SCPA are doing the Nutcracker and Christmas Carol Ballets. 
Julia Schaefer
Julia SchaeferAge: 10, Years Dancing: 5
This will be Julia’s first year on the SCPA Dance Company.  Her favorite discipline is tap.  Julia wants to be a librarian when she grows up.  She has really enjoyed being on the SCPA Dance Company and she loves learning and dancing at SCPA. 
Annika Schloesser
Annika SchloesserAge: 11, Years Dancing: 6
This will be Annika’s second year on the SCPA Dance Company.  She enjoyed dance from the moment she started.  Annika’s favorite disciplines are lyrical, modern, and contemporary and her favorite dancer is Misty Copeland.  She would love to be a professional dancer or a music producer when she grows up.  Annika loves dancing on the SCPA Dance Company because she likes all of her teammates and the performance opportunities.  She loves dancing at SCPA because of the awesome teachers. 
Emma Tinoco
Emma TinocoAge: 16, Years Dancing: 12
This will be Emma’s second year on the SCPA Dance Company.  Emma’s mom put her in dance at the age of 4, after embarrassing her one too many times dancing to music at the grocery store.  Her favorite discipline is jazz and she feels Misty Copeland is a true inspiration.  Emma would love to be an international flight attendant when she gets older.  Her favorite part about being an SCPA Dance Company member is that she feels accepted, no matter how good of a dancer she is.  She loves dancing at SCPA because she gets to show off everything she has learned in the season at the Annual Showcase. 

 

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