Katrina's School of Dance

KSD Teacher Bio

 

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DIRECTOR/OWNER    Katrina Clark has owned her studio for over 20 yrs. & has been teaching dance for over 30 years in California,  Nevada & the Tampa area.  Katrina established her membership with DMA (Dance Masters of America) over 20 years ago.  Katrina danced professionally for over 15 yrs., doing television, music videos, commercials, stand up comedy & live stage productions.  Katrina has also done modeling & costume design for shows in Las Vegas, Valley Forge & Acapulco.  She worked at Busch Gardens (Tampa) as a dancer & a magician's assistant in "The Mark Wilson Show'.  Miss Katrina was a dancer at WDW (Orlando) & was a Swashbuckler for the Tampa Bay Bucs. She has performed professionally w/stars such as: Debbie Reynolds, Bill Cosby, Billy Crystal, David Copperfield, Suzanne Somers along w/ many others. Katrina has studied, assisted & danced for & with many prestigious choreographers: Michael Darrin (Choreographer for: Paula Abdul)-Rick Milland (Choreo. for: Peggy Fleming)-Rich Rizzo (Choreographer for: Ann Margaret, Cher,  & Tina Turner.  Also, choreographer of the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas NV, the Lido de Paris in Paris, France &  in Las Vegas, NV)  Winston Hemsley (Choreo. for: Paula Kelly, Ben Vereen, & President Ronald Reagan's Christmas Special)  Henry LeTang teacher @ 'Steps' dance studio in N.Y. (Choreographer for: Gregory Hines & the Hit Revue 'The Cotton Club' )- McGary Cavin (Joffrey Ballet) - Lester Jacobsen (original 'Tampa Ballet')

Miss Katrina's professional background has given her immense knowledge not only in dance, but in stage production, costuming & choreography!  She has enjoyed sharing & teaching this wealth of information with her students over the years!


 "You've never felt pain until you've walked in a dancer's shoes "
.....Unknown


                                             Teaching Staff:

          Savannah Gibbs  has joined our teaching staff.  She has been a student of Miss Katrina's for over 18 yrs, and has been a teachers assistant and choreographer at the studio for the past five years.  She has performed throughout the Tampa area and has run our dance revue for the past five years.  Savannah has vast experience in all forms of dance.  She brings energy, enthusiasm and fun to the students in her classes.  Savannah has a degree in marketing and is a great asset to KSD's.

Heather Vance has studied dance at KSD's for 13 years.  She was on Bloomingdale's performance ensemble during high school.  Heather has choreographed dance routines for the Bloomingdale Crimson Dolls & the Ambassadors Show Choir.  Her choreography also includes theatre shows with Music Showcase in Brandon, Fl. (High School Musical and Beauty and the Beast).  In 2009 Heather was the dance instructor for East River High School dance team in Orlando, Fl.  Heather plans to graduate from UCF in December 2011 with a degree in Event Management & has decided to move back to Valrico for her last semester of college just to teach at Katrina's School of Dance.  Heather is multi talented in all dance forms and is a great addition to our staff & has so very much to offer our studio.

                                Savannah & Heather, Thank you both, what an asset to our Studio!


" It takes an athlete to dance, but an artist to be a dancer" ~ Shanna LaFleur


 Our Teacher assistants are: 

  Carrie Gammon ~ Carole Collier

Our Student assistant trainees are:  

Aryn Hillary ~ Ashlyn Ledbetter 

Thank you girls for all that you do!


Classes are structured for the student to have fun while learning to be self-reliant & self-disciplined.   Our students will learn focus & concentration.  They will grow & benefit from their achievements!                                         

Key  Benefits:

for talent shows, competitions, pageants or if you would like to just 'catch up' on dance training!        

                                                                                            

 

                                                                                            

Lesson  

Price

  Project

Price

Per Hour   $50.00       
Per 45 min.   $40.00   Per routine $350.00
Per 1/2 Hour   25.00   cut music $25.00

 

 

 (prices are subject to change)


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