Karen holds a bachelor’s degree from Auburn University in elementary education, a master’s degree from Troy University, an additional master’s degree from Auburn University in Leadership/Administration, and an EDS in elementary education from Auburn Montgomery. She has been with the Autauga County School System for over twenty years and loves working with children of all ages. Mrs. Jordan is an active member of her church, has directed children’s choir, teaches Sunday School, and has been involved with the Youth Committee. She has attended various seminars promoting the arts and is a member of the Alabama Council of the Arts in Education where she served on the State Grant Committee. She studied dance extensively with Al Gilbert, Gus Giordano, and Terrell Paulk with the Canadian Ballet Company. She also performed with the Montgomery Civic Ballet. She has judged numerous pageants and choreographed many productions. She has over thirty years of teaching and choreography experience.
Rebecca Jordan Little
Rebecca holds a bachelor’s degree from Auburn University Montgomery in Accounting and a MBA from Troy University. She is currently employed with Central Alabama Electric Cooperative as a Staff Accountant. Rebecca has studied all forms of dance since the age of three but has concentrated in the areas of childrens’ creative movement and tap. She has attended numerous conventions and workshops that focus on toddler dance. Rebecca oversees the Tiny Tots programs for the studio and also manages all financial activities for the studio. She has two children, Laney and Eli who keep her very busy outside of the studio.
Anna Walker Foshee
Anna graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in dance from the University of Alabama with a minor in Social Work. While at UA , she was a member of Alabama Repertory Dance Theater, the pre-professional company at Alabama and Dance Alabama! a student led organization at UA. While at UA, Anna trained under Cornelius Carter, Sarah Barry , Rita Snyder, Qianping Guo. John Virciglio and other guest artists. She served as a counselor for the American Ballet Theatre summer intensives for two years and was the public relations officer for Dance Alabama!. Anna is now the director of Sanspointe Dance Company, a modern dance company based in Birmingham, Alabama. She and her husband, Kyle have a little boy, Jett.
Jordan received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre at Troy University. She has trained with former and current members of the Joffery Ballet, Kyle Abraham with Abraham in Motion, Patrick Corbin Dance Company, Jose Limon Dance Company, the Martha Graham Company, Sidra Bell Dance NYC, Gallim Dance Company, Shen Wei Dance Arts, and Randall Flinn, Artistic Director of Ad Deum Dance Company in Houston, TX. Jordan is an artist, director, choreographer, dance educator, performer, and lover of moving dancers through space. Jordan has had several of her works featured throughout Alabama, including The Alabama Dance Festival, and also at the University of Arts in Philadelphia. Jordan is currently the director of theatre and dance for Northview Christian Church in Dothan,AL, Montgomery, AL and Atlanta, Georgia. “I spend my time as a pioneer, challenging the minds of dancers, to become something more than another dancer. To look past the talent, dig a little deeper, and discover the artistry and creativity within them.”
Jaylon Givan is an aspiring artist and native from Birmingham, Alabama. He first started to notice his love for dance when he was 13 years old. He is motivated to keep dancing by his younger sister, so that she may have a positive influence. Jaylon is currently finishing his educational journey at Alabama State University, where he will receive his BFA in Dance as a part of the first graduating class in May 2017; he desires to be a professional dance performer, choreographer, and instructor. Since college, Jaylon has studied Ballet, Jazz, African, Hip Hop, and different Modern techniques. Some of Jaylon’s performance and training experiences have been with the Atlanta Dance Connection, Montgomery Ballet, and Dance Theatre of Harlem. One of Jaylon’s biggest accomplishments is being chosen as a freshman to represent his school and the southern region at ACDFA Nationals in Washington D.C. held at the Kennedy Center.