Amy began her dance training at the Dance Theatre of Elgin. She danced with the Dance Theatre of Elgin Performing Company from 1992-1997. In September 1997, Amy joined Cerqua-Rivera Art Experience under the direction of Wilfredo Rivera. She worked with such choreographers as Greg Begley, Nana Shineflug, Harrison McEldowney, and Kenny Ingram. In June of 2000, Amy began dancing with the Chicago Arts Project under the direction of Jay Franke. Amy joined the Willow Creek Dance Ministry in February of 2003. In 2007, Amy was a founding member of Groundwork Dance Company. Amy has taught dance since she was 18. Most recently at Ambition Dance as the main ballet teacher. Amy resides in Crystal Lake with her husband and 3 daughters and is very excited to be a part of the All That Dance family!
Seneca has been dancing since the age of three and teaching since the age of 16. She is trained in ballet, pointe, modern, jazz, tap, character, lyrical and hip-hop. Seneca trained and performed with Citrus College and Santa Monica College in California. She has studied early childhood education and received her associate in arts degree. Her goal is to teach proper dance technique, but mostly to teach students to have a love of dance.
Kirsten spent 15 years here at All That Dance taking ballet, pointe, jazz, and lyrical classes. She graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and is currently an elementary school teacher in Johnsburg. In college, she continued her dancing career taking ballet, jazz, improv, and modern classes. Also, she was a member and co-captain of the Redline Express Dance Team. As a Redline Dancer, Kirsten danced during halftime of a Chicago Bears football game, performed at the Illinois High School Dance Team state competition, and the Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament. Kirsten is thrilled to be back with us teaching where she grew to love dance.
Ms. Katie is a graduate of Illinois State University where she obtained a Bachelor’s in Dance and Physical Education. She grew up dancing locally, here in Crystal Lake, IL. She is trained in many areas of dance including ballet, pointe, modern, jazz, and contemporary among others. Ms. Katie is currently a PE teacher at Big Hollow Middle School in Ingleside, IL. In addition to her dance training, she is currently training to be a Pilates Mat and Reformer Instructor. Ms. Katie is so excited to share her passion for dance with All That Dance!
Note From Our Director
We know that most parents worry about finding a safe and loving environment to enrich their children. That’s why I created All That Dance. We are a neighborhood dance studio that becomes a second home for the entire family. We hope you will join our family as we head into our 27th year.
– Ms. Eileen