Meet Our Team

Parents can be confident of our Best Practice Standards - 100% of our faculty team is certified in first aid/CPR, and have advanced professional degrees or certification to support our highly specialized teaching methods!

Our August 1, 2021 Expanded Ownership Team:

Julie A. McFarland

Artistic Director, Owner, Core C Faculty, PBT Certified, Tap Master Certification

Alina Johnson

Ballet Program Director, Owner, Core B/C Faculty, PBT Certified, Vaganova Certified

Kristin Goeringer

CFO, Stage Manager, Owner, Core B/C Faculty

Claire Leivestad

Events & Operations Director, Owner, Core B/C Faculty

Our Faculty:

Sara Olivier

Modern Dance Director, Teaching Artist, Yoga Certified

Grace Mutchler

Early Childhood Faculty


Lily Crooks

Studio Office Manager (Main)


Isabelle Johnson

Admin. Assistant


Courtney Tolley

Core A Instructor


Annaliese Braucht

Ballet & Contemporary Instructor


Rhianna Jones

Hip Hop, Tap Instructor

Finley Craven

Early Childhood Instructor (Core A)

Adrianna Hix

Assistant Teacher

Anna Auchampach

Early Childhood Faculty, Yoga Certified

Kalli Jones

Administrative Assistant

Guest Instructors:

Abbey Hilt

Guest Instructor, Tap