• Instructors

  • ERIN MCNAMARA

    Owner & Dance Instructor

    Ms Erin has danced since the age of 5, having received advanced training in Chicago, New York, Hollywood, and Scottsdale. At the age of 19, Erin started dancing professionally with the Grounding Point Dance Company out of Scottsdale, Arizona. During her senior year at the University of Wisconsin - Madison Erin opened The Center Stage Dance Academy.

     

    Since then Ms. Erin has dedicated herself to teaching her students to succeed in dance and in life. . For over 15 years, CSDA has taught hundreds of dancers the joy and craft of dancing while equipping their dancers with the confidence, grit, kindness and respect to fully maximize their opportunities in both dancing and life.

    JENNIFER K. MOORE

    Dance Instructor

    Jennifer has a combined total of over 15 years experience teaching dance. She has been dancing since the age of three and earned a Dance degree from the University of Iowa along with a Linguist degree in 1999. After serving in the United States Air Force as an Intelligence Officer, she returned to school to earn her Master of Arts in Teaching from Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma in 2005. Since then, she has worked as an educator - teaching physical education, health and dance in public school systems in Oklahoma & North Carolina. She puts her heart and soul into her choreography and into passing along her vast knowledge and passion of dance to her students. Jennifer has two boys of her own and is a dedicated volunteer in our community.

    GRAZE WALZ

    Dance Instructor

    Grace grew up in Poynette, Wisconsin where she has been dancing with CSDA for 15 years and teaching since 2015. . She has trained in styles from ballet, jazz and tap to contemporary and hip hop. Grace has received numerous scholarships from a variety of dance competitions and conventions such as Dupree Dance, Nuvo, 24/7 and Midwest Starz. She attended the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point as a dance major on scholarship before she decided to take her dancing in a different direction. She will soon be moving to L.A. to continue her dance career with the prestigious Go2 Talent agency while continuing to hone her craft through the Bridge Into The Industry at Mather Dance Company.

    SAMANTHA SOPHA

    Dance Instructor

    Samantha has been dancing since she was 2 years old. She has preformed in many on stage performances including The Nutcracker, Swan Lake and Peter Rabbit as well as performed at the half time show at the Gator Bowl. At this moment she is finishing up her training for progressive ballet technique. Along with teaching Ballet, Jazz and Pointe at CSDA she stays busy chasing around her 9 year old son!