Staff

Elizabeth Powers

Owner, All-Star Coach/Choreographer, Dance Instructor (all styles)

Elizabeth has over 18 years of Dance experience. She has performed on both State and National Championship high school and college teams. She took on the coordinating role for Athletic Entertainment her senior year of college while performing for two professional teams in the area.

For the past 9 years, Elizabeth has been the coach and/or choreographer of the award winning Pulaski dance team. She is a State and Nationally recognized pom and jazz-kick choreographer with her routines taking home 4 State Titles, 6 National Titles, and 3 Grand National Titles over the past 6 years alone. Her choreography has also been featured in numerous Packer Half-time Shows and the 2003 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

In 2004 Elizabeth was named the United Performing Association’s National Dance Coach of the Year and was nominated for Who’s Who of U.S. Dance Directors. She was then inducted into the U.P.A’s National coaching Hall of Fame in 2006.

Elizabeth is a State certified judge in pom, hip-hop, jazz, high kick, and novelty.

In addition to dance, Elizabeth has a B.S. in Biology, Natural Science, and Education. She was a high school science teacher for 3 years before having 3 beautiful children of her own.


Theresa Perenick

Owner, All-Star Coach/Choreographer, Dance Instructor (all styles)

Theresa’s love for performing began with gymnastics when she was very young. In middle school she added cheerleading and finally found her true passion in dance. She spent 4 years on a State and Nationally award winning high school team and was selected as an American All-Star her senior year. She was then invited to perform in Vienna, Austria and danced in the pre-game show during Super Bowl XXIX in Miami, Florida.

Theresa continued studying dance through college taking classes and attending workshops in everything from ballet, tap, and jazz to modern and hip-hop. She found her true calling when she began working with competitive dance teams over 16 years ago. Theresa has coached and choreographed pom, jazz, and hip hop routines for 3 award winning high school teams in the area. She is a State and Nationally decorated choreographer with her routines placing in the top 5 at the Local, State, and National level 19 times in the past six years.

In addition to coaching and choreographing, she has directed and performed on 3 professional dance teams. Theresa is an incredibly diverse dance coach with experience at the middle school, high school, and professional levels. Her gymnastics background gives her dance an explosive athletic style.

In addition to dance, Theresa has her B.S. in Psychology and Human Development with Masters Degrees in both School and Community Counseling.


Dawn Schirmacher

Assistant to the Directors, Front Desk


Tanya Robinson

All Star Coach/Choreographer, Dance Instructor- Head Classical Ballet Instructor, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Lyrical


Tracy Mozingo

All Star Coach/Choreographer- Dance Instructor- Head Intensive Ballet Instructor, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Lyrical


Nicole Hangertner

All Star Coach/Choreographer- Dance Instructor- Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Contemporary, Lyrical


Tonya Bakken

All Star Coach/Choreographer- Dance Instructor – Pom, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Lyrical


Danielle Lohuis

All Star Coach/Choreographer- Dance Instructor- Pre-School, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical, Modern