At Forever Dance Company, dancers can express themselves, learn proper technique and most importantly, have FUN. We pride ourselves in age appropriate dance education. The family atmosphere creates a comfortable setting for all dancers to develop themselves as young artists and people. As a result of this belief, our students establish a love for dance, build their personality and character and develop relationships and friendships that will last forever.
Meet the staff
Tiffany has 22 years of dance/gymnastics experience. She earned a spot as a gymnastics instructor at the young age of 14 and hasn't stopped teaching since. It was that opportunity that revealed her passion for teaching and working with children. While in high school, her dance team was recognized statewide and has earned national titles. She also traveled to New York City to participate in the Macy's Day Parade as a dancer with her team.
After high school, Tiffany became a dancer for the Green Bay Blizzard arena football team and traveled to Anaheim California to attend a professional dance camp with many professional and award winning instructors as well as other NBA and NFL dancers. While a member of the Green Bay Freeze, Tiffany not only shared her passion for dance on the field but was active and made appearances in the community as well. In addition, Tiffany attended workshops taught by professional dancers including, Shane Sparks and Cedric Gardner. She also taught dance classes in Green Bay and Appleton while working for a local dance studio.
Her choreography was featured for area high school dance teams as well as an after school dance program at Tank Elementary School. Tiffany has taken Salsa, Bachata and Merengue dance lessons while living in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and is also certified in Zumba instruction. Her students have won countless awards at local and national competitions and she is proud to be chosen for the leadership award while attending UDA Camp in 2010.
Miss Tiffany is thrilled with her students' accomplishments both on and off the dance floor. Forever Dance Company was awarded with Top Studio at Applause Talent Competition and also received the Spirit Award for our positive attitudes, kind gestures and overall enthusiasm toward our teammates and fellow dancers. Miss Tiffany instills an atmosphere to bring out the best character in her dancers. Miss Tiffany has been so proud for her dancing duet to receive 4th over all a Nationals this past season! She also choreographed another 4th over all routine to "Diva" which received a double platinum at Nationals in 2015.
In addition to dance and running the studio, Tiffany has a Bachelor of Science with a Mathematics emphasis and Education minor. She is currently a teacher at Green Bay West High School.
Miss Katie Ms. Katie began dancing in her mother's small studio at 3 years old while living in Pennsylvania. Upon moving to Fond du Lac, WI, Ms. Katie took dance for another 15 years at Wempner's School of Dance in disciplines of ballet, pointe, tap, jazz and modern. At 12, she was encouraged to audition for the Free Spirit Dancers performance ensemble and dance with them throughout high school. Ms. Katie began began teaching while still in high school. These skills translated to years on the award-winning Fond du Lac High School dance/pom-pon team, serving as captain. Katie attended numerous dance work shops including various Joel Hall jazz camps and Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM) events. After graduating from Marquette University, Ms. Katie was asked to join the dance instructors at her home studio of Wempner's School of Dance where she taught all disciplines to students age 5-18, focusing especially on fundamental skills, structure, discipline in the art and performance skills, and the general love of dance. She has choreographed and coached for Marian University dance team, choreographed for the Marian Sabre Show performances and choreographed Miss Fond du Lac individual and group routines.Having moved to the greater Green Bay are in Fall 2014, Ms. Katie's family began dancing with Forever Dance. She was asked to join the FDC faculty beginning in the 2015 season. Ms. Katie is married and has four children aged 3 months to 11 years. Her two sons and school-aged daughter have all danced and two continue to take lessons at FDC. Katie loves working with students as they begin or continue their skill development.
Miss Marissa Marissa has 18 years of dance experience. She first attended dance at Barb?s Centre for Dance in Green Bay. She started dancing competitively at age 10, attending competitions all over the Midwest. It is there she gained experience in ballet, tap, jazz and lyrical dance. In high school, Marissa danced for the West De Pere High School Pom and Dance team. Here, she gained experience in pom and high kick styles. During her time there, her team brought home state titles each year.
While in college, Marissa started teaching a few classes at FDC throughout the summer, but was so excited to join the studio as a permanent teacher! Marissa teaches jazz, lyrical and ballet classes. She loves pushing the dancers to become the best they can be.
In addition to teaching dance at FDC, Marissa has a Bachelor?s Degree in Mass Media Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. She works in volunteer recruitment for the Volunteer Center of Brown County.
Mr Kurt Mr Kurt started hip-hop dancing with his older brother when he was about 11 or 12 years old; learning, listening and watching Michael Jackson videos. He Joined his 1st organized dance company (Northern Dance Academy) when he was 15 and danced with them for two seasons while also choreographing. He has danced and competed with several club dance crews in Green Bay and Appleton from ages 16-18, also attended numerous dance workshops including Urban Jamm and Monsters of Hip-Hop. During his freshman year of college, he danced for Hyperformance Dance at UW-Milwaukee. The following year, he was was recruited to dance for Dance 2xs Chicago and danced with them for 2 seasons. Mr Kurt taught at Steppin Out Dance Studio in Racine for 1 season and taught summer classes at TNK Dance Studio and Northern Dance Academy in the Green Bay area. He was recruited by Redefinition dance in Chicago and danced with them for 1 season. Mr Kurt feels he has had a dynamic dance career, including performing at various events such as concerts, competitions, half-time shows, modeling events, and club events in the Midwest. He has trained under some of America's finest hip-hop choreographers. He is a "freestyler" by nature and his choreography encompasses a wide scope of hip-hop dance trends and technique. Mr Kurt is extremely excited to share his knowledge of the hip hop world with FDC students while pushing them out of their comfort zones to achieve more than they imagined.