Wichita Falls Youth Ballet has the area's most accomplished dance instructors, each of whom brings their own personal approach to the studio. See below who they are:
Instructor:Ballet/ Advanced Modern
Instructor: Lyrical/Jazz/Hip Hop
Kathryn (Kat) Johnson has been involved with community theatre for five years. She has performed in Gypsy, CATS, Mary Poppins, Chicago, Beauty and the Beast, Annie Get Your Gun, Footloose, Hairspray, and Zombie Prom. She has been dancing with the Wichita Falls Youth Ballet for three years, focusing on ballet and modern dance.
With vocal training for over ten years, Johnson received numerous soloist awards at State Solo and Ensemble during her high school years. Johnson is also trained in many styles of dance including: jazz, tap, modern, and hip hop. Kat is currently studying art at Midwestern State University. Her other hobbies include knitting and reading.
Instructor Lyrical/Jazz/Hip Hop
Anastasia (Asha) Myers has trained in many dance styles over the past 19 years including Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Contemporary, Modern, Hip-hop, Musical Theatre, and even Acrobatics. She has attended many workshops and conventions throughout the years including LADF, LADM, Showstoppers, The Beat Dance, and OKLA, where she received training from renowned dancers and choreographers such as Stephen “Twitch" Boss (SYTYCD, Step Up movie series), Courtney Galiano (SYTYCD), Neil Haskell (SYTYCD), Mary Ann Lamb (Chicago The Movie, Broadway) and many more. She has also received training at Broadway Dance Center in New York City under contemporary choreographers Tracie Stanfield and Ashle Dawson.
When not busy with dance, Asha enjoys being a part of musical theatre productions and has been in numerous shows at the Wichita Theatre since 2008. Her favorites roles have been The Leopard (dance soloist) in Tarzan, and Victoria ('the white kitty') in CATS.
She has been teaching Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, and Hip-Hop classes for the past 5 years and feels very blessed to be entering her 2nd dance year teaching with the Wichita Falls Youth Ballet.
She is currently a Business Major at Midwestern State University and is very dedicated to her studies, making President and Provost Honor Rolls in the 2015-2016 academic year.
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