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Meet Our Staff

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Kevyn Hensley
Lead Tot/ Mini Instructor
Beginner-Level Competition Instructor

Competition Director & Operations Manager

  • 20 years of dance training in lyrical, contemporary, jazz, ballet, tap, clogging, hip hop, pointe, pom and drill team.

  • 3 Time National Dance Alliance All-American Dancer (2007- 2009)

  • Dancer at the Orange Bowl in 2007

  • Featured Dancer at the Hula Bowl in 2008

  • Dancer in the 2009 Televised Disneyworld Spectacular Parade with the Jonas Brothers.

  • Drill Team Member 4 years, Officer 1 year

  • Competitive Dancer for 12+ years winning top awards and placements in clogging, jazz, lyrical, and hip hop from the years 2000- 2012.

  • AA in Liberal Arts from Hill College

  • BA in Business Administration from Tarleton State University

  • Phi Theta Kappa and Delta Mu Delta Honor Society

  • Criminally background checked and finger printed through the state of Texas.

  • First Aid Certified

  • CPR Certified 

  • Competitive Instructor for 15+ years.

    • Dancers have received multiple Top Overall Placements, Judges Choice Awards and High Scores.

    • 4 Top Choreography Awards (3 Groups, 1 Solo)

Kristin Wendel
Lead Intermediate & Advanced Acro Instructor
Lead Clogging Instructor
Production Director

  • Acrobatic Arts Certified

    • Module 1 (Level P-6)

    • Module 2 (Level 7-PP3)

    • Aerial Silks Certified

    • Side Aerial Progressions & Spotting

  • 2018 Marilyn Hansen Clogging Scholarship Winner

  • Certified Clogging Instructor

  • Texas Clogging Instructor

  • Featured clogging instructor at numerous clogging conventions including: The Texas Clogging Council Rally, Double Toe Jam, Backroad Hoedown, Dancing in the Falls, Dallas Clogging Workshop

  • Introductory national instructor at the 2023 National Clogging Convention

  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Texas at Austin

  • 2016 Mambrino Teacher of the Year

  • 2016 Granbury ISD Teacher of the Year

  • Co-Director of the Lone Star Clogging Classic clogging competition

  • Publicity Director for the Texas Clogging Council

  • Educational Board Secretary for the Texas Clogging Council

  • Rally Chair for the 2024 Texas Clogging Council

  • Co-Director of the Texas Learning & Development Youth Program for the Texas Clogging Council

  • Fingerprint & Background Checked through the state

  • Region 11 TATY Teacher Essay Award Winner

  • K-4 & 5-8 Teacher Certification

  • ESL Certification

  • Gifted & Talented Certified Teacher

Jennie Jermaine
Lead Elementary Instructor
Lead Beginner Acro Instructor
Fine Arts Friday Instructor
Children's Theatre Director

  • Kids Who Care Resident Company for 10 years.

  • Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts 2007-2009

  • KD Conservatory Graduate with an associates in Musical Theatre

  • Trained in ballet technique with Paula Morelan

  • Featured actor in numerous theatrical productions across Texas

  • First Aid, CPR, and AED certified

  • Fingerprint and Background checked through the state

Katelynn Sukampo
Intermediate & Advanced Competition Instructor
Assistant Competition Director

  • Twenty Years of Dance Training

    • Competitive Training in Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary & Jazz from Sparks Academy

  • Competitive dancer for 11 years

    • Numerous 1st place overall awards in various categories and styles across a variety of competitions

    • Part of multiple routines scoring the pinnacle award 

    • 1st place at Dance Showcase USA Nationals and Showcase for Teen small group in 2021 for Open routine “That’s It”

    • Runner up at Dance Showcase USA Nationals and Showcase in 2021 for Teen large group for contemporary routine “Fear Of The Water”

    • Runner up at Dance Showcase USA Nationals and Showcase for Teen Small group in 2022 for Jazz routine “Pump Up The Jam”

    • 1st place at Dance Showcase USA Nationals for Senior large group in 2022 for Contemporary routine “Bare”

    • Runner up at Dance Showcase USA Nationals for Senior large group in 2022 for Lyrical routine “Unimaginable”

  • Competitive Dance Instructor-4 Years

    • Multiple Overall placements,​ Judges Awards, and high scores

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Nikki Johnson
Fine Arts Friday Director
Office Staff Member

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  • 2nd in Nationals on her high school competitive cheer team

  • Member of her high school dance team and color guard, with special training in jazz and hip-hop

  • Certified Pre-School instructor

  • Director of Early Learning certified

  • Director/ Manager of a local private school

Jaiden Kissinger
Assistant Instructor

 Jaiden began dancing with Dance Dreams at the young age of two and has not stopped since.

 

Jaiden is highly trained in jazz, lyrical, and contemporary. Showing strong dance potential very early in life, Jaiden was invited onto the competition team at the young age of seven. She is currently a member of our Company dance troupe. Jaiden is a consistent high-award winning dancer, placing in the beginner and now intermediate category every season.

 

Jaiden is so excited to start sharing her passion and talent for dance with the younger kids.

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Brooklyn Herbert
Assistant Instructor

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  • Advanced clogging technique

    • 1st place, Small Group, Missouri Clogging Competition​

  • Acrobatic Arts, training level 7

  • Acrobatic Assistant training with Kristin Wendel

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