MEET OUR STAFF
Barb began dancing at the age of 3 and has been part of the QC family since 1986. She became a member of QC’s competition team, competing in numerous local and national competitions.
Assistant Director, Recreational and Competition Instructor
Lissa began dancing back in 1988 at the age of three at Stage Door of Performing Arts. She spent from 1998 to her graduating year in 2003 competing in top competitions across the nation.
Studio Relations Coordinator, Competition & Recreational Instructor
Tia began started dancing at River Valley Dance Academy. She was a member of Chaska Dance Team, where she was a senior captain, All-State, and All-Tournament Team.
Community Outreach Coordinator, Recreational & Parks and Recreation Instructor
Felicia started dance training at QC Dance at age 3. She participated in competition as well as being a member of TCDC (Twin Cities Dance Court) a non-profit performance company.
Recreational & Competition Instructor
Gabbi began dancing at the age of 2 at Stage Door of Performing Arts. She danced there for 16 years spending 14 of those years on their top competition teams. Gabbi spent her time at Stage Door.
Specialty & Competition Instructor
Jenny Whiteley has been dancing for over 23 years. She started at Richfield Dance Studio where she took classes and competed with their competition line. READ MORE
Recreational & Park and Recreation Instructor
Dance has been a part of Josie’s life since she was three years old. She has danced at Dancin’ Feet, Stage Door of Performing Arts, and QC Dance throughout her dancing career. READ MORE
Fundraising Coordinator, Birthday Party Coordinator & Recreational Class Instructor
Heather started dance when she was in 6th grade taking tap, ballet, and jazz at QC Dance. In high school she danced on the Blaine Dance Team and was captain her senior year. READ MORE
Recreational & Specialty Instructor
Dani, originally from Sioux Falls, SD, has been dancing her whole life. She attended Minnesota State University, majoring in Elementary Education, K-12 Dance Education and Dance. READ MORE
Tap Competition & Adults Instructor
Cathy Wind is a sought after teacher, choreographer and performer born and raised in the Twin Cities. A Sage nominated educator, Cathy works locally and internationally. READ MORE
Ballet & Recreational Class Instructor
Sophie started dancing at the age of 2 ½. She competed with the Dance Exchange in Eden Prairie for over 10 years, where she trained in jazz, lyrical, tap, and ballet. READ MORE
Recreational Class Instructor
Emma has been dancing at QC for 12 years. She currently is a member of the QC competition team. Emma attends school at The Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Arts. READ MORE
Victoria started dancing at the age of 3. She began competing at age 5 and this is her 14th year dancing at QC. She’s currently a junior at Blaine high school, where she’s a member of the Blaine Dance Team. READ MORE
Haruna first started dancing at Omaha Academy of Ballet in her hometown, Omaha, Nebraska. In 2010, she moved to London to train at Laban Conservatoire of Contemporary Dance. READ MORE
Recreational Class Instructor
Sydney is currently a Junior studying Health Service Management and Public Health at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. She danced at Stage Door and Northern Force Dance Company. READ MORE