Barb Stanley

Director, Instructor

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.


Lissa Anderson

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.


Felicia Sechser

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.


Alexa Borderman

Competition Team Instructor, QC Royales All Star Coach

Alexa has 21 years of dance experience. She grew up dancing and competing at studio, finishing her studio career at The Dance Warehouse on their senior line. Alexa danced on the Minnetonka high school dance team  READ MORE

Heather Stencel

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

Haruna Asanuma

Ballet Instructor

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

Tiffany Robinson

Competition Team & Recreational Class Instructor

Tiffany began dancing at Stage Door of the Performing Arts when she was three years old. She started in recreational classes and continued on to dance on the top competition line. READ MORE



Cathy Wind

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

Julie Wadey

Recreational & Specialty Class Instructor

Julie started dancing at the age of 6 studying Tap, Modern, Jazz, Ballet and Acrobatics.  She began teaching at 15 year old for her Dance Teacher Sylvia Bird, based in the United Kingdom.  Julie studied under many associations including  AAD, BBO and BTDA. READ MORE

Emilie Grote

Recreational Class Instructor
Emilie has been dancing for over 16 years. She joined the QC family when she was four years old back in 2002, and has never left! READ MORE

Madison Johnson

Recreational Class Instructor

Madison began dancing at age 3 at Candy King’s School of Dance. She began competing at age 5. After the closing of Candy King’s, Madison joined the QC Dance family at age 9. READ MORE

Emma Featherstone

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

Rachel Lux

Recreational Class Instructor

Rachel Lux is a recent graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College, where she earned degrees in dance and elementary education, graduating with honors. While at Gustavus, she spent her years as a member of the Apprentice and Gustavus Dance companies, serving as co-president during her senior year.