MEET THE TEAM

Paisley Allan

Hi, my name is Paisley. I am 12 years old and have danced for 9 years. I love dancing at Regency because the faculty is great and this place is like a second home to me. My favorite styles of dance are jazz and contemporary. I have always loved jazz, but I started contemporary 2 years ago. Dancing is a passion of mine that enables me to express my feelings without saying a word. I have been on Show Troupe for 4 years now. I love to dance and have no plans on stopping!

Fun Fact: I like to build domino tracks in my spare time!

Childress Alverson

Hello! My name is Childress and I am 12 years old. I have proudly been dancing for 9 years. This is my second year on Show Troupe and I know I won't be going anywhere! Dance is a choice I made in my life, just as someone would choose to be vegan or get a dog. These examples are very extreme, but this just shows how much I love, care, and have passion for dance! My favorite style of dance is Contemporary because there is so much emotion and feeling in this style. The Regency Royals are a family and will continue to be for many years to come!

Fun Fact: I have an extra bone in my right foot!

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Ella Brown

My name is Ella Brown and I am 15 years old. I have been dancing for 12 years. My favorite styles of dance are tap and hip hop. I have been tapping since I started at Regency and it has always been a favorite of mine. I started hip hop when I was 8 years old and it took a bit of time to fully grasp it! I have been on Show Troupe for 4 years now and I am so grateful for the opportunity to see my best friends every day and share our talents with each other. I consider Regency my second home because I can be myself and learn from the best teachers. 

Fun Fact: Every bone I've ever broken has been on my left side!

Abby Crowe

My name is Abby Crowe and I'm 15. When I was 4 years old, I did some ballet was more drawn to gymnastics. I found dance again at Regency through friends the summer going into 6th grade. Dance is something that lets me express my feeling when words have left me. I love going to competitions and meeting people from other studios with similar passions. My favorite style of dance is contemporary because I love not being bound by rules. I've been on Show Troupe for 3 years and it's been the best 3 years yet! Regency Dance Academy is family because we all love and support each other!

Fun Fact: I like cookies!

Caroline Ellis

Hi! My name is Caroline and I am 14 years old. I have been dancing for 6 years and this is my 4th year on Show Troupe. I am the Star Talent Senior Elite title holder as a result of my hard work and dedication over the last 2 years. I love all styles of dance, but my absolute favorite is contemporary because I can express my emotions and relate to what I am dancing to. I love dancing at Regency because I am able to see my best friends every day. I love all of my teachers and I am blessed to have a strong bond with all of them. I am so excited to compete all of my dances this year with my sisters!

Fun Fact: My favorite color is blue!

Paloma Lhéritier

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Hi! My name is Paloma! I am 14 years old and love to dance! I've been at it for 6 years and I've been on Regency's competition team for 4 years. While I love all styles of dance, tap will always have a special place in my heart; its rhythm just speaks to me! Dance is the best after-school activity one can take. Without dancing, I would simply not be me, dance completes me! At Regency Dance Academy, the combination of wonderful teachers, great studios, and amazing time with your friends really makes for an unforgettable experience. 

Fun Fact: I speak French and love to draw dragons! 

Sydney Mason

My name is Sydney, and I am 14 years old. I have been dancing for 6 years, 4 of them in Show Troupe. My favorite style of dance is contemporary. When I moved here from Norfolk, I wanted to try something new, so I decided to dance. Dance makes me feel at home and like  I can express weirdness and emotions here. I love Regency Dance Academy because I feel like i have a family here an dancing helps me get exercise and provides me with a positive attitude for the rest of the night.

Fun Fact: I want to travel to all 50 states before I am 50!

Henley Mills

Hi, my name is Henley, and I've been dancing for 9 years. Four of those I've spent on Show Troupe. I have done jazz since 2012 and since then, I've branched off and started hip hop and contemporary. I have a solo, jazz trio, acro trio, jazz group, contemporary group, hip hop group, and tap group competing this year. My specialty is contortion and turns. Dance helps me show my emotion in a different and helps relieve stress. Dance always makes me happy and I always know I have people in the studio who will catch me when I fall, and always support me. 

Fun Fact: I accidentally taught myself contortion! 

Kaysen Mills

Hello! My name is Kaysen Mills. I have been dancing for 9 years, and 5 of those have been on Show Troupe. Although I started off my athletic career with gymnastics, swim team, horseback riding, and much more, I was drawn to dancing because I loved the beautiful costumes.  Even though my inspiration was sparked by just a few costumes, I learned to love the graceful movements and gestures. I am still working to master all styles of dance, but my favorite and best style is tap. The unique individuals who surround me at Regency inspire me every day. Dance provides me with a reason to wake up every morning. Every day, my excitement bubbles over the top when it is time to dance with my best friends.! 

Louisa Mills

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Regency Dance Academy opened a door for me and I am so happy I discovered dance. You can use dance to show how you feel and you can explain things using dance. I started dancing 8 years ago. My first dance was called Snuggle Puppy and it was a ballet dance. I have been on Show Troupe for 4 years. My second year on Show Troupe introduced me to contemporary and it became my favorite style of dance. I wouldn't be able to smile without dance, and I would like to dance forever

Fun Fact: I have 24 pets. 

Caroline Moore

Hi, my name is Caroline Moore! I've been dancing for 6 years and this is my fourth year on Show Troupe! My favorite styles are contemporary, modern, and anything that has unique and different types of movements. I first found my passion for dance by watching one of Regency's dance recitals. After the show, I knew I had to sign up for classes! Dancing is a way for me to let all of my feelings without saying a word. I love dancing at Regency because of the amazing teachers who help me grow and develop as a dancer! Thanks to them, I have a place where I can truly be myself. 

Natasha Romero

I have been dancing for 10 years and have really come to love contemporary. I choose to dance because dance for me is an outlet where I get to express myself through movement and disconnect from everyday life. I love Regency Dance Academy because everyone is so kind and supportive and always make me feel like I belong there. 

Fun Fact: I am fluent in 2 languages, Spanish and English, and am learning French!

Kaitlyn Plemons

I have been dancing for 12 years, and this is my second year on Show Troupe. My favorite type of dance is contemporary because of the movement and how all the moves flow together. I chose to dance because I love being able to express myself through music. Another reason is because my mother was a dancer and I'd like to follow in her footsteps. I love Regency and have made so many friends both on the team and off! It really is like having a second family!

Fun Fact: I was born in New Jersey!

Paige Schaffranek

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I have been dancing for 7 years total, and this is my second year on Show Troupe! My absolute favorite style of dance is jazz. I like to dance because it is fun to be able to express myself. I love Regency because it is such a welcoming and safe environment to dance in! 

Ramsey Slye

Hi! My name is Ramsey, and I'm 15! I've been dancing for 12 years and I'm an original member of RDA's current Show Troupe team. I love all styles of dance, but jazz and hip hop speak to me the most. I am excited to compete my two solos this year, as well as all of my other dances! My family has a long history of dancing; even my grandmother dances at Regency! I've formed very special bonds with the dancers and teachers at Regency. They are like a second family to me. My friends at Regency continue to inspire me daily, and I love my studio-sister with all my heart!

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