MEET THE SHOW TROUPE

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Paisley Allan

Hi! My name is Paisley Allan but you can call me Pais. I am 14 years old and have been dancing for 10 years. I am proud to say that this is my 6th season on Show Troupe! I absolutely love it at Regency because of the amazing faculty and friends I can call family. I have made some of the best memories with this team and wouldn't trade it for anything! My favorite styles of dance are jazz and contemporary. I enjoy coming to the studio everyday and spending countless hours with the best people!

Jordyn Allen

My name is Jordyn and I am 6 years old. My favorite styles of dance are hip hop and tap. I like to play with dolls and play tag and Duck Duck Goose. I am excited to be on the Regency Show Troupe this year!

Fun Fact - I have a twin brother!

Childress Alverson

Hi, my name is Childress and I am 13 years old. I have been dancing since I was 3 and I have been competing since last year. My favorite style of dance is contemporary. There are all different kinds of contemporary techniques that you would not normally do in jazz or ballet, but it incorporates the simple moves. I love dancing at Regency because everyone is like my family and the teachers are so accommodating to what we want to improve on. I am so excited for next year and many years to come! 

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Virginia Brown

My name is Virginia. I am ten years old and I have been dancing for six years. The thing I love the most about dance is the performance because I am so nervous it’s fun. My favorite type of dance is jazz and contemporary. I love hanging out with friends and dancing. This is my first year in show troupe. I am very excited. 

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Abby Crowe

Hi, my name is Abby Crowe and this season will be my fifth year on Show Troupe. I am 16 years old and a junior at Freeman High School. My favorite style of dance is contemporary because of how expressive and fluid it can be. I also enjoy ballet for the structure and technique it provides. Regency has some of the best dance teachers in Richmond and I feel so privileged to take from them. You won’t find a team as loving, accepting, and honorable as Show Troupe, and we all look forward to dancing with each other everyday. I anticipate an exciting and successful year with my favorite girls.

Sydney Cunningham

My name is Sydney. I will be 9 years old in October. I have been dancing ever since I was a baby. There is nothing I love more than dancing. My favorite dance styles are Contemporary, Jazz & Hip Hop. Regardless of what style of dance I am doing, I will definitely bring the energy and the sass! I love hanging out with my friends, practicing gymnastics and making up dance routines. One of my favorite things to do is have “dance parties” with my mom and big sister. When I grow up, I want to be a Broadway star and a wedding dress designer on the side.

 

FUN FACT: I can hula-hoop while dancing the cha-cha slide.

Emanuela D'Addario

Hi! My name is Emanuela. I'm 11 years old and a 6th grader at Tuckahoe Middle School. I did gymnastics for most of my life and always loved the tumbling and dance part of gymnastics so I decided to try out dance, and I loved it! My favorite style of dance is jazz. I am super excited to do competitions and thankful to be able to dance.

 

Fun fact - I like to bake in my free time!

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Hannah Elliott

Hi! My name is Hannah Elliott and I am 11 years old.  I am a 6th grader at Pocahontas Middle School.  This is my second year dancing at Regency and my first year on Show Troupe.  Before I started dancing I was a competitive gymnast.  Dancing was always my favorite part of gymnastics.  I love all styles of dance but my favorites are jazz and hip hop.  I also love to bake, surf and play the guitar.  I'm looking forward to working hard and having fun on Show Troupe this year.  

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Caroline Ellis

Hi my name is Caroline Ellis and I am 16 years old. I have been dancing for 8 years and I can so proudly say that Regency is my home. My favorite style of dance is Contemporary because I love being able to tell a story with my movement. Being a part of Show troupe has given me a second family. I have made so many unforgettable memories with this team. My teachers have become people who I can always lean on and they always give me so much support. My studio sisters have been through so much with me and I get so excited to come and dance with them every day. Being able to be a part of this team is the biggest blessing and I wouldn’t trade the past few years with them for anything. 

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Belle Holloway

Hi! I’m Belle and I’m 6 years old.  This is my second year on Show Troupe and I’m so excited to be doing my first solo!  I love art, and sparkly things, and playing softball but DANCE IS LIFE.  My favorite thing to do is watch the older girls perform and try their routines at home! 

Mabel Horrigan

My name is Mabel Horrigan. I am 5 years old. This is my second year on Show Troupe and my fourth year of dance. I take ballet, jazz, and acro. My favorite type of dance is acro, I love Regency Dance Academy because I have a lot of friends I can dance with here. 

Fun Fact: I can touch my tongue to my nose!

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Anna Howell

Hi everyone! My name is Anna and I am 9 years old. I have been dancing with Regency Dance Academy since I was 3 or 4 years old. I can't imagine my life without dance - what would I do? I love all types of dance but my favorites are jazz and tap. I also like contemporary, hip hop, and ballet. This is my second year on Show Troupe and I'm a "mini". When I'm not in dance class, I love to do freestyle dance in my house. I just can't stop moving!

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Addison Kofron

Hi!! My name is Addison and I’m currently 14 and a freshman at Glen Allen High School.  I am in Glen Allen’s specialty center and a member of its show choir.  This is my first year at Regency and my first year doing competition dance, but I have been dancing for as long as I can remember. I love all styles of dance, but my favorite style of dance is jazz and contemporary. Some things I enjoy doing outside of dance include singing, baking, and playing with my dog, Dory June. I’m so excited to meet  new people this year and have fun!

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Chandler Kreikamp

Hi! I'm Chan! I am 16 years old and I have been dancing for 13 years. However, this is my first year at RDA. RDA is the most fun, welcoming, and loving place. I LOVE contemporary because I can express emotions through my movement in many different ways. I can't wait for my first season on Show Troupe with some of my best friends!

Alanna Lively

Hi, my name is Alanna Lively and I’m 12 years old. I am in my 10th year of dance. I started dancing here at Regency the day after I turned 3! After dancing here for three years I danced at West End Assembly of God’s Dance Academy for 5 years. I returned to Regency last year and I am so glad that I did! I have grown so much as a dancer over the last year and I look forward to continuing my growth in all dance genres. This is my first year on Show Troupe, and I’m so very excited. My favorite styles of dance are ballet, pointe, contemporary, and jazz; with ballet being my absolute favorite! I love coming to the studio everyday and expressing myself through dance. Dance is my life! My life runs on family, friends, and of course, DANCE!

 

Fun Fact: I auditioned and got into the Richmond Ballet Summer Intensive Program this past summer!! It was amazing.

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Anna Mason

My name is Anna and I am 11 years old. I have been dancing for 3 years, 1 of them on Show Troupe. I moved from Norfolk and did gymnastics for 2 years. Then I decided to follow in my sister's footsteps and switched to dance. Dancing makes me feel comfortable and I can express whatever emotions I have. My favorite style is most definitely contemporary. Regency Dance Academy is like a second home to me. 

Fun Fact: I have two dogs, Scout and Otis. 

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Sydney Mason

My name is Sydney Mason and I am 16 years old. I have been dancing with Regency for 8 years now and I am coming up on my 6th year of competing. I moved from Norfolk, VA to Richmond when I was entering 4th grade and I immediately began taking classes. I am so grateful to have dance as an outlet to express myself especially during times when I am feeling stressed or down. I know I will cherish the experiences and lessons I have learned from being part of this community for many years to come!

 

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

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Kaitlyn Plemons

Hi! My name is Kaitlyn Plemons and this will be my fourth year on Showtroupe at Regency Dance Academy. I am 17 years old and a senior at Freeman High School. My favorite dance styles are hip hop and contemporary because one is fast-moving and high energy, while the other is softer and more expressive. I have been dancing for 13 years and love dancing for Regency. The girls have become some of my best friends and I couldn’t ask for better teachers. This is my last year at Regency and I can’t wait to spend it with my dance family! 

Helen Rosenstock

Hi, my name is Helen Rosenstock and I am a member of Regency Dance Academy’s Show Troupe! This is going to be my 3rd year on Show Troupe and my 6th year dancing. My favorite styles of dance are contemporary and acro. I am 14 years old and am in 9th grade at the Steward School.  I love dancing at Regency because everyone is so supportive of one another!

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Avery West

Hi! My name is Avery West and I am a 5th grader at Gayton Elementary School. I have been taking dance at Regency Dance Academy since I was five years old. This is my second year on Show Troupe and I am excited to follow in my mom’s footsteps as she was a member of the Regency Show Troupe when she was in high school! I love all types of dance - jazz, hip hop, contemporary, acro, and tap. My favorite is contemporary! When I am not dancing at the studio, I love to make Tik Toks, play with my friends, and play with my dog Charlie. I am so excited to dance my first solo this year!

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Julia Hunter Williams

Hi! My name is Julia Hunter Williams, and I am 13 years old. I have been dancing for 9 years. Previously I danced at the Richmond Ballet and West End Dance Academy, and this is my first year dancing at Regency Dance Academy and being on Show Troupe. Even though this is my first dance season at RDA, I already love it here. Everyone is kind and inclusive. My favorite style of dance is contemporary, but I also love ballet and jazz. I enjoy coming to the studio regularly, and I am very excited to be on Show Troupe this year! 

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Lizzy Wilkins

Hi I’m Lizzy! I’m 15 and my dance journey is a little bit different. I grew up doing a lot of ballet and then 2 years ago I decided I wanted to jump into every kind of dance competitively. I don’t really think I have a favorite style because they are all so different. I am going to be a sophomore at Deep Run high school, and I just moved here from Utah a month ago. I love dance so much and I am so excited to be apart of this new studio!

Fun fact: Last year I got to dance with Thayne Jasperson from the original Hamilton and some dancers from the High School Musical series show!

Taliah Williams

Heyyy! My name is Taliah (Ta-Leah). I am 13 years old and my birthday is October 22. I am very excited this year because I get to be a part of the Show Troupe dancers this year. Here are a few things about me - I like horror movies, love making up my own dances, I want to become a hairstylist and professional dancer, want to have my own studio one day. I feel very comfortable when I open that door when I come into the studio. When I dance I feel so powerful like I can do anything. Hip hop is one of my favorite dance styles and contemporary is my second favorite.

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Cassidy Willmarth

Hi, my name is Cassidy but you can call me Cass! I'm almost 10 years old. I love expressing myself through dance! It makes me happy!  My favorite dance is contemporary and musical theater! This will be my 2nd year dancing at Regency and my first year on the show troupe team. I'm still learning a lot. I am very excited to grow as a dancer and be apart of this wonderful team.