MEET THE COMPANY

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Paisley Allan

Hi! My name is Paisley Allan and I am 15 years old. I have been dancing for 11 years and I am proud to say this is my 7th season on Company! 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 every day  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 Company 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 eleven years old and I have been dancing for seven 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 because jazz is explosive and full of energy and contemporary is flowy and smooth. I love hanging out with friends and dancing. This is my second year in Company. I am very excited.

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Emily Chumley

Hi, my name is Emily. I am 17 years old and this is my first year at RDA. I have been dancing for a total of 5 years and this is my first year competing. I am a senior at Glen Allen High School and before dance I did taekwondo for 8 years.

 

Fun Fact: I'm a second degree black belt.

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Abby Crowe

Hi, my name is Abby Crowe and this season will be my fifth year on Company. 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 Company, 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 10 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 (or Ema). I'm 12 years old and a 7th grader at Tuckahoe Middle School. This is my second year on company and it has been really fun. My favorite styles of dance are jazz and acro. I love to bake and spend time with my friends. I also like to practice contortion, and make up dance routines.I am so excited for the new season and to see how much I learn and grow!

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Hannah Elliott

Hi! My name is Hannah Elliott and I am 12 years old. I am a 7th grader at Pocahontas Middle School. This is my 3rd year dancing at Regency and my 2nd year on Company. I love all styles of dance but my favorite styles are contemporary and jazz.The teachers here are always very supportive and I learn so much every class.  I love spending time at Regency and it has become a second home for me. I am looking forward to another amazing season on Company. 

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Caroline Ellis

Hi my name is Caroline Ellis and I am 17 years old. I have been dancing for 9 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 Company 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. 

Grace Evans

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Aubrey Gray

Hi, I’m Aubrey and I’m 10 years old. My top three favorite styles of dance are tap, hip hop, and contemporary. I am so excited to be part of The Company this year. I fell in love with dance this summer and I can’t get enough of it! My favorite thing about Regency is that I made lots of friends in a short amount of time. I’m looking forward to learning new dances and performing at competitions! My hobbies are making art, playing with Barbies, horseback riding, and DANCING! Fun fact: I can flare my nostrils.

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Alice Hartley

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Belle Holloway

Hi! I’m Belle and I’m 6 years old.  This is my second year on Company 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 Company 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 11 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 third year on Company. 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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Heidi Ingles

My name is Heidi. I am ten years old and in the fifth grade.  I have been dancing since the day after I turned two.  This year is my ninth year dancing.  This is my fourth competition season and my first year at Regency Dance Academy.  My favorite types of dance are tap and jazz but I also love hip hop.  I love competing and going to conventions.  When I am not dancing, I do gymnastics and twirl baton.  I enjoy riding horses, creating art, and spending time outside. My favorite subjects are art, science, and history.  I am also excited to study French this year. When I grow up, I want to open my own dance studio.  I am looking forward to a great season with new friends.

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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!

Chandler Kreikamp

Hi! I'm Chan! I am 17 years old and I have been dancing for 14 years. 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 another season on Company with some of my best friends!

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Makaila Mason

Hi, My name is Makaila Mason. I'm 13 years old. I moved from  New York to Virginia 3 years ago and joined Regency Dance Academy. The thing I love most about dance is I can express myself in different styles of dance. My favorite style of dance is ballet and contemporary. I love hanging out with my friends. I am excited to do competitions this year. This is my first year in the company.

 

 Fun Fact -  I dream that one day I will attend the prestigious dance school  Juilliard!

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Julia Paget

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Abi Rollins

Hi! My name is Abi and I am 14 years old. I am a freshman at St. Catherine’s School, where I am also a member of the Joni dancers. I have been dancing since I was 2 years old and competing since I was 10. Although this is my first year competing with RDA’s Show Troupe, I was a dancer with RDA when I was a mini. I love all styles of dance, but my favorite styles are contemporary and tap. This summer I spent a month training at the Alvin Ailey Summer Dance Intensive in NYC and took classes at STEPS on Broadway. I love dancing and I am so excited to join RDA’s Show Troupe!

Aleah Schobitz

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Clara Smith

Hi I’m Clara.  I’m 13 years old and I’ve been dancing since I was 3 years old. I’ve always wanted to dance at a studio that made me feel like I'm part of a family.  When I walked into Regency I immediately felt welcomed by everyone.  My favorite style of dance is contemporary because it’s a great way to express emotions and really is so much fun to dance. This is my first year dancing competitively and I am so excited to join all the fun!!

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Bronte Spalding

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Avery West

Hi! My name is Avery West and I am a 6th grader at Pocahontas Middle School. I have been taking dance at Regency Dance Academy since I was five years old. This is my third year on Company and I am excited to follow in my mom’s footsteps as she was a member of the Regency Company 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 be on the team again this year!

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Lizzy Wilkins

Hi I’m Lizzy! I’m 16 and a Junior at Deep Run High School. I've been doing ballet for 7 years and all other styles for 3 years. My favorite dance styles are jazz and contemporary. This is my second year at Regency and I am so excited for year 2!

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Elena Williams

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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 Company. 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 Company this year! 

Cassidy Willmarth

Hey y'all, I'm Cass! I love DANCE, art, design, fashion, anything aesthetically pleasing, animals, God and my family!  This is my second year on the company. I'm so excited and love all my dance teachers and team girls! The dance studio is My happy place!