MEET THE TEAM

PAISLEY ALLAN

 "Hi, my name is Paisley Allan. I am 11 years old, and have danced for 8 1/2 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 recently started contemporary 2 years ago. Dancing is a passion of mine that enables me to express my feelings without saying a thing. I have been on Show Troupe for 3 years now. I love to dance and do not have any plans of stopping!"

Fun Fact: "I like to build domino tracks in my free time"

CHILDRESS ALVERSON

Hello! My name is Childress and I am 11 years old. I have proudly been dancing for 8 years. This is my first year in Show Troupe and I know I won't be going anywhere! I never thought I would try out for Show Troupe because I knew that it would take a lot of time, stress and work. Yes, it sometimes can be a lot of these things, but I have never loved anything more! Dance is a choice I made in my life, just as someone would choose to be a vegan, or get a dog. Of course, these examples are very extreme but this just comes to show you how much I love, care and have passion for dance. My personal favorite style of dance is Contemporary because there is so much emotion and feeling in this style. Regency Dance Academy has been my second home since I was three. Our Owner, Miss Tracy, has always been so supportive of every person that goes there. To all of my teachers, thank you so much! Without your teaching skills, work and support; I would have never learned as much as I have! The Regency Royals are a family and we will be through many years to come!

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

ELLA BROWN

My name is Ella Brown and I am 15 years old. I have been dancing for 12 years at Regency. I love dancing here because I have a special bond with my teachers and all of my friends at the studio. 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! This my first year on Hip Hop showtroupe and I have grown to love it! I have been on showtroupe 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 14. When I was four years old, I did some ballet but was drawn more to gymnastics. I found dance again at Regency through friends the summer going into 6th grade. Dance is something that lets me express my feelings when the words have left. 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 to rules. I’ve been on Show Troupe for 2 years and it’s been the best 2 years yet. Regency Dance Academy to me is family because we all support and love each other.

Interesting Fact: "I like cookies"

CAROLINE ELLIS

Hi! My name is Caroline Ellis and I am 13 years old. I have been dancing for 5 years and this is my third year on Show Troupe. I am the Star Talent Senior Elite Title Holder as a result of my hard work and dedication for the past 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 everyday. 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"

RAMSEY SLYE

Hi! My name is Ramsey and I’m 14! I’ve been dancing for 12 years and I am an original member of RDA’s current Showtroupe. I love all styles of dance, but jazz and hip hop speak to me the most. I am excited to compete my third solo this year! My family has a long history of dancing, even my grandmother dances at Regency! I’ve formed very special bonds with the girls and teachers at RDA. They are like a second family to me. My friends at Regency continue to inspire me daily. I love my studio-sisters with all my heart!

Fun Fact: "I used to do Tae-Kwan-Do when I was younger"

PALOMA LHÉRITIER

Hi! My name is Paloma! I am 14 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 perfect teachers, great studios, and amazing time with your friends really makes for an unforgettable experience.

Fun Fact: "I speak French and like to draw dragons."

HENLEY MILLS

I have been dancing for 8 years. Three of those, I've spent on Show Troupe. I have done Jazz since 2012. Then, I branched off and started hip-hop and contemporary. I have a Jazz duet, an Open Trio, a Hip-Hop group, a Jazz group and a Contemporary group. My specialty is contortion and turns. Dance helps me show my emotion in a different way 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. Regency Dance Academy is the best! The teachers help me improve my skills and learn new ones.

 

 

Fun Fact: "I accidentally taught myself contortion"

KAYSEN MILLS

Hello! My name is Kaysen Mills. I have been dancing for seven years and I have been on Show Troupe for four years. Although I started off my athletic career with gymnastics, swim team, horseback riding, and much more, I was drawn to dance because I loved the beautiful costumes. When I saw a dance performance, I immediately wanted to put on the outfits. Even though my inspiration was sparked by just a few costumes, I learned to love the graceful movements and gestures. Throughout the years, I became more committed and tried all styles of dance. I am still working to master all of them, but my favorite and best style is tap. In my opinion, Regency Dance Academy is the best place to release my energy and dance. The unique individuals who surround me at Regency inspire me every day, and for that reason I will never leave RDA. 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.

Fun Fact: TBA

LOUISA MILLS

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 7 years ago. My first dance was called Snuggle Puppy and it was Ballet. My first year in Show Troupe was 3 years ago. My second year of Show Troupe introduced me to Contemporary, my favorite type of dance. I wouldn't be able to smile without dance and I would like to dance until I die."

Fun Fact: "I have 24 pets"

CAROLINE MOORE

Hi I’m Caroline Moore! I have been dancing for 5 years and this is my 3rd year on Show Troupe. My favorite styles are Contemporary, Modern and any kind of 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 out all of my feelings without saying a single word. I love dancing at Regency because of the amazing teachers who help me grow and develop as a dancer! Thanks to Regency I have a place where I can truly be myself!

Fun Fact: TBA

SYDNEY MASON

My name is Sydney and I am 14 years old. I have been dancing for five years, three in Show Troupe. My favorite style of dance is Contemporary. When I moved from Norfolk, I wanted to try something new so I decided to dance. Dance makes me feel like I am home and I can express my weirdness as well as emotions here. I love Regency Dance Academy because I feel I have a family here and 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"

NATASHA ROMERO

I have been dancing for 9 years and really have come to love Contemporary dance. I choose to dance because dance for me is like an outlet where I get to express my feelings through movement and disconnect from my everyday life.
I love Regency Dance Academy because everyone is so kind and supportive, including teachers, students and parents, and always make me feel like I belong there.

 

Fun Fact- "I am fluent in two languages (Spanish and English) and I am currently learning French!"

KAITLYN PLEMONS

I have been dancing for 11 years but this is my first year on Show Troupe! My favorite type of dance is Contemporary because of the movement and how all of the moves flow together. I chose to dance because I love being able to express myself through music. Another main reason is because my mother was a dancer, so I want to follow in her footsteps. I love dancing at Regency because I have made so many friends on this Show Troupe team and with girls not on the team. The teachers are amazing and the team makes you feel like you are apart of a second family.

Fun Fact: "I was born in New Jersey"

PAIGE SHAFFRANEK


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

Fun Fact: TBA

 

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