An alum of the Marjorie Jones Schools, received her BFA in Dance Performance and Dance Education from The Ohio State University in 1999. She is a member of Dance Masters of America and currently serves as 2nd Vice President and a board member for OhioDance Masters. Stephanie has been teaching and choreographing in the Columbus area for the past 24 years.
Trained at Balletmet and Columbus Dance Theater. She had many opportunities to perform classical roles throughout Ohio and the unique experience of performing with Opera Columbus in various operas. She studied at schools throughout North America including Interlochen Center for the Arts, Virginia Schools for the Arts, National Ballet of Canada and Pittsburgh Youth Ballet. She was invited to perform professionally with Canadian Pacific Ballet, but stayed in Columbus to dance professionally for two seasons with Columbus Dance Theater. Kylie expanded her studies in dance at The Ohio State University where she received her BFA in Dance with a focus on history and cultural studies. She is excited to begin her 8th year teaching at Marjorie Jones.
Began her training at the age of 5 from Kathi's Dance and Gym Center in Youngstown, Ohio. She later received her BFA in Dance Performance from Kent State University in 2017. Upon graduation, Sarah moved to Columbus to pursue teaching and share her love of dance with her students; she is excited to begin her second year of teaching at Marjorie Jones.
Received her BFA in Dance, with a focus on Choreography from The Ohio State University in 2000. She has taught both in Miami, Florida and Columbus are for the past 21 years. A member of Dance Masters of America, she currently serves as a board member for Ohio Dance Masters. She is excited to begin her 16th year teaching for Marjorie Jones.
Comes to us from Toledo, Ohio where she grew up dancing at the age of 2 under the direction of Brenda Paulsen with Darly Jervis Dance Studio. At age 5, she was part of the prestigious and award winning High Voltage Dance Company; which performed in the community for charities and local events along with competing at a regional and national level. Stephanie had the opportunity to train with Al Gilbert in her youth and can be seen in his graded tap technique videos. Stephanie attended The Ohio State University and was a member of the OSU Dance Team from 2007-2011. This will be her 12th year teaching and choreographing for Marjorie Jones and is a current member of Ohio Dance Masters and Dance Masters of America.
Is a Pre-K Special Education teacher currently residing in Florida. She earned her undergraduate degree from Ohio University and received her Autism Certificate from George Mason University and her Masters in Inclusion and Leadership from The Ohio State University in 2013. Katie is a current member of Ohio Dance Masters and Dance Masters of America.
Grew up dancing at Marjorie Jones Schools. She graduated in the Spring 2019 with her degree in Criminology/Criminal Justice from The Ohio State University. She is pursing her Masters in Social Work at The Ohio State University. Emily is excited to begin her third year teaching at Marjorie Jones and second year choreographing for MJCT.
A native of the Columbus area she started gymnastics at a young age attending Buckeye Gymnastics and continued through 8th grade. She was a member of her high school Dance Team and Captain during her senior year. Rachel is starting her 15th year as a coach and Instructor at Universal Gymnasts, Inc. She is looking forward to her second year at Marjorie Jones.
Has had a passion for the performing arts for over 25 years. Beginning her dance training at 3 years old in northeast Ohio, she gained a passion for performing by dancing competitively and performing in numerous community theater shows. Natalie has had the privilege of performing with singer Brian McKnight, for Nickelodeon Studios, and as a member of the dance team for both the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers and the AFL's Cleveland Gladiators. Teaching and choreographing are her passions and she feels blessed to have the opportunity to pass on her love of the performing arts to young dancers! Natalie holds a certification from Mini Yogis for teen/tween yoga and Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Akron. Natalie is excited to return for her second year of teaching at Marjorie Jones.
Has danced and competed in the Columbus area since the age of 3. Angel has been teaching dancers ages 3-12 for the past 16 years. She is excited to begin her second year choreographing for MJCT and her sixth year teaching at Marjorie Jones.
Originally from Sidney, Ohio began dancing at age five receiving training across Ohio at Sharon's School of Dance, Dayton Ballet, BalletMet and Pontecorvo Ballet before earning her BFA in dance from Wright State University. After graduation Cayla began her professional career in Fort Wayne Ballet working under the direction of Karen Gibson-Brown before moving to Chicago to pursue a life as a Chicago based dancer and choreographer. Cayla spent 2015-2020 dancing with Tapestry Dance, Project 606, Esoteric Dance Project and Trifecta Dance collective. She also participated in dance festivals such as Going Dutch, Lighted Pathways, Emergence and A New Light as an independent dancer and choreographer. Cayla enjoys taking aerial silks, yoga, hiking and passing along her love for dance to the next generation. Cayla is excited to continue to serve on a panel for Youth intuitive through Trifect Dance Collective as one of the founding members. Cayla is thrilled to be joining the team at Marjorie Jones Schools this year.