STUDIO OWNER & ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Victoria Tomes is from Seven Valleys, PA. Tori teaches Tap and Ballet at the studio, but her love of dance continues into Hip-Hop and Modern/Contemporary styles as well. She grew up learning dance from Light of Life Performing Arts and Unabashed School of Dance. When she’s not teaching, you can probably find her listening to audiobooks or playing the violin. She loves pushing her students to be their best. She currently is a student herself at Belhaven University pursuing a degree in dance. Tori is currently in her 1st year working for us at the LCDC.
Molley is from Columbus, MS. She is curently a student at Mississippi College in Clinton, MS. Molley works the front desk at the LCDC. Molley is currently in her first year working for us at the LCDC.
Grace Ramaizzini is from Johnson City, TN. Grace began dancing at the age of 8 and immediately fell in love with the art form. She trained in Ballet, Jazz, Modern, and Hip-Hop at Trinity Arts Center in Tennessee for 10 years, learning various modern techniques along with the Vagonova and Cecchetti Ballet syllabus. In 2018, Grace received her degree from Belhaven University with a BFA in Dance. She has worked with children and teens since 2010, assisting with Ballet, Modern, and Jazz classes as well as Ballet summer camps. Grace is married to her husband, Domenico, and resides in Clinton, MS. Grace is currently in her 1st year working for us at the LCDC.
Kurt Koenig is from Terry, MS. He teaches our Tumble classes. Kurt started coaching at the age of 16 and has been coaching over 20 years. He won 2 National Titles while cheering at Mississippi College. He has worked for the National Cheerleaders Association and has coached at several local gyms. Kurt was the former owner of Mississippi Elite in Ridgeland, MS. Kurt is in his 5th year working for us at the LCDC.
Lauren Bowers is from Byram, MS. This is her 2nd year with the LCDC. She is the Tumble instructor for recreational and competitive teams. She also teaches Twinkle Stars and Mommy & Me classes. She is a 2x All-Star Cheerleader with the Universal Cheerleaders Association. She loves teaching children and watching them achieve their personal best. Lauren lives in Terry, MS and has been married for 11 years. She has two daughters, Audrey and Emily, who are going into their 5th year of attending the LCDC.
Trae Muse is from Raymond, MS. Trae attended Hinds Community College on a basketball scholarship and graduated in 2016. He recently graduated from Belhaven University in May of 2018 with a bachelor's degree in Sports Administration. Trae is the Marketing Director at the studio and assists with all of our social media platforms. He is at times a jack-of-all-trades at the studio. He has worked at the studio in some capacity every year since the studio was first built. Trae is in his 6th year working for us at the LCDC.
Allyson Roberston currently attends Mississippi College. She has been dancing in her hometown of Zachary, Louisiana for 6 years where she competed with her studio’s competition team for 5 years. She has a true passion for teaching young dancers and watching them grow into their personalities as young adults. Allyson is in her 3rd year working for us at the LCDC.
Originally from Jackson, MS, Jasmine Friday started her dance career at Anderson Church in Ridgeland, MS. What started out as a hobby turned into a love for dance. Jasmine studied dance on a versatile level, from Jazz Funk, Modern, and Hip-Hop, to West African Dance. While performing locally, she continued her studies at Hinds Community College after earning her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Texas in Dance. Jasmine’s training consists of dancing and performing for 16 years pre-professionally and professionally, with an emphasis in Hip-Hop, Modern, and Jazz Funk. With 3 years of teaching experience, Jasmine directed and choreographed Hip-Hop pieces for ages 5-18 receiving Judges’ Choice Award of The Groove Dance Competition and Highest Overall in the Hip-Hop category. Her recent performing opportunities consist of performing with the Joffrey Jazz and Contemporary Intensive in August 2014, 2 seasons with the Hip-Hop group “The Neighborhood” winning 3rd place at World of Dance Houston August of 2015, and “Illumination Sensation” of the Dallas Texas State Fair October 2016. Jasmine is in her 2nd year working for us at the LCDC.
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