Kelsey originally from Fairmont MN, moved to New York City to attend the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, soon after she continued her training as an Intern at Broadway Dance Center. Kelsey has been seen dancing with New York Titans Dance Team, Kelly Peters Dance Company, Urban Dance Alliance, Sylvia Tosun, Freedom Willams, Rae, Sasha Gradiva, Salena Dabbs, The Mystic Dancers, Sybarite, Carnival and more. She has enjoyed performing in New York City, Miami, Los Angeles, and Minneapolis doing industrial events, music videos, showcases, and concerts.
Kelsey began her teaching journey starting off as Derek Mitchells assistant teacher and choreographer, she assisted him at Broadway Dance Center, and also with choreography for the Knicks City Dancers and Calvin Klein Promo Event. She became a sub at BDC and taught at multiple studios in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and the Minneapolis/St Paul area. Kelsey’s choreography has been seen on the Timberwolves Dancers, the Mystic Lake Commercial, and the opening show for Bret Michaels & Masters of Illusions to name a few. Some of her most recent achievements are with her competition choreography as she has received multiple choreography awards for her creativity.
Kelsey is extremely excited to start her journey as the KrAz Dance studio owner! Since she was 15 her dream has always been to own her own studio and be able to share her passion of dance with others. So…..let’s get this party started KrAz Dancers!
Alyssa is eager and excited to start her third season teaching at KrAz Dance. Alyssa has an extensive background in the styles of Tap, Jazz, Ballet and Lyrical with over 14 years of dance training. This is her first-year choreographing for the KrAz Dance Competition Team, and she is looking forward to challenge herself with competition choreography. She loves working with children and is looking forward to teaching and inspiring our young dancers at KrAz!
Alise is a resident of Fergus Falls, where she began dancing at the Fergus Falls School of Dance, at the age of 4. She continued dancing at FFSD for 11 years. She then enrolled at The Edge Dance and Performing Arts for the opportunity to dance competitively. She has competed in solos, duets and group dances that have won overall awards. Alise is trained in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Threatre and Hip Hop.
Alise is very excited to join the KrAz Dance staff and looks forward to teaching aspiring dancers.