Teen Lyrical, Jazz, Tap
Janna Lewkow was born and raised in Panama City, FL and was influenced by dance at a very young age. Her early training began in her mother’s dance studio. At the age of 14, Janna started training extensively around the country. She has worked with many renowned choreographers and artists including Jazz legend Frank Hatchett, Janice Barringer, Joan Lather, Keith Clifton, Linda Haberman, Julie Branam, Kristin Altfather, Gwen Stefani and Kathryn Mccormick. Janna moved to New York at the age of 18, where she performed at Radio City Music Hall with the Radio City Rockettes. Now living in Tallahassee, FL, Janna has taught master classes all over the country and many studios in the FL area.
Irish Step Dancing
Natalie was first introduced to Irish step dancing in England at the age of 9, and after moving to the United States with her parents, began taking regular dance classes at age 11. Natalie was formerly a member of the Tallahassee Irish Step Dancers and, in 2016, became one of the founding members of TADA’s Irish dance company, Capital Celtic Dancers. Now, as a continual member of CCD and teacher at TADA, Natalie enjoys choreographing and teaching original dances and performing at public events and recitals. In 2019, Natalie graduated Florida State University where she received a B.A. in Humanities. She is currently applying for a master’s degree in Literature, Media, and Culture, which she hopes to begin at FSU in the summer of 2021.
Quiana Allison began dancing at the age of seven. She danced in her church summer youth praise dance team for a period of five years. After realizing she had a natural talent she joined the step and dance team at the Walker Ford Community Center. Moving forward to high school Quiana found a new genre of dance she had never seen and loved. After the first semester of ninth grade she joined Cheryl Wimberly's dance class and became fascinated with the world of dance. This enlightenment gained her the ability to teach classes for her grade and pursue dance team leadership after high school. Between the ages of eighteen and twenty four she founded Burning The Stage Dance Company, Vibrate Dance Unit (by way of FAMU), Blue Sapphire Dance Team (by way of Godby High School) and achieved many more choreographing accomplishments. She specializes in hip hop dance, Caribbean dance, and jazz.
Preballet, Ballet, Tap, Irish Step Dancing
Mrs. Nancy was born and raised in Tallahassee. She earned a bachelors degree in Psychology from Florida State University, a masters degree in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University and is now a practicing Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Play Therapist here in Tallahassee.
As a young teen, Mrs. Nancy joined the Dance Studio here in Tallahssee, taking ballet, tap, jazz and pointe through her junior year in college. After college, dance continued to be a major part of her life, falling in love with partner dancing such as the West Coast Swing and Two-Step. In 2015, her daughter joined TADA and she quickly fell in love with Irish Dance, joining the Adult irish Class in 2016 and then becoming a member of the Capital Celtic Dancers in 2019.
Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano
Guitar, Ukulele, Music Theory
Guitar, Ukulele, Voice, Piano
Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Music Theory
Piano, Brass, Woodwinds, Guitar