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Studio Director at CAST Dance Academy, Jennifer is a graduate from UCLA Theatre, Film and Television with a BA in Theatre. Involved since the inception of CAST, she currently serves as the Studio Director of CAST Academy. With over 40 directing credits, she also enjoys directing the annual dance performances and WinterFest. Also, Jennifer is a licensed Music Together director and teacher.
Shannon Mueller holds an MA in Performance Psychology, a BFA in Dance Performance, a Minor in Integrated Educational Studies, and is a certified PBT instructor. Shannon is formally trained in ballet, jazz, modern, and tap.
Shannon has won numerous awards for her choreography, which has been presented internationally and worldwide.
Stacia is a dance teacher here at CAST Academy and teaches ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, and acro. She has been dancing since the age of 2 and has over 15 years of dance experience. She was also captain of the Fallbrook High School Dance Team for 3 years and previously part of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts.
Alexis Coates is a studio and collegiately trained dancer from all across North County, San Diego. She grew up competitively and was captain of her high school’s varsity dance team. She previously was inducted into the National Honor Society of Dance Arts and was represented by professional tap dance company, California Rhythm Project. Currently, she teaches at a few local dance studios, is the assistant coach for Fallbrook High School’s varsity pom team, a full time student, and works in hospitality on the side!
Anna has been dancing for over 10 years in many different styles. She has trained in the styles of acro, ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, pointe, and hip hop. Anna loves children, creativity, choreography and coaching.
Krystina began her Acro training in .
Shaylee has been dancing for over 10 years in many different styles. She has trained in the styles of acro, ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, pointe, and hip hop. She has performed in several musicals at the Mission Theatre with CAST Academy, including Zaneeta Shinn in The Music Man. Shaylee loves children, creativity, choreography and coaching.
Lucinda is collegiately trained in ballet, jazz, lyrical, modern, hip hop and tap.
Patty is the Original Founder of CAST Dance Academy, in 1993 out of a desire to fill a need when theatre classes were cut from the public school budgets. Patty has mentored and shared theatre with over 2,000 children. She is still an integral part of our team here at CAST!