Our staff consists of passionate instructors that have danced and choreographed professionally all over the US. Continuing education is required from attending conventions to stay up to date on current choreography trends to reading the latest physical therapy science regarding dancers’ safety and health. We work together to encourage each other creatively and maintain consistency in classroom management and instruction. Lonestar Dance Center aims to provide a united front to not only provide your child with the best in dance education, but uses the dance studio to teach values such as respect, integrity, responsibility, loyalty, love, perseverance and teamwork.
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Kate Evetts started her relationship with Lonestar Dance Center as an instructor in 2009 upon graduating from the University of Texas at Austin. As of August 2014, along with husband Cole, Kate became the proud new owner and director of Lonestar Dance Center. She is continually grateful for the traditions and values
Sarabeth Hough is to thank for Lonestar Dance Center being what it is today. As the owner and director for 10 seasons she instilled values into her dancers that helped shape them into wonderful people and friends. Sarabeth specializes in tap, jazz and pre-school. She is a graduate of the
Born and raised in the great state of Texas, Alexis started dancing when she was 3 years old. Growing up, Alexis received a variety of training with several studios across North Austin. Alexis was on Rise Dance Company for 3 years while she was in high school and was a Sundancer
Cheyenne Richardson began her dance training at the age of 7 in Lubbock, TX under Yvonne Racz-Key. She joined Ballet Lubbock’s pre-professional company at age 12 and performed soloist roles in The Nutcracker, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and at Regional Dance America. For high school she attended a ballet boarding
Hope Tate was born and raised in Austin, Texas, and began dancing at the age of 3. She trained in studios all over central Texas, in styles including ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern, tap, and hip hop, and has been accepted and offered scholarships into pre-professional programs and summer intensives including
Raymond has a strong background in gymnastics. He was a competitive gymnast from the age of 6 through college. He was a part of the University of Oklahoma’s gymnastics team. He was the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation floor champion his senior year of college. Raymond was also involved in theater while in high
Kolbey Gonzales is originally from Conroe, Texas where she was raised and received some of her formal dance training. She is a recent graduate from Texas State University with a B.F.A., where she was a four year member and Line Captain of the Texas State University Strutters. She was also
Sabrina’s love for dance started at the early age of 2 when she would watch her older sister’s dance rehearsals and try to mimic the same dance steps. She was given the opportunity to join the dance world at the early age of 3 and has continued pursuing her passion
Growing up in North Carolina, Sally began dancing at the age of 3 at the Pegge Lee School Of Dance. She performed her first tap routine that year to the song, “On the Good Ship Lollipop,” and has been in love with tap ever since! She continued to study tap, jazz, and
Abby Purcell has been dancing for 14 years and started dancing at Performing Arts Studio of Georgetown. She trained in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, and Lyrical the 10 years she was there. Abby then transitioned to Lonestar Dance Center, where she was on Energy Dance Company for 2
Torrey Boucher was born and raised in Dallas, TX where she began dancing at the age of 4. She trained and competed in the DFW area in styles including ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern, and hip hop. She has been accepted and offered scholarships into programs and intensives such as Interlochen
Amy Sanchez is one of the happy faces you’ll see at the front desk this season! She is ready and excited to help navigate and educate you through our systems and processes. Find her at the desk 4:30-7:30 on Wednesdays and Thursdays!
Emily started her dance training when she was two years old. She grew up dancing competitively with the team at Alisa’s Dance Academy. Her sophomore year at Bowie High School, Emily joined the drill team, Silver Stars, and a select dance team called Bowie Company. Her love for drill team
Hannah is one of the friendly faces you’ll find at our front desk this season! She is ready and excited to help navigate and educate you through our systems and processes. Find her at the front desk Monday and Tuesday from 4:30-7:30 and most Fridays 4:30-6!