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

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

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

Alexis Parmentier

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

Katie Chandler

Katie Chandler began her dance training at the age of 7 under Lisa Holmstrom in Georgetown, TX. She joined Ballet Austin’s pre-professional program at age 12, and at 16 began a mentorship with principal dancer Nadya Zybine competing classical solo variations. Katie relocated from Phoenix, AZ where she was a

Kelli Dyer

Kelli Dyer is a Junior at the University of Texas in Austin majoring in Human Development and Family Sciences. She is a Co-Captain of the UT Dance team. The UT dance team is the only competitive dance team at the university and attends NDA nationals annually. She was born and raised in

Raymond White

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

Brooklyn Medrano

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Sabrina Washington

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

Sally Tomasek

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

Jillian Tomasek

Jillian Tomasek has been dancing for 14 years, and has been trained in multiple styles, including Hip-hop, Jazz, technique, Contemporary/Lyrical, Acrobatics, Ballet and Tap. She has been teaching for 2 years. Jillian has grown up in Pflugerville Texas and trained at many studios in the area, one being Lonestar Dance

Chelsea Kubiak

Chelsea’s training has spanned 28 years. What began as a 5-year-old signed up at Tinka’s Dance Studio with the primary objective to “move fast and learn the running man,” grew to a life-long passion, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance from the University of North Texas. She

Amy Sanchez

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 Shymkiw

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

MacKenna Perisho

MacKenna 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 Tuesday from 4:30-7:30, Fridays 4:30-6 and Saturday mornings! MacKenna has been with Lonestar

Anna Starr

This past May, Anna received her BFA in Dance from the University of Texas at Austin. She was also on Texas Pom for 4 years, where she was head of choreography, but her dance career began long before. Anna has 19 years of dance experience and started dancing when she