Pamela Hoover - Owner
Pamela's love for singing and dancing was inspired at a young age while watching countless hours of Broadway musicals with her family. Musical theater would allow her to enjoy singing, dancing and acting all at one time. With ballet, tap, jazz and vocal training, Pamela performed in many local performances of Les Misérables, Oklahoma, Grease, South Pacific, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Bye Bye Birdie, Wizard of Oz and many more. During her performing years, Pamela greatly aspired to be Belle in the Broadway performance of Beauty and the Beast. Its no surprise that years later, Pamela would enroll her daughter, Malorie, in her first dance class at 2.5 years of age. Being a splitting image of her mama, Malorie immediately fell in love with dance. Later, Pamela's son, Zachary would join dance as well and became quite the performer. Malorie and Zachary spend countless hours training and dancing each week. Pamela homeschools both Malorie and Zachary allowing them a flexible schedule for dance. Pamela majored in Business Management, so it only made sense to partner with her best friend, Destyn, to create a family oriented studio that supports a positive educational environment that allows her children along with their entire dance family grow within their own dance careers. Pamela also owns Pamales Tamales and is an Account Manager in the Supply Chain and logistics field. Pamela and her husband, Reece, were married early 2019.
Mrs. Destyn Lewis - Owner | Acro | Ballet/Tap | Jazz | Ballet
Destyn started dancing at the age of 3 and cheering at the age of 5. She cheered until age 12 and then realized that dance was really her true passion. Destyn received her dance training at North Eastern Oklahoma Performing Arts where she danced competitively and finished her dance training at Center Stage in Owasso where she was given the opportunity to start teaching classes under the direction of Kari Williams. She was also a member of the Varsity Dance team at Owasso High School for 3 years and was named a UDA all star dancer. Destyn started student coaching cheer at age 12 and has been teaching dance for 15 years. Destyn graduated college and received her RN in 2015 and has been a nurse in surgery for the past 5 years specializing in orthopedic surgery. She continues her dance education yearly by attending conventions and workshops. Along with teaching dance she loves spending time with family and friends. She has been married to her husband for 5 years and they have a beautiful 4 year old daughter.
Miss Emily Smith - Ballet | Lyrical
Emily graduated from Jasenski Academy (Tulsa School of Ballet) after 14 years of ballet training. She also attended Cherry Street Dance studio for Jazz and preformed with Local Motion (modern). She was a member of Tulsa International Folk Dancers for 11 years and had the pleasure of dancing with Portico Dance Theatre for 6 seasons where she continued her contemporary and modern technique training. She has preformed in Theatre Tulsa’s A Chorus Line and Cabaret. Miss Emily holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Oklahoma and is currently working as a Librarian. We have had the pleasure of having Miss Emily as our Ballet/Lyrical Teacher for the past 5 years.
Mrs. Leslie Guthery - Tumbling
Leslie is married to her husband, Blu, of 20 years and has two lovely children, Rueger and Navy. Leslie grew up in Owasso cheering and dancing for the Owasso Rams and in 1989 she started competitive Dance and Cheer, winning several National titles and championships. After cheering in college is when the SPARK for Coaching/Teaching ignited. Leslie owned and operated Cheer Zone for 5 years followed by coaching Cascia Hall Varsity Cheer for 3 years. Mrs Leslie has lead her cheer squads and dancers to multiple national championship awards. We are so lucky to have Mrs. Leslie and all of her years of experience coaching our tumbling classes.
Miss Lauren Norwood - Jazz
Lauren started dancing at the age of 3 and switched to cheer shortly after. In 6th grade Lauren realized dance was her true calling and has been dancing for the last 13 years doing what she truly loves. Lauren first received her dance training at Center Stage in Owasso where she danced under Destyn Lewis. Lauren continued her dance training at A Piedi Dance Company in Owasso where she danced competitively and began student teaching. She was also a member of Owasso Varsity Pom for 4 years. Lauren is attending Oklahoma State University and is in her final year of her Interior Design program. During her years while living in Stillwater and attending OSU, Lauren continued teaching dance and was a choreography director for 4 years for her sorority, choreographing dances for philanthropy events like Freshman Follies and Varsity Revue. Along with teaching dance, she loves to spend time with friends and family.
Miss Malorie Thompson - Student Teacher
Malorie has been dancing for 13 years, has been assisting for 6 years and student teaching for 5 years. Malorie's favorite style of dance is lyrical/contemporary and she loves teaching the little ones all styles of dance. Malorie is home-schooled and aspires to be an orthodontist one day! Malorie dances competitively, continues her education at workshops and conventions yearly and trains countless hours at the studio weekly. The last two years Malorie has gotten involved in pageants with the platform, The Big Sister Project, of young girls helping/mentoring other young girls! When Malorie isn't dancing she is hanging out with friends, family, and ALL of her animals. She has 2 dogs, 2 cats, a horse and 7 bunnies! Malorie is smart, caring and very driven! We love having such a sweet role model for our little dancers to look up to!
Miss Amelia Steward - Student Teacher
Amelia has been dancing for 13 years, has been assisting for 6 years and this is her third year to be a student teacher. Amelia loves the style of Jazz and trains in various other styles at the studio. Amelia is a Sophomore at Owasso High School and is involved in Drama and Student Council. She also is a part of the Mentor Program for Special Needs students. After highschool Amelia would like to attend college to become a doctor. Amelia dances competitively, attends workshops and conventions throughout the year and works super hard during the week training in countless classes at the studio. When Amelia isn't dancing she is spending time with friends and family. Amelia is fun, vibrant and smart making her a joy to be around! We are so lucky to have such a great role model for our little dancers to look up to!
Miss Angelle Smith - Hip Hop
Angelle started dancing at the age of 2 at Miss Shelly’s School of Dance and after gaining experience in ballet, modern, tap, jazz, and hip hop realized not only how much she loved to dance but how much she wanted to teach the children after her to love dance as well. At the age of 13, her training progressed in Hip Hop and in pom when she decided to join the Booker T Washington Varsity Pom Squad her freshman year of high school, eventually becoming captain her senior year. Her coach at the time, Tanequa “Teki” Stewart took her under her wing and trained her outside of normal practice for the squad, helping her realize her true passion for the genre of Hip Hop. Through this connection, she joined a local Hip Hop crew called “Organized Khaos.” Being apart of this crew afforded her the privilege to travel and compete in competitions, take classes and attend conventions, gain knowledge in concept video shooting, and connected her with dancers all around the world. After graduating high school she decided to further her education in dance by attending Oral Roberts University, majoring in Dance Performance where she is currently a Senior training in several dance forms each year! She has been dancing for 19 years, assisting in teaching dance for 7 years, and teaching independently and with studios for 3 years. Outside of dance, she loves spending time making memories with friends and is looking forward to welcoming a new addition to her family by bringing home a new puppy.