Kelli Wyatt Smith
Kelli has been dancing since she was 2 and twirling since she
was 10. She has taught for 29 years.
competing at age 11, was a State Champion at 13,
National-International Champion at 15, and
a World Champion at
She has been a World Champion 5 times and has almost
twirling, and beauty. Kelli and her husband
Gene took 1st runner-up in The World's Dance-Off.
to south Alabama she taught for Corky Bell School of
Dance and has had many
students go on to become State and World
Champions. Kelli was feature twirler for
of North Alabama where
she was on full Presidential Scholarship.
She later transferred to the University of Montevallo
was a dance minor. While there she started the U.M.
Falconettes Dance Team.
Kelli moved to south Alabama
and opened up Gene-Kelli's School of Dance in 1986.
here studio in 2001 and went on to become the dance
Northside Methodist Academy in Dothan, AL.
has judged competitions on the local, state, and currently
judges on the World and
International Level. She is
owner/director of Encore Fine Arts Studio.
Kendra started dancing and twirling at the age of 10. During
high school she played the
trumpet, a majorette
for two years,
and feature twirler in the Geneva High School Marching Band.
has won and placed in several
regional and state competitions. Kendra trained under Kelli for 14 years and taught dance
baton at Gene-Kelli's School of Dance for
12 years. Kendra teaches all forms of dance,
She is Kelli's assistant in every phase of the
from teaching, recording music, producing the
program book and
Andrea Langford Marsh
Andrea is originally from
Hickman Kentucky and holds a BS degree in Music Education from
Murray State University. During her time at Murray State,
Andrea taught private lessons and
worked as an accompanist
for vocal and instrumental students.
Originally trained in
piano since 1997, Andrea is also proficient in saxaphone and
She began studying these instruments in 2000 and 2001
respectively. Also in her studies at
Murray State she gained
funtional knowledge of all wind, string, and percusion
instruments as well
as the voice. Andrea studied abroad
and also danced for 15 years.
Kerry is a
native of Geneva. As a child she took piano for several years
and watched her sister Kendra
competed during high school.
Kerry went into receive a degree in early child education. After
college she purchased Funland
changed the name to the Sandbox. She ran the Sandbox for many
before selling business to Beth Davis.
Kerry is now the teacher for the state run K-4 program located inside the Sandbox.
started clogging at the age of 14 under the direction of Amber
Morgan. He danced with the
Classic Country Cloggers performing at various venues in the
local area. At the age of 19 he joined the
Kountry Folk Kloggers of Chipley, Florida under the direction of
Kevin McVay and has performed at various
events for over 13 years with the Kloggers. Shaun continues to
train and attend workshops and classes
through out the Southern Region.
her dancing career at the age of three with Kelli.
moved at the age of six to Florida where
she continued her education with Julie's School of Dance. Over
the next nine years she attended
competitions such as Joe Tremaine and Dance Masters of America.
She also participated in workshops
with studios from Birmingham and Atlanta. Tabitha student-taught
with Julie for 3
years and took classes from other
area studios in Florida to supplement her dance education.
performed in the "Nutcracker" given by the
Northwest Florida Ballet. Tabitha also took
summer classes with
the Dothan School of Dance with Tracy Solomon.
In 1997 she retuned to Geneva and began competing avidly in
pageants and cheerleading.
cheerleading, gymnastics, ballet, and Jazz at Gymnastics, Etc.
in Enterprise for two years.
While attending Auburn University she began instructing ballet,
competition as well
as taking technique and performance classes with Nix Studios in
Opelika, Al. Tabitha has studied
ballet, pointe, technique classes, jazz, lyrical and modern
acrobatics, and tap.
Grandmaster Conley has spent over 40 years studying Keichu-Do
Cajun Karate with its founder,
Soke Karl W. Marx, Sr. From the
very beginning in 1970, when he hitchhiked 12 miles each way
have the opportunity to learn Keichu-Do, to his
induction into the Karl W. Marx Hall of Fame in 1994,
promotion in 2009 to 8th degree black belt, he is the
highest black belt in Keichu-Do next to the
Conley has been driven to achieve excellence as a student of
His achievements speak for themselves. He is also a
30 year retiree and spent his last 5 years at
Fort Rucker, AL
Retired Command Sergeant Major.
Scott has danced all over
He has been on tour with Michael Jackson, and
has been in numerous Movies,T.V.Shows,
and Dance Video's.
His most recent Movie is
"ROCK OF AGES
with Tom Cruise, and Julianne Hough.
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