Your MPSD Staff

 
 
Owner/Director/Head Instructor 
 
Most little girls have the dream to become a ballerina. Miss Tracy always knew her calling in life was to open a dance studio. To be able to share her love and passion for dance with as many dancers as possible. Originally from Fort Wayne, IN, Miss Tracy, has studied many different styles of dance including Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Poms, Cheerleading, and Hawaiian. Miss Tracy has over 20 years of teaching experience. Miss Tracy's goal is to create the most magical experience she possibly can for each and every dance at MPSD.
 
 
 
Head Instructor 
 
Miss Adriana is very excited to be joining the MPSD family! With her many years experience of dancing and teaching, she will be bringing her talents in Lyrical, Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Acro/Tumbling. In recent years, she has been given the privilege to assist and lead a competition team to many national titles! We are very excited to have Miss Adriana joining us to work with both our recreational program and competitive teams. 
 
 
Head Instructor
 
Emily moved to the Ellenton area from Louisville, Kentucky in June of 2018. She, her Husband and their three sons have really enjoyed their new Florida life! Emily is thrilled to be sharing her many years of experience coaching, teaching, choreographing and judging dance to her new town. She specializes in Hip Hop, but also loves Jazz and Pom. She is very excited to be able to continue positively impacting the dance world one dancer at a time!
 
 
Head Instructor 
 
Heather Christiansen started dancing at age 2 at her mother’s dance studio outside of Buffalo, New York. She began teaching tap, jazz, and ballet at the age of 16. Heather continued teaching at several dance studios and community programs while obtaining her degrees in Biology and Environmental Science. In 2016, Heather made the move south to Florida with her husband, Dan, and her two daughters, Abigail and Olivia. She is excited to join the Major Productions Studio of Dance family and is ready for a great year of dance! 
 
 
 
Head Instructor 
 
Jazmin started training at the age of 5 years old with the RAD (Royal Academy of Dance) Ballet Program, in which she received a scholarship to attend there summer intensive and was awarded multiple distinctions on her annual ballet exams. After expanding her knowledge in other various styles of dance such as tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, hip-hop and acrobatics, she opened her own Dance Studio in Los Angeles, CA in which she ran for 12 years with her mother. Her studio than became competitive, winning multiple awards, many awarded to her as choreography awards along with her groups and solos winning multiple 1st overalls ranging from ages 5-18. After the closure of her studio, she began to expand her horizons with other competitive dance studios, staying consistent in teaching and winning awards. Many of the students that she has instructed are now working in the industry, and are pursuing there passion as dancers. Her goal is always to teach strong technique to her dancers, and to share in the love of dance that she has for the art. 
 
 
 
 
Head Instructor 
 
Justine came to Major Productions Studio of Dance with an extensive background in dance. She began her dance journey in New York City with the Oreste Sergievisky leaning classical Ballet. After performing for many years, she realized that her true passion was teaching. Moving from Connecticut to Florida to follow her husband's career, she found herself teaching at Booker High School along with the Sarasota Ballet Company. Her extensive background and passion for dance are sure to be a hit with the Major Productions Studio of Dance dancers.
 
 
 
Head Instructor 
 
Miss Kylie comes to MPSD with an extensive dance background. Dancing since she was a little one, Miss Kylie has performed at many various events around the country. She has participated in the Indianapolis 500 parade, Walt Disney World Christmas Day parade, Spring Spectacular Parade down Main Street U.S.A in Magic Kingdom, performed many times with the Orlando Magic Dance Team and Tampa Bay Lightning Dancers. Miss Kylie is excited to be coming on board with MPSD to help foster the love of dance and create the important foundations of dance within our tiniest dancers. 
 
 
 
Head Instructor
 
Miss Lexi is not only a wonderful dancer but is a great role model for the dancers she teaches. Her personality is so sweet and kind that our kiddos just fall in love with her. We will miss her while she is away at college. Definitely looking forward to her return next summer.
 
 
Major Productions Studio of Dance is always looking for highly qualified dance teachers to join our staff. Please contact the studio at misstracy@mpstudioofdance.com to send in your resume and headshot. Or, contact us here.