Are you an Instructor looking to teach in the Valley?
We are always looking to grow our Dance Family!
Preschool – Recreational – Competitive – Adult Dance or Fitness
Please send off your resume and interests, to Alison: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEET OUR TEAM:
Miss Ali email@example.com
Alison Rutz is the proud owner and main instructor at A.M.R Dance. At age 25, she created the studio in 2015, wanting to pass along her knowledge and passion for dance. Training as a student for 15 years in Tap, Jazz and Ballet, and performed competitively with Danceway 21, Trochu Alberta.
On the side of teaching & operating the studio, Alison has proudly continued her education.
Certified ADAPT Tap and Jazz Instructor
Certified Premiere Acro Dance Teachers Association Instructor
Certified Module 1 Acrobatic Arts Instructor
Completed RAD Ballet Examinations – Grade 8 (as a student).
Currently in training – Canadian Dance Teachers Association Ballet Certification
Recipient of Drumheller & District Chamber of Commerce 2018 “Small Business of the Year”.
Former Certified Progressive Ballet Technique Instructor (chose to let membership expire 2023).
She has a huge passion for dance, firmly believing in its ability to shape confidence, build self esteem, teach teamwork and provide a positive outlet for expression. In 2023, AMR has proudly started a Dance Scholarship for Drumheller Valley Secondary School Graduates, to support and celebrate all Dancers in the community. Alison has dedicated herself to building & expanding the studio, considering it her second home. Alison is truly following her dream and looks forward to many more years of dance education, building our youth and making a difference in our community. Her future plans include: Dance Examinations, travel opportunities, Student Teaching Programs and MORE!
Miss Jessica jessica.AMRdance@hotmail.com
Jessica Hall started dancing at the young age of three and continued dancing at Abstract Dance Academy until she graduated high school. Jessica danced competitively from the age of seven in jazz, lyrical and tap. Following and during her time as a student Jessica has acquired over fifteen years experience teaching – with a primary focus on competitive intermediate to senior level jazz and tap classes. In 2018 Jessica completed Module 1 of Acrobatic Arts certification as well. In 2013, Jessica led a group of thirty students to travel and perform “Dance the Magic” Parade down Main Street in Disneyland! Jessica takes great pride in watching her students grow as individuals and dancers. Miss Ali considers Miss Jessica to be an amazing addition to the AMR Team bring tons of knowledge and passion to the table. We hope her role will only continue to grow at AMR.
Jenna Day, originally from Ontario, spent the first 8 years of her dance training in London Ontario until her move to Alberta with her family in 2020. She discovered her love of dance at the age of 3 when she took her first ballet class.
Jenna has been trained in RAD Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Acro, Tap and Contemporary. She has been a successful competitive dancer for the past 10 years, winning top awards, scholarships and recognition for her technique and performance quality on stage.
Some of Jenna’s greatest dance achievements include being chosen as a local participant for Canada’s Ballet Jorgen’s “The Nutcracker” (December 2017 and December 2018), auditioning for and training at the Joffrey Ballet School’s Jazz/Contemporary summer program in New York City (2019), successfully completing her Level 8 Acrobatic Arts Exam in 2019 and her RAD Ballet Advanced 2 Exam in 2021.
A recent High School Graduate, Jenna is eager to continue her dance journey by furthering her training through classes, workshops and other dance opportunities. She is excited to get to know and share her experience as well as her love and passion for dance with the students at A.M.R.
Miss Ali is THRILLED to welcome Miss Jenna to our dance family. We know she will contribute heart, passion and professionalism to our studio. She has a wonderful quality of movement and exceptional performer that will inspire our students to the next level of artistry and performance.