Chance 2 Dance Studio offers ballet, lyrical, pointe, tap, jazz, hip hop, pom, tumbling and ballroom classes for ages from 2.5 years to adults in a family friendly environment.

Van Buren Studio 1: Summer Schedule

Van Buren Studio 2: Summer Schedule

Van Buren Studio 3: Summer Schedule

Van Buren Studio 4: Summer Schedule

Van Buren Studio 1: Fall Schedule

Van Buren Studio 2: Fall Schedule

Van Buren Studio 3: Fall Schedule

Van Buren Studio 4: Fall Schedule

Greenwood Studio 1: Fall Schedule

Greenwood Studio 2: Fall Schedule

1st Grade & Up Pom

Pom is a 1 hour class. This is a class for dancers aspiring to try out for their school dance team. Dancers will learn arm motions, kicks, leaps, jumps and turns.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Tan jazz shoes are required.

Day/Time: Summer Monday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

4th Grade & Up Tap

4th Grade & Up is a 1 hour class. Students are introduced to a broad range of standard tap technique, as well as, develop coordination, concentration, rhythm, and speed.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. with black flat heel tap shoes.

Day/Time: Summer Tuesday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Tessa
Studio: Van Buren Studio 2

Teen Jazz

Teen Jazz is a 1-hour class. This class places a strong focus on the technique of jazz. Fast-paced and energetic, this class includes stretching, jumps, rhythm and all sorts of choreography. All music selections and dance moves are age appropriate. Now offering classes for beginning level teens (Level 1) and intermediate/advanced level teens (Level 2).

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Black jazz shoes are required.

Day/Time: Summer Wednesday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: VB Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan C. - Director of Performance Teams
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

All Boy Tap

All Boy Tap is a 30 minute class. This class offers a comfortable, fun environment for boys to learn tap. The class will concentrate on the fundamentals of tap and developing intricate patterns and rhythm.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear gym shorts or pants and a t-shirt with black flat heel tap shoes.

Day/Time: VB Monday 7:15-8:00pm
Teacher: Ms. Tessa
Studio: Van Buren Studio 2

Day/Time: GW Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Emilee
Studio: Greenwood Studio 1

Intermediate/Advanced Tumbling

All tumbling classes are 1 hour. The class will focus on increasing flexibility tumbling. The stretching will prepare the dancers to do needles, heel stretches, leg holds, scorpions, splits, and aide in tumbling. Dancers will learn to do back bends, cartwheels, round offs, other basic tumbling skills in the lower level classes. Tumbling skills such as aerials, front walkovers, back walkovers, back handsprings, and back tucks will be worked on in the upper level classes. Class level placement must be approved by the tumbling coach.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. This class will be done barefoot.

Day/Time: GW Monday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Greenwood Studio 2

Intermediate/Advanced Hip Hop

Int/Adv Hip Hop is a 1 hour class. This class combines the upbeat dancing style of hip hop with the technique of jazz. A strong emphasis is placed on proper technique this class includes stretching, jumps, rhythm and all sorts of choreography. All music selections and dance moves are age appropriate.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. with black jazz shoes. Optional, but hip hop sneakers, or gym shoes may be worn (if gym shoes are worn they need to be a pair that are only worn on the dance floor not out on the street) for the Hip Hop portion of the class.

Day/Time: Summer Monday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Mr. Eric W.
Studio: Van Buren Studio 2

Day/Time: VB Monday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Mr. Eric W.
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Conditioning & Stretching

This 30 minute long class focuses on building core strength and increasing endurance and flexibility through a variety of exercises.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Any color ballet or jazz shoes are required.

Day/Time: Summer Monday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Stacy
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: VB Monday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Stacy
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: VB Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Stacy
Studio: Van Buren Studio 2

Day/Time: GW Tuesday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Emilee
Studio: Greenwood Studio 1

Adult Open

Adult Open is a 1-hour class. The class focuses on a different style of dance each week, including ballet, tap, jazz & hip hop. The ballet portion of the class is technique based that strengthens and conditions the body while learning and performing barre work, center floor, turns, leaps, and progressions. Learn great posture and enhance core strength and flexibility. The tap portion of the class focuses on standard tap technique, as well as, developing coordination, concentration, rhythm, and speed. The jazz portion of the class includes stretching, across the floor exercises, center floor exercises, and learning dance combinations to fun upbeat music. This class is a great workout. No dance experience required.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. with black jazz shoes and black tap shoes.

Day/Time: Summer Tuesday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: VB Thursday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: GW Monday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Greenwood Studio 1

4th Grade & Up Contemporary/Improv

Contemporary is a 1 hour class for students in the 4th grade and older. Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with tan jazz shoes.

Day/Time: Summer Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Baby Ballet

Baby Ballet is a 40-minute class for 2.5 – 3 year olds. This class is designed for our youngest dancers who want to express their independence without the assistance of mom or dad. Dancers will have fun learning pre-ballet movement to popular children's music through singing and movement games. Props such as pom-pons, hula hoops, rhythm sticks and bean bags are used to enhance the learning experience. Class sizes are kept very small to assure plenty of individual attention for our youngest dancers.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with pink ballet shoes.

Day/Time: Summer Monday 4:50-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Lucy
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: Summer Tuesday 5:50-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: VB Monday 4:50-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Lucy
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: VB Tuesday 5:30-6:10pm
Teacher: Ms. Lucy
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: VB Wednesday 9:20-10:00am
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: GW Monday 9:20-10:00am
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Greenwood Studio 1

Day/Time: GW Monday 5:30-6:10pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Greenwood Studio 1

Day/Time: GW Thursday 4:50-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Greenwood Studio 1

3.5 – 4 Year Old Ballet/Tap

3.5 – 4 year old Ballet/Tap is a 1-hour combination class. This class introduces young students to ballet, tap, and basic tumbling skills through imagination activities, movement games and singing. Students will have fun learning dance along with the use of props such as pom-pons, hula hoops, rhythm sticks and bean bags.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with pink ballet shoes /black flat heel tap shoes.

Day/Time: Summer Monday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Lucy
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: Summer Thursday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Miss Lexi
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: VB Monday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Lucy
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: VB Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Lucy
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: VB Wednesday 10:00-11:00am
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: VB Thursday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Miss Lexi
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: GW Monday 10:00-11:00am
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Greenwood Studio 1

Day/Time: GW Monday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Greenwood Studio 2

Day/Time: GW Thursday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Greenwood Studio 1

4.5 – 6 Year Old Ballet/Tap

4.5 – 6 year old Ballet/Tap is a 1-hour combination class. Students will continue to enjoy expressing themselves through the art of dance in this fun and interactive class. This class is built on the basic movements learned in the 3.5 – 4 year old Ballet/Tap combination class but is still appropriate for the first-time dancer. At this level, students will learn more challenging tap and ballet skills through imagination activities, movement games and singing. Dancers will enjoy learning basic ballet and tap terminology along with fun and engaging games.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with pink ballet shoes /black flat heel tap shoes.

Day/Time: VB Monday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Lucy
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: VB Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Miss Kayte
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: VB Thursday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Miss Lexi
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: VB Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Van Buren Studio 2

Day/Time: GW Monday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Emilee
Studio: Greenwood Studio 1

Day/Time: GW Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Greenwood Studio 1

4.5 – 6 Year Old Ballet/Jazz

4.5 – 6 year old Ballet/Jazz is a 1-hour combination class. Students will continue to enjoy expressing themselves through the art of dance in this fun and interactive class. This class is built on the basic movements learned in the 3.5 – 4 year old Ballet/Tap combination class but is still appropriate for the first-time dancer. At this level, students will learn more challenging ballet skills and be introduced to jazz through imagination activities, movement games and singing.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with black jazz shoes OR black ballet shoes

Day/Time: VB Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Lucy
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: GW Monday 6:30-7:30
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Greenwood Studio 1

4.5-6 Year Old Ballet/Hip Hop

4.5 – 6 year old Ballet/Hip Hop is a 1-hour combination class. Students will continue to enjoy expressing themselves through the art of dance in this fun and interactive class. This class is built on the basic movements learned in the 3.5 – 4 year old Ballet/Tap combination class but is still appropriate for the first-time dancer. At this level, students will learn more challenging ballet skills and be introduced to hip hop through imagination activities, movement games and singing.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with black jazz shoes OR black ballet shoes

Day/Time: VB Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Van Buren Studio 2

Day/Time: VB Thursday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Van Buren Studio 2

1-3 Grade Ballet/Tap

1-3 grade Ballet/Tap is a 1-hour class. This class focuses on getting students ready to transition from combination type classes to full hour classes in a specific style of dance. Ballet class will include more challenging barre exercises while emphasizing basic terminology. The tap portion of the class will concentrate on developing intricate patterns and rhythms.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with pink ballet shoes /black flat heel tap shoes.

Day/Time: Summer Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Tessa
Studio: Van Buren Studio 2

Day/Time: VB Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Van Buren Studio 2

Day/Time: VB Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Miss Lexi
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

1-3 Grade Ballet/Jazz

1-3 grade Ballet/Jazz is a 1-hour class. This class focuses on getting students ready to transition from combination type classes to full hour classes in a specific style of dance. Ballet class will include more challenging barre exercises while emphasizing basic terminology. The jazz portion of class will begin to develop student's flexibility and balance skills.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with black jazz shoes OR black ballet shoes.

Day/Time: VB Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: VB Thursday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: GW Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Emilee
Studio: Greenwood Studio 2

1-3 Grade Jazz/Hip Hop

1-3 grade Jazz/Hip Hop is a 1-hour class. This class combines the upbeat dancing style of hip hop with the technique of jazz. Fast-paced and energetic, this class includes stretching, jumps, rhythm and all sorts of choreography. All music selections and dance moves are age appropriate.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Black jazz shoes are required and can be worn for both jazz and hip hop. For hip hop jazz shoes, dance sneakers, or gym shoes may be worn (if gym shoes are worn they need to be a pair that are only worn on the dance floor not out on the street).

Day/Time: VB Monday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Alicia
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: VB Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Alicia
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: VB Wednesday 6:15-7:15pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan C. - Director of Performance Teams
Studio: Van Buren Studio 2

Day/Time: VB Thursday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Miss Kayte
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: GW Thursday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Greenwood Studio 2

1-3 Grade Pom

Pom is a 1 hour class. This is a class for dancers aspiring to try out for their school dance team. Dancers will learn arm motions, kicks, leaps, jumps and turns. The class is taught by a former UCA Bears dance team member.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Tan jazz shoes are required.

Day/Time: VB Monday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Alicia
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: GW Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Greenwood Studio 2

4-6 Grade Ballet/Lyrical

4-6 grade ballet is a 1-hour class. Students perform barre exercises, as well as center floor and traveling steps. Focus is on maintaining proper alignment, developing strength and endurance, and increasing flexibility and extension. Dancers learn turns, jumps, slow balances (adagio exercises), and complex choreography. Ballet class etiquette is reinforced and practiced.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with pink ballet shoes.

Day/Time: Summer Wednesday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kristen
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

4-6 Grade Jazz/Tap

4-6 grade Jazz/Tap is a 1-hour class. 30 minutes is spent learning jazz. A strong emphasis is placed on proper technique as the students learn jazz isolations, leaps, turns, floor work and combinations in many styles. 30 minutes is spent learning tap. Students are introduced to a broad range of standard tap technique, as well as, develop coordination, concentration, rhythm, and speed.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. with black jazz shoes AND black flat heel tap shoes.

Day/Time: VB Wednesday 7:15-8:15pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan C. - Director of Performance Teams
Studio: Van Buren Studio 2

Day/Time: GW Wednesday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Stephanie
Studio: Greenwood Studio 1

4-6 Grade Jazz/Hip Hop

4-6 grade Jazz/Hip Hop is a 1-hour class. This class combines the upbeat dancing style of hip hop with the technique of jazz. Fast-paced and energetic, this class includes stretching, jumps, rhythm and all sorts of choreography. All music selections and dance moves are age appropriate.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Black jazz shoes are required and can be worn for both jazz and hip hop. For hip hop jazz shoes, dance sneakers, or gym shoes may be worn (if gym shoes are worn they need to be a pair that are only worn on the dance floor not out on the street).

Day/Time: Summer Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: VB Monday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Lucy
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: VB Thursday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Miss Kayte
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: GW Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Greenwood Studio 2

4-6 Grade Pom

Pom is a 1 hour class. This is a class for dancers aspiring to try out for their school dance team. Dancers will learn arm motions, kicks, leaps, jumps and turns. The class is taught by a former UCA Bears dance team member.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Tan jazz shoes are required.

Day/Time: VB Monday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Alicia
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: GW Tuesday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Greenwood Studio 2

4-6 Grade Contemporary/Improv

4-6 Grade Contemporary/improv is a 1 hour class. Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements. Improvisation techniques will be taught and students will have an opportunity to express themselves through movement.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with tan jazz shoes.

Day/Time: VB Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: GW Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Greenwood Studio 2

Teen Ballet/Lyrical

Teen ballet is a 1 hour and 15 minute class. Students perform barre exercises, as well as center floor and traveling steps. Focus is on maintaining proper alignment, developing strength and endurance, and increasing flexibility and extension. Dancers learn turns, jumps, slow balances (adagio exercises), and complex choreography. Ballet class etiquette is reinforced and practiced. The Lyrical portion of the class uses a combination of ballet and jazz that challenges dancers to use motion to interpret music and express emotion. Students with a minimum of two years of ballet are eligible for pointe shoes. Student must have Ms. Megan’s approval before purchasing pointe shoes.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with pink ballet shoes. Tan jazz shoes OR slip on lyrical shoes may be worn for the lyrical portion of the class.

Day/Time: Summer Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kristen
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: GW Wednesday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Greenwood Studio 2

Teen Tap

Teen Tap is a 45 min - 1 hour class. Students are introduced to a broad range of standard tap technique, as well as, develop coordination, concentration, rhythm, and speed.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. with black flat heel tap shoes.

Day/Time: GW Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Stephanie
Studio: Greenwood Studio 1

Teen Jazz/Hip Hop

Teen jazz and hip hop is a 1 hour class. This class combines the upbeat style of hip hop with the technique of jazz. Fast-paced and energetic, this class includes stretching, jumps, rhythm and all sorts of choreography. All music selections and dance moves are age appropriate.

Level 1: For students 7th grade and up with little to no dance experience.

Level 2: For students 7th grade and up that are at an advanced level.

It is important to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Black jazz shoes are required and can be worn for both jazz and hip hop. For hip hop, jazz shoes, dance sneakers, or gym shoes may be worn (if gym shoes are worn they need to be a pair that are only worn on the dance floor not out on the street).

Day/Time: GW Wednesday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Stephanie
Studio: Greenwood Studio 2

Teen Contemporary/Improv

Teen Contemporary/improv is a 1 hour class. Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements. Improvisation techniques will be taught and students will have an opportunity to express themselves through movement.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with tan jazz shoes.

Day/Time: VB Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: GW Thursday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Greenwood Studio 2

Ballet/Lyrical

Ballet/Lyrical is a 1 hour to 1.5 hour class. Students perform barre exercises, as well as center floor and traveling steps. Focus is on maintaining proper alignment, developing strength and endurance, and increasing flexibility and extension. Dancers learn turns, jumps, slow balances (adagio exercises), and complex choreography. Ballet class etiquette is reinforced and practiced. The Lyrical portion of the class uses a combination of ballet and jazz that challenges dancers to use motion to interpret music and express emotion.

Level 1: Students 4th grade and up with 0-2 years ballet experience.

Level 2: Students 4th grade and up with 3-5 years ballet experience.

Level 3: Students 4th grade and up with 5 or more years ballet experience. Students that have been approved to dance en pointe will enroll in the Level 3 class.

All class placements must be approved by C2D staff.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with pink ballet shoes. Tan jazz shoes OR slip on lyrical shoes may be worn for the lyrical portion of the class.

Day/Time: VB Wednesday 4:30-5:30pm Level 3
Teacher: Ms. Kristen
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: VB Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm Level 1
Teacher: Ms. Kristen
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: VB Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm Level 2
Teacher: Ms. Kristen
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

All Boy Hip Hop

All Boy Hip Hop is a 1 hour class for boys only.

Level 1: For boys in 1st-5th grade or that have no dance experience. They will learn basic/beginner hip hop choreography combined with an introduction to break dancing.

Level 2: For boys in 6th grade and up or have 2 or more years of dance experience. They will learn intermediate/advanced hip hop choreography combined with break dancing.

Both classes will incorporate stretching, strengthening, and building confidence in boys who love to dance.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear gym shorts or pants and a t-shirt. Dance sneakers or gym shoes may be worn (if gym shoes are worn they need to be a pair that are only worn on the dance floor not out on the street).

Day/Time: Summer Monday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Mr. Eric W.
Studio: Van Buren Studio 2

Day/Time: VB 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Mr. Eric W.
Studio: Van Buren Studio 2

Day/Time: GW Wednesday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Greenwood Studio 1

Musical Theater

Musical Theater is a 1 hour class. Musical theater dance is the study of Broadway dance and dance styles. Young students as well as teens learn choreography from selected musicals. We offer beginner/intermediate musical theater dance. Our focus is on Broadway musicals old and new! Our instructors introduce song and choreography into dance techniques and styles.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. with tan jazz shoes.

Day/Time: Summer Thursday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: VB Tuesday 7:30-8:30pm (Ages 12 & Up)
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: VB Thursday 4:30-5:30pm (Ages 4-11 yrs)
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: GW Thursday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Greenwood Studio 2

Beginning Tumbling

Beginning Tumbling is a 1 hour class. Dancers are required to be at least 4 years old to be eligible for the class. The class will focus on increasing flexibility and basic tumbling. The stretching will prepare the dancers to do needles, heel stretches, leg holds, scorpions, splits, and aide in tumbling. Dancers will learn to do back bends, cartwheels, round offs, other basic tumbling skills.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. This class will be done barefoot.

Day/Time: GW Monday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Greenwood Studio 2

Tumbling

All tumbling classes are 1 hour. The class will focus on increasing flexibility tumbling. The stretching will prepare the dancers to do needles, heel stretches, leg holds, scorpions, splits, and aide in tumbling. Dancers will learn to do back bends, cartwheels, round offs, other basic tumbling skills in the lower level classes. Tumbling skills such as aerials, front walkovers, back walkovers, back handsprings, and back tucks will be worked on in the upper level classes. Class level placement must be approved by the tumbling coach.

Level 1: This class is for beginners with little to no tumbling experience. We will work on very basic tumbling - forward and backward rolls, cartwheels, handstands, backbends, and coordination exercises.

Level2: Intermediate level students. This class will continue with the basics while working on front and back walkovers and introduction to back handsprings.

Level 3: Advanced level students. Students who have successfully mastered front and back walkovers and all other skills. This class will consist of learning back handsprings, aerials, front and back flips, and tumbling series.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. This class will be done barefoot.

Day/Time: Summer Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm Level 1 (Ages 3-7 yrs)
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: Summer Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm Level 2 & 3 (Ages 3-7)
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: Summer Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm Level 1 (Ages 8 & Up)
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: Summer Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm Level 2&3 (Ages 8&Up)
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: VB Monday 5:30-6:30pm Level 1 (Ages 3-7 yrs)
Teacher: Coach Jayden
Studio: Van Buren Studio 2

Day/Time: VB Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm Level 1 (Ages 3-7 yrs)
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: VB Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm Level 2 (Ages 7-10 yrs)
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: VB Tuesday 7:30-8:30pm Level 1 (Ages 8-12 yrs)
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: VB Tuesday 4:30-5:30 Level 1 (Ages 3-7 yrs)
Teacher: Coach Jayden
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: VB Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm Level 3 (Ages 7-10 yrs)
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: VB Wednesday 7:30-8:30pm Level 3 (Ages 11 & Up)
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Technique

Technique is a 1 hour class. This class focuses on teaching the proper technique for a variety of jumps, turns, and leaps.

Level 1: Ages 5 and up. Beginner students new to technique.

Level 2: Beginner/Intermediate - has a single turn working on a double and can chasse into a leap.

Level 3: Intermediate - students must be able to do a solid double turn (working on triple).

Level 3: Advanced - students must be able to do a triple turn (working on quad) and able to learn progressions quickly.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Any color ballet or jazz shoes are required.

Day/Time: Summer Thursday 4:30-5:30pm (Levels 1 & 2)
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: Summer Thursday 5:30-6:30pm (Levels 3 & 4)
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: VB Monday 4:00-4:30 Level 1
Teacher: Ms. Alicia
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: VB Monday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Alicia
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: VB Thursday 6:30-7:30pm Level 3
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: VB Thursday 7:30-8:30pm Level 4
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: GW Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm Levels 1 & 2
Teacher: Ms. Stephanie
Studio: Greenwood Studio 1

Day/Time: GW Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm Levels 3 & 4
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Greenwood Studio 2

“Chance 2 Dance” – Special Needs

The “Chance 2 Dance” Special Needs class is a 40-minute class where students will learn the basics of movement, rhythm, and the fundamentals of ballet (such as the five feet positions), as well as reinforcing and practicing basic academic skills (letters, numbers, shapes, etc.). Stretching, dancing with props, enjoying music and expressing emotion will be a part of every class.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with black jazz shoes OR black ballet shoes.

Day/Time: Summer Wednesday 5:50-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Van Buren Studio 1

Day/Time: VB Thursday 4:50-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Van Buren Studio 2

Day/Time: GW Monday 5:30-6:10pm
Teacher: Ms. Emilee
Studio: Greenwood Studio 2

C2D Competition Team Audition Clinic

Dancers wanting to audition for the C2D Competition Team will need to attend the age appropriate C2D Competition Team Audition Clinic class. The class will be spent working on the technique skills required to be a part of the competition team and the piece of choreography that the dancer will perform at auditions.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Any color jazz shoes OR ballet shoes may be worn.

Day/Time: June 17-19 4:30-5:30pm MINI TEAM
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Van Buren Studio 3

Day/Time: June 17-19 4:30-6:00pm PETITE TEAM
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: June 17-19 6:00-7:30pm JUNIOR TEAM
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: June 17-19 7:30-9:00pm TEEN/SENIOR TEAM
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Summer Camp

Summer camps are a great opportunity for students to try out dance while enjoying fun activities, crafts, and making new friendships! Camps are Monday-Thursday 8:00am-1:00pm for students ages 4-12. C2D will provide water and snacks, students just need to bring a sack lunch. Students will perform for the parents in a little program at the end of the week. Spots are limited!

Comfortable active wear and ballet OR jazz shoes.

Day/Time: Camp 1 - June 15-18
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Student Teacher: Ms. Emilee
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Day/Time: Camp 2 - July 20-23
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Student Teacher: Ms. Emilee
Studio: Van Buren Studio 4

Summer Tuition Rates

30 minutes per week $60
1 hour per week $72
1.5 hours per week $84
2 hours per week $94
2.5 hours per week $106
3 hours per week $116
3.5 hours per week $128
4 hours per week $138
4.5 hours per week $150
5 hours per week $160
5.5 hours per week $172
6 hours per week $182
6.5 hours per week $194
7+ hours per week $204

Prices above are per 6 week session. Tuition for unused classes, illnesses, vacations, snow days, etc. is not refundable. These classes may be made up in any age appropriate class.

Fall Tuition Rates

WITH AUTO-DRAFT WITHOUT AUTO-DRAFT
30 minutes per week $42/month $46/month
1 hour per week $52/month $56/month
1.5 hours per week $64/month $68/month
2 hours per week $74/month $78/month
2.5 hours per week $86/month $90/month
3 hours per week $96/month $100/month
3.5 hours per week $108/month $112/month
4 hours per week $118/month $122/month
4.5 hours per week $130/month $134/month
5 hours per week $140/month $144/month
5.5 hours per week $152/month $156/month
6 hours per week $162/month $166/month
6.5 hours per week $174/month $178/month
7+ hours per week $184/month $188/month

*There is a $6 fee for additional 15 min increments (i.e. 1.25 hr/wk = $58/mo w/ auto-draft). Tuition for unused classes, illnesses, vacations, snow days, etc. is not refundable. These classes may be made up at any age appropriate time.


Enroll at the studio during our open hours. Online enrollment is available at chance2dance.net. Please continue to follow our Facebook page for updates on enrollment. There is a non-refundable enrollment fee of $20 per family.



Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director

Megan Park is the owner and artistic director of Chance 2 Dance Studio. Megan has a dance career that spans 29 years. She began dancing at the age of six at Dance Unlimited in Van Buren, AR, and is trained in ballet, pointe, lyrical, tap, jazz, and hip hop. She was a ballet and jazz instructor for Dance Unlimited for four years. In high school, Megan danced for the Van Buren Pointer Prancer dance team and was captain her senior year. While in high school, she was a two-time National Dance Alliance All-American and Universal Dance Association All-star, and had the opportunity to dance in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. In college, Megan was a dancer for the University of Arkansas Pom Squad. She graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering and began her career in Tulsa, OK. While in Tulsa, she danced professionally for the Tulsa 66ers NBA D-League dance team. She was a ballet, pom, jazz, and competitive dance instructor for four years at Miss Kristy’s School of Dance in Broken Arrow, OK. After moving back to Arkansas, she was a jazz and competitive dance instructor for two years at Little Rock School of Dance.

Ms. Megan will be teaching little ones, teens, adults, competition teams, and “Chance 2 Dance” – Special Needs classes. She is so excited to be back in her hometown of Van Buren and give back to a community that gave so much to her!


Ms. Alicia

Alicia Robinson started taking dance at the age of four at Dance Unlimited in Van Buren, AR. She began with tap and ballet and later added jazz, acrobatics and pointe to her schedule. Alicia enjoyed teaching and demonstrating at Dance Unlimited through high school. Alicia was a member of the dance team in junior high and danced for the Van Buren Pointer Prancer dance team in high school. She attended the University of Central Arkansas where she was a member of the Honeybears Dance team who attended nationals. Ms. Alicia lives in Rudy with her husband, Ben, and two children, Harlee and Colt. She has her bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education and teaches 4th grade at King Elementary in Van Buren. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with C2D and can't wait to dance with our little ones.


Ms. Laurie

Laurie Armstrong started taking gymnastics at the age of five. She took recreational gymnastics off and on until junior high school when she tried out for a competitive gymnastics team, the Arlington Twisters in Arlington, TX. Laurie competed for five years winning many awards and attending gymnastics camps. She began teaching recreational gymnastics from ages 2-13 her senior year of high school, and continued teaching after moving to Arkansas in her early 20’s. Laurie was the lead girls’ gymnastics instructor and level 5 girls competitive team coach for Trinity Gymnastics. After leaving Trinity Gymnastics she taught recreational gymnastics and coached the level 5 girls’ competitive team for Flame Gymnastics.

Ms. Laurie will be teaching beginning tumbling and Strength, Stretching, and Tumbling for Dancers. She is excited to get back to teaching again with Chance 2 Dance Studio.


Miss Kayte

Bio coming soon!


Ms. Emilee

Emilee Higdon Garner is a Crawford County native and currently resides in Fort Smith with her husband, Matthew, and their children, Henry & Hadlee. She is a school counselor at Westwood Elementary School in Greenwood. Formerly, Emilee also competed in pageants and performed her favorite talent, tap-dancing. In her free time, Emilee loves traveling, spending time outdoors, working out, and trying new recipes. With 16 years of dance instruction, she is excited to share her passion of dance with younger students in the River Valley.


Ms. Megan C. - Director of Performance Teams

Megan Chronister is a dancer with over 20 years of dance experience. She began her dance training at Dance Unlimited at age 5. Her training includes classes in ballet, tap, jazz, pointe and hip hop. She later became an instructor for jazz and tap while at Dance Unlimited. She was a member of the Alma High School dance team her sophomore year. The team won state in jazz and she was selected as a Universal Dance Team All-Star Dancer. She was an Alma High School Varsity Cheerleader her junior and senior years, winning state and competing at the Universal Cheer Association Nationals in Orlando, Fl. Megan was a member of the Arkansas Tech University Golden Girls Dance Team. During and after college, she continues to choreograph for High School and Junior High teams in AR and OK and has enjoyed watching her routines compete at the state level. In addition to studio training, she has attended Tremaine Dance Conventions, National Dance Alliance Conventions, attended class given by Stephen Boss, aka “Twitch” and has participated in the BYB hip hop clinics for over 15 years. Megan also judges cheer and dance tryouts in AR and OK each spring. Megan is a Registered Dental Hygienist who enjoys spending time with her husband and their Golden Retriever, Stella. Her hobbies include running, cycling, and anything outdoors. She serves the community by volunteering for Arkansas Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic and the Sebastian County Community Dental Clinic..

Ms. Megan will be teaching 4-6 grade and teen jazz and hip hop, as well as, directing the C2D Performance Teams. Megan is excited to continue her dance journey by helping to develop young minds through dance, as well as boosting self-esteem.


Coach Jayden

Jayden Thompson is in 9th grade and attends Van Buren Freshman Academy. She is currently on the freshman cheer team and the cross country track team. She was a member of the Arkansas Cheer Academy competition cheer team for the past 4 years, competing on level 2 and level 3 teams. Jayden was NCA “All American” for 3 years making “Top All American” for the 2014-2015 year. She has also been involved in cross country running for 6 years and track and field for two years. Jayden has been active in Student Council since she was in the 4th grade and was the Student Council Reporter at Northridge for the 2014-2015 school year. She has also been in the Honor Club for the past 4 years.

Coach Jayden will be student coaching beginning tumbling and intermediate/advanced tumbling. She was a mentor/student teacher at Arkansas Cheer Academy for the younger groups while in the program and is very excited to work with the students at Chance 2 Dance!


Ms. Tessa

Tessa Clemmons has been dancing for over 20 years. She took instruction at Dance Unlimited in Van Buren for over 10 years. She participated in competition dance teams throughout junior high and high school. She was a 3 time NDA All-American and a 2 time UDA All-Star, and was Captain of the state award winning Pointer Prancer dance team in high school. After graduating, she taught dance and choreography professionally for 5 years in Austin, TX and Houston, TX. Tessa currently has a degree in Culinary Arts and works as the Assistant Director of Child Nutrition for the Van Buren School District. She resides in Van Buren, with her husband, Blake, and two sons, Ace and Revan. Tessa is thrilled about teaching new dancers, and watching their confidence and grace grow through dance!


Ms. Parker

Parker Tounzen is a former dance studio owner and has been teaching and coaching dance for 10 years. Her love of dance started in 8th grade when she joined the Coleman Junior High Steppers dance team and was a two time NDA All American Dancer and helped lead the team to two state championships. She was then on the Van High School Pointer Prancer dance team and won another state championship! Parker has taught ballet, jazz, hip hop, acrobatics, tumbling, contemporary, lyrical, and coached pageantry. She has choreographed award winning pieces for school cheer and dance teams in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Georgia. Parker's biggest passion is coaching competitive dance where her choreography has won multiple titles and special awards, including a National Choreography Award in 2019. Parker is married to her husband Ryan and they live in Greenwood wiht their 3 year old daughter Finley Ruth.


Miss Lexi

Bio coming soon!


Ms. Stacy

Bio coming soon!


Ms. Kacee

Kacee Montgomery grew up in a small town in southern Colorado. At an early age, she fell in love with the art of dance. She grew up competing and performing on several dance and cheer teams. In college, she discovered a newfound love for choreography. She graduated from Colorado Mesa University with her BFA in dance in 2016. From there, she moved to Orlando, FL and spent a year working in Walt Disney World. She moved to Fort Smith, Arkansas in the summer of 2017 and has since been pursuing her career in dance. She loves theater and has a strong passion for the stage. Kacee is very excited to join our team at Chance 2 Dance.


Mr. Eric W.

Eric Williams has studied all forms of dance and attended various workshops across the country. He has taken classes at some of the most prestigious schools in the nation such as The Edge Performing Arts Centre. He trained under Michael Tidwell at the Center for the Dansarts and was a principle dancer in the Tidwell Project. Eric’s performance credits include not only local pageants and competitions, but also work with several major companies including: LA Culture Shock, a Nike Sponsored Hip-Hop Dance Team in Los Angeles, California and Nathan Burton’s Comedy Magic Show in Osaka, Japan. His teaching credits include: The Showbiz Convention as master teacher for “The Class”, instructor and dance coach for the Hot Springs School District, hip-hop instructor for North Little Rock School of Dance, teacher for Miss Sharon’s in Jacksonville, AR, and a jazz/hip hop instructor for Western Arkansas Ballet. He also choreographs award winning pieces for dance studios all over the country. Eric currently tours with Showbiz National Talent as one of the Show Directors and has also toured in production with Star Systems Dance Competition. He enjoys giving back to the community while sharing his talents with the local Boys and Girls Club.

Mr. Eric will be teaching our all boy hip hop classes, upper level co-ed hip hop, and adult hip hop. We are looking forward to dancing with Eric!


Ms. Lucy

Lucy grew up in Fort Smith, AR and grew a love for dance at a very early age. She trained in tap, ballet, jazz and contemporary at Grayce DeWitt Dance Studio in Fort Smith through junior high. Lucy is currently enrolled at the University of Arkansas in Fort Smith studying to earn a degree in criminal justice with a minor in Spanish. Lucy loves working with children and is excited to join our team at Chance 2 Dance. Ms. Lucy will be teaching pre-school classes during the 2019-2020 school year. We are so excited to dance with Lucy!


Ms. Stephanie

Bio coming soon!


Ms. Kristen

Bio coming soon!


A fall program will be held in October and a winter program will be held in December for the school year. A summer program will be held the last week of the summer session. These programs will allow parents to attend their students' classes to see their progress and watch them perform. For the younger students a cookie party will follow.

An end of the year recital will be held on TBD to showcase the C2D Dancers' hard work and accomplishments. Recital is not required, but all students are encouraged to participate. Recital fee and costume fees to be determined.

C2D feels everyone should be able to experience the joy of dance! This program is a great way for children with special needs to get involved in an extracurricular activity while improving motor skills, confidence, and socialization. This "Chance 2 Dance" class is a 40 minute class where students will learn the basics of movement, rhythm, and the fundamentals of ballet (such as the five feet positions), as well as reinforcing and practicing basic academic skills (letters, numbers, shapes, etc.). Stretching, dancing with props, enjoying music and expressing emotion will be a part of every class.

C2D feels everyone should be able to experience the joy of dance! The mission of Give a Child the Chance 2 Dance is to give an opportunity to community members to not only help support local talent, but to make a child's dream come true. The program allows sponsors to help dancers with financial need to attend Chance 2 Dance Studio classes and participate in the end of the year dance recital. You can of course contribute any amount or you can opt to donate a semester tuition or a full year tuition (based on the dancer taking one class per week). Every penny goes directly towards current and future dancers' tuition and dance school fees. Donations may or may not be tax deductible; consult your accountant. Sponsors will have special seating at the end of the year dance recital and will be listed in the recital program. You can donate online, mail your donation to the studio, or drop by the studio to make a donation. If you have any questions about the program please contact C2D by phone or e-mail.

The Chance 2 Dance Studio Competition Team is a performance group for girls and boys ages 6-18. This program is for students that show an exceptional dedication and talent for dance. These dancers will be selected through an audition process and extensively train in all areas of dance. Competition Team members will grow both technically and stylistically each year with their participation. The C2D Competition Team will perform at various competitions, conventions and local venues. C2D Competition Team dancers will be required to take fundamental classes along with competition rehearsal classes.
To be eligible to audition, dancers must enroll in the age appropriate Competition Team Audition Clinic class held during the Summer Session. Dancers will learn the choreography piece that will be performed during auditions. Auditions will be held at the conclusion of the Summer Session.