Hayley DennisonKrislyn Gottman Chambers
Krislyn’s favorite dance style is tap, and she excels at pushing her competitive tap students to new levels, teaching them traditional styles while incorporating new, exciting moves and steps into their routines. She is also trained in pointe, having danced en pointe both in groups and as a soloist, and brings her knowledge on technique, posture, and balance to all her classes. She currently teaches tumbling, pointe, and tap, plus competitive jazz, acro, tap, contemporary, and open jazz.
Krislyn is the owner of Fourth St. Theater and the director of the Oklahoma Children’s Acting Guild, and has been teaching musical theater for more than ten years. Her own stage performances include shows with the University of Central Oklahoma, Poteet Theatre, Jewel Box, the Oklahoma Children’s Acting Guild, Stage Door, Chickasha Community Theatre, and Tuttle High School.
She studied dance and musical theatre at the University of Central Oklahoma and has performed all across the state, including at the Governor’s Mansion. She also took part in several master class workshops focusing on a variety of dance styles at the New York Dance Center.
Krislyn and her husband, Josh, live in Tuttle and have one daughter, Raven, who is seven years old and loves to dance!
Emily BlakeyLenora Garvie
Lenora is also an alumna of the Oklahoma Children’s Acting Guild and has used her dance training in numerous shows and revues with OCAG and with other venues, including Stage Door and Fourth St. Theater. She uses her skills learned while performing to help teach young dancers to find confidence and shine on stage.
Lenora’s favorite dance styles are tap and pointe. She loves helping her students through the five ballet positions and watching them transition through the year as they work toward recital.
Lenora is currently taking classes at Oklahoma City Community College with the intention of becoming a school librarian. She also teaches a homeschool crochet class and works part-time at Williams Discount Foods in Tuttle, where she loves to see her students coming through her checkout line!