Ms. Tabatha has been dancing for 43 years. She has been trained in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Hip Hop and Hula. She started teaching dance 25 years ago at Dance Xtreme and was the director of the pre-company groups. After teaching for 10 yrs. she decided to venture off and open up her own dance studio, Spotlight Dance Company. She is always bringing in guest Master choreographers in for her students so they can be well rounded, trained dancers, such as Kate Jablonski, Faliciano Keith Turk, Kevin Hermann, Raymond Ashley, Lilian Manansala,and Katie McIver. Not only does she give her time to the studio, she has been teaching in KISD for the past 27 years. She has choreographed award winning solos and team dances for schools and her own studio and continues to be sought after for her creative choreography.
Ms. Heather has been studio dancing for 27 yrs. She has been trained in Jazz, tap, Ballet, Lyrical, hip Hop Acro, and Contemporary. She has had the opportunity to train at The Millenium in Hollywood. She danced on both her Middle and High School dance teams. She has gotten to work with Master choreographers such as Kevin Hermann, Raymond Ashley, Lilian Manansala,Katie McIver, Kate Jablonski, Alex Fetbroth, Mikey Dellavella, Sophia Aguiar and Keith Turk. She received a full dance scholarship to MCC. During her time in College, she got the opportunity to perform with the Black Eyed Peas in Super Bowl 45 as one of their “Cube Heads” and worked with Celebrity Choreographer Fateema. She earned a National champion College ring for winning along with her team the National title in Daytona Florida at NDA at the Collegiate level. Heather has done workshops for UT students . Heather has been one of our highest requested choreographers for the past 10 yrs. at the studio and throughout the schools of KISD and her choreography has won many elite and platinum awards and titles for solos and team dances. Her passion for dance shows through her dances and she inspires to be a famous choreographer in the future. She is presently a Company Instructor at SDC.
Ms. Lyndsee started dancing at the age of 18 months, she began dancing competitively at the age of 6 and continued until she was 22. She is a 6 year member of the HTE Dance Staff; where they travel across the state of Texas teaching High School dance teams. Lyndsee Graduated in 2014 from Harker Heights High School where she served 2 years as a Crimson Belle and an officer her senior year. Lyndsee continued her education and dance at McLennan Community College, where she became a member of the 5 time National Champions and ADTS award winning Hip Hop and Team division III collegiate Champions the MCC Dance team. Lyndsee served as Captain her 2nd year on the MCC Dance team. Lyndsee will be graduating from Stephen F. Austin State University in December 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies with a minor in early childhood education. Lyndsee was a member of the 14x National Champion SFA dance team; where she became a 2x National Champion. She has worked with Eric Little, Denise Dicharry, Brandon Bryant from SYTYCD Kate Jablonski, Faliciano Keith Turk, Kevin Hermann, Raymond Ashley, Lilian Manansala,and Katie McIver.
Ms. Kaitlyn, “Kit-Kat”, has been dancing for 17 years and has been a part of Spotlight Dance Company for 15 yrs. She has trained in many genres such as Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Modern, Hip-Hop, Musical Theater and Acro. She has been a part of the SDC staff for the past 3 yrs. Ms. Kaitlyn has been on 2 High School Dance teams and is currently a Sr. Lieutenant of the National Champion Killeen Kangarettes. She has won many awards to include, Hip Hop Icon, Solo champion at ADTS and Showtime International Dance Competition. She has had the privilege of being trained by Tiffany Maher, Raymond Ashley, Kevin Hermann, Katie McIver, Keith Turk (SYTYCD), Misha Gabriel (Step Up Revolution), Jason Mraz (SYTYCD) Meghan Sanett, Tony Bellissimo, Marty Dew, Channing Cooke (Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound), and Laurie Johnson to name a few. Ms. Kaitlyn is very excited to get to share her love for dance to the students of SDC.