Andrea has trained in areas of jazz, hip-hop, tap, modern, musical theater, ballroom, ballet, points, and aerial arts. She was first introduced to dance at Center Stage Studios under the direction of Jessica Ruffell, and continued to train there for 13 years. During that time, she competed at numerous competitions and conventions, danced on a Carnival Cruise and performed locally for community events. She was captain for her high school team as well as the Boise State Mane Line Dance team. She has also been a member of the former Stampede Spirit Squad, Fuse Dance Company, and Off Center Dance Project. Her other work includes coaching for the dance team at Columbia High school and assisting the Boise State Mane Line Dance Team.
Andrea knows that teaching dance is so much more than learning technique. It also is a way to build confidence and gain personal relationships with students and families.
Andrea is very excited to continue her journey as a proud owner of The Spot Dance Studio
Born and raised in Nampa, Idaho, DeJanee started dancing in 4th grade and competitively in 6th grade. She wasn’t sure dancing was for her but she soon realized it was where she was meant to be. She developed technique and artistry in all styles under the direction of Impulse Dance Academiè. DeJanee is currently studying at Boise State working towards her Kinesiology degree. In the past, she has enjoyed her time dancing and choreographing for Fuse Dance Collaboration and the Idaho Horsemen Dance Team. Now, spends her time working for her mom and teaching her wonderful students at The Spot Dance Studio.
Holly is originally from Tigard, Oregon, but has fallen in love with her life here in Boise. She graduated from Boise State University in May 2016 and now teaches fourth grade in the Boise School District. Holly spent four incredible years dancing with the Boise State University Mane Line dancers and also performed with the Idaho Stampede Spirit for one season. She has performed in two local theater shows, All Shook Up and Legally Blonde: The Musical. She most recently was a captain of the Idaho Horsemen Indoor Football dance team, the Lady Spurs. She is thankful to teach Junior Jazz and be a part of The Spot Dance Studio family!
Delaney Schow was born and raised in Boise Idaho and fell in love with dance at the age of three years old. In her 16 years of experience, she has trained in areas of jazz, contemporary, hiphop, lyrical, tap, and ballet at Dance Unlimited and Studio C. She competed on studios teams and as a soloist, dancing and competing all over the west and was blessed to have won many awards in team and solo competitions. Delaney was the captain of the Timberline Silver Legacy Dance Team her junior year. She moved to Eagle for her senior year and helped Eagle Highs School Lightning Dancers earned a state title. Delaney currently attends Boise State University and is working on her Elementary Education degree to pursue the love she has for teaching kids. Her passion is sharing her love of dance and her goal is to not only make kids be the best dancers they can be but to ultimately make them find a passion and love for it. This is Delaney's second year on the staff at the Spot and she is so grateful to be part of this dance family.
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It seems as if dancing and performing have always been part of Adete’s life. She has enjoyed many years of teaching and mentoring dancers and youth in the community! She currently serves as Regional Representative for Idaho’s Distinguished Young Women scholarship program. She has also been judge, local director and program choreographer for many programs. Some of her favorites times have been dance memories with her daughter Kynlee, her studio and school teammates & families. She and her husband Kevin own Reddish Pharmacy in Nampa and enjoy spending time with their family. Being grandma to Lincoln, Lily, and baby Eevie is her favorite job! She is so happy to be instilling the love of dance into the tiniest dancers at the studio.
Addy was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona which is where her dance training began. She started taking dance class at three years old and instantly fell in love with the sport. She has always loved performing and dancing fulfilled this passion. Addy furthered her training in ballet, pointe, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theatre and acro.
Over the years she took her dance career to the next level and competed for over twelve years in Arizona and throughout the western United States. Along with competing at a high level as solo performer and with her team. Addy also trained at multiple dance conventions and performed at various community events including high school, collegiate and professional sporting events, Disneyland and other venues.
Addy was a member of the Horizon High School (Scottsdale, Arizona) competitive varsity dance team for four years. Her senior year she was selected as captain of her team. Her high school career ended winning the USA National Championship in advanced Pom in Anaheim, California in 2018.
Addy is currently a junior at Boise State University majoring in Elementary Education. She is passionate and committed to helping young girls with their dance skills.
She is Junior acro certified through Acro Dance teacher association (ADTA) and is in progress of becoming certified in the intermediate and advanced levels.
Ms. Day-Galitz began her ballet training at the age of 4 with Ms. Virginia Niekrasz-Laurent in Eureka, CA. She rose quickly through the ranks and joined Redwood Concert Ballet (RCB) at the age of 12. She became a soloist with RCB at 15. The Director, Ms. Niekrasz-Laurent, saw Ms. Day-Galitz’ passion for choreography, and encouraged her to create new works for Redwood Concert Ballet. Some of Ms. Day-Galitz’ works for RCB were Thriller, Cancionnes, Playing with Heartstrings, The Rainbow’s End, Largo Al Factorum, Station Identification, and Evolution-Revolution. At 19, Ms. Day-Galitz was accepted to the University of California at Irvine’s Dance Program (UCI). While there, she danced professionally with California Theatre Ballet, under the direction of Mr. Donald Bradburn. While there, she performed many of her dream roles; Kitri in Don Quixote, Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty, and Sugar Plum Fairy in the Nutcracker were some of her favorites. She also danced in original works choreographed by Rodger Blum (Absence and Forgetting) and Bernard Johnson (The Juke Joint). While at UCI, Ms. Day-Galitz was fortunate to study extensively with Donald McKayle, Benita Bike, Jillana, Diane Diefenderfer, Laurence Rosenberg, Israel “El” Gabriel, Afshin Mofid, Danilo Radojevik, Talley Beatty, Alonso King, Stars of the Bolshoi, Stars of Boston Ballet, and Hubbard Street Dance Company.
After graduating from UCI Magna Cum Laude with Bachelor’s Degrees in both Dance Choreography and Dance Teaching, Ms. Day-Galitz began dancing professionally for Disneyland Anaheim. She also continued to teach for several local studios in Irvine and Anaheim, CA. in 1994, Ms. Day-Galitz and her husband moved to Boise Idaho, where she started teaching ballet, jazz, and conditioning for dancers at Ballet Idaho School of Dance and Gem State Gymnastics Academy. Ms. Day-Galitz debuted her feature length ballet, Requiem, performed by The Ballet Idaho Youth Company, as well as a featured ballet, Angels Keep Me. She later reset her work, Requiem, for her first Director, Ms. Virginia Niekrasz Laurent and the company of Redwood Concert Ballet. While teaching Master Classes in Ballet, Jazz, and Variations, Ms. Day-Galitz also set two more ballets; Interludes, and a tribute piece to Aretha Franklin entitled Quid Pro Quo. Over the last 3 decades, Ms. Day-Galitz has continued to teach all forms of dance as well as perform in theatre productions in the Boise area. In 2007, Ms. Day-Galitz got to choreograph her first full-length musical, Jekyll and Hyde, for Knock ‘Em Dead Dinner Theatre. Other productions Ms. Day-Galitz has been featured in include Bye-Bye Birdie (Rose Alvarez), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Milly), Kiss Me Kate (Ginger), and Singin’ in the Rain (Zelda Zanders).
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Elena has been dancing since the age of 2 in Pocatello, Idaho. She moved to Boise, Idaho when she was 4 and started her dance career as a competitive dancer at the age of 8 years old. When she got into high school she was apart of the Millennium Dance Team where they would go on to win a National Title her senior year. After she graduated in 2017 from Mountain View High School she moved to Utah and went to school at Utah Valley University. In 2018 she began her career as a National Dance Alliance instructor where she has been ever since. She loves traveling with her amazing company and teaching high school dance teams around the country all summer long! She has also been part of NDA high school and collegiate competitions! She is trained in ballet, jazz, technique, hip hop and high school drill. She is so happy to bring her love for dancing to the students at The Spot and she is so excited to share her love for dancing with your dancer/s!
Aydriena (Drey) Waters began dancing the summer of 8th grade when she started learning choreography and exploring styles. In high school she was founder/president of Dance Club, 3-year member of CHS Marching band, and 1-year member of CHS color guard where she also assisted in choreographing band visuals and dance movement. At age 16 she joined Idaho Rhythm School of Music and Dance where she learned from inspiring choreographers from Las Vegas, Portland, and Salt Lake City. Her passion bloomed for contemporary, ballet, jazz and hip hop styles while she competed with the Senior Team; as well as choreographed for recreational and competition teams. The following season, Drey was initiated into a local dance crew called TGG, where she got to train, battle, and teach in numerous street-dance styles. In 2019, she joined The Spot Dance Studio under the direction of the lovely, Andrea Williams-Rhodes, and hasn’t left since! Boise has brought Drey wonderful opportunities to learn and perform at places like Pride Parade 2018, Haus of Fashion Vol II, and BSU dance marathon! She is so excited to continue her dance journey, bring inspiration and positivity to the community around her!