303 South Kings Road, Nampa, Idaho 83687, United States

(208) 219-0654

thespotdance

Welcome to The Spot
Dance Studio

Faculty

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Andrea Markham

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 begin her journey as a proud owner of The Spot Dance Studio

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TaylorAnn Evans

Taylorann Evans has been living her dream since 3 years old, devoted to becoming a versatile dancer in all styles and sharing her fiery passion for dance with the world. Growing up she danced competitively at various local dance studios until transitioning into company work, developing her artistry and future as a professional dancer. Her remaining three years of high school were spent at Fresco Arts Academy where she found her love for the arts and trained under the direction of many distinguished artists. Taylorann also had the honor of being part of Elevated Dance Project's ensemble "On the Verge", a company involved in helping people through dance and love. Recently, she is grateful to spend her days working towards a business administration degree in entrepreneurial managment, and a minor in dance. Taylorann is humbled and thankful for the opportunity to be a fourth year member of Idaho Dance Theatre and Fuse Dance Collaboration. 

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DeJanee Douglas

Born and raised in Nampa, Idaho DeJanee started dancing in 4th grade and competitively in 6th grade. She was not sure if dancing was for her but soon she realized it was where she was meant to be. She developed technique and artistry in all styles under the direction of Impulse Dance Academie. DeJanee is now studying at CWI and Boise State working towards her Kinesiology degree. As of recent she has joined the F.U.S.E Dance Collaboration and cannot wait to see where that takes her. 

 

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Holly Slyter

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 BSU Mane Line dancers and also performed with the Idaho Stampede Spirit for one season. During the 2016 holiday season, she was a member of the Traditions of Christmas Musical Spectacular kick line, performed at the Nampa Civic Center. She is thankful to be a part of The Spot Dance Studio!

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Victoria Elliott

Victoria has trained from a very early age in several different styles of dance which include ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, tap, hip hop, and ballroom. She trained at her studio Impulse Dance Academie formally known as Center Stage Dance Studios for 18 years and was also on her high school dance team for 4 years serving as the team captain her senior year. Once graduating high school she attended Idaho State University   In Pocatello, Idaho where she continued her dance career as a Bengal dancer placing third in the nation in 2014 and 2015. Victoria was a Bengal dancer for 4 years, was captain her senior year, and became the assistant coach in 2018. She has recently graduated with a bachelors degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and has relocated to Meridian, Idaho where she is going to be the new head coach of Mountain View’s JV dance team as well as Assist Mountain View’s Varsity team and she is also currently a dance instructor for the National Dance Alliance. Victoria has taught and choreographed for multiple studios and high schools around Idaho and is super excited and grateful for the opportunity to be apart of The Spot Dance Studio! 

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Delaney Schow

Bio Coming Soon

Under the Sea- July 27th 11:00am-12:15pm

Me and my Doll- August 24th 11:00am-12:15pm


For more information click on the Summer Camps tab

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Adete Reddish

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.

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Bailey Evans

Bio Coming Soon

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Addy Reader

  

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 sophomore at Boise State University majoring in Elementary Education. She is passionate and committed to helping young girls with their dance skills. The dance community will always hold a special place in her heart which is why she is excited and thankful to join the staff and family at The Spot Dance Studio!