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Pamela Schumacher

Miss Pamela has been teaching dance for the past 20 years, teaching all forms of dance and ages. She graduated with a B.A. degree in dance from The University of Akron, in Ohio, with an emphasis on teaching. She performed as a dancer in Ohio at Six Flags, Carousel Dinner Theatre, University of Akron Dance Team (Dancer and later Coach), and professional cheerleader for the “Cleveland Thunderbolts”. Pamela Ann owned a dance studio in Ohio for 5 years where her students won many local and national competitions with top awards. Her students have went on to be professional dancers, teachers, and studio owners, and have performed with such artists as “Shakira”. She has also been a competition judge for various dance competitions. She has choreographed for competitions, musicals, universities, dance teams, and a NFL national commercial. She has performed in many shows on The Las Vegas Strip including Jubilee, Folies Bergere, and Show in the Sky just to name a few! She is married to Matt Schumacher and has 3 little boys Cayden, Kyler, Jameson.

Wendy Cronin
Dance Instructor

Wendy began dancing at the young age of four and hasn’t stopped since! She began her education at the Royal School of Dance/Royal Dance Center in Winter Park Florida where she was trained in the Vaganova technique. She began her stage career with Ballet Orlando at the age of 10 with The Nutcracker and performed many ballets with this wonderful company. She then took her love for dance to Skidmore College and continued her training and education with such distinguished artists as Denise Limoli, Debra Fernandez, Kirsten Simone, Doug Verone, Mark Morris, Garth Fagan, Kenneth Topping, and Brian Simerson of Momix. She earned her degree in Performance/Choreography and then promptly moved back to Florida to begin her professional career dancing for Disney at Walt Disney World. After years of dancing for Disney and many wonderful production companies she had the incredible opportunity to see the world dancing for Celebrity Cruise Line. Las Vegas came calling after her last ship contract, and she spent the first six years here dancing in Jubilee! until she retired from the stage to be a mom! Teaching allows her to share her love of dance with the future dancers of the world and wouldn’t want to do anything else.

Micelle Flynn
Dance Instructor

Micelle received a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and Sociology from California State University, Sacramento. In Sacramento, she was a regularly featured company dancer with the highly acclaimed modern dance company, Dale Scholl Dance Art. Also in Sacramento, she performed and choreographed for Leaps of Faith Dance Company and Jazzee Dance Company. In Los Angeles, she has taught at CSUN and choreographed award winning pieces for the Santa Susanna High School dance troupe. Micelle has also enjoyed teaching for Universal Dance Association and performing with the Rock Show Dance Company and Intersection Dance Project. Micelle earned her MPA (Masters degree in Public Administration) from California State University, Northridge. She founded Visceral Resolution Dance (a non-profit professional modern-jazz company) in 2009 to fulfill her dream of combining sociology and dance. Micelle continued teaching with the School of Dance and Music in the LA South Bay studios until 2016 when she moved to Henderson Nevada. Micelle has been since teaching cheer for Skyhawks as well as dance at Silver Springs Rec center. Micelle added teaching with Pamela Ann School of Dance in 2019 and continues to enjoy teaching through the transition to online dance.

Samantha Ostolaza
Dance Instructor

Samantha is an accomplished dancer with over 20 years of performance experience in the U.S. and Europe. She spent several years touring Europe with “Diastasis” the national dance company of Cyprus, sharing stages in London, Moscow, Paris, and Athens with international notables including George Dalaras, Nana Mouskouri and George Moustakis. In the U.S. she was a principal dancer in the legendary stage spectacular “Jubilee”, as well as a featured dancer and showgirl in the world-famous“Les Folies-Bergere” in Las Vegas. She has danced on television specials with Jim Belushi, Ellen Degeneres, Paris Hilton and has choreographed for MTV’s “Roadies-Las Vegas”. She has led company classes during her time with “Diastatis” and “Jubilee”. Originally from Tucson, AZ, Samantha began her early ballet training at the France Academy of Dance under the direction of Richard France and later, at the University of Arizona with Melissa Lowe and Jory Hancock. She was a soloist with the Tucson Metropolitan Dance Company, performing classic repertoire including Swan Lake Act II, The Nutcracker, and Don Quixote. She also performed several seasons in the corps de ballet of the Arizona Opera Company under the direction of Richard Holden. Samantha continued her dance studies in London, training at Pineapple Dance Studios, and experiencing the rigors of auditioning for West End productions. Samantha has studied several styles of dance including ballet, jazz, tap, modern and character. She takes every opportunity to continue training and learning by attending dance classes. In 2014 Samantha transitioned from performer to teacher, teaching ballet to all levels of students from pre-school through adults in the greater Las Vegas area. As a teacher, Samantha uses her years of experience to reinforce the positive influence of the performing arts on young dancers. She is respected for her talent in dance and understands the technique, discipline, and dedication necessary to prepare young dancers for a career in dance. Samantha understands the importance of adapting to the way students train, and feels it is vital to actively participate in workshops, seminars and continuing education courses in order to stay current and train students safely. She is a level3 certified Progressing Ballet Technique instructor, AcrobaticArts Module 1 certified instructor and a current member of the National Dance Education Organization.

Alysha Robinson
Dance Instructor

Alysha grew up in sunny San Diego California where she studied all styles of dance and musical theater. She has been dancing and performing since she was 3 years old and has been in various performance groups such as Studio FX, Culture Shock, Joshua Benjamin Dance Company and trained with Debbie Allen, to name a few. In addition to performing Alysha has been teaching competitively and recreationally for 10 years. She was an assistant coach for the Steele Canyon High School dance team and the Poway High School cheer team She is trained in ballet, contemporary, tap, jazz, hip hop, and musical theater. She has taught at many dance studios in San Diego before moving to Las Vegas to pursue her degree in Family therapy at UNLV. Alysha loves to teach all styles of dance and believes that dance should come from the heart.