Deanna has been part of Academy of Dance Arts since 1997. She has studied ballet, pointe, lyrical, jazz, and tap under the direction of Christi Hinkley. Deanna became part of the performing company in 2004. She has been employed at ADA since 2011, and has been instructing at our studio since 2013. In continuing her love for dance, Deanna pursued a certification in Ballet Barre Fitness in 2014. Deanna’s performance experience includes: Dew Drop Fairy in the Nutcracker, Swan Lake corps de ballet, Sleeping Beauty corps de ballet, as well as other various roles in the Nutcracker. Deanna continues her dance education by taking weekly dance classes to stay up to date with the latest techniques to bring back to her students, but mostly because she just loves dancing.