Stars Performance Program Director
Leslie has been teaching dance to the young and the young at heart for over 17 years at various studios throughout the valley, including her own studio. She trained and performed extensively for 16 years in tap, jazz and ballet. Leslie is committed to teaching children many life skills while teaching within the classroom, some of which are: understanding and following instructions, learning coordination and developing fine motor skills, participating as a team member, understanding the importance of the dancer's part in a production and helping young people overcome shyness by being on a stage and in front of a group of people. Leslie is the mother of 4 amazing children. Her family is very supportive of her love of dance and joins in her excitement to be part of the UDA family!
Education and Professional Experience:
- Extensive training in tap, jazz and ballet
- Owned and operated her own dance studio