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Dancers 4 Life Studio is home to many up and coming choreographers, instructors, and professional dancers. We are so thankful for all of their energy, ideas, time, and most of all help. Regardless of their future endeavors, they will be a DANCER 4 LIFE.

Tiffany King

Tiffany V. King, owner and artistic director of Dancers 4 Life Studio, Tuscaloosa, AL is a native of Montgomery, Alabama.  Her very successful dance career began at the age of three at Tonya Speed’s Dance Connection.  Tiffany is trained in ballet, tap, hip hop, modern, and pointe. Her formal dance education includes Booker T. Washington Magnet High School, Southern Union College, and the University of Alabama where she completed a Bachelor’s Degree in  Arts of Science and Minor in Theater.

Ms. Tiffany’s proudest accomplishment is the opening of Dancers 4 Life Studio in 2007.  The motto of Dancers 4 Life is, “Where the Rewards Far Exceed Dancing!”  Tiffany is also currently the dance educator at The Alberta School of Performing Arts and has been for the past five years. 

Celeste Crawford

Celeste has been with Dancers 4 Life Studio since 2007 and is Co – Director of the program. Celeste is a Montgomery, Alabama native and is trained in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, hip hop, tap and african movement. She started her teaching career at the age of 15 volunteering at local Boys & Girls Clubs, Churches and choreographing for local performance bands.Celeste has helped to build our competitive team, who compete and train on regional and national levels. Celeste is also the dance teacher at Paul W. Bryant high school and the coach and choreographer for the marching band’s dance team. 

Katelyn Midgett

Katelyn Midgett is from Memphis, Tennessee. She trained and danced competitively with Studio 413 for fifteen years. She has trained in jazz, contemporary, acro, ballet, hiphop, tap, musical theater, modern, and ballroom. She has had the pleasure of working with many well-known dancers and choreographers such as Tyce Diorio, Chaz Buzan, Teddy Forance, Jess Hendricks, Brian Friedman, Tessandra Chavez, and so many more! She is currently working towards getting her dance degree at the University of Alabama. Katelyn is more than excited to begin teaching at Dancers for Life, inspiring and helping to build strong dancers!

Kyndal Williams

Kyndal Williams is a senior at the University of Alabama majoring in Dance and Marketing with a minor in General Business Administration. She is from Birmingham, Alabama and began dancing at the age of five. She has studied in ballet, modern, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, and African. In her free time, she teaches and creates choreographic works. Kyndal fell in love with dance because it has the power to set herself and others free without using words. She states, ” I’m excited to teach at Dancer4Life Studio this year! My goal is to challenge, sharpen, and pour into these beautiful young dancers!”

Mya Day

Mya Day started dance at 12 years old and has been in love with it ever since. At 15 years old, she moved to New York City to train as a Jazz and Contemporary Trainee at the Joffrey Ballet School. There, she learned many valuable lessons that she incorporates into her everyday life. Now as a sophomore at the University of Alabama, Mya continues to pursue dance as well as physical therapy. Mya is very involved on campus through Dance Alabama!, Dance Honors Society of Alabama, Pre-Physical Therapy Society, and being a UA Theatre and Dance Ambassador. Mya appreciates all types of dance, but a few favorites include Ballet, Jazz, Horton, and Contemporary

Allison Hoeni

Allison Hoeni, began her dance journey at New Jersey Center of Dance when she was two years old. She was a member of the NJCOD Dance Company for 14 years where she performed in numerous award-winning solo and group numbers. She became an assistant teacher at age 10 and started teaching her own classes at age 16. Allison has attended and assisted at many dance conventions through the years, including Artists Simply Human, Nexus on Tour, Man in Motion, Turn it Up and Groove, where she was a member of the G-Rock pre-professional dance company. She also trained at Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway in New York City.  Allison currently attends The University of Alabama, where she is double majoring in Dance and Advertising. She is very excited to share her passion for dance with the next generation of young dancers as a teacher at Dancers 4 Life!

Payton Buchin

Payton Buchin, is a dancer, teacher, and musical theatre performer from Dothan, Alabama. Payton began training in ballet at the Auburn Ballet School at age 6. After moving to Dothan, Payton began training with Dothan School of Dance. There she trained in ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap, and pointe and was a company ballet dancer with Southeast Alabama Dance Company. Payton studied Theatre Education at Troy University and graduated in 2018. While in Troy, she performed in numerous theatre and dance shows including Into the Woods, Once on this Island, The Crucible, Violet, and Company. She now serves as the theatre teacher at The Alberta School of Performing Arts here in Tuscaloosa. 

Haley Mancarella

 Haley Mancarella is from Mobile, AL and I currently attend UAB majoring in kinesiology. I have danced for 15 years now doing studio, field, and Pom dancing. I have also had the opportunity to dance with the USFL Stallions! 

Nate Blakley

Nate Blakley(he/him) graduated from the University of Montevallo with a Bachelor in Fine Arts. He teaches Drama/Theatre at a Fine Arts High School based in Tuscaloosa AL. Nate’s mission is to Teach, Inspire, and Entertain. He’s also in the process of building his own business as a Artist Business Coach. Do you have any students or young adults that want to secure auditions, book jobs, and improving their skills in something they love? Then please sign up for session with Blakley at [email protected]. Some of his favorite credits include: “Will” (American Idiot) and “Ensemble” (Chicago). He sends all the glory to God for being able to share his gifts with the community.

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