Patricia Kelbaugh

 

 


ABOUT US

Owner and director, Patricia Kelbaugh, has been teaching for over 30 years. She studied dance under Jane Prouse and Irene Albert in Baltimore, and later with the Washington School of Ballet. While continuing her studies in dance, she earned a degree in Early Childhood Education and Art at Towson University. Additionally, Ms. Kelbaugh has trained in both vocal and instrumental music for many years and has directed choral music for both children and adult choirs for 20 years.

She has performed in dramatic and musical productions, including a lead role as singer/dancer in "Brigadoon." Ms. Kelbaugh also danced at the Lyric Theatre for a season with the Baltimore Civic Opera Ballet company.

A member of Dance Masters of America, Ms. Kelbaugh has passed three national examinations in Ballet, Tap, and Jazz. She is Past President of Chapter 17, Inc. of Dance Masters of America. For two years, she taught dance to the visually handicapped at the Maryland School for the Blind. She presently holds workshops and seminars in Religious Dance.

For four years, she directed a Liturgical Dance Troupe in Rockville. For 23 years, she has directed Liturgical Dance at week-long youth music and arts workshops sponsored by the Fellowship of United Methodist Musicians. She teaches beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels of Ballet, Tap, and Jazz, as well as Competition Classes.

 

Teacher & Administrative Assistant, Wendy Huff, has been studying dance for over 20 years, She began her dance training under the leadership of her mother and various other teaches. She continued her studies at Towson University and holds several credits in dance.

Wendy has won many awards, the most recent being the Bernice Warner Scholorship for three years in a row for Dance Masters of America for Teachers Training. As an exceptional graduating student, she won still another scholorship to return for post graduate training and was then elected to DMA membership.

Wendy has been teaching at the studio for many years, first as a Student Assistant and later as a Teacher. She teaches Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Lyrical, as well as Competition Classes.