Buffi Wade – Co-Director, Just Dance!
Buffi founded the studio in 1999 with her mom Barbara Campbell Wade and sister Kim Wade Roberts. She works with Lindsey on Just Dance! company and with Vanessa on Just Dance! Collective. This year Buffi is teaching Collective classes. Learn more.
Lindsey Gentry – Co-Director, Just Dance!
Lindsey joined the CDC faculty in 2008 and was added as a partner in 2016. Lindsey and Gracen handle all choreography, costumes and rehearsals for the Just Dance! company. Lindsey also teaches jazz, contemporary, tumbling and jazz technique. Learn more.
Andrea deVries Snider – Ballet Mistress
Andrea teaches all upper-level ballet classes (Ballet I, Ballet II, Ballet III, Ballet IV, Beginner Pointe) on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Learn more.
Vanessa Gibbons Henry – Instructor
Vanessa teaches all preschool (Preschool I, Preschool II, Preschool III) and pre-program classes (Pre-Ballet, Pre-Jazz/Tap, Pre-Hip Hop, Pre-Tumbling). She is also co-director of Collective, Mini Mini Team and Tiny Tots. Learn more.
Natasha Nast – Instructor
Natasha teaches all upper-level ballet classes (Ballet I, Ballet II, Ballet III, Ballet IV, Beginner Pointe) on Mondays and Tuesdays. Learn more.
Jean Louisa Steele – Instructor
Jean Louisa teaches Tap III, Tap IV, and Saturday classes. Learn more.
Taylor Zandi – Instructor
Taylor teaches all hip hop (I-IV) and conditioning (I-IV) classes. She is an alumna of Just Dance and attended the University of South Carolina, where she was a four-year Carolina Girl and MVP. Currently she is also a personal trainer. Learn more.
Gracen Nelson – Instructor
Gracen teaches all contemporary classes (I-IV), Jazz I and is assisting with Just Dance! Company. She is an alumna of Just Dance and has assisted several choreographers, as well as at Intrigue Dance Convention where she had the opportunity to choreograph and teach. Learn more.