Miss Kristen
  • Teaches Musical Theater
  • Graphic Designer
miss Liz
  • Teaches piano, violin and guitar lessons
  • Licensed music educator
MISS Shannon
  •  TPA Dance Team choreographer

Mr. EdwarD
  • Leads the Ballet portion of the TPA Dance Team program curriculum
  • Received his training on full scholarship at the San Francisco Ballet School and the Nova Academy of Performing Arts
  • Former professional dancer with Ballet Internationale, Ballet Austin, Ballet Arlington, Orlando Ballet, Estonian National Ballet, Ballet Oklahoma, Chautauqua Dance Company, Indianapolis Ballet Theatre, Saarlandisches Staatstheatre Saarbrucken, and Cleveland Ballet
  • Married to Miss Laura


  •   Teaches Pointe Steps 1&2
  •  Assists with the TPA Dance Team program
  •  Graduated with highest honors from Indiana University, where she earned her B.S. and M.S. Degrees in Kinesiology and Dance 
  • Professional career includes Ballet Internationale, Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre, the As-Is Dance Theatre, JubilatĂ©, Dans Ethnik, and the Moving Company
  • Performed in Les Sylphide, The Nutcracker, Les Patineurs, Giselle, The Firebird, Onegin, Sleeping Beauty, Dracula and CoppĂ©lia. Miss Laura has taught Ballet in the state of Indiana for over 20 years.
  • Faculty member at Jordan College Academy of Dance at Butler University, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, the Jewish Community Center, Irvington School of Dance, The Clara R. Noyes Academy of Ballet Internationale, Fort Wayne Ballet and the New American Youth Ballet
Miss Stephanie
  • Teaches private vocal lessons
  • Vocal recording artist with a degree in Vocal Performance
  • Professional photographer and owner of Velvet Lotus Photography
Miss Karly
  • Teaches Hip Hop Step 3 and Lyrical Step 3
  • Assistant teacher for the Starlights and TPA Dance Team Program
Miss Rachelle
  • Turning Pointe Customer Service Specialist
  • Walt Disney World expert
Miss Rayelle
  • Teaches Exercise to Music and Pre-Ballet
Miss Kim
  • Turning Pointe Customer Service Specialist
mr. Jacob
  • Teaches Tumbling Step 4
  • Outreach and private tumbling coach
  • Member of the Purdue Cheerleading Team
miss geri
  • TPA Tap choreographer
  • Worked professionally in Walt Disney World

our  artistic team

Miss Leanne
  • Teaches private piano lessons
Miss kathi
  • Teaches Classical Ballet Step 1, Step 2 and Step 3
  • Member of the Turning Pointe Board of Visionaries
  • Former professional dancer with Garden State Ballet as well as the Zurich Ballet Company
Miss Hannah W
  • Teaches Aerial Yoga for Kids and Adults as a trained instructor
Miss Alaina
  • Teaches Tumbling
  • Member of the Purdue Cheerleading Team
MIss Alisha
  • Owner of Turning Pointe Academy
  • Director of the Turning Pointe Team and Rec programs
  • Teaches Dance Team classes, Lyrical Step 2, and baton private lessons
  • Professional background in Secondary Education and Education Administration
  • Middle school Language Arts and Reading teacher
  • Certified facilitator in the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Certified PiYo, Pound, and Bungee Fit instructor