mr. Josh
  • Teaches Tumbling 
  • Private tumbling coach
  • Member of the Purdue Cheerleading Team
Sifu Jason
  • Teaches private guitar lessons
Miss Lori
  • Turning Pointe Academy Customer Service Specialist
Miss Rayelle
  • Teaches Pom Step 1
mr. Jacob
  • Teaches Tumbling Step 1 and Step 2
  • Outreach and private tumbling coach
  • Member of the Purdue Cheerleading Team

our  artistic team

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 Alisha
  • Owner of Turning Pointe Academy
  • Director of the Turning Pointe Team and Rec programs
  • Teaches Dance Team classes 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
Miss Rachael
  • Teaches Dance & Tumble and Dance Fundamentals
  • Former Miss Purdue University and Miss Boilerette Feature Twirler
Miss April
  • Turning Pointe Academy Customer Service Specialist
miss geri
  • TPA Tap choreographer and consultant
  • Worked professionally in Walt Disney World
Miss Denae
  • Teaches private piano lessons
MR. Daniel
  • Teaches Breaking & Popping Steps 1&2, Hip Hop Step 2, Step 3, Step 4, and Adult Hip Hop
  • Professional Hip Hop instructor and dancer from Chicago, IL
miss Amber
  • Teaches Tap Step 1 and Step 2, and Adult Tap
MISS Shannon
  •  TPA Dance Team choreographer
  • Assistant teacher for the Dance Team program


miss Kat
  • Teaches Tap Step 3 and Step 4, Lyrical Step 2 and Step 3
  • Assistant teacher for the Dance Team program
  • Member of the Purdue University Higher Ground Dance Company
Miss Stephanie
  • Teaches private vocal lessons
  • Vocal recording artist with a degree in Vocal Performance
  • Professional photographer and owner of Velvet Lotus Photography and Mad Love Boutique
MISS Kat
  •  Teaches Jazz Step 2 and Modern Step 3
  •   Purdue Division of Dance faculty member


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


MISS LAURA

  •   Teaches Pointe Step 1 and Step 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