Miss Lori
  • Turning Pointe Academy Customer Service Specialist

our  artistic team

Miss kathi
  • Teaches Classical Ballet 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
MR. Daniel
  • Teaches Hip Hop Steps 1&2, Step 3, and Step 4
  • Professional Hip Hop instructor and dancer from Chicago, IL
miss Amber
  • Teaches Tap Step 1 and Step 2, and Adult Tap
mr. Jacob
  • Outreach and private tumbling coach
  • Alumni member of the Purdue Cheerleading Team
Miss Denae
  • Teaches private piano lessons
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 Kim
  • Teaches Tumbling Step 1, 2, and 3
  • Dance Team Consultant for Acro
  • Alumni member of the University of Akron Cheerleading Team
  • Alumni member of the Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Previous owner of a competitive gymnastics facility
miss Kat
  • Teaches the Junior and Senior Tap Dance Teams, Tap Step 3 and Step 4, Lyrical Step 2 and Step 3
  • Cecchetti Grade 1 licensed teacher
  • Assistant teacher for the Dance Team program
  • Alumni of the Purdue University Higher Ground Dance Company
  • Veteran of the United State Army
Miss Rayelle
  • Teaches Pom Step 1


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
miss geri
  • TPA Tap choreographer and consultant
  • Worked professionally in Walt Disney World
Miss Maddie
  • Teaches Tap Step 1, Tap Step 2, and Dance Fundamentals
  • Student at Purdue University
  • President of the Higher Ground Dance Company at Purdue University
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 bella
  •  Teaches Modern Jazz Fusion Step 2 and Modern Step 3
  • Resident artist and choreographer with The Dance Project
  • Taught for the Waco School of Ballet
  • Senior member of Emerge Dance Company