Vivianne has been dancing since she was 4 and has been a student of Be Dance from the very beginning, and a student of Ms Reggy’s since before Be Dance started. She is trained in all styles of dance, but especially enjoys flamenco, jazz, and contemporary. She’s currently a homeschooled high schooler and a member of the Be Dance competition team, winning performance recognition, double platinum awards, scholarships, first place and other highpoint awards. She was also a Celebration Talent Dancer of the Year Finalist for 2021 and a top 5 Dancer of the Year finalist at Rainbow Dance Competition for 2022. She loves performing on stage, choreographing, and broadening her horizons as a dancer at conventions. She values stage presence and charisma, as well as practice and dedication. She loves working with children and teaching all styles of dance. She has grown so much as a dancer with Be Dance and is eager to share her knowledge and spread her passion to the next generation of Be Dancers!
At Be Dance we are committed to our teachers' growth, that's why we are proud partners of CLI studios. With CLI our teachers get continuing education through teacher training and certifications. Also, our students get access to the student section of their website where they have access to online master classes from world-renowned choreographers and teachers.
Elizabeth danced professionally for fifteen years. She began her training with The Springfield Ballet Company in her hometown of Springfield, Illinois. During high school she attended summer intensive programs at American Ballet Theatre, The Joffrey Ballet School in NYC, The Rock School, and Nashville Ballet. Following high school Elizabeth danced for two years with Nashville Ballet. In 2005 she joined The Georgia Ballet. She danced under the tutelage of Janusz Mazon and Gina Hyatt Mazon, former principal dancers with John Neumeier's Hamburg Ballet. Elizabeth performed major roles for twelve years with The Georgia Ballet. She has especially enjoyed performing the title roles in Paquita and Janusz Mazon's choreographed Firebird, Waltz Girl in Balanchine's Serenade, Turning Girl in Balanchine's Who Cares, Aurora and Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty, as well as Dew Drop, Snow Queen, and Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker. In addition to The Georgia Ballet, Elizabeth also performed with Dance Canvas and The Lume Foundation in Atlanta. While a company member, she also served as Ballet Mistress for The Georgia Ballet under the artistic direction of Alexander Proia and assistant to the artistic director during Fiona Farrie's tenure. A dance teacher since age fifteen, Elizabeth's passion lies in sharing her knowledge and love of dance through teaching ballet to students of all ages.
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Competition choreographer- Marah began her dance training at the Mississippi Metropolitan Dance Academy. After graduating, she attended Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA for Dance. She then danced with the Missouri Ballet Theatre for a season in 2009. Marah graduated from Belhaven University in 2012, where she received her BFA in Dance. She then had the opportunity to dance with the Winston Salem Festival Ballet in North Carolina before returning to Mississippi to teach dance at several studios and schools. Marah is trained in several dance genres including Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, and more. She is currently a performing artist for The Georgia Ballet Company.
Whether your child wants to pursue a career in performing arts, make it on the school dance team, or find the perfect exercise that will help develop their confidence and creativity; we are here for you! We want to help develop your child as a whole individual. We want our students to achieve their goals by giving them quality dance training, making them aware of what their bodies are capable of, and how to best manage their presence, both on and off the stage. At Be Dance, we treat you like family; we want to be your support system. Come dance with us!
Our Artistic Director, Regina Solis Lee (Ms Reggy), has been studying dance since the age of three. A proud wife and mom of three boys, she has 20 years of experience teaching and sharing her passion for dance to children and adults of all ages. One of Ms. Reggy's favorite experiences is when she was a professional dancer with the Atlanta Hawks Cheerleaders. She is part of Calo Theatre Company where she acts and dances Flamenco professionally. Ms Reggy is an Acrobatic Arts certified teacher, and enjoys teaching Acro to beginner students all the way to advanced. As an Alixa Flexibility certified instructor, Ms Reggy is passionate about safety and progress when helping students achieve their flexibility goals. She is a member of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO), and is currently enrolled in their Professional Development Institute. She is also certified in Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT).
She has trained with the best teachers and choreographers around the world. Ms. Reggy continues to stay abreast of the latest trends and developments in the world of dance, always seeking further education and training. Her favorite is traveling to Spain to take Flamenco workshops from the very best!
At Be Dance, we are committed to bringing you excellence in dance, and an amazing experience in everything we do. We believe strong technique is the foundation of any artistic path. Our faculty is highly qualified to lay that strong foundation in all our styles - ballet, jazz, acrobatics, hip hop, flamenco, tap, contemporary, break dance, and more. By teaching our students discipline and commitment, we help them excel not only in dance, but in any endeavor they aspire to. At Be Dance every student is highly valued and receives high quality training regardless of the class they choose, or their skill level.
Kuma is a breaker and performer originally from Orlando, Florida. She moved to Atlanta as a child with her family. She has always had an affinity for the arts, including dancing, drawing, and music production, and began displaying her love of the arts all the way into her adult years until she created the WeOnFyre Cypher, which is a community the public that is an outlet for positive artistic creativity, self-expression, and mental health awareness. Since creating the cypher in early 2021, WeOnFyre Cypher has traveled to various locations in and around Atlanta, as well as other states including Florida and Tennessee. She is also a part of FyreNation Crew. Kuma travels, teaches dancers of all ages, performs, and speaks up for the rights of dancers so that all creative minds can find a path to turn their artistry into a career that sustains them.
Jill grew up dancing in Buffalo, NY starting at the age of 3. Jill danced competitively in the areas of Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Hip Hop and Ballet. She attended Buffalo State College, graduating with a B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology and B.A. in Dance. She has choreographed and taught competitive and recreation dance for 10 years. She danced professionally here in Atlanta, and worked under talent management. She loves to share her passion for dance by teaching young individuals, giving them the opportunity to share the same passion.
Katherine began feeding her passion for dance at the age of five. She continued throughout her high school career where she became a teacher and choreographer for the En Croix dance team at Crossroads UMC. Engrossed in dance, she took her education further to Western Carolina University where she studied various genres of dance ranging from hip-hop, jazz, ballet, and modern. After that she went back to NC where she started teaching, specializing in pre-elementary dance education in ballet, tap, and jazz. She has taught and choreographed Ballet, Modern, Musical Theatre, Jazz, and Hip Hop classes. She has also choreographed various soloists and brought them to the competitive stage where they have placed with high scores and over all placements, also qualifying and competing in National competitions In the summer of 2016. Katherine is very excited to join the Be Dance family! She will be challenging the students and strengthening their technical skills in Ballet and Jazz. Katherine has a passion for teaching others how to express themselves through the art of dance and how to become more confident dancers.