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Meet Our Staff

Katherine

 Katherine

Katherine Herring
Owner/Manager
March 2006

  • ECU Graduate
  • Criminal Justice/ Business Administration
  • Previous Dancer and Cheerleader
  • "Dance Mom" for 16 years

Robin

Robin

Robin Pearson
General Store Manager
June 2006

  • UNC- Chapel Hill Graduate
  • Business Administration
  • "Dance Mom" for 15 years

Brittany

Brittany

Brittany Wagner
Store Manager
Pointe Shoe Fitter
Pointe Shoe Management
March 2014

  • Meredith College Graduate
  • Business Administration and Dance Studies Background
  • Dancer since the age of 3
  • Has won 2 competition titles
  • Previous Member of Meredith Jazz and Tap Company

    Taylor

    Taylor

    Taylor Herring
    Lead Sales Associate
    Point Shoe Fitter
    Monogrammer
    March 2012

    • Business Major at Meredith College
    • Dancer for 15 years
    • Dance Teacher
    • Previous member of Springs Dance Company

         

         

        Taliah

        Taliah Vanderbeek
        Sales Associate
        Pointe Shoe Fitter
        October 2012

        • Dancer for 18 years
        • East Carolina University Graduate
        • BFA in Dance Performance
        • Dance Teacher
        • Dancer/Model for Elevate Performance Dance and Production Co.

        Kaleigh

        Kaleigh

        Kaleigh Herring
        Sales Associate
        February 2014

        • Middle Creek High School Graduate
        • Attends East Carolina University
        • Dancer for 14 Years

            Kelly

            Kelly Strickland

            Kelly Strickland
            Sales Associate
            September 2015

            • All-Star Cheerleader for 4 years
            • Black Belt Holder in Taekwondo
            • Winner of the Cheer Sport National Championships in 2015

                  Sara

                  Sara Rose

                  Sara Rose
                  Sales Associate
                  January 2016

                  • Former Dancer
                  • Dance mom to 2 classically trained dancers
                  • Former All-ACC 5,000 meter runner for the NC State Wolfpack
                  • Graduate of NC State
                  • Banking Background

                    Michelle

                    Michelle DiRuzza-Mangone

                    Michelle DiRuzza-Mangone
                    Sales Associate 
                    Pointe Shoe Fitter 
                    March 2016

                    • Dancer for 24+ years
                    • Dance Teacher since 2010
                    • Award winning NC-based choreographer 
                    • Former Junior New England Patriots Cheerleader
                    • Business Administration 2013

                      Hannah

                      Heather Ridgeway

                      Hannah Ridgeway
                      Sales Associate
                      Pointe Shoe Fitter
                      September 2016

                      • Social Work Major at Meredith College
                      • Dancer for 15 years
                      • Cheerleader for 10 years

                      Tami

                      Tami

                      Tami Schultz
                      Sales Associate 
                      Pointe Shoe Fitter 
                      June 2017

                      • Dance Teacher 30+ years
                      • Classically Trained in Vaganova Method
                      • Former Dancer, Model, and Competition Judge
                      • Dance Team Coach

                      Vaune

                      Vaune Blalock
                      Sales Associate 
                      November 2017

                      • Performed Nationally and Abroad for over 30 years
                      • Scholar of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center
                      • Extensive Dance Training in many Dance Forms including Dunham, Cunningham, Graham, and Horton Technique