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The 2019/2020 staff will be added over the summer - stay tuned! 

About Us - Meet our Staff

Breanna Thompson, owner of Marshall Academy of Dance, has been involved in the dance world for 21 years. Her passion for dance grows every year she teaches, and couldn't imagine doing anything else! Breanna has been involved with choreography for the Nutcracker and local theater productions, but her true love is working everyday in the classroom with her students. Breanna has been making a name for herself in the dance world and can't wait to share her love for dance with the 2018-2019 students! 

Annie Deutz is proud to be originally from Marshall, MN where she began her dance training at Southwest School of Dance. She continued her passion for dance at the University of Arizona's School of Dance in Tucson where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance.  Upon graduation in 2009, Annie moved to Chicago, IL where she began dancing professionally.  She performed with Inaside Chicago Dance and toured as a company member of Thodos Dance Chicago for four seasons. Annie has performed on many stages throughout the United States as well as internationally at the Kieler Woche Festival in Kiel, Germany. Most recently, she served on the Artist Initiative Dance Panel for the Minnesota State Arts Board. Annie is also a NASM Certified Personal Trainer. She is very excited to be back in Marshall and looking forward to sharing her expertise and love for dance with the community!

Alexis Baynard is an Elite dancer at Marshall Academy of Dance and has been dancing for 12 years.  She began competing in 2010 and has learned a lot from the experience.  Alexis has worked as a Dance Teacher’s Assistant for 5 years and is looking forward to teaching her own classes!  When she is not dancing and teaching, Alexis attends Marshall High School and serves on the Marshall Honors Society. In the fall of 2018, she plans to study dance and education. Alexis is very excited to teach and choreograph for Marshall Academy of Dance!

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