Our Professional and Experienced Teaching Staff
Celebrating our 42nd Dance Season!
Both “Miss Gale” and "Miss Buffy" are graduates of Dance Masters of America's Dance Teacher Training Program at Kent State University. Members of Dance Masters of America, Professional Dance Teachers Association and Louisiana State Dance Masters. Dance Masters of Ameri-ca is the only organization that certifies dancers to teach through extensive testing. “Miss Gale” and “Miss Buffy” just completed the Studio’s 41st year and are looking forward to sharing their many years of experience and love of dance with their students for the 42nd year!
"Miss Gale" Frey, Director
"Miss Buffy" Covington, Co-Director
"Miss Shelby" Covington, Instructor/Choreographer
“Miss Shelby” has studied dance for 25 years. While demanding their best from each of her students, “Miss Shelby” has an amazing ability to compliment the star in each of them... developing poise, grace and confidence in our dancers.
"Miss Danielle" DeBardeleben, Instructor/Choreographer
“Miss Danielle” has trained at Gale’s for 26 years. Her excellent technique, passion, dedica-tion and unlimited patience make her an outstand-ing instructor and role model-challenging and motivating all of her dancers.
"Miss Hannah" Franklin, Instructor/Choreographer
“Miss Hannah” has danced for 23 years. Combining her passions for dance and fitness, she shares her belief that through training, hard work and healthy living, students can accomplish anything they desire.
Our instructors stress not only skills in dancing, but social development and effective interaction between pupils and teachers. Our goal is to help students to strive for personal excellence, to be self-confident and self-disciplined. We believe the study of dance develops life skills which can be used in any professional or recreational endeavor.