BETH ITH, Director

Rhythm & Soul Competition Team Choreographer

Tap - Ballet - Jazz - Lyrical - Hip Hop - Turns & Progressions

Beth has been dancing since the age of three in Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Ballet, and Hip Hop.  She found her passion for Tap dancing, very early on, and since, focused on excelling in the technique and different styles of Tap.  Beth's teaching journey started at Studio 1 Dance Studio (owned by her mom, Sue Warter) when she was 18 yrs old.  She stayed teaching at Studio 1 for over 15 years as well as other dance studios along the way where she taught Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Turns & Progressions. Beth was also Co-Director for the past few years. She is a certified member of both Dance Educators of America (DEA) and Dance Masters of America (DMA).  Beth has been recognized for her choreography in both regional and national dance competitions.  She has seen her students go on to pursue dance careers with appearances on Dancing with the Stars, GLEE, So You Think You Can Dance, the movie Fame, Emmy Awards, Video Music Awards, and the television show Bunheads.  Many of her student’s further their dance training after high school in dance programs at Cornish College of the Arts (Seattle), Broadway Dance Center (NY), Oklahoma City University, and University of Colorado Boulder and in professional performing companies.  Beth has judged national dance competitions and taught tap master classes around the US, where she enjoys passing on her love and knowledge of tap dancing to students. In 2013, Beth started her new dance journey as Owner and Director of Rhythm & Soul Dance Studio.

EMILY ANSTICE

Tap - Ballet - Jazz - Lyrical

ROZ HUNTLEY

Ballet

AMY J. JONES

 

Rhythm & Soul Competition Team Choreographer

Jazz - Lyrical

Amy began dancing at the age of three. She grew up doing several dance competitions, receiving many awards along with scholarships to Tremaine and The Edge in Los Angeles. Amy was named the 1992 Jr. Miss Dance of the Pacific Northwest and 1st runner up in the 1994 Miss Dance of the Pacific Northwest Competition. She trained for two years in the World Arts and Cultures Department at UCLA before moving to New York and continuing her training at Alvin Ailey American Dance Center. Amy performed with the Fred Benjamin Dance Company in New York then moved on to tour nationally with the Forces of Nature Dance Theatre Company for three years. She is a talented choreographer who has been recognized regionally and nationally for her unique style. Amy is a proud mom to her little man, Rylin and her little girl, Ramseigh. Amy has been part of the RSDS family since 2013 and believes Rhythm & Soul Dance Studio is an inspiring place to grow as a choreographer and dancer.

ALEA KULAR

Tap - Ballet - Contemporary - Hip Hop - Jazz

ALLIE MCKAY

Contemporary - Hip Hop 

JULIAN YOUNG

Ballet - Pointe