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Meet our Staff

Becky Jacobs

Becky Jacobs

Becky Jacobs is one of the owners of Metro Dance Center and has been with the studio since 1984. She has worn many hats at the studio as a dancer, assistant, teacher, artistic director, and now owner.

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Danielle Twohy

Danielle Twohy

Danielle is one of the owners of Metro Dance Center.  She trained at Metro Dance Center and has been on staff at the studio since 1997. She is a graduate of Bethel University with a degree in finance and accounting.    In addition to working at the studio, she has also worked at the non profit […]

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Cara Anderson

Cara Anderson

Cara has been a dance instructor for over 20 years.  She started dancing as a young girl, winning both regionally and nationally.  She has trained in Los Angeles and New York with nationally recognized studios in addition to performing in the Super Bowl XXVI half time show on the main stage. She was a member […]

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Caitlin Anderson

Caitlin Anderson

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Kelsey Beedle

Kelsey Beedle

Kelsey’s love for dance started with tiny tots classes at the age of 2, and then grew up dancing at competitive studios here in the Twin Cities. She attended Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists for high school where she had the opportunity to train in many styles. Starting in high school Kelsey had the […]

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Luann Burger

Luann Burger

Luann has loved to dance since she started dancing at the age of 7.  After graduating, Luann spent a few years teaching students dance at her home. The hard work paid off and she opened Metro Dance Center!! After many years she sold her studio to longtime friends, Colleen and Brad Wood, so that she […]

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Drew Geck

Drew Geck

Drew Geck is a professional dancer, choreographer and teacher specializing in tap dance. Growing up in the Twin Cities, she started dancing at the age of three and trained at Metro Dance Center on the top Competitive lines. Drew has toured and performed in theaters around the country with professional company, “Rhythmic Circus”, a high […]

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Julie Holscher

Julie Holscher

Julie is a twin cities based teacher, choreographer and dancer.  She started dancing at Metro Dance Center at the age of 5. Julie has danced with several groups/events including: University Repertory Dance Theatre (MNSU/Mankato), Minnesota State Fair, Tappin in the Twin Cities, Timberwolves halftime show, Ordway Gala Fundraiser, MOA 10th year celebration, Disney theme parks, […]

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Grace Korpi

Grace Korpi

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Julie Morris

Julie Morris

Known around Metro Dance Center as the ‘Costume Queen”, Julie has been working as a full-time costume director at Metro Dance since 2002, in addition to working with various high school dance teams.   Collaborating with the awesome teachers at Metro Dance to make their visions come to life on stage, Julie is constantly looking for […]

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Erin Olsen

Erin Olsen

Erin began dancing recreationally at the age of 4, dancing competitively at the age of 12, and even continuing to dance both recreationally and competitively as an adult. She has taught at various park and rec programs throughout the area, but found her home teaching here at Metro Dance Center. Erin is married to Donny […]

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Emma Parker

Emma Parker

Emma has danced at Metro Dance Center for 13 years on top competitive teams and has been assisting and student teaching for 6 years. During her years at Metro, she was part of many national award winning routines. Emma recently graduated from Irondale High School and will be attending the University of Minnesota Twin Cities […]

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Anna Roehr

Anna Roehr

Anna Roehr began her dance training in her hometown of Broomfield, CO at the age of seven, with Ballet Nouveau Colorado. In 2012, she received her B.F.A. in Dance from Colorado State University after studying under Carol Roderick, Chung-Fu Chang, Judy Bejarano as well as others. Anna joined the St. Paul Ballet in 2014 as […]

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Rachel Seeholzer

Rachel Seeholzer

Rachel Seeholzer was born and raised in Los Angeles, California where she first began her classical dance training at age nine. She set her focus in ballet after high school and traveled to further her training in cities such as Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Charlotte and Richmond. Rachel began dancing professionally in 2014 and has […]

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Becca Stevens

Becca Stevens

 

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Tina Wallum

Tina Wallum

Tina Anderson Wallum has had an extensive career both performing and teaching for over 40 years. She has performed with Minnesota Dance Theater, Ballet Arts, Ballet Minnesota, Ballet of the Dolls, Continental Ballet, The American Contemporary Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet and Savannah Ballet. She has over thirty years of teaching experience with a focus in Classical […]

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Marin Weinke

Marin Weinke

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Nicki Weinhagen

Nicki Weinhagen

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Danica Whitney

Danica Whitney

Danica has been with Metro Dance Center since she was 3 years old, dancing in both recreational classes and on competitive lines. She has been teaching both recreational and competition classes at Metro Dance Center since 2003 and has the honor of also teaching our Adult Tap, Dancing Moms and Dancing Dads. Danica is a […]

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Natalie Wilson

Natalie Wilson

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