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Casey is the owner/operator of Studio C, located in Grafton, WV. Her love for dance started at the young age of just two years old, under the guidance of Miss Angie Latta, at Grafton School of Dance. In 1998, Ms. Latta retired and Miss Andrea Chambers created Dance Chambers; where Casey expanded her knowledge and experience with extensive training in ballet, pointe, jazz, lyrical, baton, and acrobat/tumbling. Casey displayed such a passion and gift for dance that, at twelve years old, she was asked to join Miss Andrea’s staff as a Junior Assistant. This was a defining moment for Casey as she realized that dance was no longer just a hobby, or some extra-curricular activity, but it was her life purpose. As Casey diligently reached for her dreams she received several promotions throughout the years. She was promoted to Senior Assistant then to Instructor, and then to Instructor/Choreographer. It was in 2015 that Casey was given the greatest life-changing promotion of all when Miss Andrea came to her and asked if she would like to be her successor, as she was retiring after seventeen years of joyful dancing. At that moment Studio C was born, where anyone can reach for their dream. Casey strives to provide a variety of classes including mommy & me, preschool combination classes, ballet, jazz, lyrical, acrobat/tumbling, baton, and tap. She has held three major productions, “From a Beautiful Ending, To a Bright New Beginning,’ a tribute to Miss Andrea Chamber representing her time as a studio owner, "A Sweet Dream or A Beautiful Nightmare," and this past spring, 'iDance." Casey enjoys working with children and adults of all ages, and watching them grow as dancers.
Chatera is an Acrobat/Tumbling Instructor/Choreographer at Studio C!
She is from Grafton, WV, where she cheered for ten years. Four of those years she was a Varsity cheerleader at GHS, and was even named a Big 10 Cheerleader! She has choreographed the competition routines for both the TCMS Cheer Squad and the GHS Cheerleaders! Through her experience with cheer, she has gained extensive knowledge in the art of tumbling and acrobatics, and enjoys sharing her love of tumbling with her students! This will be Chatera's second year with Studio C, and we couldn't be more excited to have her on our team! She has a fun and upbeat personality, and is a treasure to have here at our studio!