Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff

Dance.tech Performing Arts Studio faculty and staff are dedicated teachers who are committed to excellence in dance education.

Karen Stemen
Director, Owner
B.S. Dance Education
Western Michigan University
Member of Dance Educators of America

Paige Godwin
Studio Manager, PowerPAC Director
Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary
B.S. Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management
Virginia Tech

Karen Arrivillaga
PowerPAC Director
B.S. Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management
Virginia Tech


Caitlin Burton
Resident Choreographer, Adjunct Faculty
B.S. Interior Design
Virginia Tech

Jessica Curtis
PowerPAC Director
Tap, Jazz, Leaps & Turns
B.A. Sociology and Religious Studies, Minor: Nonprofit Management
Western Kentucky University

Sarah Fitch
PowerPAC Choreographer
Jazz, Jewels, Leaps & Turns

Rachel Flanagan
Ballet, Pointe
B.S. Design
University of Florida

Adi Focke
Hip Hop, Tap, Jewels
B.S. Human Development
Virginia Tech

Kimber Raczynski
Tap, Jazz, Jewels

Audrey Ramos
Hip Hop, Tap, Contemporary

Leah Robinson
Jazz, Leaps & Turns

Jackie Sanchez
Acro, Gymnastics, Leaps & Turns

Kaitlin Shreckhise
Ballet, Pointe
B.A. English, Virginia Tech
M.S. Corporate and Professional Commmunication
Radford University

Heather Toth
Contemporary, Modern, Ballet
Certified Massage Therapist
Pushing Progress Contemporary Training Program

Michelle Lester
Customer Relations

Abigail Lewis

Rebecca Nunn
Accounts Manager
B.M. Music Therapy
Radford University

Kelly White
The Dance Loft
ASN Registered Nurse