STAFF

Lindsay Jameson, Owner/Director


Lindsay has been the Owner & Director of All That Dance since it opened in 2001. She has danced since the age of 4 and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in dance from Ball State University. She’s performed in various theatre shows including Guys & Dolls, Crazy For You, Sophisticated Ladies, West Side Story and Big.


She has choreographed for several musicals and show choirs including Monmouth/Roseville Show Choir, Choral Dynamics & Avon High School. Lindsay taught for the Carl Sandburg College’s Kids On Campus program when it began in 2003 until it ended in 2016.


In her spare time, she enjoys running, watching the St. Louis Cardinals and the Dallas Cowboys and shooting fireworks on the 4th of July. She’s also a Team Beachbody Coach and loves to go geocaching!


email: livedanceatd@gmail.com

more about Lindsay:

TEACHES: tap, jazz, ballet, pointe

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in dance, minor in Foundations of Business

HOMETOWN: Tremont, IL

FAVORITE COLOR: blue

FAVORITE QUOTE: "At the end of the day, it's about doing what you love." and "If it's the last dance, dance backwards."

FAVORITE STYLE OF DANCE: tap

FUN FACT: I have my IL state explosives license to shoot fireworks and have done so since I was 18

Olivia Bishop, Instructor


   Although Olivia has only been with ATD a short time, she has been dancing for six years. She has proven her passion is dance and has loved sharing her knowledge with fellow students. Olivia is a senior at United High School where she runs cross country & track. She's also a member of our Blue Heat team!


Olivia loves math and has won first place in a geometry math competition! She hopes to continue to pursue a law degree in college. We're so fortunate to have her!


email: obishop1999@gmail.com


more about Olivia:

TEACHES: jazz, lyrical, ballet

EDUCATION: HS Diploma (2018)

HOMETOWN: Kirkwood, IL

FAVORITE COLOR: purple

FAVORITE QUOTE: "Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music." - Friederich Nietzche

FAVORITE STYLE OF DANCE: contemporary

FUN FACT: I'm obessesed with the band Queen and I love watching YouTube!

Kaity Cleaver, Guest Choreographer


Kaity comes to us from Monmouth College where she's studying elementary education. She's danced almost her entire life and can't wait to share her more of her expertise with our students!


She was main choreographer for our Blue Heat competitive dance team from 2015-2017. Kaity also choreographed the spring 2015 musical for Monmouth-Roseville HS.


We wish her well in Springfield!


email: kaity.cleaver@ymail.com


more about Kaity:

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Education

HOMETOWN: Pekin, IL

FAVORITE COLOR: blue

FAVORITE QUOTE: "Let us read and let us dance. Two amusements that will never do any harm to the world." - Voltaire

FAVORITE STYLE OF DANCE: contemporary/lyrical & hip hop

FUN FACT: I'm double jointed in my elbows and I love running!

Sarah Purlee, Instructor, Guest Choreographer


Sarah is a United HS graduate where she is ranked in the top 10! Sarah has been dancing since the age of four and has taken classes in tap, jazz, lyrical and ballet. She's was drum major and a varsity member of her HS Scholastic Bowl team and chamber choir. She was also a member of our Blue Heat competition team and will serve as a guest choreographer. Sarah plans to study music education at North Central college in Naperville.




email: sarahpurlee98@yahoo.com

more about Sarah:

TEACHES: tap, jazz

EDUCATION: HS Diploma (2017)

HOMETOWN: Alexis, IL

FAVORITE COLOR: green

FAVORITE QUOTE: "Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times if one only remembers to turn on the light." - Albus Dumbledore

FAVORITE STYLE OF DANCE: tap

FUN FACT: I play clarinet, piano and some trumpet and guitar. I LOVE reading!!! Harry Potter and Hunger Games are two of my many favorites. This summer I rode in planes, trains, cars, boats AND hot air balloons! I saw 2 oceans, 2 continents, and a sea!

Veronica Claeys, Guest Instructor/Choreographer


Veronica grew up attending Rhonda's School of Dance which eventually turned into Duet Dance Academy. She has been dancing since the age of four, starting with only ballet. Eventually she enrolled in jazz, hip hop, tap, repertoire, tumbling and pointe.


Veronica loves to teach dance and hopes to one day become a professional choreographer.


In her own words: "Being a part of ATD has been such a great experience and I can't wait for more memories!"


Veronica taught for ATD from 2011-2015 and is now the current coach of the Davenport North HS Dance Team. She began her life as Mrs. Ky Claeys on August 1, 2015. Congratulations & we miss you!


email: vwoodruff13@gmail.com


more about Veronica:

TEACHES: lyrical, ballet, jazz

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree (Psychology)

HOMETOWN: Elgin, IL

FAVORITE COLOR: blue

FAVORITE QUOTE: "The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return." - Moulin Rouge

FAVORITE STYLE OF DANCE: everything!

FUN FACT: I'm the oldest sibling and only girl with two younger brothers. I love watching Nickelodeon shows and am a huge movie buff (if you want to play trivia games, let me know!)

"In learning you will teach and in teaching you will learn." - Phil Collins

2016-2017 Staff

Sarah, Lindsay, Olivia

not pictured: Kaity

"Once Upon A Dream"

Recital, 2017

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Jessica Decker, Instructor


   Jessica has been an ATD student since she was in grade school. She has taken class in tap, jazz, ballet, pointe and lyrical but ballet and pointe are her true passion. She has been one of our teaching assistants (TNTs) since 7th grade and enjoys helping students succeed. Jessica graduated from GHS in 2017 and is currently attending Carl Sandburg College pursuing nursing. She was a member of our Blue Heat team for 3 years.


Jessica loves dancing and painting and is excited to pursue a dance career after transferring from CSC. We're lucky to have her on staff this year!


email: ballet1999@ymail.com


more about Jessica:

TEACHES: ballet

EDUCATION: HS Diploma (2017)

HOMETOWN: Galesburg, IL

FAVORITE COLOR: pink

FAVORITE QUOTE: "Some dance to remember, some dance to forget."

FAVORITE STYLE OF DANCE: ballet/pointe

FUN FACT: Jessica was our 2017 Dancer of the Year!

Kyndal Hamman, Instructor


   Kyndal has been dancing for the past 13 years in all styles of dance. She was a 2yr member of the GHS Gadet dance team and is an active member of our Blue Heat dance team. Kyndal has been a teaching assistant (TNT) for 4 years and loves teaching! She is a senior at Galesburg High School and will graduate in December.


Kyndal loves anything creative including painting, makeup, art & dance! She plans to attend Carl Sandburg College after graduation. We're thrilled to add her to our staff!


email: kyndalhamman2063@yahoo.com

more about Kyndal:

TEACHES: hip hop, jazz; assists with ballet & tap

EDUCATION: HS Diploma (2018)

HOMETOWN: Galesburg, IL

FAVORITE COLOR:  emerald green

FAVORITE QUOTE: "The marks human leave are too often scars." -John Green

FAVORITE STYLE OF DANCE: lyrical

FUN FACT: I was named Dancer of the Year in 2016 on my 16th birthday!

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