Our Staff

The staff at Edge Performing Arts are among the very best in the industry. With worldwide experience both on stage and on screen, our teachers have danced for and taught with some of most prestigious companies in the industry and have studied under many of the world’s top industry professionals.

The EDGE Instructors

The staff at Edge Performing Arts are among the very best in the industry. With worldwide experience both on stage and on screen, our teachers have danced for and taught with some of most prestigious companies in the industry and have studied under many of the world’s top industry professionals.

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Kerrie-Anne Sparks

Director

As a youth, Kerrie-Anne Sparks trained at the Lynchburg Fine Arts Center, where she was a member of Lynchburg Regional Ballet Theatre under the direction of Colin and Sylvia Worth.


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Ashley Rogers

Ashley Rogers is a professional dancer and full time dance teacher and choreographer for Dancers Edge. She grew up in Winston-Salem, NC and began her training at a very young age.


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Sam Jones

Sam specializes in jazz, musical theatre and acro… and is equally well-versed in lyrical, contemporary, and many other dance styles.


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Christine Spizzo

Christine began career under the guidance of Petrus van Muyden in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She later received a Ford Foundation scholarship to the San Francisco Ballet School where she began dedicated training with Harold and Ruby Christensen.


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Sam Shapiro

Sam Shapiro hails from Winston-Salem, NC. He began his ballet training at Wake Forest University under the direction of his mother, Brantly Shapiro.


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Rebekah Downing

Rebekah Downing, originally from Charlotte, trained at North Carolina Dance Theatre before attending North Carolina School of the Arts.


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