– 2020 season dancers –

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Carly Mann, born and raised in California, is a performing artist, choreographer and dance youth educator. She holds a Bachelor's of Arts magna cum laude in Dance from San Jose State University, and has extended her training in San Francisco, Colorado, and Montana. As an artist in Billings she has performed in Rimrock Opera performances, other independent projects, and five seasons with Terpsichore Dance Company. Carly co-directs MADCo, a performing dance company for Billings’ youth that mirrors the structure of a professional company and provides several performance opportunities for dancers. She is co-founder and co-director of El's Clay, a non-profit organization devoted to sharing meaningful messages to the community. Carly is excited to bring different arts together in the Billings community and continue exposing dance to Billings!  

Carly Mann

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Christina lives to perform. Whether it be in music or dance, she loves the performing arts. She grew up studying Ballet and quickly added Jazz, Hip Hop, and Tap to her dance pallet. As a dance major at Weber State University in Utah she added modern dance to the mix (and YES, she did learn to "be a tree!") Christina taught as a guest instructor and choreographer at the Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts and performed as a member and choreographer of Movement Coalition and Junction Dance, two local, no-profit dance companies in Utah. Christina is a classically trained flutist; she soloed with the Utah Symphony when she was in high school. She has yet to try dancing and playing at the same time! She comes to Billings by way of Las Vegas and Phoenix and has enjoyed becoming a part of the dance scene in Billings as a member of Terpsichore and a teacher at SCB for the passed three years. She loves traveling with her husband, Rocky, eating good food from all over, and having dance parties in the kitchen with her five kids!

Christina Taylor

Heather Webster Sather has enjoyed dancing since she was a little one and is thrilled to be able to continue her dancing with Arc!  Heather grew up dancing in Billings for Jana Stockton and Betty Loos at the Billings School of Classical Ballet, where her two daughters are now students!  She then attended the University of Montana, where she obtained a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Dance, as well as a business degree. While later attending law school at the University of Montana, she continued dancing and performing in Missoula. Heather was also a founding member of Terpsichore Dance Company of Montana.

Heather Webster Sather

Kate is an alumnae of Billings' School of Classical Ballet and Tracy’s School of Dance, Summer Dance Lab in Walla Walla, WA, and Dance Ensemble at Pacific Lutheran University.  She was a member of Terpsichore Dance Co. from January 2012 through it's conclusion in the Spring of 2018.  When she is not dancing, Kate loves her job as a Physician Assistant, her hunky husband Matt, their wildly wonderful son Anders and their cheeky babe Margo, traveling the globe, gallivanting outdoors, and laughing with friends. Kate is a co-founder of Art House Cinema in Billings. Kate is a cellist and an adorer of most music from Bach to Tune Yards and Beyonce to Tom Petty.  

Kate Blakeslee

Kristie Martin, born and raised in Billings, MT, is a wife and mother of 2 beautiful kids. She holds a masters degree in literacy education and is currently a literacy and curriculum specialist for School District #2 here in Billings. Kristie is committed to continual learning, taking informed risks and learning from the results in all aspects of her life. Aside from school, her passion has always remained in the arts. Kristie grew up dancing here in Billings and studied dance at the University of Montana in Missoula. She also spent many years perfecting technique through various workshops around the country and summer studies in Los Angeles, CA. Kristie loves being a part of the arts community in Billings and has worked with Nova (Venture) Theater, The Montana Music Institute, the Skyview High Skylights Show Choir and she currently teaches jazz at The School of Classical Ballet and CDS The Edge Performing Arts Center. She can’t wait to pass on the love and joy of dance to her children as she watches them grow to love music and art.

Kristie Martin

Originally from Chihuahua, Mexico, Maribel's first formal dance training was with the dance company “Danza Jazz Stage” in Chihuahua, Mexico. Maribel has trained through a variety of intense classes with professional choreographers like Misha Gabriel, Mia Michaels, Marty Dew, Brian, Doug, Robert Prescott Lee, Joelle Martinec, Jeff "PHI" Nguyen, Napoleon and Tabatha, Brian Freedman, Wes Veldik, Julie Bour, Jeff Amsden, Michele Assaf, Tyce Diorio, and many more. During summers she continues her intensive training at the Broadway Center, Steps of Broadway in New York, Velocity Dance Center in Seattle, Contemporary Ballet Dallas and Betty Loos. 

Maribel was voted as one of the Best Dancers in the adult division at AMTC international talent and model competition in Orlando, Florida.  Maribel has earned first place & awards in the hip hop and contemporary categories as well as best choreographer awards in different competitions. Maribel is certified in different styles of Latin dance (salsa, merengue and bachata).

 

Maribel has created several flash mobs in the city of Billings, MT, to promote non profit organizations, like Special Olympics and Venture Theater (now Nova.) Maribel is one of the original dancers and choreographing members of Terpsichore Dance Company & is the acting director of RaizEtna Dance Company. She is enjoying her love for education as a Spanish teacher at West High School and as a dance teacher in different studios in town.

 

In 2016, Maribel established the non profit organization El'S Clay. She co-directs this company in an effort to bring positive and valuable messages to society trough performances with a variety of arts. 

Maribel Parman

Morgan, originally from California, has been extremely blessed by all that Montana has to offer. As a recipient of numerous Montana Dance Arts scholarships, Morgan had the opportunity to travel to dance workshops and festivals all over the country while she was in high school She received her Bachelor of Arts in Dance from The Ohio State University, where she had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of choreographers, including Zvi Gotheiner, Tere O’Connor, and Bebe Miller.  She performed professionally with dance companies in Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, and Arizona before ending up in Seattle. There, she spent several years performing on the streets, in theaters, and everywhere else dance was happening, working with choreographers KT Niehoff, Ellie Sandstrom, Mark Haim, Cyrus Khambatta, and others. She landed back in Montana for law school and was luckily able to perform two seasons with the BareBait dancers before her studies took her abroad. Now, she is excited to join the ranks as a Montana lawyer and even more excited to have discovered a Billings dance community

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Morgan Dake

Born and raised in Billings, Selena has trained and competed with numerous studios across the city since the age of 2. In the 18 years she has been dancing, 11 of those years have been spent competing at various regional and national competitions. Selena has trained in jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, modern, ballet, musical theatre, and more throughout her career. Her training also extends into workshops, conventions, and intensives multiple times of the year. In addition to dance, she has performed in musicals, choirs, show choirs, and plays during her junior and high school years. She continues to be involved in the community by choreographing for many students and companies, including MadCo and Arc.

Selena continues to train in ballet at the School of Classical Ballet while also teaching at Rimview Dance Studio.

Selena Scott

Billie Parrott has been dancing since she could walk. Growing up she used to put on shows for her parents in her living room. Today she continues to be involved in community theatre, musicals being her favorite. She has done shows since she was in high school with Chicago being her first musical. She has danced with Ultimate Touch dance co and Terpsichore as well as a dancer for the Rimrockers basketball team. She is excited to be part of Arc and dance with the talented ladies from the former Terpsichore Dance company again. Billie loves the stage and will continue to perform till she is no longer able. She lives with her husband of 23 years and is a mom of 3 kiddos and loves to see them flourish in dance and the arts as well. Billie is a Real Estate Broker at Meridian Real Estate.

Billie Parrott

– past season dancers –

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Hannah Monson

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Jaci LaFountain

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