Teachers

Virginia L. Davis

Miss Virginia has been teaching dance for over 60 years; since 1975 in her own studio. We celebrate our 46th Anniversary this year. She has both her Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM). Virginia is past President of Dance Masters of Wisconsin (DMW). She was nominated and selected as the recipient of the 2001 Wisconsin Dance Council Lifetime Achievement Award.  This award is given to an outstanding person whose life has centered around dance as a performer or educator enriching Wisconsin’s  dance heritage. She is also the recipient of the Chicago National Association of Dance Masters Member of the Year award.

 

Kay Davis Hamielec

Miss Kay is co-owner and artistic director of Virginia Davis School of Dance. She has over 40 years of dance experience as a student, performer, and educator. Kay is a member of Dance Masters of Wisconsin and holds her Bachelors and Master Degrees in Dance from Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM). She has been a master teacher and choreographer for high school show choirs in Wisconsin, children & adult theatre productions, dance conventions and UW extension programs. Miss Kay is proud to embrace every dancer that walk through her door.

 

Elizabeth England Bossenbroek

Miss Elizabeth started dancing with Virginia Davis School of Dance at age 4. She has performed a variety of roles in Wisconsin Dance Ensemble’s (now Dance Wisconsin) Nutcracker, Peter Rabbit, La Fille mal Gardee, and Coppelia. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance from University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point in 2003 and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business & Economics from Northland College in 2005. She danced with the American National Ballet in Duluth, MN from 2004-06. She started teaching in 2005 in Minnesota. She is a member of Dance Masters of Wisconsin (DMW) and Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM).

 

Justine Page

Miss Justine was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. She has been dancing with Virginia Davis School of Dance since she was 4 years old.  Justine graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education 1-8 with a minor in Spanish.  She is a 6th grade teacher at Sherman Middle School. Miss Justine looks forward to working with students and combining the two things she loves the most; dancing and teaching.

 

 Amy Ziegler

Miss Amy danced with Virginia Davis School of Dance from age 3-18. She has extensive hip hop and jazz dance training. She attended Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM) teacher training in 2014. Amy graduated from University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh with a degree in Communication. She was honored and privileged to be both a member and the President of the UW Oshkosh hip hop crew Beat2Soul, performing with Beat2Soul three of her years of college. Check out some of their work on Youtube. She is a member of Dance Masters of Wisconsin (DMW) and Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM).

 

Courtney Hoffman

Miss Courtney danced with Virginia Davis School of Dance from the ages of 3-18 taking tap, ballet and jazz. She took a short break when she went to the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with minors in Special Education and English as a Second Language. During the day, she is a 1st grade teacher at Elvehjem Elementary School. Miss Courtney is so happy to be back at Virginia Davis School of Dance!

 

Sarah Hewitt

Miss Sarah is a Virginia Davis School of Dance alumni. She has performed in the Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty ballets, recitals, performances and musicals. She is a special education assistant at Sun Prairie High School. Miss Sarah looks forward to teaching technique and building confidence in young dancers, while instilling a passion for movement, creating a healthy outlet, and a safe space for students to grow, make friends and have fun.

 

Rachel Hellrood

Miss Rachel danced with Virginia Davis School of Dance from the ages of 3-18 taking tap, ballet and jazz. She was a member of Ready Set Dance and assisted Miss Kay in RSD while she was in high school. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Education with minors in English as a Second Language and Educational Policy. During her time at UW-Madison she took numerous classes in the dance department and participated in Optima Dance Club multiple semesters. During the day Miss Rachel is a 1st grade teacher in Columbus, Wisconsin. Miss Rachel is so happy to be teaching at Virginia Davis School of Dance!