Tammy Moye Owner/Director
Tammy began her dance training at the age of 3 in Alabama. She became an assistant teacher at 13 yrs old, while continuing her dance training in Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Tap, Jazz, and Hip Hop. Tammy was a competitive dancer at Bobbies School of Dance in Huntsville, AL. During this time she trained in the Dance Masters of America conventions in Georgia and Alabama where she received training from several tap legends such as Gregory Hines. While continuing her classical dance training, she was also a member of The University of North Alabama's Dance Team, winning awards such as Overall Star Dancer & choreography awards. She earned a Business Management and Marketing Degree from the University of North Alabama. Tammy began teaching dance in the Atlanta area in 2004. She opened Studio 4 the Arts in Powder Springs, GA in 2011 where she currently teaches and directs the Competition Team, winning numerous choreography and studio awards throughout the years. Her studio also performs The Nutcracker at the Dallas Theatre in Dallas, GA each season. Her goal as a teacher is to share her training, knowledge, and her love of dance with all of her students and to give every child their moment to shine.
Christine Quarte Company Ballet, Pointe', Stretch & Tech
Christine began her formal training at GC&SU Continuing Education Dance in Milledgeville, Ga. under the direction of Amelia Pelton. She has trained with Atlanta Ballet and Joffrey Ballet and has taken master classes from companies such as Ailey II, St. Petersburg Ballet and Paul Taylor Dance Company. She has been featured in many productions including “The Nutcracker” as Dew Drop Fairy and Clara and Janusz Mazon’s “Queen of the Night” performed at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and Georgia Ballet. She has been a guest artist in the GC&SU Dance Minor production for two years and danced with the KSU Dance Company for a season. Christine graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Communication and Public Relations degree and a dance minor under the direction of Ivan Pulinkala and Reiko Kimura. She loves teaching and spreading the love of dance with all of her students.
Elycia Phelps - Company Tap
Madeline Anthony - Company Contemporary, Jazz
Madeline is the daughter of Director/Owner, Tammy Moye. She started dancing when she was 3 & has been trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, & Hip Hop. Madeline is a Senior at The University of West Georgia where she is majoring in Early Childhood Education. Madeline is already a very talented choreographer and has won several choreography awards. She is excited to share her love of dance with her students this year.
Elycia Phelps is a nationally recognized choreographer and
educator. While working mostly in competitive dancing, she is not
only the recipient of numerous regional and national choreography
awards, but is on the forefront of new methods of injury prevention,
and also certified in Barre Techniques. Elycia’s passion for
technique & artistry enriches her unique approach to storytelling.
She is proud to have shared this viewpoint with many dancers at
studios and competitions around the country.
Throughout her youth Elycia was trained by master instructors,
including Chet Walker, Kevin “Tokyo” Inouye, and Trina Parks, in
Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, and Modern; performing nationally and
internationally. She attended the University of Georgia where she
continued her dance training. After graduating, she developed a
kinetically expressive teaching style, grounded in classical
technique, which is easily relatable to students of all backgrounds
Having been graced with the opportunities to perform for Jennifer
Holiday, MC Hammer, TLC’s Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, and Travis
Tritt to name a few, Elycia was also fortunate to redefine and
exhibit her talents in New York City at Broadway Dance Center.
Combining her education and performance background, Elycia
continues to choreograph and train around the country, instilling
artistic expression, confidence, and knowledge into aspiring students.
Marisa began her dance training at Shannon’s Dance Studio in Powder Springs, GA. She then moved to Studio 4 the Arts where she was a member of the Prodigy Competition Team training in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, & Hip Hop. Marisa graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2021 with a master’s in Accounting and a minor in Dance. She has taught and choreographed at Studio 4 the Arts for 6 years receiving several overall awards at competitions throughout the years. Marisa loves teaching at Studio 4 and is excited to continue sharing her knowledge and passion for dance.
Marisa Daniel - Company Jazz, Company Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap, Lyrical
Autumn Elkins - Beginner Tumble, Recreation Ballet, Tap, Jazz
Aidan Womack - Company Tap, Hip Hop & Contemporary, Recreation Ballet/Jazz/Tap, Hip Hop
Denise Dobbs &
Photos by Christine Quarte Photography
Aidan strives for dancers to find their own creativity and expression while growing at their own pace. Aidan is a dancer and choreographer based in Atlanta, Georgia. Aidan started dancing at the age of three at Rockmart Dance Academy but transitioned to Studio 4 the Arts in 2013 for more extensive training. Aidan danced for 15 years and competitively danced for 13 years. She is trained in various styles including ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, musical theatre and hip-hop. Aidan is currently working towards her B.A. in dance at Kennesaw State University with a concentration in Modern. As a choreographer, Aidan has received multiple overall awards for group and solo choreography at the Regional and National level. Currently, Aidan is going on her 3rd season as a choreographer at Studio 4 the Arts. Her goal is to inspire students to try new things and feel growth every week. She cannot wait to share her love of dance and what it has to offer to all the students she teaches.
Sofia Anthony - Company Contemporary, Company Jazz, Recreation Ballet & Jazz
Ms. G - Company Ballet, Pointe', Stretch & Tech, Acro-Tumble Privates
Cyndi Garguilo, better known as "Ms. G" to all, has been teaching all styles of dance & acro/tumbling with flexibility for over 3 decades. She is an FSU Graduate. She has had 2 dance studios of her own, in Fl & Ga, respectively. She taught in 2 private schools in Fl as the Dance Director & Choreographer, as well as teaching 500 students per week. She also coached gymnastics to the Elite level.
Ms G had many students perform in the "Middle Ga Nutcracker" for 3 seasons. Her students got to dance & perform with Ruth Mitchell Ballet, Pavel Rotaru Ballet & Macon City Ballet. Her students danced the various roles of Clara, Fritz, Snow, Flute Soloist, Jesters & more. Ms G choreographed "The Jesters" & used her own students to perform.
Ms G has taught all over as a Master Teacher. One of her favorite memories is teaching Master Classes at Abby Lee Dance Company where all the first group students in Dance Moms took her classes.
Ms G's students have performed on Broadway, the Amazing Race (1st runner up), NCAA Nationals, Miami Dolphin cheerleaders, and more. They have competed & won many titles.
Ms. G is proud to be back at Studio 4 the Arts on staff. She looks forward to a wonderful new season!
Sofia is the daughter of Director/Owner, Tammy Moye. She started dancing when she was 2 and has been trained in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, musical theater, & hip hop. She is currently attending the University of West Georgia and is majoring in Marketing. Sofia has been a competitive dancer since she was 8 years old and was a member of the Prodigy Competition Team. Sofia loves sharing her passion for dance and continues to help dancers achieve their goals.
Hayden Bontempi started dancing with Mrs. Tammy in 2009, 2 years before opening Studio 4 the Arts. She has trained for 13 years in various styles including ballet, jazz, pointé, contemporary, hip-hop, musical theatre, acro, and tap, and joined the competition team at 7 years old. Hayden is a sophomore in high school and is homeschooled. She plans on studying psychology in college. Hayden has found so much love through dance and the dance family and is so excited to pass that on to all the kids she teaches!
Hayden Bontempi - Recreation Ballet, Tap & Jazz
Autumn has two years of experience assisting and subbing multiple classes at Studio 4. This is Autumn's first year teaching her own classes, and she is so excited to share her love for dance with her students and grow a relationship with her students. Autumn has been a student at Studio 4 for 12 years and is thrilled to be a part of the Studio 4 staff! She is a junior at Hillgrove High School, a part of the Beta Club, the Athletic Honors Society, and manages Hillgrove Varsity and Junior Varsity wrestling team. Autumn would love to dance in college. She has attended multiple dance camps and visited colleges to help decide where her love of dance will take her. She plans to take her last two years of high school to work hard to reach her goal and is so excited to see where it takes her!