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Tammy Moye       Owner/Director
                              Competition Team 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. 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. She has performed at various fine arts events including the Panoply of the Arts. While continuing her classical dance training, she was also a member of her high school & college dance teams, winning awards such as Overall Star Dancer & choreography awards. She earned a Business Managment and Marketing Degree from the University of North Alabama. 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 Ballet, Pointe', Lyrical, Contemporary
                             Performance Company Director

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. 
Chelsea Manning  Company Ballet & Pointe'

Rachel Strauss - Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap, Jazz

Madeline Anthony - Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop

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 Sophomore at Shorter University 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. 
Rachel Strauss is a professional dancer and has been dancing for over 18 years. She was born and raised in Georgia and started her love for dance since she was 2. She has studied all different types of dance styles such as, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary and even Bollywood. Throughout her years she has earned scholarships of dance for Ballet, Contemporary, and Jazz. When growing up, she never stayed at one dance studio for too long because she wanted to learn other dance styles and techniques. After graduating from dance, she wanted to go straight into teaching and teach all her students not only the technique of dance but the love and excitement of what dance has to offer. She has taken master classes with So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Mia Michaels, dancer/actor from Step Up Misha Gabriel, choreographers from the show SideWays Teddy Forance and Nick Lazzarin and much more. She has danced for numerous commercials and also danced on a reality TV show called Married To Medicine. She loves teaching at Studio 4 The Arts because it's not only a job but one big family!
Originally from Powder Springs, GA, Natalie began her training at the age of two at Bravo Dance Center, where she studied the styles of ballet, modern, jazz, pointe, contemporary, lyrical, and hip-hop. She was a member of the Bravo Dance Company for many years before transitioning to Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts her Sophomore year of high school. While at CCCEPA she was a dance major and a drama minor. She took part in a multitude of musical theatre and theatre performances, in addition to her dance training. Upon graduating high school, she decided to further her training at the Conservatory of Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia, where she received her BFA in dance. She has had the privilege of performing not only in the Winchester area, but also at the 2014 Jazz and Tap Festival in Annandale, Virginia. Natalie has also danced with many professional companies including Dorcas Román Dance Theatre, Boross Freestyle Jazz Company, Flying Lions Dance Company, and Ekilibre Dance Company. In 2016, Natalie was the recipient of the Greater Milwaukee Fund Scholarship. She has taught at many studios including Bravo Dance Center, Studio Dance Inc., Frederick County Park and Recreational Center, Shenandoah Conservatory Arts Academy, and is looking forward to working with Studio 4 the Arts! 
Natalie Carlile - Ballet/Jazz/Tap

Abbey started dancing when she was three years old at the Dance Theatre of Dalton in Dalton, GA. She performed in DTD’s presentation of The Nutcracker for 13 years performing all parts including Waltz of the Flowers, Snowflakes, and Arabian Duet. She choreographed and performed for her studio’s Company. She danced under the instruction of Berrien Long, Ryann Ellis, Lori Beth Eicholtz, Jo Beth Thompson and Bettye Jo Wilson. She graduated from Coahulla Creek High School in May of 2016 and attends Kennesaw State University studying Human Services and Dance as a minor.
Abbey Jones - Ballet/Jazz/Tap

Sarah Stokes is an Atlanta-based choreographer, dancer, and dance educator. She studied contemporary dance performance and composition at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities under the direction of Ananya Chatterjea, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. Upon graduation, Sarah moved to Atlanta to perform, choreograph, and teach. In 2015, Sarah joined with Britt Whitmoyer Fishel in order to found Atlanta Dance Collective which is currently in its 4th season under their mutual direction. Sarah's choreography, described as "ambitious-and effective" by the Twin Cities Daily Planet, has been produced in various venues throughout the Atlanta area, Minneapolis, and New York City. Sarah is certified in Acrobatic Arts & is excited to teach at Studio 4. 
Sarah Stokes - Acro/Tumble

Nicole started dancing when she was 4 & has been trained in Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, and Contemporary. She has been with Studio 4 the Arts since it opened and is currently a member of the Elite Prodigy Competition team. Nicole has performed as the Sugar Plum Fairy for the past 4 years in Studio 4 the Arts' production of the Nutcracker. She is a senior at Hillgrove High School. Nicole is excited to teach and watch young children grow in their love for dance! 
Nicole Snyder - Ballet/Jazz/Tap

Marisa began her dance training when she was 10 years old at Shannon’s Dance Studio. She then moved on to Studio 4 the Arts in the fall of 2011. During her time at Studio 4 she trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, & Hip Hop. She was also a member of the Prodigy Competition Team. Marisa graduated from McEachern High School in December of 2016 and is currently a student at Kennesaw State University studying Accounting and minoring in Dance. Marisa loves teaching at Studio 4 and is excited to able to stay connected to her dance family.
Marisa Daniel - Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical

Serena Arnold - Hip Hop

Turner Wilder - Acro/Tumble

Serena has been dancing since age 11. She started teaching dance at age 16 and has loved teaching ever since. While she’s danced and choreographed salsa, hip-hop, step and contemporary styles of dance; hip-hop holds a special place in her heart. While majoring in Music throughout high school and college, Serena helped start various dance teams at schools and churches. She choreographed and danced for a few underground artists but has also been teaching at various dance studios since college. She loves the art of dance and continues to grow and learn along with her students. She is so excited to share her love of dance with students at Studio 4 each week. 
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