DA Staff

DA Staff

M E E T   O U R   D A   S T A F F 

Our instructors have such a unique passion for dance and teaching. We are always looking to expand our DA family. If you are an instructor or choreographer interested in joining the family, please email kelly@danceaddiction.net 

K E L L Y 

Owner and CEO

Kelly Andrews, originally from Arizona, has been in Vegas for over 17 years and considers it to be her home. Our owner and CEO, Kellyloves her DA family, being able to connect with the community and be part of making a difference in young dance addicts’ lives! Kelly has been a dance mom for over 23 years and before helping build Dance Addiction from the ground up, ran a private preschool for over 15 years. She loves working, teaching and connecting with kids and their families! 

Kelly is a mother of four and a grandmother to two beautiful granddaughters. Kelly takes pride in balancing Fun, Family, Work and Fitness daily while maintaining an extremely active lifestyle. She considers health and fitness to be a huge part of her life and enjoys it in any form. She is a certified cycling instructor at Redemption Fitness in Henderson.  She has train for a run several Ragnar’s, iron girl triathlons, half marathons, and participated in many other in and out of state races.

When she’s not at the studio, the gym, or instructing at Redemption… Kelly enjoys spending time with her kids and granddaughters. She loves relaxing at the beach and any other form of outdoor activity that includes the water and sun! Kelly lives by the motto, “If you are persistent, you’ll get it… If you are consistent, you’ll keep it.”

M A D D I E 

Elite Team Coach 

Maddie began dancing when she was three years old. She went on to dance on the nationally ranked Foothill High School Dance Team and graduated in 2019. Maddie is attending Nevada State college to pursue her degree in nursing.She wanted to continue her career of dance by teaching, coaching and inspiring youth dancers. She loves to teach hip hop as well as technique. Maddie has been teaching at Dance Addiction since 2018 and now is the coach for our three competing DA Elite Teams. Maddie believes that dance is not just a hobby but a way to create well rounded human beings. She loves to create this in her classes and teaches life through dance. 

K A I D Y N  

DA Elite Team Coach 

Kaidyn is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. Aside from growing up in the entertainment industry, Kaidyn graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho with a Bachelors of the Arts in Modern Dance. During her time in her undergrad program, Kaidyn has had the opportunity to attend several dance conferences in the Northwest such as ACDA 2018, and IDEO  2019, where she has received education from top dancers and educators. Over the past 4 years she has been introduced to and trained in several modern dance techniques such as Bartenieff/Laban, Alexander, and Gaga. Her latest inspirations in her own choreographic works stem from Gaga Technique founded by Ohan Naharin and the works of Pina Bausch. As of recent, Kaidyn had the opportunity to be a member of the BYU-Idaho Touring Dance Company “Dance Alliance” and was recently certified as a Yoga Instructor through Yoga Alliance.Through the opportunities and experiences from accredited professors and mentors in her undergrad program and career opportunities, Kaidyn’s love of all things dance, movement, and teaching has grown immensely. It has become her life-goal to be an instrument of inspiration for her past, present, and future students.

H A N N A H 

Instructor and Marketing Director 

Hannah Ray, originally from Colorado, grew up training in the Royal Academy of Dance for ballet and later turned her focus to hip hop and jazz. She moved to Las Vegas seven years ago to attend UNLV where she pursued degrees in both Marketing and Communications. She is a former member of the UNLV Rebel Girls Dance team and won two collegiate national titles with the team. Hannah works for the National Dance Alliance and USASF as both a Head Instructor and judge. Hannah began teaching at Dance Addiction in 2019 where her love for teaching and dance has only continued to grow. She is our marketing director here at DA, so if you see her around the studio, smile for the camera! 

T R O Y  and  M A R I S A 


Troy and Marisa are a married couple who have been dancing together for 10+ years. They specialize in training all levels/styles, competition choreography, photo/video, and show production. 

Marisa grew up dancing on the performing arts company at the nationally ranked Bunker Dance Center in North Las Vegas. It was there that she learned all styles of dance from hip hop, jazz, tap, ballet, contemporary, Bollywood, musical theater, and more. She has earned numerous national titles performing the works of Peter Chu, Stacey Tookey, Jason Parsons, Aaron Turner, Pam Chu, Martha Nichols, NappyTabs, and many more. Since 2010, she has been a dancer on a collegiate hiphop team called High Profile which was then directed by Troy Corrales. Since then, they have participated and won titles at prestigious competitions such as Hiphop International, World of Dance, Prelude, and more. Marisa is currently an active dance teacher in the Vegas valley teaching all styles and is also a Talent Operations Manager for Dragon Talent Group. 

Troy Corrales has worked in the professional industry for companies such as Paul Mitchell, Missy Cochran Entertainment, Dragon Talent Group, and more. For the past 6 years, he has been a dancer and is currently the dance co-captain at the Jabbawockeez show at the MGM Grand. 

Troy and Marisa currently creatively direct Playground Dance Company and the Desert Oasis Diamondback Dance Crew. They have led PG and DDC to several national titles across competitions such as World of Dance, Hiphop international, Monsters of Hiphop, Contest of Champions, USA, NDA, and many more. These two have produced recitals and also operate their own dance showcase called Open Forum. 

Troy and Marisa have seen many of their own dancers move onto collegiate, professional, and industry talent work. This duo operates in excellence and does whatever it takes to see their dancers grow and thrive. If there’s anything entertainment, dance, or production wise that you need, these two can provide. 

Troy and Marisa have been teaching at Dance Addiction since 2020 and we are so blessed to have them join our team. They are excited to be part of the Dance Addiction family, see their dancers grow, and be part of something amazing!

L A N D R Y 


Landry Fernando, originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, is an accomplished dancer/choreographer with over 14 years of experience training in Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet, and Acro/Tumbling. Her professional career began at the age of ten when she got her first dancing role as a Munchkin in the 2010 Broadway tour of The Wizard of Oz. Since then, she has traveled all over the country, teaching, filming commercials, and performing in live shows. In 2014, Landry began coaching her own competitive dance teams, where her choreography has been recognized with multiple regional and national titles. Landry relocated to Las Vegas in 2017 where she has had the opportunity to further expand her dance career. She regularly performs at events on the Las Vegas Strip and continues to work with the industry's best.

T R I N I T Y 


Trynity Marchant grew up in Boulder City, NV. She started her training at “Dance Etc.” where she studied many styles including; ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, tap, hip hop and musical theater. After graduating high school Trynity decided to travel. In 2015 she concluded “The Teacher Training Certificate Program” at Millennium Dance Complex Los Angeles and then went to complete “The Professional Semester” at Broadway Dance Center in New York City, NY in 2017. After a year in the big apple she decided to move back to Las Vegas and begin her professional performing career. Since returning Trynity has been grateful to fulfill many contracts both here and abroad. Her credits include; Natasha Bedingfield, Cirque du Soleil, CBS, Canon, Netflix, Dillard’s, Legends in Concert, MJ Live, and more. Trynity views herself as a constant student of the craft and looks forward to helping share the love and foundation with others.


E R I C 

Instructor and Choreographer 

New York native, Eric Lehn, received his BFA in Dance performance from Towson University in 2013. Eric was fortunate enough to work with artists such as Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell, Runqiao Du, and Vincent Thomas. He has had the privilege of performing works choreographed by Alvin Ailey, Robert Battle, Troy Powell, Kevin Iega Jeff and Frank Chaves. Eric received his training, on full scholarships, from the American Ballet Theatre Collegiate program, the Joffrey Ballet School NYC and as a summer apprentice with River North Dance Chicago. Eric is an original cast member of Sleeping Beauty Dreams, staring world-renowned prima ballerina, Diana Vishneva, choreographed by Edward Clug.
Eric has also toured international with the Bad Boys of Dance. Starring in shows such as Romeo & Juliet and Rock The Ballet X, choreographed by Adrienne Canterna.
Eric is currently dancing in residency show, America’s Got Talent Live at the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. 



Emma Gilmore, originally from Las Vegas, Nevada is a dancer, teacher and choreographer. She got a bit of a late start in dance starting at the age of 10, but has consistently been training for 8 years in all styles. She is currently captain of the Foothill Dance Team in which they perform and compete nationally. She is also currently apart of Playground Dance Company where she gets to train and compete specifically in hip hop. Emma has been with the Dance Addiction family since it’s opening year and was once on the first ever competition team for the studio! Now she has been teaching at the studio for 2 years and loves to help kids grow to be better dancers! 

C H L O E 

Instructor and Front Desk 

Chloe is one of our youngest instructors at Dance Addiction, but has been dancing since the age of three and not only has great talent in choreography and execution of dance, but has been recognized and awarded at many different dance competitions across the US. She has been competing on UDA/NDA stages for three straight years and was pivotal in helping her Foothill Team win a national championship in 2021. Chloe is positive, creative and dedicated to the young students she teaches. She has a knack for engaging and connecting with the kids in her classes, making them feel strong and confident in class. Chloe currently attends Nevada State High School and eventually wants to pursue a career in Orthodontics. In her free time, she loves to travel and most recently spent three weeks in the Dominican Republic on a humanitarian project where she was able to help build a new cafeteria onto a school, relate and engage with the locals, helped teach English in the school classes, build long lasting friendships, learn about their culture and takes absolute pride in being able to serve those who are less fortunate.Chloe specializes in Hip Hop and is a bright light in our studio! She loves to see her students improve and feel successful in class.


J A C I 


Jaci Thomas a dancer and choreographer originally from Southern California has had training in hip hop, jazz, contemporary, and ballet. She graduated from the Academy of the Performing Arts in 2017, trained with professional hip hop company Soul Fresh, attended the Galen Hooks Method intensive, and had the luxury of training at the industries most reputable studios including Millenium Dance Complex, Playground LA, Movement Lifestyle, and Edge Performing Arts Center. Jaci continues to hone her craft while sharing the knowledge and tools she has with her students.