Emily Bryan

Competitive Dancer Spotlight

Emily is 18 years old and has been dancing at PADC for 14 years. She takes classes in tap, jazz, lyrical, modern, ballet, pointe, gymnastics and hip hop. She competes on Sr. Elite, A team, Sr. Elite Contemporary, Sr. Elite Ballet and Production. Emily's favorite thing about competition is getting to dance with her best friends and watching others dance.

Emily's favorite class is Sr. Hip Hop, and she loves dancing to anything by Billie eilish or Sam Smith. Her favorite move to do in dance class is jump to her knee. She plans to become a dance choreographer.

Some interesting facts about Emily are that she will be attending Ohio University in the fall, her favorite color is yellow, and she is an amazing cake decorator!

Emily just graduated from Olentangy High School. We congratulate Emily on all of her many accomplishments and her talent! We look forward to seeing what is next for her.

Congratulations, Emily!

Ava Darnell

Recreational Dancer Spotlight

Ava is 11 years old and has been dancing at PADC for seven years. She currently takes Jazz 3. Her favorite move is the leap, and her favorite song to dance to is The Macarena.

Currently in the 5th grade at Delaware Christian School, Ava's favorite subject is history. Her career plans include becoming a surgical doctor.

A fun fact about Ava is that she can make a three leaf clover with her tongue!

Congratulations, Ava!