FACULTY

Stephanie Rodriguez

studio owner, Teacher

Stephanie is the owner of and a dance teacher at Performing Arts Dance Centre. She began her training at age three in Northwest Ohio training in ballet, tap, jazz, gymnastics, musical theater and baton. After graduating from Perrysburg High School, she attended The Ohio State University where she majored in dance and graduated with her BFA in Dance in 2000. Stephanie has studied with the Fort Wayne Ballet, Chicago Ballet and many guest teachers over the years. Internationally, Stephanie has performed in Spain, Mexico and the Bahamas.

Her teaching career has spanned over 20 years and includes ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, baton and gymnastics. Stephanie is well-known for her talent of teaching. She spent three months in Australia where she was invited to teach a variety of workshops and classes. She continues to hone her craft by attending and participating in workshops and conventions throughout the year to learn the latest styles and techniques. She was recently certified in Acrobatic Arts to help further development her gymnasts. Having served as a judge at numerous dance competitions, Stephanie is extremely successful in the competitive arena. Her teams have won many awards at both regional and national competitions. Stephanie is a married mother of three. When she is not at the studio she loves spending time with her family.

Miss Elliott

Assistant Director, Teacher

Elliott has been with PADC since the very beginning, first as a student, now as assistant director and a teacher. She started dancing at the age of three and began training with Stephanie Rodriguez at Performing Arts Dance Centre when the doors opened in 2002. She has studied ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, pointe, contemporary and baton. She also cheered for the Delaware Pacers all through middle and high school.

After graduating, Elliott continued her training at Ballet Met Columbus and various dance conventions while attending college at Franklin University. She has taken classes with a variety of master teachers and danced with a modern dance company in Columbus.

Elliott has a love of teaching that shines through her choreography on stage and also has won many choreography awards for her work with PADC’s competition teams. Her style of hip hop is creative and edgy while maintaining a positive focus for younger dancers.

When she’s not at the studio Elliott loves spending time with her family.

Miss Maya

Teacher

Maya is a junior at The Ohio State University and has been dancing since she was three years old. Following in her mother's footsteps, she loves to dance and has a passion for teaching. Maya was one of the first and youngest students to join PADC's competition team. She has won numerous awards for her dancing and countless specialty and judges' awards for her solos.

After graduating, Maya furthered her training at a Pre-Professional Dance Intensive in New York. She was recently certified in Acrobatic Arts. Maya attends several conventions each year and has studied under many famous teachers and choreographers such as Mia Michaels, NappyTabs, Ade Obayomi and Fik-Shun, to name a few. She continues her studies at The Ohio State University with a major in Early Childhood Education and a minor in dance.

Miss Mary

Teacher

Mary has more than 35 years of extensive dance training in both tap and jazz. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University, where she was a member of their nationally ranked dance team. At PADC, she primarily teaches jazz and tap, in addition to a very dear to her heart special needs class. Mary’s training included instruction at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City with Savion Glover and Wade Robson. She was a feature performer with Third Eye Blind and Boys to Men during the Detroit Lions Thanksgiving game halftime shows. She also has shared her creative talent as associate choreographer for the Eastern Michigan University dance team.

Mary is an active member of the Delaware community, along with her husband and four children. She’s strongly dedicated to sharing her love of dance with our PADC students!

Miss Jenny

Teacher

Jenny Krivchenia Saville Jenny has been dancing since age five. She trained at the June Conn School of Dance and with the Ashland Youth Ballet in Ashland, Kentucky. There she studied ballet, jazz, lyrical and modern. She has performed in a variety of Ballets including The Nutcracker, Cinderella and The Four Seasons. After high school, Jenny received a Talent Award for dance at Ohio Northern University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Dance. While at Ohio Northern, Jenny was a member of the Northern Stars Dance Team and performed with Eric Yetter, the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company and the River North Dance Company. She began working at PADC in 2014 teaching primarily ballet.

She worked at the Columbus Zoo for four years before pursuing her career in Veterinary Medicine. She became a Registered Veterinary technician in March 2018. She moved to Columbus with her husband Dan and their adorable dog Barney.

Miss Jordan

Teacher

Jordan All joined the teaching team at Performing Arts Dance Centre in 2017. She began dancing at the age of three and started competing with her dance studio at twelve years old. She studied ballet, pointe, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, and hip hop throughout middle and high school. Jordan has attended many competitions and conventions, such as Nuvo, 24/7, NYCDA, and Sessions, where she has had the opportunity to learn from very well known teachers and choreographers such as Travis Wall, Twitch, Sonya Tayeh and Brooke Pierotti, to name a few. Jordan won numerous awards for solos at competitions and many special awards for technique or pretty feet. She has always had a passion for teaching and enjoys sharing her love for dance with her students. Jordan recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in dance at Ohio State. She plans on starting graduate school this year.

Miss Jenna

Teacher

Jenna Clark is a teacher at PADC. She has 21 years of dance training, starting at Generations PAC where she joined the pre-professional company at age 12. In high school she had the opportunity to train with Broadway choreographer Randy Skinner, and So You Think You Can Dance contestant Jaimie Goodwin.

She attended Otterbein University, studying Musical Theatre, Dance, and Choreography extensively. During her college years she performed in 3 dance concerts as a featured role and even had the chance to choreograph Fiddler On the Roof at Otterbein. She also served as the Dance Representative on the Theatre Council, working directly with the Artistic Director. Jenna has danced with River North Dance Company as a part of their Summer Repertoire Company, as well as with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. She graduated from Otterbein in August 2016 receiving an award for outstanding dance quality and earning the JoAnne VanSant dance scholarship award, along with an additional degree in Entrepreneurship/Management.

Jenna joined PADC in July 2016 and is loving every moment. She teaches Gymnastics, Lyrical, Ballet, Jazz, and her favorite Modern. She loves Broadway, fitness, 70’s music, and all things Dachshund related. Outside of the studio she works as an HRIS Specialist at Nationwide, and Choreographs musicals for the Westerville high schools and middle schools.

Miss Ann

Office Manager

Ann Steinberger is PADC's office manager. She has been a PADC dance mom since 2007. She began working in the office in 2011 after two of her daughters began competing. She enjoys seeing the kids every day and helping with everything from tying shoes to fixing buns. Ann and her husband moved to Ohio from Colorado in 2007 after a job change.

She has four children; a son who attends Ohio University, two daughters who danced at PADC competitively through graduation and are now dance majors at the University of Akron and Wright State University and a daughter who just finished her senior year and danced on Senior and Teen Companies.

When she’s not in the studio, Ann also works part-time as a dental assistant and enjoys scrapbooking and spending time with her family.

Miss Amy

Office Assistant

Amy began working in the office at PADC in 2013. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from BGSU and has enjoyed working in various jobs over the last 20 years. When she’s not at the studio, Amy works full-time for a non-profit organization as a Social Security Disability Benefits Specialist, where she helps people with disabilities who are trying to find jobs. Amy is married and has two children, one of which has been dancing at PADC since 2007.

Amy developed a love for performing at a young age. She started piano lessons at age five and then shifted her musical focus to singing. She loves seeing the same passion for performing in her daughter Avery’s dancing. Amy enjoys the excitement of performances and can always be seen helping all the dancers backstage prepare for the spotlight. Her daughter has been a member of PADC’s competition team since 2009 and Amy loves to help out with that by being Team Mom..

Miss Kelly

Communications Coordinator

Kelly is PADC's communications coordinator and has been a PADC dance mom since 2011. She has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Ohio Northern University and a Master’s Degree in teaching from Marygrove College. Her interest in encouraging children to achieve their goals, and the value she places in connecting parents to the process, lead to her further involvement at PADC. Kelly uses various forms of communication to keep students and families informed of events and policies at PADC. She maintains the competition Facebook page as well as contributes to the main Facebook page for the studio. She enjoys connecting with people and answering questions about the studio. It is Kelly’s goal that all PADC families have access to the information necessary to ensure their experience is smooth and highly enjoyable.

Kelly grew up in Powell and she and her husband, Rich, have lived in Delaware since 2000. They have 3 children who dance at the studio. Both of their girls, Emme and Shelby, dance on multiple competition teams while Cody participates in hip hop classes. With Rich taking Adult Hip Hop, it ends up that the entire family is involved in PADC in one capacity or another.

Miss Erin

Store Associate

Erin Reissig is an associate for our on site store, Dancer's Closet. Erin has been a PADC mom since 2014, as soon as her daughter turned three. Erin and her family along with their pets moved to Delaware in 2012 and all have fallen in love with the community. Erin has two kids, Mitch and Millie, and three fur babies.

Starting in 2006, Erin has worked as a preschool teacher, and was a SACC director for elementary students before moving to Delaware, when she became a stay at home mother. After being a stay at home mom for six years, Erin now works as a supervisor in a large chain children’s boutique. She is excited to be in the shop and getting to know the dancers.

In her free time, Erin enjoys crocheting, reading, painting, and spending time with her family.

Miss Steph G

Office Assistant

Stephanie Goginsky has been a part of the PADC family since her oldest daughter started taking dance classes in 2007. She is new to the office staff this year and works at the front desk on Saturday mornings. Stephanie has a Biology degree from The Ohio State University and her Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Mt. Carmel College of Nursing. She is a Clinical Nurse Manager at St. Ann's Hospital in Westerville. Stephanie is married to her husband Eric and they have four daughters: Danielle, Alexandra, Madeline, and Evelyn. Their three oldest daughters are all part of the PADC competition team. Being a dance mom is a full-time job, but one that Stephanie loves immensely. Over the years, her family has enjoyed traveling to places such as Myrtle Beach and Gatlinburg, Tennessee with their PADC dance family!