Meet Bravo Dance Center's Team

Carolyn Crumpton Perry

Owner/Artistic Director

Carolyn Crumpton Perry is the Owner/Artistic Director of the Bravo Dance Center Ga.  Ms. Perry has been an instructor/choreographer at Bravo Dance Center for 24 years.  She is also a Part-time Professor of Dance at Kennesaw State University where she has taught for 12 years.  Ms. Perry's dedication to dance education and inspiring young artists is commendable.  She double majored in Dance Performance and Arts Management receiving a BFA from Brenau University graduating summa cum laude. She then returned to Georgia State and Brenau to receive certification in Dance Education. While living in NYC, she toured with a small ballet company, and was a manager at the Broadway Dance Center. In Georgia, she danced for Georgia Ballet under the direction of Iris Hensley for 9 seasons.  Notable roles include Dark Angel in Balanchine's "Serenade" and Arabian Princess in "The Nutcracker" to name just a few. Ms. Perry is extremely passionate about promoting dance as a vital art form.  She leads her company dancers to many opportunities to share dance on multiple stages, and in front of audiences that are always amazed by their talents. Ms. Perry is well known for her ability to teach dance to all ages and levels in diverse dance genres. Her experience in dance education, her creativity in writing and choreographing her own shows, makes Ms. Perry true artist in demand. 

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Megan Peterson

Director of Ensemble

Birthday: December 6th

3 Things About My Dance Background:

1. I grew up dancing at Bravo! (2000-2011)

2. I loved dancing so much I graduated early from high school to assist classes and take extra ballet classes while my friends were at school. 

3. I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Dance from KSU

Fun Fact: I volunteer at my church where I get to choreograph dances to worship songs and teach them to kids!

 

 

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Angel Bramlett

Birthday: September 30

3 Things to Describe My Dance Background are:

1. I grew up dancing at Attitudz Performing Arts Studio in Virginia Beach, VA.

2. After moving to GA, I was a company member in the magnet dance program at North Springs Charter HS. 

3. I began teaching my freshman year in college!

Fun Fact: In college, I was one of two dancers in the entire department selected to dance in Casablanca, Morocco! 

Heather Haley

Birthday: December 10th!  I am Sagittarius! 

3 Things That Describe My Dance Background?

1. I began my dance career at 8 years old. I attended the Academy of Performing Arts Atlantic Foundation in Fort Lauderdale. It was a children's professional dance training studio. 

2. After High School, I studied dance at Florida State University!

3. My sister, Miss G., was my gymnastics coach my entire childhood! 

Fun Fact: I have OCD! 

Rebecca Haslam

Birthday: April 15th

3 Things To Describe My Dance Background are:

1. I Grew up dancing at The Ballet Conservatory in Orange County, Ca. 

2. As a dance major in college at BYU, my professors would call me to sub my own college dance classes. 

3. I began teaching at my home studio when I was 19. I've taught dance in California, Colorado, Middle Georiga, & Acworth. 

Fun Fact: I have six siblings (2 sister and 4 brothers)

Victoria Everhart

Birthday: September 6th

3 Things To Describe My Dance Background are:

1. I grew up dancing at great gig DANCE company.

2. My mom, brother and sister are all dancers. 

3. I choreographed my first dance during my freshman year of high school, with the guidance of my teacher. I've been in love with teaching ever since. 

Fun Fact: I currently have 6 pairs of tap shoes. 

Whitney Sauve

Birthday: December 31st

3 Things To Describe My Dance Background are:

1. I participated in lots of competitions growing up!

2. I started out my dance career as a hip hop dancer!

3. Danced in Brooks & Company (modern dance company)

Fun Fact: Before performing, I love to put on my headphones and zen out doing my hair and makeup.  

Maya Dubuc

Birthday: December 12th

3 Things That Describe My Dance Background are:

1. I have been dancing since I was 2 years old.

2. I was selected as an apprentice for the Platinum Dance Competition. 

3. I've assisted many of my dance teachers' classes since I was in 5th grade and now I've become a dance teacher myself!

Fun Fact: I have 3 brothers and 3 sisters and I'm the middle child. 

Isabel Blackburn

Birthday: November 11th

3 Things That Describe My Dance Background are:

1. I've danced for two seasons with the Atlanta Hawks Dancers.

2. RIght out of high school, I attended the Broadway Dance Center Professional Semester.

3. I'm a Bravo Alum!

 

Fun Fact: I'm a senior at Georgia State University studying Exercise Science.

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McKinley Horn

Birthday: April 24th

3 Things To Describe My Dance Background are:

1. I started dancing at Bravo Dance Center when I was 6 years old!

2. I was in Company from 5th through my Senior year in high school!

3. I began teaching at Bravo my Sophomore year at Kennesaw State University!

Fun Fact: I love making smoothies! 

Ryley Perry

Birthday: August 24th

3 Things That Describe My Dance Background Are:

1. I have been dancing since I was two years old at Bravo.

2. I also trained at CCCEPA for 2 years and have taken lots of classes in LA and New York.

3. I am going to major in Dance at KSU!

Fun Fact: I've been to 6 different schools but I have never moved homes. 

Aubrielle Haslam

Birthday: February 24th

3 Things That Describe My Dance Background are:

1. I danced with Bravo Dance Company for 8 years.

2. I attended the Brigham Young University Contemporary Dance Intensive.

3. I performed in lead roles such as Dewdrop in the Nutcracker, Marzipan in the Nutcracker, and Mopsy Rabbit and Tigglewinkle in Peter Rabbit.

Fun Fact: When I am not dancing, I am singing!

McCree O'Kelley

McCree O'Kelley is an Assistant Professor of Dance at Kennesaw State University. He began his ballet training with Ann Brodie and the Carolina Ballet in Columbia, SC. At 16 he moved to New York City, accepting a full scholarship to the School of American Ballet. He furthered his dance training at the North Carolina School of the Arts studying with Duncan Noble, Melissa Hayden and Warren Conover.

As a professional dancer his versatile career includes performing with the Atlanta Ballet, the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, and the Broadway National Tour of Cats as Mr. Mistoffelees. His vast repertoire includes Balanchine’s Serenade (Waltz Man), Allegro Brillante, Rubies, Who Cares, Stars and Stripes, Western Symphony, Lila York’s Celts (Green Man) and Gloria, Kevin O’Day’s Viola Alone…(with one exception), Lynne Taylor-Corbett’s Great Galloping Gottschalk (Men’s Duet), Twyla Tharp’s Deuce Coupe, Alan Hineline’s Twist and Thresholds, Martha Graham’s Diversion of Angels (Red Man), Val Caniparoli’s Open Veins, Lew Christensen’s Con Amore, Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland and Michael Pink’s Dracula and Hunchback of Notre Dame.

As a choreographer he has created works for the Ballet Arkansas, Pacific Symphony, Ballet Spartanburg, Carolina Ballet, Center Stage and Workshop Theater of South Carolina.

Previously McCree was assistant professor of dance at Converse College in Spartanburg, SC, where he was the artistic director of Dance Converse. He has served on the faculty of the American Academy of Ballet, the University of South Carolina Conservatory of Dance, the Atlanta Ballet Summer Program, Ballet Spartanburg and the University of California, Irvine. He holds a BA in Dance from the University of South Carolina and an MFA in Dance from the University of CA, Irvine.

Turner Wilder

Assistant Tumbling Teacher

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