Instructors

High Caliber Instructors…Our professionally trained and caring instructors provide a very rewarding and positive experience for all students. All of our instructors are skilled dancers which is important in being able to demonstrate correct dance technique. In addition, we also have assistant teachers helping and demonstrating in many classes. All students are placed into their respective levels by the decision of our faculty and are evaluated periodically to make sure that each student is training in their appropriate level.

Carla Birmingham has been the Founder/Executive Director of Dance Continuum since 1994 and promotes a program and philosophy designed for the future of our dancers for the past 18 years.

At age 16, Teniyah Ginyard added dance classes to her active lifestyle which already included boxing. She took to dance like a fish does to water! She registered for and faithfully attended every class ESD would put her into and even supplemented that with weekly private ballet lessons. Thus, she made a great deal of progress very quickly.

Jameka is a six year Patti Rutland Jazz Company Member from Abbeville, AL. She apprenticed with Patti Rutland Jazz in 2014 and performed in SOAR. With hard work and training, she was awarded the spot of a Company Member for the past five seasons.

My name is Kelly (Koch) Bormann. I am 23-years-old and am from Des Moines, Iowa. I moved to Enterprise, Alabama with my husband last December.

Christina Hardy joins us from her hometown of Jacksonville Fl, where her dance career started as a student and later instructor for the Marta Jackson School of Dance. Knowing that dance was her passion, and her ability to teach was a way to display her passion, Christina chose to attend Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana where Christina earned a BA in dance pedagogy. 

Taylor Parker was a member and soloist of the DSD/ESD Performance Team and a member of Southeast Alabama Dance Company. In 2010, she graduated from Enterprise High School and attended The University of Alabama where she graduated with master degrees in Dance and Public Relations. 

Tracy Solomon is known throughout the Southeast Alabama area as a dance educator, choreographer and teacher. She has owned and operated The Dothan School of Dance since 1976 and the Enterprise School of Dance since 1996. She founded and has successfully directed the Southeast Alabama Dance Company (SEADAC) from 1979-2005. She currently serves as the Executive Director for SEADAC. She devoted most of her time to building her schools with an excellent reputation in all forms of dance with an emphasis on classical ballet.

Taking her first dance class at age three, Shelly began studying many styles of dance. Born and raised in Sanford, Florida, Shelly was a member of a local dance company that was very devoted to their community.