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.

Before joining the Enterprise School of Dance, Carla Birmingham owned Dance Continuum in Dallas for over 18 years. Her former students have gone on to attend Juilliard, Suny Purchase, N.Y.U, and Point Park Universities. Some have become Radio City Rockettes, Broadway Performers for “West Side Story”, and Walt Disney Company Performers. Others have been in “The Artist”, Nip/Tuck, True Blood and The Aqua Lilies, as well as Verizon, Tower Records, Hanes and Pepsi Commercials.

Madison Gilbert is a recent graduate of Enterprise High School and is currently attending Enterprise State Community College.

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. 

Lexington Hawn is a performing member of the Southeast Alabama Dance Company

Jameka Oates is a performing member of the Patti Rutland Jazz Company. She is also the Director of Dance at Northview Christian Church.

Taylor Parker grew up dancing at the Enterprise and Dothan Schools of Dance where she was an ensemble dancer as well as a soloist with both schools’ Performance Teams and the 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.

Emma Wiggins began her dance training at the early age of four at Civic Dance Center in Bakersfield, California. As a member of the Imagine Ballet Company she had the opportunity to perform at the Regional Dance America Pacific festival and was recognized as an honor student from her company.