Meet the Staff:
Elana Marie Snider – Linzy Marie Dance Studio Owner & Office Manager
Ana Williams -Teacher Manager: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary/Lyrical, Clogging
Born and raised in the small town of DeRidder, Louisiana, Ana started dancing at the age of 4 at Dance Stop Dance Center with tap and ballet. She trained in ballet to a level 4 with the Cecchetti Council of America. Quickly she fell in love with jazz and clogging, adding those classes as soon as she could. Ana was a Kajun Kutie, which is a pre competition team, for two years. One of those years serving as co-captain. She was on two other competition teams, the Bayou Babes and Dixie Darlins. Ana spent two years on the Bayou Babes, serving as captain for one of those years. She spent one year as a Dixie Darlin where she competed nationally. While her love for dance is immense, her heart is in the medical field. Ana is attending McNeese State University to obtain a degree in Pediatric Oncology with Radiation.
Coach Kenneth Lockett – Acrobatics/Tumbling Coach
Born and raised in the sweet and gracious town of Lake Charles, Louisiana. Kenneth discovered his passion for cheer and dance at the early age of 6. He trained at GUZZY’S GYMNASTICS for 10 years. A member of the award winning Lake area Fire All-Stars Cheer team winning national titles, such as: Cheer Power, National Championship, & SCA Nationals, just to name a few. He, also, was a member of the Washington Marion Magnet High School Chargin Indians Coed Varsity Cheerleading team. Kenneth later served as captain of his High School Cheer Squad. Due to his love and great passion for cheer, he later became an assistant coach for the high school cheer team for 6 years. During his years of coaching, he also became a director/tumbling instructor for Louisiana Core Athletics Cheer Company. Kenneth’s main goal for the kids is ALWAYS to Learn, Achieve, and Succeed at any level no matter the process.
Camille Dugas – Street Jazz (Hip Hop), Jazz, Contemporary/Lyrical, Ballet
Born and raised in the sweet city of Lake Charles, Louisiana. Camille first discovered her passion of dancing at the young age of 2 years old. She trained at Dance Arts, competing on the competition dance team until about the age of 7. She then moved to Tammy Palmer Center Stage to continue her competition dance journey. Camille won many awards on the state, national, and even world levels. She also trained in tumbling at LCCT for 5 years. Camille has been a Bluebelle for 4 years now and serves as their team Captain. As a Bluebelle, she’s won a state title and first place at camp every year since she’s been a part of the dance team. She plans to lead her team to another state victory and hopefully a national ranking in Disney World this February. She has been trained in ballet, jazz, contemporary, pointe, hip hop, tap, and continues her dance training any way she can. Camille’s main goal for the kids is to teach them in a fun, and engaging way, while still challenging them in any way possible. She hopes to leave an impact on each and every one of her students and give them memories to last a lifetime.
Bella Baggette – Acrobatics/Tumbling Coach
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