Mary Ann is a former Starstruck Elite Company Member. She has over 30 years dance training and has been teaching & choreographing for over 15 years. As a dancer Mary Ann was awarded numerous scholarships and overall top awards. She grew up training in both California and Colorado taking from top industry professionals as Jackie Sleight, Lisa Holtz Odell, Michelle Latimer, Michael Higgins, & Michael Chambers. Her professional dance background includes traveling the west coast as a USA Pom Instructor and performing for 2 years as a Denver Nuggets Dancer. She danced at the University of Northern Colorado while obtaining her Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Emphasis in Accounting. Along with coaching/choreographing for the Starstruck Elite Company, she has an extensive background working with high school dance teams. Mary Ann spent 8 years as the Varsity Poms Coach for Regis Jesuit High School where she coached them to the 4A State Championship in 2010. In 2010 she was awarded “Dance Coach of the Year” by the Colorado Spirit Coaches Association. Mary Ann specializes in tap, jazz, turns, lyrical, and poms. She has been awarded top choreography honors in both jazz and poms. Her petite jazz group “Diva Dolls” was crowned 2010 National Champions at Showbiz Nationals in Kansas City. You can also find Mary Ann managing the office at Starstruck and handling the bookkeeping. When she’s not teaching she enjoys spending time with her husband Tim, and two daughters, Kayleigh and Keira.
Tap, Jazz, Turns, Elite Team