Heather was born and raised in Northern Virginia and started her dance career at the age of five. Heather danced at Stage Door Dance for thirteen years and competed nationally with the competition team. After graduating high school, she attended George Mason University where she majored in Public Relations and minored in Dance. Heather has taught at Stage Door for over six years and loves sharing her passion for dance with others. She works full time as the Partnership Manager for a national non-profit but always enjoys her time teaching at the studio. Stage Door will always be “home” to Heather and she is thankful to work along side the other amazing instructors there.
is a mother to 2 great girls Lexi and Cami Crouch and wonderful 9 year old son Ashton Crouch. She started gymnastics when she was five and competed until High School, she then taught at Chantilly Academy. She was very blessed by the opportunity given to her last year by Julie and Kelly to get back into her love for gymnastics. Denise enjoys teaching the kids and seeing how excited they get when they learn new tricks. All the kids that come to her classes have become such an important part of her life and make her job so much fun.
Josh is a Northern Virginia native, growing up dancing at Centreville Dance Academy. Being a dancer of 16 years, Josh has been trained in ballet, lyrical, jazz and tap, with tap being his favorite. With this, Josh has had the opportunity to train all over the with many phenomenal dancers including Debbie Allen, Chloe & Maud Arnold, Jason Samuels Smith, Derrick Grant and Joseph Webb to name a few. In addition to the professional training, Josh has had the opportunity to travel, teach and perform internationally in places including Rio De Janerio, Sao Paulo and Tokyo. When not traveling, Josh teaches in the DC/Metro Area and also helps run the DC Tap Festival every year. Credits include Shrek; The Musical, Young Frankenstein, Fox 5 Morning News, UTZ Potato Chip’s National Chip Day commercial, The 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Awards and “Tap World; A Film about Tap.”
Jackie has been apart of the Stage Door Family for 4 years with her two daughters. This year her son joined the family as a dancer and she joined our staff as an assistant tumbling teacher. She teaches ballet, tap, hip-hop and tumbling. Her true passion is tumbling as she is still doing gymnastics herself! In her spare time she loves spending time with her family, tumbling, and cooking new things she finds on Pinterest.
Meghan started dancing at Stage Door when she was 11 years old. She attended James Madison University where she was a part of the Madison Dance and choreographed for the Madison street team. Meghan has also been a choreographer for multiple high school competition dance teams.
Tim Roberts has been teaching in the DC metro area for over 15 years. His experience stems from both dance and theater, with performance credits include national tours with 42nd Street, Cats and Jelly’s Last Jam. He also worked for Disney and Norwegian Cruise Lines.