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Our Team


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Glenna Wilson


This will be Glenna's 46th  dance recital and she's still going strong. This is her ninth year traveling with the Showstopper National Dance Convention instructing their Mini Program. She travels as well with SHOCK Intensive Workshops and is going into her 5th year with their dance workshop working alongside Napoleon and Tabitha from SYTYCD and ABDC, Andrea Fuentes (Brittany Spears' choreographer) and dancers who have danced with Madonna, NSYNC, Prince and on Broadway. Glenna also gives inspirational ideas to teachers across the United States for their preschool programs. Glenna has taught as well for the Wisconsin NADDA Chapter for their summer workshops and for Carolina Dance Masters. She has been awarded several entertainment and choreography awards throughout the years for her routines and they are always included in the top overall status at the regional competitions her studio attends across North and South Carolina. Glenna attended UNC at Charlotte graduating with a degree in dance education grades K-12. She taught with the Children’s Theater in Concord, N.C. choreographing and directing their summer performances.  Her students were invited to perform on Carnival Cruiselines as well as Disney Stages and Parades.

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Miranda Freeman

Miranda, who is a former student since the age of 4 at Dance Dreams, and is a wonderful addition to Dance Dreams in offering  her wide skill set to our competitive teams in lyrical/ballet, tap and jazz. Her choreography awards are proof that her natural "born to dance" attitude is inspiring to all the students. 

Sandy Young

Gymnastics Instructor

Sandy is a former dancer and studio owner with a special talent and patience for teaching gymnastics to students of all ages. Her students always progress quickly and are always enthusiastly practicing their "tricks" everywhere they go!

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 Kara Ballard


This is Kara's 22nd year at Dance Dreams as our Ballet, Lyrical and Jazz instructor. She is a graduate of UNC at Charlotte majoring in Dance Education. Kara originates from Kernersville, N.C. and has been dancing since she was 3 years old. Kara competed and won several top overall soloist awards and studied extensively at the N.C. School of the Arts. She has performed with the Charlotte Golddusters Dance Team for 2 years where they placed 2nd in the nation for 2 years in a row. She also shared her talent as well with the Charlotte Bobcats as one of their dancers performing at NBA Basketball games from 2004-2007. She is proud to have graduates go on to make the dance teams at App State and NC State Universities!  Kara currently teaches dance in the Charlotte area schools as well. Kara's choreography has won her students Top Overall in the Senior, Teen, & Junior Solo, Duet, and Group categories. She is the mother of a daughter, Kira, who is a student at Dance Dreams too! We are honored to have her share her talents with the students at Dance Dreams.

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Kailee Cline


This is Kailee's 6th year at Dance Dreams teaching for the competitive and recreational program as well as being a former student of Dance Dreams since the age of 6.  Dancing is her passion and teaching and choreography is her skill! winning several Top Overall Awards at competition! She enjoys challenging her students to do their best and inspires them to be better, not only in dance but in life. 

Sheri Lanier

Gymnastics Instructor

Sheri, alongside her sister Sandy, is also our gymnastics instructor. Sheri and Sandy share the same background and have been a wonderful addition and Godsend to our studio in adding gymnastics to the improvement of our routines.



Monday – Thursday  5:00 PM – 7:30PM Office hrs

Our Office is closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday


Our Address

289 Brookdale Street

Kannapolis, NC 28023

Studio Tel: 704-933-7170 

Director: 704-239-3347

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