Kelly Skaggs, Owner, Studio & Competitive Company Director & Educator
Kelly began dancing in Illinois at the age of 3. She moved to the Waukesha area and danced competitively with Accent on Dance for 5 years. In 1992, she began teaching at the YWCA in Waukesha, where she mastered the art of teaching dance under the instruction of Faye Quam Heimrel. Kelly is a college graduate from Winona State University in Minnesota with a Bachelors of Science in Business and Dance, with an emphasis in Management. While at Winona State, Kelly choreographed all 4 years for Dancescape, the Dance Department's annual showcase, attended ACDFA, and was the President of Dance Society. She had the opportunity to work with Margolis Brown and Co, Doug Verone, Kim Neil Nolfsinger, and James Sewall Ballet Company. After graduating, Kelly became the Dance Director at the YWCA in Waukesha until 2004 when it closed it's doors. Kelly opened Studio One Dance Company in July, 2004 with 2 dance studios. In 2006, Kelly expanded her space with the addition of a 3rd dance studio, small practice space and opened Dance Couture, Etc. to offer her clientele the ease of shopping for all their dancewear needs. In January of 2012, a 4th studio and Yoga space were added and allowed room for our new student lounge. On any given day you'll find Kelly wearing a variety of hats...Wife, Mother, Business Owner, and Dance Instructor...LIFE IS GOOD!