Owner/Instructor: Ronita Hackel started Center Stage Dance Academy in 2000. Ronita is trained in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Modern, Tap, Lyrical, and many other styles. Ronita also spends time every year furthering her dance education by taking classes and attending teaching seminars to help with making herself as well as her students improve.
As a Competition teacher and choreographer, Ronita has choreographed numerous Musicals and taught at gymnastics and dance team camps. Ronita has also won numerous choreography awards during the competition seasons.
Alyssa Hoskins started taking class at Center Stage Dance Academy in 2001. She studied all forms of dance offered, participated in the competition teams and attended many dance conventions and national competitions. After graduating in 2010 she attended college in Chicago, IL and took this opportunity to continue studying dance.
During her time in Chicago she volunteered and worked at a performing arts school as well as took classes at many studios, studying anything from African, modern and jazz to hip hop, classical ballet and yoga fitness.
Alyssa is thrilled to share her passion of dance and the life skills it teaches you with all who take class. "Dance will forever be part of my life and I cannot wait to share all it has to offer to my students".
Justin Hoskins graduated with a Sports & Educational Management degree from NDSU and continued working with various children's and intramural sports at the Virginia Beach Field House, Virginia Beach, VA. Soon after this, he began his tumbling education with Mr. Ernie's Flip, Flop & Fly Tumbling School located in Chicago, IL. Here he worked with and shadowed the head tumbling coach and owner of over 35 years as well as 2 additional head coaches with extensive backgrounds in both gymnastics and tumbling.
Also, at Mr. Ernie's Flip, Flop & Fly Tumbling School Justin was the assistant coach for the tumbling competition team and traveled with the team to their regional and state competitions. He is a certified spotter and coach through the United States Trampoline Association.
Since recently beginning his specific tumbling education, Justin understands what hard work, commitment and the desire to learn can accomplish. Previous to his tumbling education for 3-18 year olds, he also coached little league baseball in Frazee, MN and really enjoys working with children athletics.
Greta Fritz: Center Stage is excited to add Greta to our staff! Greta Fritz has been trained in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Pointe, Hip Hop, & Lyrical. She is currently enrolled at North Dakota State University. Greta was a competitive dancer for Center Stage Dance Academy and was featured in a music video for Brooke Waggoner. Greta brings a great energy to the studio and everyone around her. Welcome Greta!