behind every dancer is a teacher who believed in them first
Our Faculty highly qualified and
is the best in dance
education and encouragement!
Prodigy faculty cultivates a nurturing, inspiring and family friendly atmosphere within an excellent dance
We encourage creativity and elevate our dancers toward their dreams and goals.
Rachael Sims has danced since the age of three at nationally recognized studios. She trained and competing in many styles, including ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, modern, tap, and hip hop. She has been a member and principal in ballet and chip hop companies. Her versatility allowed her to enjoy principal roles in ballets as well as perform in hip hop companies. She has trained extensively in New York and enjoys passing on the joys of her successful competition career on to her students. Rachel loves teaching and began assisting her instructors at age 13. While getting her BA at the University of North Texas, she continued to teach at the most notable studios in Texas as a resident and master class instructor. Her talented and motivated students have earned recognition, regionally and nationally. Many currently train at the collegiate level or have become professional dancers. Her commitment to building trusting relationships with her students promotes a positive environment for optimal learning. She continues to encourage and inspire her students daily, guiding them to their goals.
Cynthia Rodriguez has been teaching competition dance for over 20 years now! She started dance training at the age of four and has experience in modern, contemporary, lyrical, ballet, tap, jazz, and hip hop techniques. She also has experience as a competitive cheerleader and coach. In addition to her dance background, Cynthia is a certified teacher in the State of Texas. Over the past decade she has been expanding her training and developing her knowledge and expertise in the area of conditioning for dancers to decrease injury, increase longevity and assist dancers in finding a healthy, life balance through yoga, Pilates, meditation and development of the spiritual self. She has taught and trained dancers all over the states, and has now been with Prodigy Dance and PAC for 11 years! Her achievements over the decades include multiple placement and choreography awards for both teams and solos. Although achievements in the competition world have merit, It is actually her passion and desire to continue facilitating dancers to reach their maximum potential and develop life long skills of tenacity, tolerance and mindfulness.
Kaitlin Kinsey is from Dallas, Texas, and has 17 years of dance training in styles including ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern, and hip-hop. She graduated from Sam Houston State University with her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance in May of 2019. She performed in various concerts with the dance department during her college career. She performed at the Dallas Cowboys Halftime Show both in 2010 and 2011, and danced in Wanderlust Dance Project’s concert in Dallas in 2016 and 2018. As a dance instructor since 2012, she has taught classes in ballet/tap/tumble, jazz, ballet, contemporary, musical theater, and lyrical. She is currently teaching in Dallas and is about to start her second season as a company dancer with Zion Dance Project.
Bree started dancing around the age of 2 at a small dance studio in Lubbock, Texas. By the age of 6 her focus on her ballet training and studied under Ballet Lubbock. After moving to the DFW area Bree became a member of the Prodigy Dance company in 2008. While under the direction of Camille Billelo-Gross, she was trained in ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary, lyrical and tap. Bree attending was accepted to Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, where she furthered her dance education in modern, African dance, ballet and jazz. she became a member of the World Dance Ensemble for 3 years. Bree is a recent graduate from The University of North Texas with a double major in Merchandising and Digital Retailing. She is welcome our students back Prodigy Students for her 6th year of teaching at Prodigy.
Morgan Pawloski is a Prodigy Alum and is well trained in jazz, tap, ballet, hip-hop and contemporary. Morgan is a recent college graduate from The University of Oklahoma earning a Bachelors degree in Health and Exercise Science. While at OU she trained through the Modern Dance Department and performed in their Young Choreographers Showcase in 2018. Morgan performed in the Dallas Cowboys Halftime show in 2011 and performed with Wanderlust Dance Project in 2016 and 2018. While in college Morgan taught for a local studio training students in lyrical, jazz and hip-hop.