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Meet the Owners


Tracy Davenport

TRACY DAVENPORT, founder and Artistic

Director of The DANCE CO. of St. Charles, is a

member of Dance Masters of America and is proud

to be a Diploma Fellow with Cecchetti Council of

America, one of about 40 in the entire USA! She

danced professionally at The Muny for 13 seasons

appearing in over 20 productions and/or touring

companies, with TAPSICHORE, a professional

rhythm tap company, and was a KMOX Cardinal

dancer. Tracy has choreographed and taught tap for

Lindenwood University, jazz for Fontbonne College,

Master Classes for the Cecchetti Council of America

(ballet, tap & jazz, regionally & nationally), St. Louis

Dance Festival, In-Studio Intensives, Ballet for Tap

The Map, DMA Regional & National Conventions

& Teacher’s Training School and Chicago National

Association of Dance Masters National Convention

for students & teachers. She began teaching in 1975.

Tracy served on the DMA National Board for several

years and is a Past President of SLDTA.


Debbie Davenport

DEBORAH DAVENPORT, teacher and choreo-

grapher since 1972, is a graduate of DMA Teacher’s

Training School, and a member Dance Masters of

America. She is Artistic Director of The DANCE

CO. of St. Charles. She was a member of the Kansas

City Royalaires and also a KMOX Cardinal dancer.

As a dancer with St. Charles Civic Ballet, Debbie

danced on several St. Louis TV shows. She has

studied all forms of dance in New York, Chicago, and

L.A., with emphasis on Jazz. As a Master teacher,

Debbie has been on faculty for St. Louis Dance

Festival, St. Louis Dancing Teachers’ Association

and regional workshops across the country as well as

Fontbonne College. Debbie’s choreography credits

include a music video shown on St. Louis Cable TV,

the Patt Holt Singers road show and several promo-

tional videos for Venture. Debbie is Past President of

SLDTA and served on DMA’s National Committee

for Education on Tap. Having won numerous chore-

ography awards, Debbie judges for several regional

and national dance competitions.

Meet The Team


Ryan Asbell

Boys Tap


Emily Boehme

Boys Hip Hop, Conditioning, and Hip Hop, Jr Hip Hop, AB-1/2 and SAB1/2 Hip Hop, Leaps and Turns, Lyrical


Anita Borgmeyer

Int 3 Jazz, Leaps and Turns 3, Lyrical 3/4


LaDonna Crest

Beginning Levels - Ballet, Tap

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Kathy Fowler

AB 4 Tap and Jazz, AB-3 Ballet, Int 1 Point and Pre Pointe, 


Amy Gammon

Int 2 Jazz, Leaps and Turns 5, Advanced Tap, Jazz, and Hip Hop, Lyrical 6, Lyrical 1 & 2, Int 1 & 2 Tap, Leaps And Turns 1 & 2


Sydney Gibbs

SAB 2 Ballet, Tap and Jazz, B-3 Jr Jazz, SAB-1 Ballet and Tap, AB-3/4 Ballet, Tap, Lyrical, Leaps and Turns, 

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Shelby Graves

Accel Ballet 1 - 5


Alexis Green

SAB -1 Jazz, Lyrical 5, Accel Tap 3


Katje Hardie

Int/Adv Acrobatics

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Karin Henry

B-3 Ballet & Tap

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Maria Majors

Int 3/4 Tap, Accel Tap 5


Laura Moore

Beginning Levels- Ballet, Tap


Megan Mayer

AB-3 Tap, Int 4 & Int/Adv Tap


Katy Smith

All Levels Ballet


Hannah Stebe

Jr Hip Hop

Junior Faculty 


Lisa Steinhoff

Int/Adv Ballet, Adult Ballet


Karen Stewart

Beginning Levels - Ballet, Tap


Lauren Sullivan

Hip Hop 1 & 2, Int/Adv Jazz, Hip Hop 4 & 5


Dyanne Weber

All Levels Acrobatics


Mandy Williams

Adult Bungee


Kera Yates

B-4 and Ab-4 Jazz


Robin Yates

Beginning Levels - Ballet, Tap, Kindergym,

Pre-Acro, Acro 1 & 2

Guest Teachers

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Anthony Russo

All levels :



Tommy Wasiuta

All Levels :


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