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Dance Works Studio



Adriana Heindl ; owner, instructor

Adriana Heindl is originally from Brazil, and she moved to Clinton, MS in 1990. She began dancing at the age of 14 and has not stopped dancing since! During her high school years, she danced with the Mississippi Ballet Theatre and Ballet Magnificat!. Adriana continued her dance studies at Belhaven College as a Ballet Major where she performed with the Belhaven Ensemble. She danced in various ballets including Cinderella, Gloria, Les Sylphides, and Swan Lake. After college, Adriana began teaching dance, and she has now taught for over thirteen years around the Jackson/Metro area.Adriana has five beautiful daughters: Annelise, Kali, Haddie, Esli, and Ashlyn. She is married to her favorite guy, Paul Heindl.

Tiffany Jefferson

Tiffany Jefferson spent her formative years in Oklahoma & Kansas where she obtained her undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University and her M.Ed. in Dance Education from Wichita State University. Tiffany has danced professionally for Music Theatre of Wichita, Oklahoma Dance Theatre, Paramount Parks, New Stage Theatre, Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet, and Actor's Playhouse. She is currently the director of dance at Hinds Community College and the founder and artistic director of Montage Theatre of Dance. Tiffany resides in Jackson with her loving and supportive husband, Joe, her two sons, Jordan and Jones, and her daughter Kennedy.

  Shannon Price

Shannon Price is originally from Vicksburg, MS where she studied dance for 15 years. She was a Gator Girl her senior year of high school. During her first three years of college, she was a Hinds Hi-Stepper and was captain for the last two years. Also while at Hinds, she obtained a minor in Dance and became a part of Montage Theatre of Dance. With Montage, Shannon has performed in Arkansas, Texas, Alabama, Tennessee, and New York. While in New York, she studied a variety of dance at Alvin Ailey and Broadway Dance Center. Shannon has won various awards while performing with Montage Theatre of Dance. She has a degree in Secondary Education from the University of Southern Mississippi and is an 8th grade English teacher at Florence Middle School where she helped start a dance team and is currently the co-sponsor.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Katie Limbaugh

Katie Limbaugh was born and raised in Mississippi.Katie started her early dance training at Byram School of Dance. She then went on to Hinds Community College where she majored in Dance. There she received a Dance Scholarship for her excellence in dance. Katie was one of three dancers chosen out of the dance program to study and perform at Bridgewater College in England. She is currently a member of Montage Theatre of Dance where she has had the opportunity to dance at various locations around the south and has even performed at the famous Carnegie Hall in New York. While in New York, Katie studied at Broadway Dance Center and the world famous Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. She has also starred as characters in various dance productions such as the Sugar Plum Fairy, Dorothy, Juliet, and Jasmine She also danced professionally for the Mississippi Braves Diamond Dancers. Katie currently resides in Clinton with her husband, Jared and two sons, Nolan and Easton.

Anna Simpson

Anna Simpson began her dance training in 1997, at the age of 5 years old, at Ballet Magnificat, and continued in 2001 at Mississippi Ballet Theatre under the instruction of Susan Stowe, Susan Durrapse, Allison Heindl, Courtney Hogue and Adriana Heindl. Throughout high school and the beginning of college, she studied classical ballet and worked as an intern and instructor at Ballet Mississippi under the instruction and mentorship of David Keary. Following graduation from Clinton High School in 2010, Anna continued her dance training by taking classes with Belhaven University, then the University of Southern Mississippi. Anna relocated to Hattiesburg, MS in 2011 to further her education at USM, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies. While in Hattiesburg, Anna taught creative movement classes with Stretch-n-Grow, as well as Group Exercise classes in Zumba, Aquasice and Spin with the USM Payne Center.