Melissa Brown Guenther

Ballet & Modern Instructor

Jeanne Johnson

Owner & Director

Monica Fredrickson

Business Administrator

Vicki Hernandez

Recreational & Kick Instructor

Lindsey Carter Stone

Competitive Instructor & Costume Manager

South Metro Dance Academy (SMDA)  was born out of a dream since childhood. Opened in the summer of 2005, Jeanne made that dream a reality. 


SMDA is place where fun, creativity, talent and dedication can combine to create a unique environment for dance education. We welcome you to be part of our family! 

About Us

Erica Thomes

Recreational & Competitive Instructor

Hannah Johnson

Recreational Instructor

Kate Behrendt

​Ballet Instructor

Lori Richard

Our Friendly Front Desk Staff




Libby Johnson

Rhonda Pakkala




Madison Schooley

Recreational Instructor

Brad Schaffer

Competitive Instructor

Katie Ohlund

Recreational Instructor

Dorian Meifert

Competitive Tap Instructor

Kristine Krueger

Recreational & Competitive Instructor

Liza Rod

Ballet Instructor

Krista Petersen