Instructors

Terrina Barnes started dancing at the ARCC in 2008. She started assisting the 2016-2017 dance year and started teaching in 2018. Her main interest is in Hip Hop and Acro Dance as she was a gymnast for 9 years. Terrina is attending Northern State University. 

McKayla Carda started dancing at the ARCC in 2004. Ballet is her first love, but she also enjoys jazz and modern. She has passed student level grades I-II in the Cecchetti Method of ballet. McKayla started assisting in 2013, and this is her fourth year teaching. 

Ashton Dennert started dancing at the ARCC in 2000. Over the years she has developed a love for many different genres of dance. She has passed student grades I-V in the Cecchetti method of ballet. Ashton started assisting classes in 2011 and this will be her seventh year as an instructor.

Kennedy Dinger became a student at ARCC Dance in 2004. Her main interest has always been in tap dancing and working with younger children. Kennedy became a dance assistant in 2016 and a teacher in 2017.

Gwyn Fischbach, TCCA
has danced since the age of 5 in the  genres of ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, and character and is a graduate of Johnny Cavelle dance studios. She has passed the Cecchetti Ballet Student exams Grades I-III and Cecchetti Ballet Teacher exams Grades I-II.  Gwyn received a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Northern State University. 

Samantha Fletcher began dancing at the ARCC when she was 3 years old. She has been assisting since 2016 and this will be her first year teaching. Her main interests are tap and Broadway, but loves all forms of dance. Samantha is attending Northern State University.

Victoria Georgoff started dancing with the ARCC when she was 4 and continued through graduation. She continued her dance career in college, earning a minor in dance while getting the opportunity to work with several dance companies out of Chicago. She previously taught at a Just for Kix Dance Studio in St. Cloud, MN and is excited to return for her sixth year of teaching at the program that first gave her a love of dance.

Robin O’Neill, ACCA grew up in Tulsa, OK, learning the Vaganova ballet technique from Ballet Russe dancers Roman Jasinski and Moscelyn Larkin. Since moving to Aberdeen, Robin has become accomplished in the Cecchetti method of ballet. She has passed the Cecchetti Ballet Teacher's Grades I-V and is the Secretary of the Northern Plains Cecchetti council.

Kris Orr danced in Grand Forks with Judy Rae Dancers for 9 years. She has been teaching at the ARCC since 2006. In addition to teaching dance, Kris also works in the costume shop.

Arionne Reiter has studied with the ARCC Dance Program for over 15 years. She became an assistant in 2014, and teacher in 2015.

Fionna Rigg began dancing at the ARCC in 2008. She graduated from high school last year and will be assisting as well as co-teaching acro. Starting this fall, she also begins her college career at Northern State University. 
 
Jennifer Ring, ACCA graduated from the Johnny Cavelle Dance Studio where she studied ballet, tap, jazz, character, pointe, Irish, and modern.  Jennifer continued her dance education in college studying ballet, pointe, modern, and classical jazz.   She has passed the Cecchetti Ballet Student Examinations for grades I-V, and Cecchetti Ballet Teacher Examinations in grades I-V.  She also teaches dance in the Theatre Department at Northern State University.  Jennifer holds a Doctorate degree in physical therapy, and completed an internship in New York City with the physical therapists at the New York City Ballet.  In addition, she is certified through the PhysicalMind Institute in New York for Pilates mat work.  

Jordan Rohrbach first began dancing at the age of 5 at Johnny Cavelle and joined the ARCC in 2001 where she continued through graduation. Throughout the years she has danced in many different genres, such as ballet, tap, modern, jazz, and hip hop. While she has a passion for modern, she loves developing in all types of dance. Jordan was an assistant in 2011 and is excited for her third year as an instructor. 

Jessie Sommers started dancing at the ARCC in 2003 and continued through graduation. Her favorite genres are Jazz and Broadway, but also enjoys learning and dancing in other genres as well. Jessie started assisting 2018 and is excited for her first year teaching. Jessie is studying elementary education at Northern State University. 

Isabelle Weisenburger
started dancing at the age of 3 with the ARCC studying ballet, acro, Broadway, jazz, modern, and hip hop. She started assisting in 2016 and is also an assistant costumer. This will be her first year teaching Isabelle most recently completed a three week ballet intensive through artEmotion.