Kari James, director

Kari James brings a diversity of experience as a dancer, choreographer and administrator. As a lifelong resident of St. Louis, Missouri, she operated and was Artistic Director of her own dance studio for seven years. Currently she is the Director of the Kari James Dance Network, a studio which concentrates on tap and jazz for the adult student and performer. With yearly pilgrimages to New York City and Los Angeles, Kari studies with top choreographers, including her mentor and friend Frank Hatchett of the Broadway Dance Center. Her tap experience includes time spent with Lane Alexander, Dianne Walker and Germaine Goodson. Performing credits include "Sugar Babies" in California and "Big Break" hosted by Natalie Cole. She is also a member of the International Dance Challenge, judging regional and national dance competitions.
Kari James, director
Libby Salvia
Jay Eiler
  Lois Enders
Diadie Bathily
Jackie Yoon

Dave Bommarito

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