Miss Allison Taylor has been a part of Charmette since the year 2000. She was student under Miss Margie Rowe and Miss Angie Klevorn and a member of the Stars of Tomorrow Dance Company for 7 years and has been a member of the staff since 2012. Miss Allison is also an Assistant Director of the Stars of Tomorrow Dance Company.
While a dancer at Charmette, Miss Allison placed in the top 10 numerous times both regionally and nationally. Miss Allison was a part of award winning duos, trios, and groups. Throughout her competitive career, Miss Allison has had the privilege to work with several choreographers, including Dennis Caspary, Patrice Barakat, Lezley Farmer, and Nikki Snelson.
As a choreographer, Miss Allison has had several top 10 dances at regionals as well as nationals. She has received choreography awards for "Can't Turn You Loose," "Move a Little Faster," "By a Thread," all choreographed with Miss Erin, and "I Heart NY" choreographed with Miss Margie, Miss Angie, Miss Maggi, Miss Erin, and Miss Sara.
Miss Allison is a graduate of Missouri State University. She graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education with an emphasis in mathematics. While at Missouri State, Miss Allison was a four year member of the Sugar Bears Dance Team. During her four years on the team, the Sugar Bears had fivetop five finishes at nationals in jazz and hip hop, including a third place finish in 2011 in the Division 1 jazz category.
Miss Allison is also employed by the Universal Dance Association as a dance instructor. She spends her summers traveling the region and working at dance team camps. She has had the privilege to work with many nationally ranked dance teams and has been able to spread her love for dance to even more young dancers!
Miss Allison found her love of teaching and dancing at a young age and she is so happy she can share that with all the dancers at Charmette. She works as a substitute teacher in the Rockwood and Webster Groves School Districts. She is also the assistant coach of the Marquette Mystique Varsity Dance Team.