Amber Wilkins

Owner/Director

Amber Wilkins began training at the age of 3. She began her first instructing position at the age of 15 for Baldwin -Copeland Studio of Dance in Wilmington, NC. At Baldwin-Copland she taught Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe, Clogging, & Acrobatics. Through the years, Amber has enjoyed coaching and instructing students privately and in group settings. Many of her dancers have won numerous awards, scholarships, recognition, and overalls. In 1992, Amber opened Dynamic Footworks, which is now Dynamic Dance Force in the hopes of spreading her love for dance with others.

Haily Bordeaux

Instructor

Haily was recently married and resides in Delco, NC.  She is the mother of a little boy, named Carter. She began her training and love for dance at the age of 2 1/2. She began instructing at Dynamic Foot at the age of 15. After attending Caper Fear Community College with a business degree, she now works full time at the studio. Haily instructs Tap, Jazz, Clogging and Hip Hop. She has attended many workshops and conventions, along with competing and winning numerous awards since the age of 4, including choreography awards. Some of her hobbies are reading, hiking, swimming and caring for animals.

Megan Batton

Instructor

Megan started her Gymnastics training at age four. After graduating high school she began a head coach position in Laurinburg, NC. Megan was an assistant coach to a competitive team for 2 years before she moved and coached at The Little Gym in Maryland. With 8 years of coaching experience from 6 months to 15 years of age, we are so happy to have her on our team!

Lauren Lee

Instructor

Lauren started dancing when she was just 3 years old and started competing when she turned 5. She fell in love teaching dance at 15 and has gotten the opportunity to travel to multiple studios to teach, choreograph, and help other dance teachers. She is classically trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, and Contemporary- but can’t help but say tap is her absolute favorite. Lauren is currently working on two Bachelors Degrees at at the University of North Carolina- Wilmington, one in Public Health Education with a concentration in Community Health Education and the other in Psychology with a concentration in Childhood Development, while her time at UNCW she has been apart of UNCW Dance Company for 3 years, and has served on their Executive board. She has won 11 titles along with placing in overall numerous times in regional and national level competitions in the solo, duo/trio, and small/large groups competition. Lauren has taken classes under Jason Williams, Ayodele Casel, Chuck Maldonado, Kyle Hanagami, and many more. She has taken Tap classes in New York, and California, performed with the Disney Crew in Orlando, Florida, and has performed in the Novant Thanksgiving Day Parade in her home town of Charlotte. We are very happy to have her on our team!

Cassandra McAlister

Instructor

Cassandra McAlister is a national award winning performer and choreographer, specializing in musical theater, contemporary, jazz, ballet, and modern. She has been dancing for fifteen years and competing for twelve, as well as working alongside established competitions and conventions. She is a free-spirited, energetic instructor who puts an emphasis on expressing yourself through the love of dance and music. Her goal, as a teacher, is to guide young dancers through finding their own voice in the performing arts, and most importantly, enjoying every step of the way!

Angie Fasano

Front Desk Lady/Preschool Teacher

Angie Fasano is a New York native who moved here a few years ago to attend college at UNCW. She graduated from UNCW in three years with a degree in Theatre Performance. Angie has been dancing since she was about two years old and has been performing on stage in plays and musicals since fifth grade! She has studied various styles of dance including hip hop, jazz, tap, musical theatre, ballet, and modern but always rates hip hop as her all-time favorite. In high school, Angie was on the dance competition team for both jazz and hip hop while also performing in musicals such as In The Heights, Oklahoma, Seussical, The Producers, and many more. Angie continued her dancing career in college while studying both ballet and modern under Nancy Carson and musical theatre under Carson Hobbs. At UNCW, Angie performed in shows like The Tempest, Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls, Rocky Horror, and even her own One-Person Shakespeare Show! While in Wilmington, she has also performed in FlowILM at the Cameron Art Museum and was a part of the Wilmington Dance Festival. Angie is now working at DDF as our front desk lady and will be joining some of your little ones in the classroom as well!