Stacie Souza has over 30 years in the dance business and over 20 years of teaching experience. She began dancing at KDC at age 8. As a dancer she performed at Nickelodeon Studios in Hollywood, CA as well as Pepperdine University for several dance showcases for Encore Performing Arts. Stacie has trained under choreographers such as Rhonda Miller, Keith Clifton, Tina D'Amato, Adam Parson, Jeff Amsden, Martha Kelly-Fierro and Michael Rooney. She has been the recipient of numerous dance scholarships from Hollywood Connection, LA Dance Magic and LA Underground.
At the age of 16 she became a competition team coach for KDC's Dancers Unlimited. She has won choreography awards from Hollywood Connection, Spotlight, Nexstar, Starbound, Encore and Starpower and her routines have won many 1st Overall Awards. She became Miss Kings County in 2006, ran for Miss California, and is currently the President of the Miss Kings County & Outstanding Teen Program. Stacie received her Bachelors Degree in Interior Design in 2007 from Fresno State and moved with her husband Chad to Champaign, IL. There she worked as a dance teacher for Christine Rich Studio and Art In Motion Dance Studio, as well as an Interior Designer during the day. While there, she was given the opportunity to choreograph principal dancers from the Joffrey Ballet company. Stacie moved back to Kings County in 2009 and assisted with running the Dancers Unlimited competitive dance team for KDC. She took over as owner of the studio in 2014. Since becoming the owner, she has made several changes at the studio, including building a brand new, state of the art dance facility that opened in July of 2020. Stacie enjoys focusing on performance, flexibility, technique and building confidence in her dancers.