Sarah Verheul has been dancing at Kings Dance Center since she was 4 years old. She has trained in ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, and hip-hop. Since she was 14, she has been a teacher’s assistant for the Creative Dance and Dancing Tots programs. She was also on the KDC competition team, Dancer’s Unlimited, for seven years. In addition to being heavily involved in dance, she is also a graduate of California State University, Fresno in Speech Pathology with a minor in dance. She currently works as a Speech Pathologist in Clovis, CA. At Fresno State, she was also a member of the school’s Contemporary Dance Ensemble, who has put on numerous shows throughout the community, as well as traveling to the American College Dance Association where they placed in the top 10 out of 40 numbers in 2017. She looks forward to continuing her teaching career and sharing her love of dance.
Michelle Clevenger has been dancing for 30 years and has studied all genres of dance. She has been teaching for over 12 years and was part of the KDC Dancers Unlimited competition team for 6 years. She was part of the KDC Nutcracker and performed in the Waltz of the Flowers, Snow, Spanish Tea, Marzipan & Arabian Soloist. She also traveled to Oregon doing The Nutcracker for the Northwest Pacific Ballet performing in Waltz of the Flowers, Snow & Marzipan. Michelle and her family lived in Illinois for a while where she was teaching competitive dance teams. She has studied musical theater and lighting production and was seen in the play "Carousel". Michelle has taken class from many award winning choreographers and has traveled to dance conventions all over California. She enjoys teaching various styles and age groups and currently resides in Lemoore, CA with her husband and 5 children.
Mia Chennault has been dancing at Kings Dance Center since the age of 2, and has been a member of the Dancers Unlimited competition team since she was 5. Mia has also preformed with the Sacramento ballet in their production of the Nutcracker as the lead role of Clara, as well as several other supporting roles. Mia was Miss Kings County’s Outstanding Teen 2022, and competed at the Miss California’s Outstanding Teen pageant where she won 3rd runner up. She was also awarded KDC’s “Dancer of the Year” title in 2022! In addition to her experience in dance, Mia has also been on the Hanford West Varsity cheer team for 3 years. She is very excited to share her love of dance with her students!
Meghan Verheul is working on her Masters Degree at California State University, Fresno and has been dancing at Kings Dance Center since the age of 3. She has trained in numerous styles including ballet, pointe, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, and tap. Meghan has also been competing with KDC's Dancers Unlimited from a young age, winning various awards such as the Fame award and Icon Runner-up from Hollywood Connection as well as a scholarship to AMDA performing arts college. In addition, she auditioned for and was accepted into the Joffrey Chicago Ballet summer intensive. She was also named KDC "Dancer of the Year" in 2017! She looks forward to sharing her love of dance with her students.