Student Successes

The students and accomplishments listed here are wonderful examples of what Dreaming of Broadway dancers can achieve. To add your child and/or their accomplishments to this list, please email

“Dreams are extremely important.
You can’t do it unless you imagine it.”

Professional Careers

  • Joined the Gus Giordano Dance Company
  • Performing with Xclaim Dance Company
  • Teaching Dance at the YMCA

College Cheerleaders

  • Wittenburg University
  • Xavier University

Varsity Cheerleaders

  • Bishop Hartley High School
  • Liberty Christian Academy
  • Walnut Ridge High School
  • Independence High School
  • Pickerington High School
  • World Harvest Christian Academy

Junior Varsity Cheerleaders

  • Madison Christian Eagles Freshman Basketball Cheer Squad

Junior High Cheerleaders

  • Liberty Christian Academy
  • Sunshine Christian Academy
  • Reynoldsburg
  • World Harvest Christian Academy

High School Drill Team Members

  • Eastmoore Academy High School
  • Walnut Ridge High School
  • Independence High School

Students awarded Officer Positions

  • Captain – Wittenburg University Cheerleading Squad
  • Captain – Bishop Hartley Cheerleading Squad
  • Captain – World Harvest Varsity Cheerleading Squad
  • Co-Captain – Sunshine Christian Academy Cheerleading Squad

Other Student Successes

  • Arts Impact School Dance Major
  • BalletMet
  • BalletMet Scholarship Recipients
  • Bowling Green University Dance Team
  • C.R.P.D. Cheer, Dance & Step All City Team
  • Chocolate Nutcracker
  • Coached Eastland Vikings
  • Coached for South West Licking Youth Football & Cheerleading Organization
  • Columbus Children’s Theatre
  • Dancer “Vaud-villities”
  • Fort Hayes Career Center Dance Program and Dance Ensemble
  • Fort Hayes High School Musical
  • Groveport Madison High School Musical
  • Groveport Madison National Champions Cheerleading
  • Johnson Park Middle School Show Choir
  • Judy Dollenmeyer School of Dance Competition Dance Teams
  • Martin Luther King Center Musical
  • Momentum Opus Dancer
  • Performed with Opera Columbus
  • Pinelle Dance Studio Competition Dance Teams
  • Scholarship Recipients
  • Trained with Alvin Ailey
  • Wellington School Musicals

Where are they now?

Devin Buchanan

Devin Buchanan

Devin Buchanan has a wonderful career as a dancer and choreographer. He’s now teaching at Giordano Dance studio in Chicago. Read more about Devin here.

Kaitlin Murray

Kaitlin Murray started dancing with Miss Nicole at the Far East Recreation Center when she was preschool age. She went on to train at BalletMet and performed in The Nutcracker, for four years as a Snowflake, and in The Little Mermaid. She has also danced with the Columbus Dance Theatre. She currently teaches dance at four YMCAs and is a performer with Xclaim Dance Company, a contemporary dance ensemble here in Columbus.

Marionna Hannah

Marionna began with Miss Nicole at Far East Recreation Center when she was four years old and continued until middle school. She went on to perform in musical theatre with The Wellington School in Into the Woods, Legally Blonde, and 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She also performed in the Columbus Children’s Theatre in Bring it On. She’s currently a freshman songwriting major and film acting minor at Belmont University.

Balletmet Scholarship Recipients

Cosette Debevois-2017

Penny Schrewe-2023

Maysen Macklin-2023

Elise Vang-2024

Lourdes Castro-2024