Lori Oxendine Long has over 40 years of teaching experience. She works with the instructors to ensure that every student receives a quality dance education. Under Miss Lori's leadership, the studio has grown into one of the best studios in the country.
Shohn Petty brings a wealth of business knowledge to the studio. He has travelled around the United States to other top studios to identify best practices in studio ownership. He implemented this knowledge with the design and opening of the Harrisburg Studio in 2016.
Sabrina Mowris Perrell
Studio Manager/Choreographer/ Instructor
Sabrina Mowris Perrell began dancing at the age of 2 and has never stopped. She joined Dance Productions in 1990 in the recreational program then quickly moved to the award winning competition team. In her dance years, she was awarded many overall and special awards. Miss Sabrina found her true passion teaching at a young age and went through the ranks, beginning with trainee. She has trained with many notable tap dancers, Henry LeTang, Brenda Buffalino, Dianne Walker, Martin “Tre” Dumas and Mike Minery to name a few. Miss Sabrina was also chosen to be a part of Mike Minery’s tap show, “Tapaholics,” and taught for Break the Floor/ Slide for five years. Miss Sabrina celebrates her 18th year teaching at Dance Productions and traveling across the country as a guest teacher. Her DP students have won many accolades and overall achievements at competitions as well as national choreography and entertainment awards. Miss Sabrina is known for her fun and loving personality, which carries over to her classes.
Tracy Russell Faggart
Competition Manager/ Choreographer/ Instructor
Tracy Faggart is a nationally renowned choreographer and dance teacher who challenges her students to work to their full potential. Students' growth under Miss Tracy's guidance is remarkable. Her success is evident in the competition team's numerous wins at the regional and national levels. Indeed, her students are consistently awarded national championships at the highest level of competition.
Amanda Zygmont Wheeling
Future Stars Manager/Choreographer/Instructor
Amanda Wheeling, a former NBA dancer, began dancing competitively at the age of 5 at Dance Productions, and her love of dance has continued to grow. She graduated from UNC-Charlotte with a degree in Communications and a concentration in Public Relations, and she has experience managing events for a prestigious country club. This experience along with her passion for dance and love of children are why our recreation program is a joy for the dancers and their families.
Emily Green has had an illustrious career as a ballerina, and is thrilled to share her love of ballet with young dancers. She has performed with Ann Brodie's Carolina Ballet Company, the renowned School of American Ballet in New York City, the New York City Ballet, and the Cedar Lake Ensemble. She was also a member of the broadway touring company of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera.
McKenzie Faggart, Miss North Carolina 2016, is a sought-after jazz and lyrical choreographer. Miss McKenzie is also a strong support system for students as she is committed to ensuring that her students feel that dance is their safe zone.
Carlene Carrow Landroche
Carlene's students have been honored with many awards under her guidance. They have been accepted into the Joffrey Ballet School, Hubbard Street Dance Theatre and Rhythmic Circus as well as 5 foot 10 Tap Companies. Numerous students have opened their own dance studios with success. Carlene is exceptional with getting the best technique out of students helping them build their muscle memory and cleaning the routines. She is also very good at building confidence in Dancers.