Is the founder and Directress of Just Dance Academy and has over 30 years of combined experience as a dancer and instructor. She has studied at the world-renowned New York institutions of Steps, Joffreys, The Broadway Dance Center, and Dance New Amsterdam (DNA). She has danced locally with Ririe Woodbury and Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT) in their summer intensives and nationally in dance conventions including The Pulse (affiliated with the Broadway Dance Center in New York City) and the New York City Dance Alliance (NYCDA). Internationally she represented the state of Utah and the United States as a member of the USA All American Dance Association for the Millennium Celebration in Paris, France.
Tiffany earned her BFA degree from the School of Modern Dance at the University of Utah, where she was the recipient of the Elizabeth R. Hayes Scholarship, the most prestigious dance scholarship awarded by the University. To supplement her university education, she has attended Master classes under the direction of internationally recognized figures including Mia Michaels (Emmy winner and choreographer for FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance), Wade Robson (Emmy winner and choreographer for FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance), David Dorfman (Artistic Director of David Dorfman Dance Company and recipient of the NYC “Bessie” Dance and Performance Award), Stephan Koplowitz (Artistic Director of the Stephan Koplowitz Project, Dean of Dance at CalArts in Los Angeles, and recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship and six National Endowment for the Arts fellowships), Gesel Mason (distinguished producer/director of Washington D.C.-based Mason/Rhynes Productions), Tandy Beal (award winning choreographer, performer, and former dancer with the Nikolais Dance Company; recipient of the Honorary Alumnus award from the College of Fine Arts in 2001), Hope Clark (former dancer for Brooklyn-based Elizabeth Streb-Ringside Dance Company), Ronald K. Brown (Artistic Director of African-urban fusion themed Evidence Dance Company), Doug Elkins (Artistic Director of the Doug Elkins Dance Company in New York City), The Trisha Brown Company (New York City), Faye Driscol (former dancer with Doug Varone and Dancers), and Shane Sparks (choreographer for ABC’s So You Think You Can Dance and host of MTV’s American’s Best Dance Crew).
Prior to founding Just Dance Academy, Tiffany gained extensive teaching experience as instructor of ballet and jazz at Dance Illusions, instructor of modern dance at Academy of Ballet Arts, instructor of ballet at Clayton Productions, and instructor of ballet at Dance Tech. She enjoys teaching dancers of all ages and at all skill levels, having taught in the capacity of master teacher at Hillcrest High and Lone Peak High schools, resident dance instructor at Butler Middle School and Lowell Elementary, and dance instructor for the Utah Imagination Celebration in Utah elementary schools. She currently serves as directress and master instructor of ballet, jazz, lyrical, and modern dance at Just Dance. Tiffany is passionately devoted to the art of expression through dance and greatly enjoys watching the progression of her students as they develop their own appreciation for and love of the art.