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The Team

Who We Are

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Amy Cave

Owner and Artistic Director

Amy began dancing at age 2 1/2 with Nita Braun's Talent Workshop in Farmers Branch where she trained with Nita Braun and Mary Six Rupert, a former Radio City Rockette and teaching partner to the late Harold Nicholas. Amy continued her studies with Jackie Troup Miller,who was discovered by Bill "Bojangles" Robinson and trained in Hollywood with Louis Da Pron.  She earned her BA in Arts and Performance from UT Dallas.  Amy started her teaching career in 1988 at JTM Studio of Performing Arts and is in demand as a teacher, director, and choreographer all over DFW.  She works with both professional and community theatres as well as elementary, middle, and high schools.  Amy is a certified member of Texas Association Teacher's of Dancing , Inc. and serves as a Tap Examiner for the organization. She is a former member of the SAM Tap Trio. Amy is also the founder and director of our theatre partner Resolute Theatre Project and the KidWorks Theatre Festival. 

Beth Reid Allen

Ballet Mistress, Theatre Director

Beth Allen has extensive ballet and theatre training. In her youth,  she trained with School of American Ballet, Dance Theatre of Harlem and danced with American Ballet Theatre in NYC. She received her BFA in Directing from Southwestern University. She has directed and set more than 40 youth, adult and professional productions of ballet and stage shows. Beth is always thrilled to share her love of dance and theatre with students and adults alike.

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Caroline Cave

Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Drill, Competition

Caroline began dancing at age 2.  She served as officer for the R. L. Turner HS Lionettes.  She was an original member of the TWU Pioneer Pride Dance Team and a three year captain. Caroline is an award winning dancer and choreographer.  She teaches kindergarten in Frisco ISD.  She is the currently reigning MIss North Texas.

Kristal Seid

Voice 

Kristal is a vocal teacher and coach, actor, singer, music director and acting coach in Dallas-Ft. Worth. She studied theatre and music at Southwestern University where she received her BFA in Theatre, with a minor in piano and vocal performance.

She has over 30 years of professional music and stage experience, having performed and music directed in theaters such as Casa Manana, Music Theatre of Wichita, Shakespeare Dallas, Dallas Children's Theatre, Resolute Theatre Project and Theatre Three, as well as being the soloist in residence at SMU’s Perkins Chapel and Northway Christian Church. She's taught musical theater for Casa Manana, KD College-Musical Theatre Conservatory, Actors Conservatory Theatre, North Texas Creative Arts Academy, Addison Centre Theatre, Irving Ballet School/RMR Muzik and was the Artistic Director for Irving’s Academy of Performing Arts. She is currently on faculty at Amy's Studio of Performing Arts and Casa Mañana, as well as having a private voice/acting studio in person and online, teaching students ages 5 to 95.

I am certified in Somatic Voicework - The LoVetri Method (TM).

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