Miss Stevie Wells
SDA Instructor 2017-18
Miss Stevie, from Middletown Ohio, began dancing at age 3 studying jazz, modern and ballet. At age 11, she began intensive ballet only training in Cechetti, Vaganova and Balanchine styles. She was a member of a pre-professional company, Ballet LeJunesse from age 16 through high school and competed in the Ohio Dance Festival Choreographers Showcase. She attended summer intensives at both Juilliard and The School of American Ballet in 1998 and 1999. Stevie also competed in the Cincinnati Overture Awards as a finalist in 1999 and again in 2000, winning the scholarship for the dance segment of the competition. To complement her ballet training, she has also studied jazz, modern, ballroom, swing dance, pilates and yoga. During high school, She taught ballet/creative movement to preschool children at a local school/daycare in Middletown, as well as guest teaching for local studios. From 2004-2005, Stevie relocated to Tampa FL and danced professionally with a small company of dancers. Upon returning to Ohio, she placed dance on hold to become a mother to her 3 daughters, Sunny, Riley and Avery, and is currently expecting her 4th child! She returned to teaching in 2012 and joined SDA Studios in Jan 2015!