Our Team of Dance Instructors

Edge Dance Academy is home to some of Southern California's most accomplished dance instructors, each of whom brings their own personal approach to the dance floor. See below who they are:

Tabetha Thomas
Artistic Director / Owner

 

Tabetha began dancing at the age of nine. She was trained in tap, ballet, and jazz at “The Dance Spot” in Fullerton, CA. While dancing she had the privilege to study with some of the industries premiere instructors including, Deidre Madrigal, Yvette Macahilig, Joe Tremaine, Jimmy DeFore, and Steven Peck.

 

In her 25-year teaching career, Tabetha has achieved multiple Regional and National top awards at various dance competitions. Her competition numbers have also earned numerous “Choreography”, “Most Entertaining”, and “Best Showmanship” awards. In 2003 Tabetha was presented with the esteemed “Best Choreographer Award” at the Youth Omni Awards in Los Angeles, CA.

 

Alixandra Wynn

Jazz / Contemporary / Hip Hop / Tap / Ballroom

 

Alix started dancing at the age of 2 ½, taking her first combo class while still in diapers. She has continued her training throughout the last 17 years in the studio and at conventions gaining inspiration and instruction from her mother, Tabetha Thomas, as well as dancers like Tina Cypher and Allen Cooper. Alix has been on stage since age 4 competing in Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical, and Contemporary but her favorite is Jazz. She is an accomplished instructor and choreographer of all ages at the competitive level with Regional and National award winning accomplishments. Alix currently continues her own passion for competition in Ballroom. Since 2013 she has trained under the supervision of Professional Latin Ballroom World Champions Olga Ginzberg & Sergiy Kvashyn. Alix is a two time World Pro-Am Champion in Latin Ballroom. Alix embodies the true spirit of dance which can be seen in the passion she puts into every class she instructs, whether it’s a solo or production. That passion is felt by her students as she teaches them the same joy, happiness, and fulfillment that the art of dance has brought her.

Madison Thomas

Lyrical / Jazz

 

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Brittany Markle

Lyrical / Contemporary / Jazz / Musical Theater / Acro

 

Brittany began her dance training at the age of 3 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania learning a variety of styles including jazz, tap, ballet, hip hop, contemporary, and acrobatics. At 12 years old, she began her professional career performing in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular as "Clara" in the little girl lead. She continued to travel with this company and explored other opportunites modeling for costume catalogs and fashion expos, singing in regional theaters, and attending acting lessons. After graduating high school, Brittany attended college in New York City on scholarship as a biology and forensic major. While at Pace University, she furthered her dance education touring the country as the demonstrator for JUMP and NUVO dance conventions with the privilege of assisting world renowned choreographers such as Dee Caspary, Mandy Moore, and Andy Blankenbuehler. Eventually, she signed with MSA talent agency and decided to relocate to Los Angeles. Since the move, Brittany has appeared in Network Cable commercials, danced in the Gene Kelly Awards, worked various theater and film roles for Disney Productions, performed in the National Women's Cancer benefit, and was invited to participate in the Hollywood Choreographers' Ball. She has chosen to continue her studies in San Diego as a biology/genetics major and has been choreographing & teaching throughout Southern California for the last 4 years. At 26 years of age, Brittany is traveling around the country to choreograph & teach for various intensives. She is excited to share her knowledge of dance and looks forward to aiding in the growth of other young dancers. 

Amanda Ocampo

Jazz / Lyrical / Ballet

 

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KJ Humphrey

Tap / Jazz / Lyrical

 

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Becky Johnson

Ballet

 

Becky began her ballet training at the age of three under the instruction of Ms. Heidi Balance.  She spent the next few years of her instruction with Ms. Sarah Jones at Heritage Hall and CAST Academy of Dance. Becky then studied under Ms. Eugenia Keefer at New West Ballet in San Marcos, and Ms. Jackie Hepner at the Ballet Society in Fallbrook.  In 2011, Becky returned to CAST Academy of Dance under the tutelage of Ms. Sarah Jones, and was a member of the CAST Ballet Competition Team winning several regional awards. She has performed several roles in many ballets including, Dew Drop and Corps in the Nutcracker, Coppelia in Coppelia, Sylph in Les Sylphides, the Cat in Peter and the Wolf, soloist in Paquita and many more. Becky moved to the California Ballet School in the fall of 2013 where she studied until 2015.  She began training with the California Ballet Company after spending the summer at the American Ballet Theater in New York.  Becky performed in several California Ballet Productions with the Corps de Ballet.  Becky is now teaching and spreading the love and passion she has for ballet.

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Wed    4:00 - 8:00

Thu      4:00 - 8:00

Edge Dance Academy
1145 Linda Vista Dr
San Marcos, CA 92078
 
Phone: 760-744-4710

Fax: 760-744-4720

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