Anne-Marie Smith is now in her fifteenth year of dance instruction, specializing in the subjects of Ballet, Drill/Dance Team, Clogging, Lyrical, Jazz and Tap. She is a proud graduate of Texas Christian University, with a degree in business Marketing. While there, she was a student of the ballet department, taking classes from Li Chou Cheng, Elizabeth Gillaspy, and Cheyhun Ozsoy. She has also studied under Julie Ballew and taken master classes from Mia Michaels, Mike Minery, and Sonya Tayeh. Anne-Marie directed the TCU Showgirls Dance Team and taught at many locations in the DFW Metroplex, including Tarrant County College Southeast Campus, Bruce Lea Dance Factory, and the Pinnacle School for Fine Arts. She has also choreographed for the Dance and Drill Teams of Kennedale Junior High, Paradise High School, Peaster High School, Plano West Senior High and Boswell High School.
Her routines for these various teams have won the highest of awards in both regional and national drill/dance competitions. In the realm of competitive dance, her Musical Theater, Clogging, Jazz and Tap routines have received numerous special awards and high overall placement at Stage One, Showstoppers and Dance Showcase Competitions. Anne-Marie loves to share her passion for dance with students of all ages and levels, building strong bonds that last for a lifetime. She is very excited to begin her journey with Momentum this year and looks forward to becoming a part of this amazing studio. Most importantly, Anne-Marie is blessed with an incredible family, including her husband, Jason and two beautiful daughters, Glorianne and Gabrielle.