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Jocelyn Lockhart - Director
Jocelyn Lockhart - Director
Miss Jocelyn received her BA in Dance with a ballet emphasis from Brigham Young University.  She was honored as Dance Department Valedictorian for her graduating class.  During her four years at BYU, Miss Jocelyn danced with Theatre Ballet Company and received both dance and academic scholarships.  In her senior year of college she received an ORCA grant for choreography.  Miss Jocelyn has also studied and taught at several private dance studios.  She opened Treasure Valley Ballet Academy in 2002.  Miss Jocelyn and her husband have four children.
Dianne Guzzle
Dianne Guzzle
Miss Dianne graduated from Butler University with High Honors in Dance Pedagogy.  She directed The Terrace Dance Studio in Pocatello for seven years.  She was also the Artistic Director of Dance for the Gateway Center for Theatre and Dance.  Miss Dianne is an ABTŪ Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABTŪ Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 3 of the ABTŪ National Training Curriculum.  She has been teaching at TVBA since 2005.  Miss Dianne and her husband have four children.
TeAwna Peterson
TeAwna Peterson
Miss TeAwna started dancing at the age of seven while growing up in Caldwell.  She has studied ballet, modern, tap, and jazz.  She continued her training at Brigham Young University where she earned her BA in Dance and had the privilege of performing with Dance Ensemble and other performing groups.  Miss TeAwna has been teaching dance in the Treasure Valley since 2006 and at TVBA since 2009.  She and her husband have four children.
Emileah Andrew
Emileah Andrew
Miss Emileah began her training at Bountiful School of Ballet at the age of three.  During her last three years at the school she was a class assistant, working to further her own technique and also gaining experience in dance instruction.  Her primary focus was in ballet, but she also trained in jazz, hip hop, and modern.  Miss Emileah has a special talent for working with children and has been teaching at TVBA since 2014.
Hannah Jarvis
Hannah Jarvis
Miss Hannah grew up in Pennsylvania where she began dancing when she was four years old.  She later moved to Nevada where she continued to study various forms of dance including ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, modern, African, and acrobatic.  Miss Hannah received her BS in Health Science with an emphasis in Public Health and a minor in Dance Education from BYU–Idaho.  She is returning to TVBA for her 5th season.  Miss Hannah and her husband have two children.
Samantha Rassett
Samantha Rassett
Miss Sami’s early training began at the age of three in California.  After relocating to Idaho, she trained continuously and danced in many local performances including productions of The Nutcracker with Eugene Ballet Company.  Miss Sami enjoys sharing her love of dance and was previously an assistant instructor. She has been teaching at TVBA since 2015.
Sabrina Barbic
Sabrina Barbic
Miss Sabrina graduated summa cum laude from Utah Valley University earning her BFA in Dance with a ballet emphasis.  She attended on full performing dance scholarship as a member of UVU Repertory Ballet Ensemble and also performed with Utah Regional Ballet.  Prior to her time at UVU, Miss Sabrina had the opportunity to teach and choreograph for Melody Lane Dance Academy in Yakima, Washington.  She is currently dancing with Idaho Dance Theatre and began teaching at TVBA in 2017.
Sabrina Barbic
Emmaly Shipley
Miss Emmaly realized at a young age that her true passion was for ballet.  She trained with TVBA through high school and has performed the Nutcracker with Moscow Ballet and Eugene Ballet Company.  In college she performed with and choreographed for Collegiate Dancers.  Miss Emmaly also toured Panama and Costa Rica with Dance Alliance.  She graduated from BYU–Idaho with her BA in Dance Choreography and Performance.  She was a member of The Dancer's Project and the director of ballet at Front and Center Dance in Rigby before joining TVBA in 2019. She and her husband have two children.

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