Cheryl Ann Kelley
Founder, Director, Teacher, and Choreographer of Electric Youth Dance Company
EYDC was started by Cheryl Ann in 1989 and this year she celebrates her 29th Anniversary of dance. A native Vermonter, born and raised in St. Albans, Cheryl Ann’s true joy has been in teaching the many students who have passed through her doors over the years.
Her dance expertise has expanded beyond her studio to include performances for her students at: Kid’s Day, Marketfest, Church Street Lighting Ceremony, South Hero Apple Fest, VT Maple Festival, First Night in Burlington, Disney Magic Music Day, Orlando, FL, Boston Celtics pregame shows in Boston, MA, Miss Vermont Pageants, Raising money for Franklin County Animal Rescue " Have A Heart Dance Show Case"
Cheryl Ann is also Co-founder and Director of the first High School Dance Competition in VT. She lead the Voltage and Sparkette Dancers and participates in the Open Doors program through the local schools. She introduced her students to dance competitions and over the years has watched this program grow with amazing talent. Two EYDC routines were chosen to dance in a “National Showcase”, both awarded platinum medals. Her students also won awards that enabled them to dance at the Quebec City Nationals in July of 2006.
Cheryl Ann continues her growth as a dancer through educational dance classes with master professionals including the New York City Pulse Tour Teacher Workshop and Montreal’s Dance Coastal Rage.
Her dedication, experience, and commitment to dance over the years shines brightly through her students in the many performances and recitals they have given.
Her constant motivation has been her devotion to the dance of life. Be Happy, Have Confidence, Takes Chances, and Live LIfe to the Fullest! She hopes to share her passion of dance for many more years to come!