elite dance studios
  2005 Main Drive
(479) 443-1990

Our Teachers

Elite has an amazing group of dance instructors! They each bring with them a passion to teach, the ability to help every student progress with their technique, the desire to explore the diversity of performing styles, and positive energy.

Miss Kathy

Kathy was the owner and studio manager of Elite Dance Studios in Berryville and also assisted in managing the Fayetteville studio! She purchased the studio with less than 30 students in 1998 and now has over 200 students between the two studios. She now is retired and is assisting on needed basis.

Miss Emily
Emily Viatorhas

Emily Viatorhas been extensively trained in ballet, jazz, and tap dancing. She annually attends many master classes and conventions around the United States to keep herself and dancers healthy and up to date with the latest choreography and exercises.

Miss Emily has won many awards for her choreography including "Choreography Award" at the 2012 Tulsa Prime Time Competition for her piece "Forgive But Don't Forget". She is yearly certified for completion of the teacher's course at Company Dance. She has choreographed for Ozark Film and Video and also dances on the "What's Up Que Pasa" Children's Television Show. Several of her pieces have been featured in the Dance Coalition's Annual Spring Concert at the Walton Arts Center and she has been a member choreographer for the Dance Coalition as well as served on the board for three years. She has helped to coordinate many of the workshops and bring master teachers to the Northwest Arkansas area. She was hired by the Harrison Lyric to choreograph the musicals "Annie" and "Wizard of Oz". She has worked alongside Houston Ballet for two years at their Summer Dance Intensive and coordinated the children's auditions and rehearsals for the Moscow Ballet's United States tour of the "Nutcracker".

Emily is the founder of the Fayetteville Montessori Movement and Tap program since 2004. Her personal studies in anatomy and physiology have assisted her in training healthy dancers. She has been the Artistic Director of Elite Dance Studios in Berryville and Fayetteville since 1999.

Miss Virginia

Virginia Mock has taught and trained all over the United States as a three year instructor for Universal Dance Association. She is highly skilled in jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, and tap. In 2006 she completed a six month intensive internship at Broadway Dance Center in New York City. She has received many awards at regional and state levels for her choreography. She is passionate about teaching children how to dance in a friendly and supportive environment.

Because of her vibrant personality on and off stage she was chosen as a day player on ABC's "The View" alongside Hillary Duff, Alicia Keys, and others.

Virginia has been an instructor and artistic director at the Elite Dance Studio in Berryville and Fayetteville since 1999.

Miss Heather
Heather Campbell

Heather Campbell is from Louisville, Kentucky. She is a Bellarmine University graduate with a BA in Communication, and Design, Arts and Technology, and an MA in the Art of Communication. She has relocated to Northwest Arkansas to pursue a doctorate degree and continue her dance career.

Heather has been dancing for over 19 years. She has a strong studio background having trained at Diane Moore Dance Academy, Dale Meyer School of Dance, Dance Unlimited, 360 Dance, and Dreamz Dance Company. Heather has a diverse dance background having trained in tap, jazz, ballet, pointe, contemporary, lyrical, modern, musical theater, pom, ballroom, jazz funk, and hip hop. She was on nationally ranked studio competition teams for 12 years, and All Star Teams for two years, including the 2008 UDA Junior All-Star Jazz National Champion Team. She then danced for four years in college, was a 2013 NDA All-American Dancer, and was on the 2015 NDA National Champion Dance Team at Bellarmine University.

Miss Heather has choreographed for and coached numerous competitive teams ranging from pre-school to college-aged teams. She was an instructor and competitive choreographer at Dreamz Dance Company for the past two years. She is excited to be a part of the Elite Family and to share her passion for dance with Elite Dance Studios.

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