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217-D N. Walnut Creek Drive
Mansfield TX 76063
(817) 473-1623
angela@astepintime.net

MEET OUR FACULTY

Angela Lederman - Owner/Company Director
Clogging | Jazz | Tap | Ballet

Angela began her dance training at the age of three under the late Jimmie Ruth White at Spotlight Dance Studio. She continued to train there throughout her high school years and beyond. She is comprehensively trained in tap, jazz, ballet, and clogging. Angela was the Captain of her high school dance team. She was honored to be part of a select group of dancers to perform at the Worlds Faire in Brisbane, Australia. Angela continues her training by attending numerous master classes at various conventions every year. Her true passion is tap and clogging.

Angela has been teaching at A Step in Time since 2004. Her choreography has received overall awards at both the regional and national levels. Dancers under Angela’s direction have been awarded scholarships, and top honors at numerous dance conventions and competitions. Angela bought A Step in Time from Richard Walker this past summer and is looking forward to the future. She is committed to sharing her passion for dance with her students!

Angela is married to Mark Lederman and has two wonderful daughters, Hannah (13) and Julia (9). Both girls are dancers at A Step in Time.

 

Bethany Faulkner
Ballet | Jazz | Lyrical | Tap

Ms. Bethany has spent time in L.A. studying at the Edge, home of some of the best and most current teachers and choreographers in the industry. She brings with her the best of what is current and the tradition of A Step in Time, quality dance technique, respect for tradition, values, work ethic and enriching one's life through dance.

Bethany Cloutier began her training at the age of 3 at A Step in Time Dance Studio and continued to study under the direction of Richard and Roberta Walker. During her 15 years with the studio she also attended classes with Debbie Allen, Mia Michaels and Fernando Bujones along with attending Joel Ruminer Summer Dance Camps and performing at such venues as Dance for the Planet, The Fielder Road Christmas Show, Mountain View College Galas, competitions and conventions.

Her training then continued with a scholarship to Oklahoma City University's School of Dance and Arts Management with instruction from Jo Rowan, Lyn Cramer, Liz Reiter, Kay Sandel, Nikki Singer and Mark Yonelly. While attending she was involved with the OCU Pep Dancers, Liturgical Dance Company, Student Choreography Show and American Spirit Dance Company. She then migrated back to Texas and began performing with Five Degrees of Dance Company and instructing classes at The Studio in Howe, Texas. Next was the position of competition team leader, choreographer and teacher for Frisco Dance Force. Bethany earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington and enjoys working in elder care services.

Ms. Bethany is an award winning choreographer and happy to be sharing the joy of dance with her students.

 

Joanna Fisher
Pre-school | Kindergarten

Ms. Joanna has been involved with the studio for many, many years, first as a student and now as a teacher. She is our pre-school and kindergarten specialist. It take a very special person to teach young ones and guide them towards their potential. Her classes are fun and energetic and at the same time well structured. Her personality and demeanor holds the children's attention so they learn and retain more of what they learn. Her style of presentation is perfectly suited for this age group. Her knowledge of the material gives the dancers a firm foundation on which to build.

Ms. Joanna is a recent graduate of U.T.A. with a degree in Business.

 

Megan Wheeler
Jazz | Lyric/Contemporary | Ballet | Tap

Megan began dancing at age 3. She grew to love the art form and knew that she had to continue to study it in college. She attended Nolan Catholic High School and was on their dance company all 4 years. Her senior year she became captain.
She recently graduated from Oklahoma City University with Bachelor's Degree in Performance. While at OCU she performed with the American Spirit Dance Company. She also taught at the Encore Dance Centre in Oklahoma City.

Even though she graduated with a performance degree, she has realized she has a love for teaching. The opportunity to educate young people on not only performing technique, but also dance as an art form is something she cherishes.

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A Step In Time • 217-D N. Walnut Creek Drive, Mansfield TX 76063 • (817) 473-1623 • angela@astepintime.net