meet the chapelhouse team

Instructors

Allison Stankey

Instructor | Musical Theatre Tap


Allison began dancing when she was three, at Miss Persis Studio in Arlington. In the 1980's, she studied with Gus Giordano in Chicago and with Fort Worth Ballet. A former member of TATD and ODMA, Allison also taught tap, ballet, and jazz for Miss Persis as well as performing with Theatre Arlington and Gown Town Theatre. In 1983, Allison left Texas for Los Angeles, California where she remained for the next 30 years.

Allison has recently begun performing again, most recently as MRS SOWERBERRY in Plaza Theatre Dudley's production of OLIVER!. She has also performed in ANYTHING GOES, & MAME. She only listens to Broadway music and is not familiar with many other types of songs or recent artists. Allison is so excited to be back in the world of theatre and dance, which have always been her first loves. Currently, Allison works as a Physician Relationship Manager with SWHR and enjoys spending time with her dog, friends, and most importantly - her bonus grandkids. Allison is so excited to meet you!

NICHOLE FORT

INSTRUCTOR | DANCE TECHNIQUE, DANCE PERFORMANCE, AND STRETCH & STRENGTH


Nichole's passion for dance began at the tender age of 4. She joined The Dance Company at 8 years old and began competing in National Dance competitions through out her high school years. It was during that time that she also began her high school drill team career. where she held the role of 'Officer' for two years, and 'Captain' for two years. Nichole received a dance scholarship and went on to dance at Tarleton State University where she held the role of 'Captain' for three years and was named Collegiate "All-American" from the National Dance Alliance of Collegiate Dance.

After college she went on to become the assistant dance coach for the Tarleton State University Texan Stars dance team for three years. During that time she also earned her Masters in Kinesiology. While she coached at TSU, she auditioned for the Dallas Texan Legends Basketball team, where she spent one season before beginning her high school dance team coaching career in Dublin, TX. Nichole is a professional with more than 10 years of experience in leadership, choreography, and multiple genres of dance. She has studied under various choreographers such as Chris Judd, Napoleon and Tabitha D'umo, Keven Maher, Dave Scott, Dallas Maverick Dance Team, Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blues Dance Team. On the side, Nichole judges various dance competitions and prospective members of various dance teams and schools in the North Texas area.

Nichole is highly motivated and passionate in helping others achieve their dreams through dance and is so excited to share her passions with the students of Chapelhouse Studios!

CAROLINE JOHNSON

INSTRUCTOR | BROADWAY BABIES AND PLAY & PRETEND


Caroline is a Pre-K Teacher at First Baptist Burleson and has been involved in musical theatre for over 20 years! She has a love of being on stage and choreography. Some of her favorite shows she has choreographed are SEUSSICAL and THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE. Caroline's favorite roles have been GLENDA in WIZARD OF OZ & KATHY SELDON in SINGING IN THE RAIN. Caroline has had the pleasure of choreographing for 12 different children's musical theatre camps & intensives. She is so excited to share her passion of theatre with the children of Godley!


creative content director & resident photographer

Ashlyn Rhae

creative content director & resident photographer


Ashlyn has had a passion for taking photos, graphic design, and visual arts for as long as she can remember. She is a 2020 Godley Alumni, who took various photography, videography, & design classes throughout high school, as well as theatre. Growing up in the small town, she is so excited for Chapelhouse Studios to be apart of her community's growth. You'll be seeing Ashlyn lots around our studio, she can't wait to meet you! Check out her work on Facebook & Instagram @ashlynrhaephoto or www.ashlynrhaephoto.com!

advisory board

Jacque Fort

advisor

Jennifer Gardzina

advisor

jeff gardzina

Advisor

arlin landers

advisor

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