Our Team 

Vienna Watters
PBT, Technique, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, Acro, Conditioning and Contemporary Instructor


Vienna has been dancing for 18 years, competitively danced for 6 years, and has been teaching for a total of 5. Well rounded in several genres of dance; Vaganova Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Poms, Tumbling, and Heels Dance and Acrobatics. She credits a lot of her knowledge and technique to Renown Teacher, Professional Dancer and Choreographer Scuba-Steve Gorski and Elise Bukowski of Salt Creek Ballet. Vienna is a certified teacher in Progressing Ballet Technique. Formal instructor and Assistant Chicago Land Director for renown Heels Dance Program Army Of Sass, experience in Business Management as formal head coach and Assistant Director of Oak Forest Park district and Momentum Dance Force, as well as experience in judging competitive dance competitions in which she continues to pursue. In her professional career Vienna has danced with Chicago Human Rhythm Project, performer in the Chicago Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade for a consecutive 9 years, scouted and received a private audition for America’s Got Talent, also performing in local parades and festivals around the Chicago Land area. As a professional Choreographer Vienna choreographed a heels dance showcased in 2 national dance organizations known as Prelude and Choreographers Carnival, and choreographing for other performers in Chicago. With vast knowledge in all aspects of dance Vienna continues to work with professionals to ensure her fellow dancers are getting the best and most current dance knowledge. With passion and knowledge including a keen eye to detail Vienna is a rising force in the dance world. 

Amanda Racz
Owner/ Director
PDC Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop Instructor


Amanda is a national dancer and choreographer from Southeast Georgia. She attended Robert Morris University for Business Management.  Her dance passion is for Competitive Jazz, Lyrical and Musical Theatre. She was a dancer, actress at Walt Disney World 

and Universal Studios in Orlando, FL where she also learned how to walk stilts.

She was a print model for companies such as Coca Cola, Vault, Oil of Olay, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Full Throttle. 

  She was a certified choreographer/instructor for American Dance Training Camps, certified as a ZUMBA Instructor, Adjudicator for several national dance and talent competitions, convention instructor as well as a choreographer for several studios throughout the Chicagoland area. Amanda has developed an adult dance program, "The Femme Rebellion", (Showcased recently at "Prelude Midwest" and "Carnival Chicago Choreographer's Ball") for men & women and the LGBTQ community to rebel, have fun and feel confident through the power dance. 

Summer Thurmond
Teeny & Toddler and Poms Instructor

Summer took her first dance class when she was five years old and has participated in many performances and competitions since. She has performed in the McDonald's Thanksgiving Day Parade, on ABC 7 news, and at Walt Disney World. She competed with Legacy Dance Ensemble for many years while studying ballet, tap, musical theatre, lyrical, and jazz. Since Summer's freshman year, she has been a team member of her high school’s varsity dance team and was promoted to Captain her junior year. Summer was chosen to be Captain for her senior year. She enjoys sharing her love for dance with the next generation while seeing them grow and improve. 

Charles McGregory
Tumbling and Tap Instructor

Charles McGregory is a multi-talented dancer with over twenty years of experience in the forms of Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Gymnastics and various Performing arts. He currently teaches Tap and Gymnastics at Sammy Dyer School of the theater as well as Precision Dance Project and has recently written and directed his own show “The Four Temperments”.  Charles has choreographed alongside Jumaane Taylor and Idella Reed-Davis, and has danced alongside Starinah Dixon, Donnetta Jackson, and Brill Barret of M.A.D.D Rhythms, as well as Sarah Savelli. He has also performed in various Master performances with the Chicago Human Rhythm Project over the past four years with Dianne Walker, Nico Rubio, and Sam Weber and is a certified coach for the United States Trampoline and Tumbling Association, certification with Acrobatic Arts in progress.