MOLLY POORE -
Molly Poore began dancing in 1984, under the direction of Taunia Wheeler, in ballet, tap and clogging. At the age of 8 she joined Uintah Basin Ballet Company. She spent 10 years with Uintah Basin Ballet, and loved the classical ballet training. During that time, she performed solo roles in many of the most well known ballets, including: Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and A Salute to Broadway. At the age of 10, she was chosen to perform with Ballet West in Romeo and Juliet. As a member of Uintah Basin Ballet, she began classes in jazz and lyrical techniques. Molly was a 14 year member of the Outlaw Trail Cloggers. She competed at a National level and won many individual, duet and team awards. She was selected as an All-America National Team member for 6 years, and in 1998 she won the title of A cappella MVP. In 1994 she began teaching and choreographing. Her choreography received many National overall awards, including 5 years of Triple Crown winning teams. Molly began teaching at Elite Dance Studio in 2001. She is a company director and teaches ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, tiny tumblers and clogging. Her choreography has been recognized with many overall, high point and specialty awards. Molly loves continuing her dance education and learning from incredible people across the country. Mia Michaels, Nappy Tabs, Twitch and Linda Bernabei-Retter are some of her favorites. Molly’s passion is working with kids. She loves spending time with her dancers. They bring so much joy and happiness to her life. Molly has learned so much from dancing. Not just technique, but hard work, determination, team work, confidence and self love. She cannot wait to share her love of dance with her students this year and in the years to come. Molly is a wife and mother to 3 awesome kids. She loves and adores her family and feels so fortunate to have such an incredible second family and home with Elite Dance Studio!