Staff

Dawn Naylor
Studio Director

Dawn has over 30 years of experience in the dance industry. She has trained in and taught over 12 styles of dance. She loves teaching! As the owner of Falling Star Dance Company she has a hand in all the classes offered. She believes every dancer deserves special attention. She gives each of them the ability to improve on a personal level by creating small class sizes and offering individual training. Her students have won high honors at numerous competitions and her choreography has received awards throughout the state.  Dance has always been a part of Dawn’s life. As a baby her father would dance with her to put her to sleep. Dawn enjoys sharing her talents with others and with dance she has been able to achieve what many said was impossible. She would not be the person she is today without the passion she has for dance.

Shaun Naylor
Financial Director & Media Manager

Shaun has been working in operations and business management for over 10 years. He has helped companies succeed with his innovative approach. He has worked tirelessly to create our pricing structure, holding true to the studios values of offering affordable dance to everyone in the community. His background in photo and video has given a creative take on showcasing student’s personality and talent. He has been to every performance. His lively personality brings joy to our dancers. They love him and are ready to strike a pose capturing not just our studio’s choreography but the fun moments to create our memory video that all our dancers hold dear. We are thrilled to have him manage the financial and media aspects of our studio. His continued expertise will help the studio thrive and become a company that in known for its community outreach.

 

Tashelle Johnson
Social Media Specialist

Tashelle loves posting the priceless images of her adorable children and family on social media. Whether it is her oldest daughter accessorizing on her first day of school or keeping all of us updated on dance, Tashelle will be our go-to-girl to keep us up to date and on time this season. Throughout the season you’ll see posts such as Motivational Monday, Tuesday Tips (about dance), What’s up Wednesday (what is going in studio and within the community such as Fundraising or Advertising), Fun Friday (fun pictures from that week of dance), and Social Saturday (gives you opportunities to comment, ask questions, and stay involved in dance). If you are new to the studio and haven’t been invited to our group page yet, please let us know so we can add you to join in the fun.