Our Staff

It's our commitment to providing the very best student teacher experience.


Kathy Thompson

Kathy Thompson ------- Founder and Artistic Director
I have been dancing all of my life and teaching for 30 years. I have taught and performed all over Indiana. I have studied at Indiana University as well as traveling to Dance Convention to learn from nationally known teachers in St. Louis, Chicago, Cincinnati, Louisville and Indianapolis.

Sarah Thompson-Burk

Sarah Thompson-Burk ------- Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Kinderclass


Shannon Minshall

Shannon Minshall ------- Tap

Brian Thompson

Brian Thompson ------- Maintenance

Heather Benbow

Heather Benbow ------- Secretary

James Anthony Minshall

James Anthony Minshall ------- Ballroom

James Anthony Minshall

Tori Simpson -------- Ballet tap, jazz/hip-hop, and lyrical

James Anthony Minshall

 Juliet Gilchrist ------- Voice and piano teacher

Heather Benbow

Mckinzie Wease ------- Kinderclass and pre-ballet


Tori Simpson - Dance teacher

Jeremy Fulk

Juliet Gilchrist


Contact Us

Kat's Performing Arts Studio 824 Lincoln Avenue
Bedford, Indiana 47421

At the T on John Williams Blvd and Lincoln Ave.

Phone: (812) 275 4878