A Step Ahead Musical Theater
Mrs Bernice Drothler
Director & Instructor Director of A Step Ahead, Bernice Drothler, has been teaching dance for nearly 30 years. She has owned and directed A Step Ahead Performing Arts Studio since it opened in 1999. Bernice received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University, and is certified to teach by Dance Masters of America.
Ms. Sydney Katoe
Sydney has trained in dance at A Step Ahead for 10 years, and in the theater program for 7 years. She has performed in The A Step Ahead Musical Theatre's Productions of The Wizard of Oz, (Dorothy) Into the Woods, (Cinderella) Peter Pan, (Tinkerbell) and The Little Mermaid (Ariel) and many more. Within the past 4 years she has been training in tech and production positions in the theatre community which include assistant directing, stage management, wardrobe supervising, dance captaining, and others. She enjoys being behind the stage as well as on it. Ms. Katoe has loved learning and growing up at the A Step Ahead Studio and would like to continue providing guidance and nurturing each student's talent in the same way.
Photography credits @ Ashlyn Cathey Photography