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Kaitlyn began dancing when she was just 4 years old. She continued to study all styles of dance throughout her school years while also participating in theatre and vocal music. Kaitlyn began dancing competitively at the age of 9 and continued until she was 18. While still in high school, she had the unique honor of performing High School Musical with Music Theatre Wichita. Kaitlyn attended Oklahoma State University and pursued a degree in Music Theatre. Miss Kaitlyn began teaching dance 7 years ago; she teaches recreational and competitive classes to students ages 3 to adult. She is the Company Director and Choreographer for The Edge Performing Arts Centre in her hometown of Winfield. Her Competitive Team consistently achieves platinum awards and choreography recognition. In addition to teaching dance to children and adults, Miss Kaitlyn has coached the Winfield High School Dance Team and choreographed large musical productions for the school. She trained in all forms of dance. Her love and passion for the art is equal to the love she has for her students.
Donnette Dittmer began her ballet training at a very young age with Marjorie Kelley and the Royal Academy of Dance, based in London, England. After eight years with Ms. Kelly and the Royal Academy, Donnette continued her dance training by traveling to New York and training with the most prestigious teachers of the time. Before entering college, Donnette enjoyed her summer performing at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Donnette received a full dance scholarship throughout college and continued traveling and teaching across the country. After college, Donnette began choreographing for numerous companies and teaching master classes all over the country. Her dance and choreography credits include performances of, "The Nutcracker", " Swan Lake ", "Firebird" and "Giselle". And recently adding the Broadway hit Urintown to her list of musical theater choreography. In her 12 years of teaching, Donnette has seen and done it all. This begins from the early days of her career as a magician assistant and runway work, to being awarded the honor of Top Choreographer in Las Vegas. In this past year, Donnette's choreography was featured on MTV, VHI, ESPN, and Bravo. Miss Dittmer is known for her fun loving attitude and the ability to spread the love of ballet across the country. Donnette is currently in her tenth year as Artistic Director for the The Edge Performing Arts Center and is on high demand as a teacher, judge, and choreographer.
|Olivia is currently working on her studies at Butler Community College and plans to soon receive her Associates in Fine Arts as a Dance Major. During her years at Butler she was a part of the Headliners show choir. She has been dancing for 17 years and danced competitively with The Edge PAC Company Team for 7 years. Olivia graduated from Winfield High School in 2018. She loves working with kids and spending time with family.|
Jordan works at Southwestern College with her husband, Kyle Pond. They live in Winfield with their two daughters, Kinley and Lyla. Jordan did gymnastics from the age of 5 until graduating high school. She competed in USAG (United States of America Gymnastics) for 6 years and for her high school varsity for all 4 years, ultimately making the Texas National team her senior year. Since then, Jordan’s coached gymnastics in Sterling, Kansas between focusing on her Bachelors of Business Administration, growing her family, and working as a residential hall director at Southwestern College.
Chance was born in Wellington, KS in May of 1996 where he lived with 8 other siblings until moving to Manhattan to attend K State. After leaving K State he moved to Fort Worth, TX and started teaching gymnastics for two years at Lone Star Gymnastics. Chance moved back home to Wellington, Ks and taught at Simply Elite School of Cheer & Gymnastics. He lives in Wichita now and was teaching Gymnastics at the Andover YMCA before they were forced to close their doors for the shutdown. Now, The Edge PAC is lucky to have him on staff as our Tumbling Coach!! Chance hopes to continue coaching for years to come and to develop a large all-boys gymnastics team here at The Edge PAC!
Carter is a Winfield native & professional musician. While growing up here, he has been in many productions with SC, WHS, the Winfield Community Theatre, and other local groups. His 'big debut' was in Horsefeathers & Applesauce' production of Singin' in the Rain at age 4. He has been playing piano and singing ever since he could remember. He has studied music and theater at Oklahoma City University and Berklee College of Music, and plans to finish his degree in Psychology at Southerwestern College. He got to work with kids for two years at Southwestern College Learning Center , as well as some summer camps, and has found that making a difference in young minds is a big passon of his. He plans to get his Masters or go directly into social work and/or teaching while incoporating music into his life and career as much as he can. He plans to never stop performing, and is excited for the future of music classes at The Edge PAC.
The Edge Performing Arts Centre
721 Main Street
Winfield, KS 67156
721 Main Street
Winfield, KS 67156
Summer Schedule Starts
June 2, 2020
Tues 10:00 AM - 6:45 PM
Wed 10:00 AM - 6:15 PM
Thurs 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM