Meet Our Instructors

Jennifer Perry

Jennifer Perry

Dance Instructor

Jennifer Perry is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a BFA degree in Dance Performance. She has performed principle roles on Broadway, off Broadway, regional theater …

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Anna Penny

Anna Penny

Director of Ballet

Our director of the ballet program at BKDC was born in Russia…

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Melissa Walters

Melissa Walters

Dance Instructor

Melissa Walters has been teaching at Brucie Klay’s Dance Center for twelve years. Her training was at the Blackwood Studios for 18 years in ballet, tap, and acrobatics.

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Ernesta Suarez-Chicklowski

Ernesta Suarez-Chicklowski

Dance & Voice Instructor

Ernesta Suarez-Chicklowski has her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Voice & Theatre from Florida State University, and was voted Homecoming Queen while attending F.S.U. demonstrating…

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Jasmine Williams

Jasmine Williams

Hip Hop Dance Instructor

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Growing up in Dade City, Jasmine has been dancing 25 years of her life. She has trained in ballet, jazz, tap, acrobatics and hip hop…

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