Faculty

Educated faculty, professional dancers, nurturing teachers: this is what sets our program apart from others!

Director/Owner: Ronda McClure

Ronda began her dance training in San Antonio. She pursued a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance from the University of Texas in Austin.

Ronda’s pursuit of artistic and technical excellence takes her from New York City to Los Angeles to continue her study with the most innovative masters of dance.  With over 25 years of experience in dancing, teaching, choreographing, mentoring, and producing original award-winning works, she continues to develop and share her artistic vision and work ethic through a uniquely powerful fusion of Jazz and Modern Dance.

Ronda is currently the Artistic Director/Owner of Insight Dance Ensemble and the Artistic Director for Trilogy Dance Center.

Assistant Director:  Lyndi McComb

Originally from Austin, Texas, Lyndi started dancing at the age of 3, really loving ballet and jazz. Lyndi danced in the studio until the age of 13. In high school, she was on the dance team for three years and an officer her senior year, receiving several awards through ShowStopper, UDA, and ShowTime International. Lyndi received a partial dance scholarship to Southwest Texas State University (San Marcos, Texas) during her senior year of high school. She graduated from Southwest Texas State University in 2000, majoring in Elementary Education with a double minor in Dance and English. During her student teaching year, Lyndi was the assistant drill director and dance class teacher at Lanier High school (Austin, TX). After graduating, Lyndi taught 1st and 3rd grade in Dallas, Texas, for three years. Moving back to my Austin, she met her husband and later moved to San Antonio and has been here for 13 years. Lyndi joined the Trilogy family in October of 2018, working as a front desk associate. In 2019 she graduated from Liberty University with a Master of Education in Interdisciplinary Studies. Lyndi also has a fabulous young dancer, Kynli, who is a member of Insight Dance Ensemble and calls Trilogy her home.

 Teacher:  Missy Berlet

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Missy Miller has been dancing since age 4.  She was awarded scholastic honors and a dance scholarship to The University of Texas at Austin from the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts.  Missy performed with companies such as Susan Connolly’s Dance Workshop, Danz America, and Aaron Callies and taught for The San Antonio Ballet Company before she struck out on her own as a director and choreographer.  Missy has directed and choreographed for large national events including but not limited to SeaWorld, Disneyland, and Las Vegas with The Young American Stars.  To date, Missy has produced, directed, and choreographed more than two hundred productions, at least forty-five of which are her critically acclaimed, award-winning original productions. She has personally received twenty-one Alamo Theatre Arts Council (ATAC) Globe Awards in the categories of Production, Direction, Choreography, and Musical Direction. In January of 2016 she returned to her roots in San Antonio.  She is very happy to join the talented team of instructors at Move and Groove Innovative Dance.

                                                             

Teacher: Allison Boyd

Allison Boyd is a native to Texas and was born and raised in the San Antonio area. Allison has been dancing since she was 3 years old. She joined a dance company at the age of 5 and trained under Ronda Runnels and company for 13 years. After moving to the Los Angeles area for professional training, she has returned to the San Antonio area to follow her passion of teaching and performing.

Alli loves working with children and is a valued member of Move & Groove and Trilogy Faculty. She loves to Teach all ages as well as choreograph dances and see them come to life on stage at any age.

                                                                

Teacher:  Hannah Koop Trilogy Dance Center

Hannah has been a part of our Move and Groove Dance Program for the last four years. She has danced on and off throughout her life since the age of seven. She’s danced at Heather Stolle’s, Dance Plus, American Dance Company, and was on the dance team in both middle school and high school. She has been taught under former Trilogy dance instructor, Phaedra Kingry since the third grade with the kids choir program at Community Bible Church along with teaching beside her. Hannah is thrilled to be continuing teaching Move and Groove!

Teacher:  Marisol Hernandez

Marisol was born and raised in San Antonio. She started her dance training at the age of two. She was on Trilogy’s pre-professional dance company, Insight Dance Ensemble for two years. She has also trained at Kathy Marfin’s and Ballet San Antonio Academy and was a member of both pre-professional company’s LEDC for 8 years and SAYB for 1 year, respectively. She traveled to New York to study Ballet with Joffrey in the summer of 2013 and to Los Angeles to study Jazz and Contemporary in the summer of 2014. Marisol has earned scholarships from Streetz two years in a row. She started assisting for Trilogy in 2018 and is now a teacher for Trilogy and Move & Groove. She is currently attending her first year of college full time, while continuing her training in dance. Marisol enjoys photography, hanging out with friends, and making crafts in her free time.

Miss Marisol is a substitute teacher for all Move and Groove Schools.

Teacher:  Leikin Knapton

Leikin began dance and gymnastics at age ten and has always loved it. She received her technical dance training at Salt Lake Dance Center in Salt Lake City and Utah Valley University in Orem Utah. While at Salt Lake Dance Center she was a member of their award winning competitive dance program as well as their pre professional Christmas production where she was selected for many lead roles. roughout high school Leikin stayed busy as a cheer captain at Olympus High school for three years. She was also a two year member of her high school’s dance company. Along with getting a dance degree at Utah Valley University she has earned a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology from University of Utah. Leikin has been teaching dance for thirteen years in styles of ballet, jazz, contemporary, acro, musical theater, modern, and lyrical. Many of her team competition dances and soloists received top awards at dance competitions and conventions. Her routines have won many best choreography awards, judges choice awards and consistently placed in the top 3. One of her most exciting moments as a teacher was when her junior team won Best of Jump in 2018 and was asked to perform in the closing show. Leikin recently moved to San Antonio and married her husband Austin who is busy in a surgical residency at University of Texas.