Meet the Team

All of our talented and experienced instructors give 100%  to our students, training technique as well as integrity and discipline.   

Linda Holland

Owner/Founder/Artistic Director

Gay Pollock

Jazz Instructor/DIPA Instructor

Andrea Williams 

Ballet  Instructor and DIPA Instructor

Jaclyn LeFebre

Contemporary, Jazz & Ballet Instructor/ DIPA Instructor

Halle Hamilton

Creative Movement and Pre-Ballet Instructor

Lizanne McAdams-Graham

Ballet Instructor, DIPA Instructor

Mary Ann Ebler

Certified Zumba Instructor

Lauren Hawkins

Academy Administrator

Lexi Beriswill

Performance Academy Administrator, Pilates Instructor

Jeremy Arnold

Tap Instructor

Denis Generalov

Ballroom and Latin Instructor

Aleksandra Hilss

Ballroom and Latin Instructor

Valentin Hernandez

Hip Hop Instructor 

Shanna Fragen

Contemporary/Modern Instructor

"I love this place!!! Dance Institute provides my son a second home where the instructors have shown a real interest in developing his skills and nurturing his love of dance. Professional staff, polite kids and great parents too!!!!" - Esther S.

"DI is not only teaching your kids dance, it is a place for kids to grow up with big personalities, understanding team spirit and harvesting friendships." - Hannah W.

"Linda, your staff is wonderfully responsible and are always so kind helping to make being a part of the institute a continued inspiring experience! Thank-you again for all that you and your staff do to make learning in your institute continuously fun and fulfilling. My daughter is very thankful to be attending your teachers classes and appreciates very much whenever they have extended their kindness..." - Andrea M.

"The best studio in Austin if you want to become an amazing dancer! Top notch instructors, facility, and opportunity to train with some of the world's top talent brought in from all over the world!"         - Casie S.

"I'm really proud of all she's done at DI.  It's really helped her become a more confident and skilled dancer.  I was really amazed by all the kids at the show.  All their hard work really showed.  You all do amazing things with the kids and it's really appreciated." - Sue B.

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Front Desk Hours:

Monday  1:00-6:00

Tuesday 1:00-6:00

Wednesday 1:00-6:00

Thursday 1:00-6:00

Friday 12:00-4:00

Saturday CLOSED


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Austin, TX 78730


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