Staff

Christina Shell

Director

Christina Shell is an award-winning dancer and choreographer who has been dancing for most of her life. Trained professionally in jazz, hip-hop, ballet and modern, Christina brings a wealth of dance skill to her students at Dance Unlimited.

Tamra Nefzger

Director

Tamra began her dance education at the age of three and has continued her training and performing experience in ballet, jazz, lyrical, modern, contemporary and hip hop. Tamra started as an assistant teacher at the age of 12 and has been teaching ever since.

Andi Hedges

Andi was born and raised here in Boise, Idaho.  She started competitive cheer at 5 years of age and has competitively cheered with Idaho Cheer and Xtreme Cheer throughout the years. During that time, she aquired many of the techniques and skills that are required for acro dance.

Christina Loper

Christina began her dance training at the age of four at Dance Unlimited. When she began her first year as a freshman, Christina joined the Pre-Professional Focus Dance Ensemble for their first two seasons while taking ballet classes at Boise State.

Cyrus Bridwell

A native of Walden, Vermont, Cyrus studied at the School of Ballet Chicago, under the direction of Daniel Duell and Patricia Blair. He also attended summer programs at Ballet Chicago, Nutmeg Conservatory and at the American Ballet Theatre Collegiate Summer Intensive in New York.

Delaney Schow

Delaney fell in love with dance at the age of three years old. She has trained in areas of jazz, contemporary, hip hop, lyrical, tap, and ballet. She has been dancing for 16 years and during those years, she trained at Dance Unlimited and Studio C.

Emmersen Toone

Emmersen Toone was born and raised in Toronto Canada before moving to Gilbert Arizona, which is what she calls home, yet she has resided in Boise Idaho where she has made a life for herself attending Boise State University.

Julia Moore

Originally born in Texas, Julia and her family moved to Boise, Idaho when she was 4 years old. Julia started out in competitive cheerleading at Xtreme Cheer and then switched over to dance at age 13, where she discovered that dance was one of her passions.

Katelyn Kathinsky

Katelyn Kachinsky is going into her fourth season at Dance Unlimited teaching Acro to students of all ages. Katelyn is a senior at Boise State University studying Kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise science and pre-athletic training.

Leah Clark

Leah is thrilled to be a part of the Dance Unlimited Faculty! She was the Founding Artistic Director of Balance Dance Company, from 1998-2015 and most recently worked as the Performing Arts Specialist at Foothills School of Arts and Sciences.

Maggie Robertson

Growing up in Napa, California, Maggie danced with the Napa Valley Ballet training under ABT-trained instructors. Other classical ballet training includes the Joffrey Ballet Academy New York and Tulsa Ballet Academy.

Melanie Grace

Melanie Grace began dancing at the age of 3 in Bismarck, North Dakota.  She continued her dance training in clogging and jazz at Hidden Valley Dancers in Sandy, Utah, then trained in jazz, ballet, and lyrical at Artistic Dance Studios in Draper, Utah.  She was a member of her high school dance co

Rachel Winter

Rachel Winter, from Gilroy, California, has trained in classical ballet for eleven years. She started at Morgan Hill Dance Center, before joining Silicon Valley Ballet School (formerly known as Ballet San Jose School) in 2012.

Samantha Kelsay

Samantha “Miss Sam” began dancing with Tap classes in Southern California at age 3.  She started competitively dancing at age 10.  She was a member of the Dance Electric Jr & Sr Teams, Take 5 & the youngest member to be accepted to The Dance Project group at Pat Harris School of Dance.

Sierra Pike

Sierra has a passion for dancing and truly loves every moment she spends in the studio. She has 17 years of dance experience in tap, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, and musical theater.

Tori Elliott

Tori began dancing at the age of 2 and has trained in ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, tap, hip hop, and ballroom at her studio Impulse Dance Academie formally known as Centre Stage Dance Studios.

Zoe Miranda

Zoe is originally from Temecula, California which is located in Southern California. She has recently moved to Boise to attend Boise State, studying as a psychology major and being a part of the Boise State Maneline Dance Team.