MEET OUR FACULTY

Jill Athridge

CEO/Founder

Geena Larson

Artistic Director

Sue Patchett

Executive Director

Karyssa Wong

Associate Artistic Director

Maria Leyva

Client Experience Coordinator - SDS

Heather Ripley

Client Experience Coordinator- SDS

Julie Hamilton

Admin/Instructor

Patty Manahan

Client Experience Coordinator - SDU

Christine Shebroe

Office Manager

Lisa McCaroll

Instructor

Olivia Dadig

Instructor

Annabelle Hamilton

Instructor

Andrea Pino

Instructor

Christine Orta

Instructor

Sammi Efaw

Instructor

Courtney Wyatt

Aerial Instructor

Zoe Ahl

Instructor

Regina Pallazolo

Instructor

Alexis Montoya

Instructor

June Kaiser

Instructor

Daria Kasuska

Instructor

Keely Karalis

Instructor

Kim Wong

Office Staff

Testimonials

I absolutely love this place and highly recommend it!! My 3 year old son goes here for enrichment classes (art, science, numbers) and tumbling and just loves it. The teachers are so sweet with him! My daughter (age 6) who previously quit ballet did a trial for Sparkle Squad (cheer and dance together) and just loves it. The staff are so welcoming and friendly. This is truly a wonderful place for children!

Neha D.

We love Stage Door University! This is our fourth year dancing at this amazing studio and we love all the teachers, especially Miss Heather! Thank you for everything Miss Heather and Stage Door University! Our girls love their Headliners Class ⭐️ ❤️

Katherine T.

Contact Us

ADDRESS & HOURS

6260 N Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota FL 34243

Monday: 3:30–7:15 PM

Tuesday: 9 AM-12:00PM; 3:30-8:30 PM

Wednesday: 3:00–8:00 PM

Thursday: 3:00–8:30 PM

Friday-Sunday: Closed

About

Stage Door University has designed an excellent dance and theater program of activities to give children a chance to experience the joy of dancing and creative movement in a fun and loving atmosphere. We are committed to providing a stimulating and adventurous environment to enhance children’s social, emotional, physical, intellectual and creative growth.

Opening Hours

Monday: 3:30–7:15 PM

Tuesday: 9 AM-12:00PM; 3:30-8:30 PM

Wednesday: 3:00–8:00 PM

Thursday: 3:00–8:30 PM

Friday-Sunday: Closed

ADDRESS: 6260 N Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota FL 34243

Telephone: (941) 822-0017

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