Maggie Ellison, Academy Director & Instructor-Movement
Ellison brings an energy level like no other to her Academy classes. She is currently teaching Movement class and is excited to begin on a new journey in the spring co-teaching a teen leadership and movement class. She has been dancing since age 4 everything from tap to ballet and her all-time favorite, kickline. She currently works full-time as Director, Creative Experiences for Event Marketing Strategies in the historic Brewery District of Columbus. Ellison loves spending time with her goldendoodle Shiloh when she's not running VV marketing meetings, playing in her garden or on the stage.
CJ Curtis, Instructor-Tap
Curtis boasts over six decades of experience in the dance arena within central Ohio. She has been a part of Vaud-Villities for nearly 40 years and has been tapping her whole life. Curtis is retired from United Pools of Grove City Ohio after many years of dedicated service. She has dedicated many resources to VV including her eye for costumes as the Costume Manager for the holiday and spring shows as well as serving as the Director for Vaud-Villities' Youth Show Camp over the summer months.
Mareece Mitchell, Instructor-Hip Hop
Mitchell started performing with Vaud-Villities in 2012 and has since not only gained quite a following, but now choreographs for the productions in addition to teaching for the Academy. His hip-hop skills could rival that of Usher and other known artists. He is a family guy at heart and loves to perform with his cousin who is also a member of VV.
Pam Fergus, Instructor-Shining Star
Fergus credits her granddaughter, Michaela, for bringing her to know and love VV (Michaela is a talented intern who found VV through our youth show camp). Pam sings in the chorus, with her granddaughter, and also co-chairs our Group Sales Committee. Fergus has over five decades of experience as a top executive for a governmental agency within central Ohio. She holds a BA from Franklin University, served on their adjunct faculty for a number of years and spent time at Harvard University studying leadership.
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