Brittany D. Forrester- Owner/Director
Mrs. Brittany was born and raised in central Florida. She started dancing at a young age and was forced to quit in her preteen years due to a hip surgery she under went at 8 that took her 3 years to recover fully from. At 13 she joined Stetson University- Academy Dance under Kim Norman. She went on to become a demonstrator then teacher at 16. With the Academy of Dance she performed in the Nutcracker and various art festivals in the community. After high school she attended Florida State University majoring in Apparel Design to learn how to make costumes for dancers. She continued to dance in all non major classes and was apart of the Aqueous Myth: Tales of a Water Planet, a full evening of modern dance performed in a media-enhanced environment of projected video and surround sound. The first of its kind ever at FSU. After college she lived in South Carolina shortly then went to California and taught at various studios and dance programs for years including a non profit after school dance program that she built in the North San Diego County area. During this time she had her first child and moved to North Carolina where the opportunity arose to open DFOR. She has continued her dance education at Millennium Dance Complex LA, Palomar College, Dance Teacher Summit NYC, Rhee Gold IDEA and Dance Teacher Web conference. Dance is a passion for Mrs. Brittany and is in her soul and she only hopes to be able showcase that love and passion to each and every single child she meets at the studio!
Thelia Miller-Competition Director/Instructor
Thelia Miller is an Onslow County Native. Her dance career started at the ripe age of two years old. She began competing and did so until ten when her home studio had closed. In high school, she joined the Richlands Dance Company, the musicals, and marching band/color guard.
Her senior year for her senior project, she started a nonprofit dance program through her church. Since high school, she became a part of a Polynesian Dance Group and has attended Dance Masters of America training. Her choreography career started at a young age where she choreographed her cheer team’s competition routine. Blossoming from there to choreograph for the Color Guard and Richlands High School Show Choir. Thelia recently graduated from Campbell University majoring in Early Childhood Education.
Dance has been a huge influence and her life and hopes to help influence others with the love, passion, and art of dance.