Meet our teachers & staff! 

Miss Karlyn

Co-Owner, Executive Director & Instructor

Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Acrobatics

Miss Karlyn serves as NADC's director. Dancing from an early age, she has experience in many dance styles including ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, modern, dance team, musical theatre, Irish stepdance, and dance history. Karlyn danced at the competitive level in her youth, attended dance conferences throughout the Midwest, and performed in regional shows which fueled her desire to train at the college level. In 2010, Karlyn began teaching in the Fox Valley where she taught classes and coached competitive teams and dancers for four years. In 2012, she began her college and dance career at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay majoring in both Dance Education and Arts Management. In her dance experience at UWGB, Karlyn was fortuntate to be chosen as a featured soloist, as well as a choreographer for the theatre department's annual dance production, "Danceworks". She is currently earning credits through both the National Dance Education Organization and the Chicago National Association of Dance Masters. Karlyn likes to remind her students that great technique can get you far, but a great attitude takes you farther. Karlyn is always excited to share her passion for the performing arts with Calumet County and enjoys being a part of the community!

Mr. Tom

Co-Owner, Business Admin

Mr. Tom has been involved in dance for over 25 years watching his daughter, Miss Karlyn, perform on several stages, all over Wisconsin. In 2015, he opened New Attitudes Dance Company with Karlyn as part of their small family business. Mr. Tom and his wife Sherri have been running their business, TSS Inc for over 25 years. Mr. Tom lends his expertise in business management as New Attitudes' Co-Owner and Business Administrator. No stranger to the stage or performing for a crowd, he enjoys the performing arts as a talented musician playing several instruments in his band The 2/5th's Party Band all over the Midwest. Mr. Tom and fellow musicians have been known to provide live music for NADC's live performances. He is also NADC's prop master and handy man! If you see a prop on stage, odds are Mr. Tom built it in his workshop. He's happy to be a part of the NADC community! 

Miss Kim - Assistant Competitive Program Coordinator/Instructor 

Acrobatics, Poms, Kick, Lyrical, Jazz, Technique, & Conditioning  

Miss Kim is excited to share her routines and creative energy with both her competitive and non-competitive classes. When she isn't dancing here at NADC, Ms Kim coaches for Kiel High School’s dance team where they perform jazz, kick, and pom. When she isn't dancing, she can be found spoiling her dog, Token! Dance is her passion and she is so excited to share it with her students! Miss kim's cheery outlook keeps our dancers both encouraged and optimistic. We love having her as part of the NADC teaching staff!


Miss Alex 


Acrobatics, Tap, Hip Hop 


Miss Alex joined the NADC staff in 2015 to share her love of the stage! She began taking ballet as a child, but quickly changed paths when she found musical theatre. She has taken part in many regional musicals and performing arts productions. Her areas of study include voice, musical theatre, tap dance, and hip hop. She is eager to share her routines, excitement, and energy with NADC and our community!


Miss Sara 

Office Manager/ Reception

Miss Sara is our friendly face in the studio office! She entered the dance world when her daughter Jordan - now in college - began taking classes at age three. The more her daughter danced, the more involved she became! She has much expereice "behind the scenes" in studio industry having worked at various studios in the Fox Valley both in reception and bookkeeping. Miss Sara brings her eye for detail and organization expertise to various projects at NADC. She will size your dancer for costumes and shoes, answer your questions about your account, help you with proccessing payment, and communicate important studio information. Miss Sara also acts as NADC's stage manager come show time! Her organization and positive outlook helps NADC to run smoothly! 

Miss Olivia

Office & Studio Assistant 

Miss Olivia can be found around the office and reception areas helping organize costume & shoe orders, schedule and chaperone studio events, and helps with our social media outlets! You can also find her backstage come showtime as our volunteer organizer, and overall studio assistant when our competitive companies travel! Miss Olivia is a jack of all trades and we're so lucky to have her share her talents with us here at NADC! 

Miss Annika - Instructor, Ballet, Lyrical, Discover Dance, Petite Pirouettes 

Bio Coming Soon!


Miss Donna - Instructor, Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Petite Pirouettes, Discover Dance

Bio Coming Soon!