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Now enrolling for fall 2019-20 classes!!


At ODC we love creating a “dance family” feel. Each one of our staff members genuinely cares about the health, wellbeing, and talent of each dancer at our studio. We get to know the dancers, their families, and often times their friends. We would love for you to join our family! Contact us today to find out how!

Abby Kerbo is the owner of Owasso Dance Co. Abby started dancing at the age of three at Carey Robbins School of Dance in Glenpool, Oklahoma. Abby found her passion at an early age and continued taking ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, pointe, and pom throughout high school. She competed at numerous competitions, winning at state and national levels. Abby graduated from Glenpool High School in 2013. Abby continued her passion as a member of the 2013-14 Tulsa 66ers dance team, affiliate of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Abby met Keally Lilly through the Tulsa 66ers. In 2014, Abby started teaching at South Tulsa Dance Co and Owasso Dance Co under the supervision of Keally. In 2016, Abby purchased Owasso Dance Co. and is so excited for the opportunity. Abby resides in Bixby with Tyler and their daughter Macy.

Brenna Tayman started dancing at the age of three years old and spent most of her dance career at Rhythmic Notions Dance Studio in Owasso, Oklahoma. She found her admiration and passion for dance at a young age and continued to train under many brilliant teachers in multiple genres of dance that included tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, and musical theater. She joined the competition team at the age of six and has traveled to many different competitions winning multiple awards over the years. Brenna started assisting dance classes at the age of eleven and that is where she found her love for teaching and acquired the goal to become a teacher one day. Brenna’s first year of teaching was her senior year of high school at the age of seventeen. She also spent her last three years of high school on the Owasso Varsity Pom team where she served as a co-captain her senior year. Brenna earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Management in May 2020 after acquiring her Associates Degree in Business Administration from Tulsa Community College in December of 2018. She is so happy that she is able to continue doing something she loves and gets to share her knowledge of the art of dance to eager students. Brenna loves that she gets the opportunity to create such special bonds with her students and how she gets to watch them grow not only in dance but also in life. She couldn’t be more grateful that the love of dance has turned into the love of teaching.

Brooke Long found her passion for dance at the age of 2 1/2 and pursued her passion throughout high school doing various styles of dance and several competition teams. Brooke spent most of her dance career at Carey Robbins School of Dance in Glenpool, Oklahoma where she had the opportunity to train under many incredible teachers. Brooke was also a member of the 2013-2014 Tulsa 66ers NBA dance team as they spent their last year in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Brooke is a full time cosmetologist at Metric Hair Studio in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In her free time she likes to spend time with her husband Jeff, stepson Mason, and sons Korbyn and Westyn.

Erin Larsen began dancing at the age of three years old, and has been a dance instructor since the age of sixteen. While a dance student, she studied ballet, pointe, jazz, pom, tap, lyrical, and musical theatre. Although she enjoys all styles of dance, Erin fell in love with ballet at a young age. She has been classically trained in the Vaganova ballet method. While in high school, Erin auditioned and performed with the renowned Moscow Ballet Company while the company was on tour in Tulsa, OK. Erin was a local titleholder for the Miss Oklahoma Organization for 3 years, which allowed her to showcase her love for pointe dancing in the talent competition. Erin won the talent competition at various local pageants. Erin graduated from The University of Tulsa with her master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2020. While a student at TU, she was a four-year member of The University of Tulsa pom squad, where she was part of the travel team. Aside from teaching dance throughout college, Erin developed and taught free elementary arts education programs. Erin currently works as a speech-language pathologist for Union Public Schools and Post Acute Medical in Tulsa, OK. Erin is thrilled to be teaching at Owasso Dance Co.

Gwen Tayman started dancing at the age of 3 at Rhythmic Notions Dance Studio and then transitioned to dancing at Owasso Dance Company in Owasso, Oklahoma. She found her passion for dance at a young age and continued to train in multiple styles of dance including ballet, jazz, tap, modern, contemporary, musical theatre, hip hop, jazz funk, and lyrical. At the age of 6, she started dancing competitively and earned many awards over the years. She also started assisting and subbing many different styles and ages at a young age and found the passion of teaching dance. She spent her years during high school being on the Owasso Varsity Pom squad which she also learned the styles of pom and kick, along with earning the title of Regional and National Kick Champions. At the beginning of 2020 she became a member of Abstrakt Mindz, a local hip hop company. She also became a student coach for the 7th grade Future Owasso Ram Pom squad. In addition, she has choreographed for multiple local pom teams. In 2022, Gwen graduated from Owasso High School and is continuing her education at the University of Tulsa studying Exercise and Sports Science and minoring in French and Psychology. Gwen is looking forward to expanding her dance career as a teacher and to watch her dancers grow in class and in life.

Heather Ralston has danced since the age of 3. She studied ballet, pointe, modern, lyrical, tap, jazz, and pom. Ballet has always remained her passion. She enjoys teaching students how to use their technique from ballet to make them stronger dancers in all disciplines. Heather has danced in productions such as Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Wizard of Oz, and The Little Mermaid. In high school she was accepted into Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute for Modern Dance. She also participated in the University of Oklahoma’s Kaleidoscope summer dance program for ballet, modern, and jazz. Heather taught advance senior ballet classes while attending Oklahoma State University. She enjoys sharing her passion with younger dancers and looks forward to great year.

Leah Provance graduated from ORU earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance Performance. She has danced for 20 years and is trained in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, lyrical, and musical theatre. She has had the privilege to teach all ages for several years at many studios around the Tulsa area. Leah’s favorite part about teaching dance is instilling life lessons in her students and always encouraging them to be the best they can be (Philippians 4:13) and always reminding them that they are loved (John 3:16). Leah lives with her husband Jake and on their downtime they have a blast binge watching some fun tv show and ordering in some pizza. Celebrating the little things is her favorite!

Shelbi started dancing at the age of 2 and continued doing so until she graduated high school. She was trained in many styles of dance including: ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, and Pom. Shelbi also danced competitively for 5 years where she performed as both a team member and a soloist. Shelbi spent most of her dance studio years dancing with Miss Abby and Miss Brooke at Carey Robbins School of Dance in Glenpool, OK.
After graduating from high school, Shelbi earned a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Science from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK; a Master’s degree in Kinesiology from Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS; and a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Rasmussen College in Topeka, KS.
Shelbi works full-time as a Registered Nurse on the Oncology/Hospice floor at Saint Francis Hospital, but always looks forward to teaching her dance classes each week! In her free time, Shelbi likes to spend time with her boyfriend, Logan, and their dog, Beanie. She also loves to plan get-togethers with friends and family, go on the occasional shopping spree, and enjoy the outdoors.