Meet our Team In Marquette, Michigan

Meet our Team In Marquette, Michigan

Ashley Tremblay Studio Director + Teacher

Ashley Tremblay, Director of Studio Dance Arts and Marquette Gymnastics and Cheer, is a highly accomplished dancer and dance instructor with a strong passion for the art form. Born and raised in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan, Ashley has dedicated her life to honing her skills and mastering various dance disciplines. Having trained extensively in Ontario, Ashley has successfully completed all levels of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) certification, solidifying her technical foundation and expertise. She stands proudly as a testament to the rigorous training and discipline demanded by the RAD program. 
Beyond her local training, Ashley has ventured onto the international stage, competing in dance competitions across the globe. Her exceptional talent and unwavering dedication have earned her recognition and respect from peers and industry professionals alike. Furthermore, Ashley holds the distinguished honor of being accepted into both the Quinta and Interlochen Fine Arts Programs. These prestigious institutions have provided her with invaluable experiences, exposing her to diverse artistic perspectives and strengthening her artistic versatility. 
With an impressive teaching career spanning 22 years, Ashley has nurtured the next generation of dancers across all disciplines. Her students benefit from her wealth of knowledge, guidance, and genuine passion for dance. Along with her background in dance Ashley also hold the following certifications: USAG certified, CPR, First Aid, AED, head concussion, and is also a Safe Sport certified instructor, she ensures the safety and well-being of her students, prioritizing their growth and development in a nurturing environment. 
In addition to her teaching endeavors, Ashley has established and successfully managed a dance studio for the past decade. As well as expanding in offering gymnastics to the community thru Marquette Gymnastics and Cheer. And most recently expanded to offering Dance and Gymnastics in Munising. This venture has allowed her to create a welcoming space for dancers and Gymnasts of all backgrounds to thrive and explore their potential. Under her leadership, the studios and gym has become a hub for artistic expression and a driving force within the local dance and gymnastics community. 
Ashley continues to make significant contributions to the world of dance and gymnastics, inspiring countless individuals with her remarkable talent, unwavering dedication, and infectious enthusiasm. Her journey as a dancer, instructor, studio and gym director exemplifies the transformative power of dance and gymnastics. And serves as an inspiration to aspiring dancers and gymnasts worldwide.


Jayme L'Huilier Dance Teacher

Jayme teaches Recreational and Competitive students of all ages and skill levels. Jayme has danced for over 23 years. In her childhood she attended many dance competitions, and was a captain of the Marquette Senior High School Dance Team. Jayme attended Northern Michigan University and was a member of the NMU Dance Team. On the NMU Dance Team she competed at both regional and national levels. Jayme was the coach of the MSHS Dance Team from 2018-2023. Jayme began teaching at Studio Dance Arts in 2018. She currently teaches Recreational Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, and Pom, as well as Competitive Company 2. Jayme also choreographs solos and group routines for competitive students in all styles of dance. Her classes focus on technique, strength, teamwork, and fun. She works hard to find what teaching methods work best for each individual student, and strives to make her classroom a safe and inclusive space for all.


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Autumn Ring Dance Teacher

Autumn has danced since she was 3 and joined Studio Dance Arts when they opened their doors in 2014. Autumn has studied all forms of dance that include Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Pointe, and Hiphop. Autumn has been heavily involved in competition dance and has been very successful by winning multiple regional titles. She also has had the privilege of performing with the Mini Pop Kids and the Harlem Globe Trotters. Autumn has trained at several workshops in Canada and Conventions in several different states. Under the guidance of Ms. Ashley Tremblay, Autumn has been mentoring and learning how to teach dance. Autumn received her Assistant Dance Teacher Certification from the International Dance Teacher Standards and is working on her Developmental Teaching Certification with the goal of finishing that certification by the end of 2023.


Mylie Hamilla Dance Teacher

Mylie has been a member of Studio Dance Arts for over 9 years.  Prior to SDA she trained at Peak Gymnastics for 2 years. Over the years she has spent many hours as an assistant to Ashley Tremblay mentoring closely with dancers of all ages and levels preparing her for a teaching. Over the years Mylie has attended many dance competitions,workshops, and even had the opportunity to dance with the Mini Pop Kids in concert and a halftime show of the Harlem Globetrotters.  All the experiences have helped her excel in her dance journey.  Mylie is thankful for this opportunity to share her love of dance with her dance family.


Courtney Grayson Dance Teacher

Courtney Grayson is a 19 year old sophomore at Northern Michigan University majoring in Dance. Courtney graduated from A.D. Johnston High School and before transferring to NMU, she spent her freshman year of college at Gogebic Community College near her hometown Wakefield, MI, studying Business and Management. Courtney has been dancing for 13 years and teaching for 6, in styles hip hop, jazz, lyrical, and ballet. She is a three time title holder with many other group dance achievements. She also spent her junior year of high school earning her certificate of a Certified Nursing Assistant, when she then went and spent her last two years in her hometown working as a CNA at local nursing homes. Courtney’s main goal this year teaching at Studio Dance Arts, is to continue acquiring new skills and teaching methods in order to accommodate all the needs of each individual student! 


Lauren Goodman Dance Teacher

Lauren Goodman is a ballet and contemporary dancer and instructor from Ohio. She grew up dancing in Gem City Ballet pre professional company where she performed leading roles in Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Cinderella, and many more. She then majored in dance at Wright State University on scholarship while working with Dayton Ballets Second Company where she performed with the company in The Great Gatsby and The Nutcracker. Following her sophomore year of college, she moved to San Francisco to dance as a trainee with Alonzo King Lines Contemporary Ballet Company. Lauren has since spent the past few years teaching and choreographing in Los Angeles and Marquette, as well as all over the country with American Dance Training Camp. Currently, Lauren is back in school at Northern Michigan University majoring in Sports Science with a pre-physical therapy focus and a dance minor, as she pursues her Doctorate of Physical Therapy.


Kylie L'Huillier Dance Teacher

Kylie has been dancing since she was three years old. In 2019, she completed her last official year of studio dance at Studio Dance Arts. During her time at SDA (2014-2019), Kylie participated in the Competitive and Competitive-Rec programs. She has also participated in Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Ballet, and Acro classes. Through Dance Team, Kylie picked up more dance styles, such as Pom, Kick, and a new love for Hip Hop. In her time at SDA, Kylie attended many competitions and various opportunities through the studio. In her schooling, Kylie participated in the Marquette Senior High School Dance Team for all four years. While attending Northern Michigan University, Kylie was a part of the NMU Dance Team for three years and was a captain for the 2022-2023 season. Through the NMU Dance Team, Kylie expanded her dance knowledge and experience. At the studio, Kylie has been working with students in private lessons and solos and serves as an occasional substitute. Currently, Kylie is student teaching in Marquette and finishing up her degree at Northern Michigan University.


Samantha Cain Dance Teacher

Sam has been dancing for 11 years and has been assisting in all types of dance classes for over 3 years. She's studied dance in all different forms including; tap, jazz, ballet, pointe, lyrical, and contemporary. Sam has performed with the Harlem Globetrotters, the Mini Pop Kids, Marquette Community production of the Nutcracker, and at Dance the World in Disney World. Sam has trained at Studio Dance Arts for 7 years, attended a summer dance intensive at Interlochen Center for Arts, participated in the Blueberry Festival and Northcoast Festival intensives. Sam is a dedicated competitive dancer that strives to spread her love and knowledge of dance with the next generation.


Tami King Administration

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Nancy Aelick Virtual Administration

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