|13595 Giles Rd.
Omaha, NE 68138
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|Miss Maren Haas-Reasland:
Maren is the Owner and Director of “The Next Step…Dancing with
Maren” in Omaha, Nebraska. She has been dancing and performing
since the age of 4. Through out her competitive dancing career
Maren earned numerous awards. She also had the opportunity to
perform aboard a Carnival Cruise Ship at the age of 7. Maren began
her teaching career at the age of 14 instructing students of all ages.
Her teaching curriculum includes Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical
and Hip Hop. As an instructor and studio owner her students have
received numerous High Point, Specialty and Overall Awards at the
Regional and National level. These awards include Top Primary
Studio, Top Secondary Studio, Top Intermediate Studio and Top
Scoring Production Routine. In 2011 Maren’s junior small group
enjoyed the honor and privilege of competing at the World Dance
Championship Series in Dallas, Texas. She loves traveling all over
the country with her dancers exposing them to instruction from
different well known dance professionals. Maren’s dance studio has
been ranked as one of the FDC’s Top 50 Studios the past 2 years in
the Northwest 11 state region. In 2013, Maren's dancers won 1st
Overall at Kids Artistic Revue National Finals in Toledo, OH. She has
also worked with local theaters, dance teams and pom squads on
technique and choreography. Maren loves traveling nationwide on
the weekends as a judge for both regional and national dance
competitions. She is continually inspired by the amazingly talented
dancers, instructors and choreographers across the nation.
(Hip Hop, Tumbling & Technique Instructor and
Competition Company Assistant)
Updated Bio Coming SOON!
Updated Bio Coming SOON!
(Company Ballet Instructor & Company Leaps/Turns)
Originally from Westlake Village, California, Whitney Walsh trained
at the California Dance Theatre and performed leading roles with
Pacific Festival Ballet. As a trainee with The Joffrey Ballet of
Chicago, she danced in Alexei Kremnev's The Nutcracker Suite,
Coppelia, and The Bluebird of Happiness, Gerald Arpino's Viva
Vivaldi, and in origianal pieces by William B. McClellan Jr., Alexei
Kremnev and Stefanie Batten Bland. Whitney spent summers
training with the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, American Ballet Theatre
(New York), Houston Ballet and Kirov Academy of Ballet. Miss
Whitney is currently an Apprentice with Ballet Nebraska. With
Ballet Nebraska Whitney has performed in Giselle, The Nutcracker
and The Diner. This is Whitney's second season with Ballet
(Company Ballet & SuperStars Ballet Instructor)
Laura Skold was born and raised in West Des Moines, Iowa. She
trained at School of Classical Ballet and Dance and performed with
Ballet Des Moines before spending her final year of high school at
the prestigious Walnut Hill School for the Arts. Laura earned her
B.F.A. in Ballet at the University of Utah. During summers, she
trained at the School of American Ballet, Walnut Hill School of the
Arts, Colorado Ballet, and Ballet Austin. Laura has danced lead and
soloist roles including both Swanhilda and Dawn variation in
Coppelia, a lead in Ma Cong's Passion There, Summer Fairy in
Cinderella and featured roles in La Bayadere and Swan Lake. She
has also performed abroad in Seoul, South Korea & Zaragoza, Spain.
This is Laura's first season as an apprentice with Ballet Nebraska.