13595 Giles Rd.
Omaha, NE    68138
(402) 933-8979
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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.  

Brea Bradley:








(Hip Hop, Tumbling & Technique Instructor and
Competition Company Assistant)
Updated Bio Coming SOON!

Erin Bartlett:
(Tumbling Instructor)
Updated Bio Coming SOON!

Whitney Walsh:








(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 a
Company Dancer with American Midwest
Ballet
.  With American Midwest Ballet Whitney has performed in
Giselle, The Nutcracker and The Diner.  This is Whitney's
third
season with American Midwest Ballet (formerly Ballet Nebraska)
.  

Kaitlyn Opryszko:









(Recreational Teacher & Competition Assistant)
K
aitlyn was born and raised in Omaha, NE.  At the age of 4 Kaitlyn
began her dancing career under the supervision of Miss Maren.  
Kaitlyn has trained under Miss Maren and the TNS Staff since the
studio opened and was a member of the Competition Company for
11 years.  During her Competition years she won numerous titles,
overalls, scholarships & top placements for her solos, duet/trios and
group routines.  Kaitlyn has continued to learn and expand her
knowledge of dance by taking class and learning choreography from
some of the top teachers across the country.   Kaitlyn teaches all
ages of students here at TNS and is a wonderful role model for all of
the students.