Meet Our Team
Meet Cody Center's team of dedicated and knowledgeable instructors, coaches and staff.
We love what we do, who we do it for and who we do it with!
(Click on their names for full bio!)
Angie has been teaching at CCPA for 22 years and has been its Director for 20 years. She loves teaching Tap and Ballet and enjoys watching her students learn and grow in their craft. Angie and her husband Bryan have two boys, Bradley and Stanley and spend as much time as possible camping and enjoying the outdoors.
Fun Fact: Miss Angie is an amateur beekeeper!
Laura has been at CCPA for 36 years. She teaches Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, Acro, and Contemporary Dance. She has two adult children (Trevor & Julia) who grew up dancing at CCPA. In addition to teaching dance, Laura produces the Western Design Conference Fashion Show every year in Jackson , WY.
Fun Fact: Miss Laura is a baton twirler!
Theatre Director/Dance Teacher
Bethany has been teaching at CCPA since 2016. She primarily teaches tap but can also tendu too. Because of her theatre background, she likes to add humor, personality and props into her dances. Her son Jake is a CCPA Alum and her daughter Bea is a member of the Company team.
Fun Fact: Miss Bethany has really gotten into cooking lately and wants to enroll in a culinary arts boot camp.
Valor Team Coach
Katie has been coaching gymnastics for the past six years. She has three daughters: Jayden, Bailey & Remi. She loves to compete and to share her passion with the Valor team.
Fun Fact: Coach Katie's favorite food is Apples with Peanut Butter!
This is Angela's second year with CCPA. Her daughter Mya is a dancer and a member of the Company team. She loves being at the lake when not working at one of her many jobs.
Fun Fact: She has two dogs: Bert & Larry
Angela has been teaching gymnastics since she was 12 years old! Her favorite event is floor. The mother of three: Beau, Taya and Luke, Coach Angela enjoys camping, sewing and drinking copious amounts of coffee!
Fun Fact: She has coached gymnastics longer than she hasn't!
Advanced Ballet Teacher
Cindy is a retired art teacher and the former owner/Director of Cody Center for the Performing Arts. She passed the torch to Miss Angie 20 years ago but can't stay away!
Fun Fact: Miss Cindy is an artist! She creates mixed-media paintings!
Dallys teaches a variety of dance styles for ages 2 and up, and her favorite style is lyrical. This is her second year teaching at CCPA, but she danced here as a child. She is currently working toward a degree in elementary education.
Fun Fact: She has a blind cat named Chello, a poodle named MillieMoo and a boxer named Daisy Mae.
Music & Creative Movement Teacher
When not at CCPA, Drew is the drama coach at Cody High School and active in Cody Community Theatre. In addition to teaching little ones here, she also offers voice lessons at CCPA. Drew has a son, Finn and a dog named Winston.
Fun Fact: Miss Drew once played a tree in the Wizard of Oz.
Elena is a former student of CCPA and has been teaching Ballet here for five years. She loves reading, baking and cooking. When not dancing, she is teaching Math at Cody High School.
Fun Fact: Miss Elena's favorite song is "Sweet Disposition" by The Temper Trap
Coach Emily has been teaching gymnastics for 29 years. Her favorite event is Balance Beam. A mother of three, she also teaches kindergarten and music at Veritas Academy. Coach Emily’s daughter, Annabelle is on the Valor Team.
Fun Fact: Coach Emily used to play the Oboe!
Gymnastics and AcroDance Instructor
Erin has been part of CCPA for fifteen years; first as a dance mom, then as an administrator, and now as a Gymnastics coach and Acro instructor. Her daughter Abby will graduate this year. She loves to read and looks forward to traveling in the future.
Fun Fact: Miss Erin's favorite food is Wontons!
Guest Instructor - Tap
Karen has been with CCPA for 26 years. Her adult children (Will & Rissa) danced here and now her tweenager Khloe continues the tradition. Karen appeared as Orilla Downing in the long-running play "The Cody Monologues."
Fun Fact: Miss Karen is relearning how to play the flute and piano!
Administrator/Preschool Dance Teacher
Jennifer is beginning her second year of teaching at CCPA. She is also a fabulous tap dancer! She is a busy mom of four children: Cade, Paige, Ty and Brynn. She loves tacos and cupcakes (but not together).
Fun Fact: Miss Jennifer has dance parties in her kitchen!
Preschool Gymnastics Coach
Jessica has been on the mats with little ones for 4 years. She has five children of her own; some who dance, some who tumble. She enjoys supporting all of their various hobbies. Jessica recently earned her bachelors degree in elementary education.
Fun Fact: Miss Jessica's favorite song is "Stupid Heart" by Walk off the Earth
Mackenzie has a dance and gymnastics background, including 10 years at Cody Center for the Performing Arts. When not coaching students, you can find Mackenzie spending time doing work for her Etsy shop, enjoying time outside, reading, and learning more things to incorporate in her lessons.
Fun Fact: Coach Mackenzie competed in the Miss Wyoming USA pageant.
Gymnastics Coach/Dance Teacher
"Mo" grew up dancing at CCPA and is thrilled to be in her third year of teaching. She loves watching students progress in both dance and gymnastics. She loves backpacking and spelunking.
Fun Fact: Miss Mo has 10 siblings!
Valor Team Coach - Level 2
Shawn is new to coaching at CCGA. Her daughter Gabriella is a member of the the Valor team. She loves to see gymnasts set goals and achieve them.
Fun Fact: Coach Shawn has a pet named Lizardy High Sugar Sweet Iced Tea.
Will has been part of the CCPA family since he was a young boy. He teaches hip hop and advanced tap.
Fun Fact: Will is learning to speak Japanese.