Where are they now....

Krista Solomon

Owner, Wedding & Event Coordinator

 

Krista is a former Dance Plus student, competition team member and teacher.  

 

A Signature Event by Krista is a premier Event Planning business, focusing on weddings, creating spectacular settings to help dreams to come true. Through design and planning expertise, our company will efficiently and cost effectively make your event a unique happening and a stress free experience. Our objective is to create an atmosphere of trust; we want clients to know that what we say is what we really mean. We provide creative events that have a high end feel with a value based budget; we want our clients to have the wedding of their dreams without breaking the bank. We provide a fun, no-stress experience; this is an exciting time in every couple's dreams and they should enjoy the whole experience leading up to and on their special day.

 

A Signature Event by Krista will turn your ideas and creativity into reality. Our goal is to exceed your every wants and needs. Your day will be just that, "your day" filled with joy, smiles and memories.

 

www.ASigEvent.com

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Alycia Davis


Alycia Davis, a San Antonio native, began her dance training at the early age of 4 under the direction of Deborah Pamplin at Dance Plus where she studied a variety of dance styles including tap, jazz, ballet and pointe. This is also where she had the opportunity to begin her dance teaching training. From the age of 6-15, Alycia was a part of the Dance Plus competition team where she traveled across Texas participating in competitions and conventions placing high marks in both group and solo divisions. Some of the conventions included TATD and LA Dance Magic where she was awarded a scholarship for free admission to any of the LA Dance Magic conventions for a year. Through some of her middle school  and high school years, Alycia was a part of the RPM Youth Tap Ensemble under the direction of Barbara Philips. While in RPM, Alycia had the privilege to attend some of America's biggest tap festivals including, The Chicago Human Rhythm Project, Austin's Soul to Sole Tap Festival, and San Antonio's own Third Coast Rhythm Project. Through RPM, Alycia was able to attend classes and learn choreography from some of the most well known tap dancers of today like the late Buster Cooper, Lane Alexander, Jason Samuel Smith, Lisa La Touche, Dianne Walker, Nicole Hockenberry, Jay Fagan, Derick Grant and many more. Alycia attended high school at the International School of the Americas (ISA) where she graduated Suma Cum Laude. While at ISA, she also attended the North East School of the Performing Arts (NESA) her freshman and sophomore year where she performed in their annual Christmas productions of Steppin' Into the Holidays and their spring concerts of Footnotes. In 2005, Alycia decided to pursue ballet more intently and moved her training to Ballet San Antonio Academy under the direction of Mayra Worthen. In 2007, Alycia had the honor of dancing with Ballet San Antonio's professional company as a trainee, where she performend in their annual production on The Nutcracker and their spring concers of Off Center. Upon graduation in 2009, Alycia moved to Jackson, Mississippi where she was accepted into Ballet Magnificat!'s Trainee Program under the direction of Keith and Kathy Thibodeaux. While dancing with Ballet Magnificat for three years, Alycia had the opportunity to participate in many outreach performance along with their annual productions of A Christmas Dream and Snow Queen. After graduating from the trainee program in 2012, Alycia married Jonathan Davis. Together, they were sent to Tegucigalpa, Honduras by Ballet Magnificat! as a part of their International Outreach program. There Alycia taught ballet in an arts studio to students ranging in age from 2 1/2 to 40 year old. Upon returning to the states in the spring of 2013, Alycia and her husband had their first baby, Lydia. Alycia is excited to be back and teaching at Dance Plus.

 

Kelly Mayton

Kelly graduated from Oklahoma City University with a BFA in Dance Performance.  Right after graduation she began working for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.  She has also performed at the Mary Kay Convention with Larrwell Productions in Dallas and in the Kirby VanBurch Magic Show in Branson, MO.

 

Brooke Garner

Brooke has been a Dance Plus employee since 2013 and a student at Dance Plus for over 15 years. She was a member of the Dance Plus competition team  for 11 years. Brooke was a 3 year member of her hig school dance team serving as Lt. Colonel and Colonel her junior and senior years. Brooke graduated from Samuel Clemens High School in June 2014 and is attended McLennan Community College on a dance scholarship.  

 

Christian Johnson

Christian has been a student at Dance Plus for over 10 years. She was a member of the Dance Plus competition team  for 6 years. Christain was a 4 year member of her hig school dance team serving as Colonel and her junior and senior years. Christian graduated from Madison High School in June and is currently attending McLennan Community College on a dance scholarship.  

 

Lindsey Pamplin 

Lindsey has been a Dance Plus employee since 2011. She has 15 years dance training and has been a member of the Dance Plus Competition Team for 8 years. Lindsey has performed with Alamo City Dance Company and PASA. Lindsey is currently attending West Texas A & M. 

 

Julie Matthews

Julie Matthews began her dance training at Dance Plus at the age of 2 ½.   After fifteen years of training and five years on the competition team, Julie moved on to West Texas A&M University, where she is studying musical theater and dance.

While in high school, Julie performed with the Alamo City Dance Company and PASA.  Favorite parts include Spanish and Parent in The Nutcracker, Ooloki in Ug! The Caveman Musical, and Baloo in The Jungle Book.  More recently, she performed with the WT Dance Ensemble in Falling Into Dance and at a special presentation in Midland featuring tap and  comedic modern pieces.

Julie loves working with young children and thoroughly enjoyed her two years as a Dance Plus instructor.  She hopes to continue teaching.

 

Jana Matthews

Jana Matthews began her dance training at Dance Plus at the age of four, and the studio holds special memories for her.   She is now pursuing a BFA in dance at West Texas A&M University.  While there, she danced with the WT Dance Ensemble and the Lone Star Ballet and spent a summer performing in the outdoor musical drama TEXAS at Palo Duro Canyon.  She also danced in an Amarillo College commercial, which began airing in July 2014.  Her most unusual role, so far, has been a dancing trash barrel in a TxDOT promotion.  She is honored to have recently earned solo parts in a couple of WT Dance Ensemble pieces and to be part of the group representing WT in an ajudicated concert at the American College Dance Assiciation conference. 

While in high school, Jana performed with the Alamo City Dance Company. Favorite roles included Spanish, Snow and Flower in The Nutcracker and Cheshire Cat in the Dance Plus production of  Alice in Wonderland.

Jana was an instructor at Dance Plus for four years and is pleased to now be teaching at the WT Dance Academy in Canyon, Texas.  She continues to choreograph for her students and for herself.  Jana considers dance is a form of worship, so she is delighted to choreograph and dance for special events at Victory Church in Amarillo, including Glo, their annual Christmas spectacular.  Soli Deo Gloria.

Visit Jana’s website at   https://jmmatthews1.wix.com/janamatthews 

 

Larah Pamplin

Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Larah Pamplin is now a

dancer and teacher in New York City. She is entering her senior

year of Pace University’s BFA Commercial Dance Program under

the direction of Rhonda Miller. She has been studying under

teachers such as Joey Dowling and Scott Jovovich. Larah has

assisted choreographers such as Rhonda Miller, Michael Rooney

and Jackie Sleight. Some of Larah’s performance experience

includes, the New York Film Academy and New York City Salon.

Larah is a co-founder/choreographer of the choreographic dance

show EMERGENCE in New York. You may have seen Larah

perform at half time during many San Antonio Spurs and Silver

Star games. Entering her last year of college, Larah hopes to be

able to share her knowledge of the industry with young students. 

 

 

Erin Bochniak 

 Erin is a former student of Dance Plus and and was a part of the Churchill High School dance program for four years. She was an officer for the pep squad and was part of the varsity team the "Lancer Dancers" for her senior year. Erin is currently teaching at Reagan High School and will be working with their Pep Squad. Erin was a Teacher at Dance Plus from 2011 until summer 2015.

 

 

 

 

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