Yellow Rose Dance opened for business at this location in January 0f 2006. Yellow Rose Dance is owned and operated by Lisa H. Kromminga. She has 37 years of teaching experience and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance from Texas A & M University. She has performed with many companies including the McAllen Dance Theatre. While in college, she danced with the Lone Star Ballet and the outdoor musical "Texas" where she was also a dance captain for the troupe. She directed high school dance teams and choreographed several high school musicals, as well as beauty and modeling shows. Before owning her own studio, she was the Associate Director of Pacific Festival Dance Academy where she assisted in choreography and direction of their annual Nutcracker. Aside from dance, Lisa has also been a school teacher for 5 years. She taught 4th, 5th and 8th grades at St. Clare Catholic School in Portland and continues to be involved with that community today.
Miss Hillary began dancing at the age of 7. She danced competitively for 10 years. She has won numerous awards including 3 Regional Championships, Dancer of the Year and scholarships to compete nationally. While earning her Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, she danced and choreographed for Pacific Lutheran University's Dance Ensemble and Night of Musical Theater. Recently, she has choreographed for local company, Vitality. She has been with Yellow Rose Dance since it opened 13 years ago and is excited to pass on her passion for dance to all of her students.
Yellow Rose Dance takes pride in teaching to the whole dancer.
All classes offer age and developmentally appropriate dance instruction to all skill levels.
Most classes are combination classes including Ballet, Jazz, Musical Theatre and Tap.
This allows us to create a well rounded dancer that can utilize skills in any future career.
Come Play, Come Dance, Come Bloom! We hope to bring out the love of dance in every student.
Miss Annaleah began dancing at the age of 3 and has been a student of Miss Lisa's since she was 5. She has studied Jazz, Tap, Contemporary/Lyrical, Musical Theatre, African and Modern. Annaleah graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Theatre Arts from the Univeristy of Oregon and has a Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies from Northwestern University. She served as choreographer for Portland Parks and Recreation (Dear Edwina) and New Moon Productions (Schoolhouse Rock, Live!) for both youth and adult shows. Annaleah was a co-founder of Glenwood Dance Studio in Chicago where she was the studio manager and taught tap and musical theatre. She currently serves as the resident choreographer for Duplicity Ensemble. Annaleah is excited to return to her home of Yellow Rose!
A Portland native, Miss Isabel has been dancing at Yellow Rose Dance since she was ten years old. Isabel's varied styles include Ballet, Tap, Contemporary, Lyrical, Hip Hop (and a brief course in aerial dance). Contemporary is currently Isabel's favorite style. She has trained in modern dance under the direction artistic directors Jamey Hampton and Tracey Durbin at BodyVox and choreographed a personal dance with Tia Zapp Palomino at Do Jump! Isabel has studied child development and is Red Cross Certified with Advanced First Aid. Her specialty is working with preschool and elementary age children. When she isn't dancing, Isabel enjoys drawing, movies and dog walking. As an instructor, Isabel loves sharing her dance knowledge, experience and love of dance with her students.