Kathleen Senger, Director of Peachtree City School of Dance
Mrs Senger holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance (Cum Laude) from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. She began her early training in Toledo Ohio with the Toledo Ballet under Marie Vogt and Velta Cernonok. Kathleen was a soloist with the Toledo Ballet dancing major roles in The Nutcracker, Les Sylphides. Les Patinuers, and Star and Stripes and other Classical Ballet Repertoire. She continued her studies with great Master Teacher, Melissa Hayden. Kathleen was Adjunct Professor of Dance at Tyler Junior College, Cottey College, and Rockford College. She is a professional choreographer for Community Theater Groups and is on the faculty at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School. The mother of three children, currently she is Artistic Director of the Peachtree City Civic Ballet Company and makes her home with husband Bob in Fayette County Georgia.
Mary Kathryn Senger, Early Childhood Dance
Mary Kathryn has been dancing for twenty three years. She has danced with the San Antonio Dance Theater, the Baldwin Academy & Arts Magnet School, the Montgomery Ballet, the Fayetteville Ballet, the Peachtree City School of Dance, and the University of Georgia Ballet Ensemble. She attended the American Ballet Theater summer intensive at the University of Alabama and trained with Wes Chapman. Mary Kathryn also received training with Ballet West's open classes in Salt Lake City, Utah. Mary Kathryn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Family and Consumer Science with a major in early childhood education and a minor in dance from the University of Georgia. Mary Kathryn is also a second grade teacher at Canongate Elementary School in the Coweta County School System.
113 Peachtree Court
Peachtree City, GA 30269
Mr. Smith, A Governor’s Honors Program alumnus continued his studies at Birmingham Southern College as a dance major and later joined the Atlanta Jazz Theatre under the direction of Dan Youmans. He has studied and performed the works of such renowned choreographers as Frank Hatchett, Kenneth Green, Patricia Dickinson, Bick Goss and Robbie Mackey. He has choreographed for dance competitions, fashion shows for major retailers and ESPN. He has been a featured performer for WSB’s Salute To America. Mr. Smith has 30+ years of teaching dance including 25 years as former instructor, Contemporary Director and Board Member at Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts. He is well diverse in jazz, tap, musical theatre, modern and ballet within the early childhood program. He is known for defining technique with elements to create the versatile well-rounded dancer.
He has also worked within the public school system as a special needs school bus driver for 23 years.
Mr. Smith is proud to call Peachtree City School of Dance his dance home.
Randi Lancaster began dancing at the age of 6 with Doris Russell and Stephen Ball. At the age of 11, she narrowed her focus to ballet and starting training with Magdalena Maury, director of The Georgia Youth Ballet. As a teen, Randi attended training intensives at American Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet, Columbia City Ballet, Fort Lauderdale Ballet Classique, Georgia Youth Ballet and Greenville Ballet. At age 18 she was accepted by Wes Chapman to dance with the Alabama Ballet. After starting her family, Randi took over the role of Owner and Director of The Georgia Youth Ballet, a member of the Southeast Regional Ballet Association. In 2009, Randi accepted the role of Ballet Mistress for the Southern Crescent Ballet Theatre under the direction of Stephen Ball and later became the Director of Ballet for Kyle Kahn Studios. Randi has judged numerous pageants and competitions including Dance Educators and America and coached finalist for Youth America Grand Prix. Randi performed in the Opening Ceremony of the 1996 Olympic Games and the pregame show of the XXVIII Super Bowl. She has also choreographed and taught for Woodward Academy’s Dance Department. When not in the studio Randi enjoys spending time with her family, hiking and working as a Medical Assistant.