Crete's Dance Company
We have a lot to offer!
Our classes are fun and informative, and at CRETE'S DANCE
COMPANY students are offered a variety of dance programs, divided into
classes by ability level. Students receive personalized attention in a
well-rounded, age appropriate, safe program featuring a fun atmosphere while
they learn the art of dance. Students are encouraged to develop skill building
techniques while developing their own personal growth, self-esteem, discipline
Our studio is equipped
with all the great stuff that makes learning the art of dance a lot of fun.
have great teachers, a waiting room/lobby area, changing room, sound system, mirrors in two large
teaching rooms, and tons of creativity. We proudly display photos of our students, as well as trophies
and special awards! To top it off, local artists Geoff & Echo Easton hand-painted beautiful Degas murals!!
CRETE'S DANCE COMPANY has earned a strong reputation in Crete and surrounding
communities by proving that talent and experience are the best foundations for a successful studio.
Great teachers and a safe program are an important part of our success. Each year students, their families and friends, take part and enjoy the much anticipated Annual
Recital Production showcasing what the students have learned the past year. What fun!
Every year at CRETE'S DANCE COMPANY proves to be just as exciting as the last, and our
return rate of students tells us we're doing it right. Our studio and programs are promoted in
newspapers, flyers, and most of all by the word-of-mouth from happy students.
Give us a call, or e-mail us, and we'll be happy to answer any questions you have!
Studio Director: Tamara Culhane
Tamara began dancing at age three. With a love of dance and a teacher she
cherished - a dream began. Today, after more than 25 years in the industry,
Tamara has been providing a creatively developed successful curriculum
year after year.
What is her success? Years of training and dedication to providing the most up-to-date dance programs available. From choreography to designing costumes, set designs to large-scale productions, her creativity never stops. With a terrific staff to help her, she's able to realize her dream and provide a variety of fun and exciting classes. Tamara has attended, and continues to attend, Masters Classes in Chicago, Houston, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Kansas City, Salt Lake City, and Minneapolis. She has received training from choreographers to the stars in the music and film industry. Preparation never stops!
Tamara has also been an adjunct teacher (part-time) for the University of Nebraska. In addition, she has also choreographed for competition teams at schools and other studios.
Tamara knows she couldn't be as successful as she is with out the love and support of her husband Dennis, daughter Tayler, and her wonderful staff and volunteers.
Studio Teaching Staff:
Sara Pohlmann of Plymouth has been dancing for 19 years, the past 10 years teaching for Cretes Dance Company & The Dance Project. Pohlmann specializes in lyrical, tap, jazz & ballet/pointe and has been a competition choreographer for THE EDGE for the past 7 years. She is a registered nurse and is married to husband, Brandon.
Tayler Culhane of Lincoln has been dancing for the past 19 years. She has been a teacher with Crete's Dance Company & Studio 3 for the past 5 years. Her specialties are hip hop, jazz & lyrical as well as tap/ballet combo classes. . Tayler is a jazz, hip hop & Lyrical choreographer for THE EDGE competition troupe.
Studio Teachers & Assistants:
2015/2016 Crete's Dance Co. Teaching Staff
Left to Right: Tamara Culhane, Tayler Culhane, Sara Pohlmann
2015/2016 Crete's Dance Co. Teacher Assistants
Left to Right: Zoe Wells, Lindsey Turner, Helen Walenta, Alana Walenta