Our Staff

 

DANCE

 

Casey Collier Rogers - Owner & Dance Director


Casey is a 2016 graduate of Clinton High School and is now married to Andrew Rogers of Petal, MS. She started her dance training here in her hometown of Clinton, MS at the age of four. Since then, she has trained for nineteen years in both contemporary and commercial dance all over the country, including New York City, Los Angeles, Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Casey was also a member of Attache Show Choir where she was a singer/dancer for four years. Casey graduated college from the University of Southern Mississippi where she majored in Dance Performance and Choreography. Throughout college she attended multiple dance intensives such as Doug Varone and Company in NYC, Bodytraffic Contemporary Dance in CA, and Tokyo the Academy in L.A. She also received many opportunities to perform, choreograph, and teach with USM's Repertory Dance Company. After graduation, Casey joined Ad Deum Dance Company in Houston, TX where she was in the Main Company for their 2020-2021 season. Casey has also trained in cheer and tumble for six years at Clinton Tumble and Cheer and two years with Clinton Junior High's cheer team. She cheered competitively for multiple years before deciding to hone in on dancing. Casey feels blessed and grateful to have many experiences and opportunities to learn and perform throughout her life. This is truly what she loves to do, and she hopes it is all used for God's glory and kingdom!

 

Email: [email protected]

 

Naomi Edwards - Dance Instructor


 

Naomi Edwards is a homeschooled student from Raymond, MS. Naomi recently graduated from Hinds Community College with an Associate of Arts. She has been dancing for a total of twelve years and has been teaching for six. Naomi has had the opportunity to be trained by many prestigious instructors, including: lan Eastwood, Twitch, Chris Brown, Karen Chuang, Cris Judd, Gil Duidulao, Tyce Diorio, Chaz Buzan, and Rosero McCoy. Over the years, she has performed in numerous dance competitions and recitals and has also been a part of Hinds’ Montage Theatre of Dance program and the Mississippi premiere of the Newsies at the Brookhaven Little Theater. Her goal is to share her knowledge in dance to her students and carry out the gifts that God has

 

Collett Hudson - Dance Instructor


Collett is an upcoming senior in high school attending Saint Augustine School in Ridgeland. She trained in classical ballet for 14 years with Ballet Magnificat! and served as captain for Magnificat Youth Ballet during her final year at Ballet Magnificat. She has attended various intensives throughout her training including Ballet Magnificat summer dance intensive, Alabama Ballet intensive, the International Ballet Competition school program, and Project Dance Houston. With her time as a ballet student recently coming to a close, she is expectant to see how the Lord will use her to pass down dance training as a form of worship. She is passionate about sharing the redeeming love of Christ through the medium of dance and looks forward to teaching students to use their gifts to honor and glorify our Creator!

 

Kali Lee - Dance Instructor



Heyley DeYoung - Dance Instructor


 

 

Savannah Stach - Dance Instructor 


 

CHEER

 

Emma Scott - Cheer Director & Satellite Programs Coordinator


Emma Scott was born and raised in Clinton, MS. She graduated from Clinton High School in 2017 and graduated with a Business Administration degree from Mississippi College in 2021. She has many years of experience in gymnastics, tumbling, and competitive cheer. Emma started taking gymnastics at age three and competed until the age of thirteen. She then decided to hone in on competitive cheerleading and fell in love with the sport. Emma competed for several years until she graduated from high school. She has always had a passion for working with children, and she started working as a cheer/tumble coach at Kids for Christ Performing Arts in 2018. She has fallen in love with teaching the sport she was so passionate about herself while spreading the Gospel. Emma feels blessed with the opportunity to have worked at Kids for Christ for three years and is excited for the many years at Exalt Dance and Cheer to come.

 

Email: [email protected]

 

 

Julia Brundige - Cheer/Tumble Instructor


Julia was born in San Antonio, TX and moved to Clinton, MS when she was eight years old. From there, she began attending school at Central Hinds Academy and also joined their cheerleading team. God had a different plan for her, and she was introduced to competitive cheer at the formerly Kids for Christ Performing Arts Center. During this time she gained a love for competitive cheer and being able to learn about God. After three years of school cheer and four years of competitive cheer, a back injury led Julia to an opportunity to serve as a cheer coach. Since then, she has fallen in love with getting to teach little ones how to cheer and being able to spread the Gospel. Now she is excited for the many years to come of coaching young cheerleaders and teaching them the Word of God at Exalt Dance and Cheer!

 

 

Emma Daniel - Cheer/Tumble Instructor


Emma Daniel is a 2022 graduate of Clinton High School. During her time as a Clinton Arrow she was a member of the cheerleading squad from seventh to twelfth grade and participated in Attaché Show Choir from her freshman year to her senior year. Emma is currently a cheerleader at Hinds Community College in Raymond, where she plans to earn her associate degree in 2024. This is Emma's first year working as an assistant cheer coach with Exalt, and she is excited for the year ahead of teaching young cheerleaders.

 

Branden Walker - Cheer/Tumble Instructor


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OFFICE

Avery Rogers - Office Administrator


Avery graduated from Pearl High School in 2020. She is currently working on her nursing prerequisites at Hinds Community College and hopes to attend nursing school through the University of Mississippi Medical Center in the summer of 2023. Avery has various backgrounds of experience as a receptionist, and when she is not working, she can be found reading or watching Grey’s Anatomy. She loves making new friends and is excited for her time at Exalt Dance and Cheer!