Get to Know the MDC Faculty: Jade McCune

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What style(s) of dance do you teach?

  • Babies Ballet & Tap

  • Petites Hip Hop

  • Minis Jazz

  • Beginners Hip Hop

  • Intermediate and Advanced Jazz

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How long have you been dancing?
24 years

What is your favorite style of dance?
Jazz

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Who is a dancer that inspires you and why?
This is a tough one. There are so many dancers and teachers who inspire me. I would have to say Mark Meismer. He has taught me so much more than just dance. He showed me how to have passion behind my dancing. I’m very thankful to have him inspiring me still to this day.


Do you have any children or pets?
I have the sweetest dog, Sammy

Would you rather live at the beach or in the mountains?
The Beach  

What do you do when you aren’t dancing/teaching?
Sleeping!!


What is your favorite memory of your dance career?
Winning Tremaine Dancer of the Year was a very special memory I will never forget. Having the opportunity to travel and assist an amazing faculty that I’m now able to call my family was amazing! Also performing in Orlando at UDA nationals with the Tiger Girls was unforgettable. So many great memories!


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Tell us a fun fact.
One time I was on set with Jack Black and we sang a song and played the air guitar together. That was pretty fun!

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Lynn Prejean