Brekke Dance Center Staff

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Staff - Brekke Dance Center - Des Moines, Iowa

Paula Brekke

Paula Brekke

Co-Owner / Artistic Director

Paula Brekke has owned and operated Paula Brekke School of Dance for over 25 years. Now a family business, Brekke Dance Center has two studio locations, Greater Des Moines and Grimes. Paula has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of California, Irvine. She continues to teach a wide variety of genres: ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, acrobatics, and musical theatre. Paula is a past President of Dance Masters of Mid-America, a dance organization which certifies teachers. Dance competitions have recognized Paula with many top awards and "Most Entertaining" awards for her choreography. Paula continues to nurture young dancers, preparing them for professional careers. Her students are dancing and choreographing throughout the United States -- performing in New York, Las Vegas, at Disney, and in Industrials.