Tricia has been teaching in the DFW area for over 15 years and as a Director at Power House of Dance for 13 years and an Artistic Director for Power House of Dance for 3 years.
She is well known for her technical coaching, sincere personality, and positive teaching style and has a passion for training, coaching, mentoring and teaching children. She has earned an outstanding reputation among fellow dance educators in the area as well as several hundred families in Dallas and Frisco.
Tricia began her training in San Diego under the direction of Georgia Copeland, Sue Gilson, and Currie Pederson. Intensively studying ballet, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, tap, and acrobatics. She has studied with numerous master teachers throughout the country and still travels every year to NYC and California to study with the best in the industry. Her world class training has opened many doors and brought her many opportunities winning numerous awards, titles as well as scholarships to the Joffery ballet in NYC as wells as the Gus Giordano Jazz studio in Chicago.
Beginning at the age of 12 years old throughout her high school years, she has had the privilege to perform in numerous dance productions, musicals and revues for Palomar College in San Diego under the direction of Tom Hansen and Sue Gilson. Tricia worked for Royal Caribbean Cruise lines as a dancer for 2 ½ years as well as traveled with various production companies performing all of the country. Tricia has taught master classes for Stephen F. Austin University and Sam Houston University as well as given master technique classes to numerous dance studios outside the DFW area. She is a judge for Showbiz dance competitions. Tricia lives in Frisco with her two children JJ and GiGi.