Phone: 281-498-8270Fax: 281-498-8271
11110 South Highway 6 at McKaskle Rd.
Sugar Land, TX 77498
AMSDS offers the finest staff in the area. Our instructors are well-rounded and continually improve their dance and choreography skills by attending master classes and workshops throughout the year.
Ann Moody Sill studied dance in the Houston area with Virgie Lee Emmons School of Dance. Ann owned and operated Ann Moody Sill Studio in the Alief area for 31 years before building a new state-of-the-art facility and moving to Sugar Land in 2002. She also continues her dance education by attending workshops, seminars, and master classes.
Ann has had extensive training in all phases of dance: ballet, tap, jazz, acrobatics, lyrical, character, musical theatre, and production and line work. Ann's choreography and performances may be seen all over the Houston area and she boasts many dancers who have become teachers and performers. Ann's students have taken top honors at area dance competitions, and many students have held top offices in Alief, Fort Bend, and Houston drill teams, cheerleading squads, and dance companies.
Cindy Williams is an "AMSDS product" having received her early training right here at our school. Cindy has studied with other teachers in various parts of the country and has performed with several professional dance companies.
She specializes in teaching young children and tumbling, although she has training and experience at all levels. Cindy is now entering her 24th year as an AMSDS teacher.
Mandy Weber serves as the instructor and choreographer for our Senior Performing Company. She grew up dancing at AMSDS where she was both Junior and Senior Feature Dancer and won numerous awards in both solo and group competitions.
She began teaching in high school, and after graduating from Texas A&M in 1999, returned to Houston and began teaching on our staff. Mandy is entering her 19th year on our staff.
Jennifer Hostutler Autrey also studied dance here at AMSDS, where she was both Junior and Senior Feature Dancer and a member of the Senior Performing Company.
She is a graduate of Sam Houston State University, and is now entering her 13th year on our staff, teaching at various levels, including choreography for our Prep and Junior Companies.
Brittany Moss is our ballet specialist, teaching ballet to students of various levels, including choreographing the ballet performances for our Performing Companies.
She came to us from Utah where she was a principal ballerina in the Utah regional ballet. Miss Brittany is entering her 10th year on the AMSDS staff.
Chasity Moore originally studied here in Houston under Reni Antley until moving to Georgia where she taught in various studios for 8 years.
She has taught all forms of dance at all levels and we are pleased to have her returning to our staff for her 6th year.
Jessika Sleiman is also a former AMSDS student who danced in the Senior Performing company. She is currently a student at Sam Houston State University and commutes to teach classes on Saturdays. This is Jessie's 3rd year on the AMSDS staff.
Erika Thawley joined our staff during the previous dance year. She is a former student of AMSDS and has decided to re-join us as a teacher. Erika teaches young children as well as assisting at other levels. She and her husband will welcome their first child in late August.
Kathryn Medina is joining our staff this year. She danced with AMSDS as a member of the Senior Performing Company and has continued dancing in various settings in the Houston area. She will be teaching young children, as well as assisting in other ages and genres. Welcome Kathryn! We are so glad to have you!
Carol Flores serves as a secretary and bookkeeper. This will be her 18th year on our staff.
Michele Peña is returning for her 4th year on our staff, also serving as a secretary and bookkeeper.