Owner / Choreographer
Sabetha Mumm has been dancing for over 30 years. She has been choreographing and teaching for over 20 years. Her training includes 6 years at the Institute of Performing Arts in Topeka, KS, 5 years at the University of Iowa and a summer program on scholarship at the Joffery Ballet School in NYC. Her major performances include the 1992 World Jazz Dance Congress, the 1996 American College Dance Festival and 14 University of Iowa galas and concerts.
After obtaining her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors as a dance major at the University of Iowa, Sabetha moved to Des Moines. Since moving here she has been a “fliteline” dancer for the Iowa Barnstormers, choreographed for the Miss Teen of America Pageant system, coached the Iowa Gymnastics Training Center’s exhibition Team, and taught and choreographed for dance studios, high school show choirs, high school pom and dance teams and fitness pageant contestants.
In 2003 she followed her heart and took the big step of opening Dance Vision the dance studio. With both a competition studio and concert dance background Sabetha loves to give all her students training to be successful at both. Sabetha’s choreography continues to be awarded by some of the top competitions and dance professionals in the world. It is her unique and energetic style of choreography and her ability to train amazing technically proficient dancers that keep her classes full! Sabetha says, “the only dreams impossible to reach are the ones that you never pursue.”
Dance Instructor / Office Specialist
After Alissa graduated as a student from Dance Vision, she went to attend Point Park University. There she earned her BA in Dance with a concentration in Jazz. While at Point Park she performed in shows such as Balanchine's "Serenade" and worked with choreographers Emery LeCrone, Peter LeBreton Merz, and others. Right after graduation, she began working for Celebrity Cruises. 15 shows and 3 contracts later she has made her way back to Dance Vision!
Director / Dance Instructor
Jade Clark is an important member of the Dance Vision Family. She is the Studio Director of Dance Vision. If you have a question, Jade can find an answer! Not only is she an important member of the office staff, but she is also head of our Pre and Mini Competition Teams. Teaching at both a recreational and competitive level, Jade enjoys being in the classroom just as much as she does being behind the desk!
As a Dance Vision parent for over 14 years, Holly brings a parent perspective to the office. Holly joined DV in 2018 as a Business Manager, leveraging both her ISU accounting degree and over 10 years experience as a retail business owner.
She is married with 3 children and loves to travel. Her favorite place to be is relaxing on a beach with a great book!
Competition Director / Office Specialist
Kristin comes to us as a Competition Director having spent years at the studio as an active dance mom, supporter and enthusiast. Kristin is mom to former Dance Vision dancer and now instructor Ally. Having recently retired from teaching 6th grade at Summit Middle School, she brings her considerable organizational talent to support our competition program. As she appreciated the endless support she had as a dance mom, Kristin is excited to support the dancers and their biggest fans.
Ally Tack is from Johnston and began dancing at an early age. She is a Dance Vision alumna who continued her dance career as a member of the Iowa State University Dance Team. After college she decided to continue her dance career further as a teacher at Dance Vision. Ally is also a certified Pure Barre instructor. She is excited to be teaching a variety of technique classes!
Ashley teaches a variety of ages and styles at both recreational and competitive levels loves them all! She participated in studio dance, high school dance team, and collegiate dance team. Working full time as a manager at Mark’s Dancewear and teaching at Dance Vision in the evenings, it is safe to say Ashley loves dance. With her positive energy and creative ideas, she looks forward to another great year!
Brooke has been dancing since she was 6 years old, and has loved it ever since. Her "day job" is as a family law attorney in the Des Moines area and when not working, she loves spending time at home with her husband and puppy. Brooke has danced many styles over the years and has been a part of different dance teams, both as a teammate and a coach. She joined Dance Vision in high school and fell in love with their dedication to their students and passion for the art. She is so glad to be back and teaching at Dance Vision where she currently teaches tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop and lyrical!
Drew Mumm has been dancing since he was 4 years old. While growing up dancing and training at Dance Vision he has performed works choreographed by Kevin Maher, Alexa Anderson, Misha Gabriel, Teddy Forance, Matt Cady, Gustavo Vargas, Patrick Cook, Kurtis Sprung and more. As a teenager he has worked in TV and film including playing the role of Ryan Shore on season 2 of the show Play by Play and competing and making it to the top 60 on season 13 of So You Think You Can Dance. While continuing to work on his skills preparing for a professional career Drew is enjoying teaching and subbing classes at Dance Vision.
Emily Tinsman was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She earned her degree in Music Education from Drake University in 2019. Shortly after graduation, Emily was crowned Miss Iowa 2019 and competed for the title of Miss America 2020. She is an advocate for arts education through her initiative “Americans for the Arts- Advocate, Educate, Invest”. This year she will begin her teaching career at Harding Middle School in Des Moines as a 6th-8th grade music teacher. #WolfPack
Heather Skinner has always enjoyed dance. She loves the technical aspects of dance. She is involved in the Iowa State Dance and Drill Team Association. Heather is excited to share her love for dance with Dance Vision!
Jamie has been dancing for her entire life. By growing up in her mother’s and aunt’s dance and gymnastics studio in Denison, Iowa she was destined to be a performer. She grew up competing in both by the age of four. Jamie also attended conventions and won many national dance competitions throughout her competing years. In 1999, when she was 17, her twin brother and she were the Grand Champions of the Bill Riley Talent Search for their tap duet performance.
After high school, Jamie attended Iowa State University and studied English Education. While there, she danced for the Des Moines Dragons Dance Team “The Flames”. She also danced at ISU. In her free time, Jamie continued to go back home and help choreograph and teach classes at Sherri and Julie’s Dance and Gymnastics on the weekends.
When she finished college, Jamie decided to join forces with her mother and aunt at the dance studio where she grew up. She began teaching full time and eventually helped build Harlan Dance and Tumbling where she was the head teacher for eight years. During that time, she attended conventions yearly to stay current on the dance trends and continue her education. Jamie led her students to many top honors, outstanding achievements, and titles at the regional and national level.
Even with her busy teaching schedule she met her husband, had two children, and eventually decided she wanted to spend more time with her family raising her own children. A career move for her husband brought them to West Des Moines. Jamie knew Sabetha from the dance world and was confident Dance Vision was the right choice for her daughter. Now, both her son and daughter attend
classes at Dance Vision.
Jamie feels very privileged to have the opportunity to work for Dance Vision because it sets her soul on
fire to teach children, see them grow and learn, and encourage them to feel successful in their efforts.
Jayme Reynolds began dancing at the age of three, and began competing at the age of five. Since being with Dance Vision the dance studio from the beginning in 2003, she has had numerous opportunities to travel and take classes from well-known choreographers and artists, in places such as Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Branson. In 2005, she portrayed Clara in the Nutcracker.
Dancing at conventions and competitions was her favorite part about dancing throughout the years because not only did it give her confidence, but it also pushed her past her comfort level. Performing is just something Miss Jayme was born to do.
Since graduating from high school in 2013, she attended the University of Iowa for one year, and transferred to Mercy College of Health Sciences to pursue a career in nursing. She is so excited to be back at Dance Vision the dance studio doing the thing she loves and has a passion for, which is dance. She can’t wait to take on more challenges in the future and wants to push herself even more now than ever.
Her love and dedication to dance is a large part of her life, and she can’t wait to continue this love in the many years that follow.
Jennifer Harned danced throughout her childhood. She is a mother of Dance Vision students and looks to help others enjoy their dance experience as a dance teacher, office staff member, and helpful dance mom! She looks forward to years to come at Dance Vision.
Jessica started dancing as a teenager in Utah and fell in love. When she went to college she thought she was finished dancing but found it was an integral part of her life and couldn't give it up so she took classes at the University of Utah while studying Health & Emergency Medical Services and started teaching at a studio. Over the years she's had the opportunity to be assistant choreographer for a couple seasons of a production of The Nutcracker, she was also assistant choreographer for a Broadway Review and did all of the Newsies choreography. She was assistant director to a dance troupe that specialized in raising funds for charitable organizations and was a company member for a professional performing company in Salt Lake City. She's taught dance for over a decade and especially loves to teach and choreograph Jazz to teenagers and adults. There is such a huge value in teaching people that they are capable of hard things even if they don't find their passion at the "right" time. She's so excited to teach in Iowa at Dance Vision!
While Jordan Willis started his dance career later than others at the age of 16, he did not let that hold him back. He joined the Roosevelt High School Dance Team. During that time the team won multiple state titles for consecutive years. Upon graduation he moved to Los Angeles where he was featured in Glee, Shake It Up, and No Ordinary Family. Jordan has enjoyed exploring the art of choreography while teaching at Dance Vision.
Miranda Oldenburger began her journey with Dance Vision as a student and has assisted dance classes since she was 10 years old. During her training, Miranda spent summers with Montgomery Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, the Rockettes, and has worked with Robert Gardner, Michael Levine, Maia Wilkins, and many other talented artists.
Miranda has enjoyed performing in several classical ballets, including Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, La Sylphide, Swan Lake, Firebird, and The Nutcracker. Some of her favorite opportunities include performing with Montgomery Ballet, dancing at Radio City Music Hall, and portraying Spanish Soloist, Flower Soloist, and Snow Flake in The Nutcracker.
Miranda has spent the last few years teaching and is excited to be back home at Dance Vision.
Nicole Campbell is a busy mother of four who cannot stop dancing. She has danced through school and was a member of the Iowa State University Pom Squad. With her only daughter taking class at Dance Vision, Nicole reached out about getting involved. Teaching ages 5-8 Nicole looks forward to her time at Dance Vision as a teacher and an office staff member.
Scott Gulbranson was born and raised in Des Moines, IA and started dancing when he was 9 years old. When he was 15, he decided to further his training by attending many conventions, such as JUMP, Nuvo, and Hollywood Vibe. In 2013, he was awarded an assistant position with Artists Simply Human, where he assisted top choreographers, such as Tovaris Wilson, Lisette Bustamante, and Desmond Richardson.
After he graduating high school, Scott moved to Los Angeles to attend AMDA, a performing arts college. He graduated in 2016 and set off for the real world. After graduation, he signed with Movement Talent Agency and has worked with Paula Abdul, Kanye West, Billie Eilish, Jennifer Lopez, and Leona Lewis. He also was a part of Embodiment, which was featured on Season 2 of NBC’s World of Dance.
He is so excited to be a teacher at Dance Vision this year!
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