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Derek Wagner Dance Center
​Email: rdconboarding@yahoo.com
Phone: 540-835-3334
Derek Wagner- Artistic Producing Director
DWDC Faculty
Macy Fisher- Resident Teacher & Choreographer
Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop
Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Tap, Hip Hop, Dance Conditioning
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    Emily is a Radford University Interior Design student. She has been dancing for 14 years and competed for ten years. She has won many overalls and high scores at competitions like Jump, Nuvo, Dance Makers Inc, 24/7, Hollywood Vibe, Velocity, Starpower, Showstoppers and many more. She enjoys working with kids and spreading her love and passion for dance.
Emily Smith- Resident Teacher & Choreographer
Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop
Jessica Shelburne- Resident Teacher & Choreographer
   Jessica is a New River Valley native with an innate love for dance and 20 years of experience. From childhood through high school she danced competitively at Pulaski Dance Productions and attended Roanoke College where she served as a dance team captain and graduated with a degree in Communication Studies. Jessica’s favorite style of dance is ballet and she most recently performed in The Nutcracker with Blacksburg Ballet. She is very excited to take on this new role as a teacher and sharing her passion with young dancers. 
  Derek began studying dance and theatre in Crossville, TN in 2009. In 2013, he graduated from the Cumberland County Playhouse's Dance Education program and was awarded the Mary D. Crabtree scholarship. He’s been featured in shows such as My Fair Lady, Chicago, Footloose, and Oklahoma! In 2016, the DWDC was established. Derek has received special awards for his choreography, sportsmanship, and has been recognized as the 2021 & 2023 Teacher of the Year at the Ultimate Starz National Event. "I want to inspire students to not only move their bodies, but also move their minds. Dance allows us to express ourselves when words cannot. Movement leads us to break boundaries and push through walls inside of ourselves."
Student Teachers:
Sophie Carroll, Molly Hurd, Annie Freeman