Recent Announcements

  • Deadline coming up for ordering Studio gear Sept. 15  - Due date for ordering our brand new Melody’s School of Dance & Tumbling jackets (and pants) used for dance competitions and the Truman State University Homecoming Parade. Fill ...
    Posted Sep 6, 2017, 9:53 PM by Diane Richmond
  • 2017 Classes Start Tuesday 9/5 Fall 2017 Classes are underway!!!  Welcome dancers and tumblers!  If you have not yet registered for classes, please see registration information in the left-side menu and contact Director Melody ...
    Posted Sep 6, 2017, 9:43 PM by Diane Richmond
  • Private and Semi-Private Slots Available If you want to secure a slot for private or semi-private lessons before registration, email me ASAP (  I can see what works around your child's ...
    Posted Jul 10, 2017, 8:58 PM by Diane Richmond
  • New Classes for 2017/2018 New classes are being offered this year!! There is clogging for ages 8 and older, a NEW LEVEL 6 Advanced tumbling class for students who can already do back handsprings ...
    Posted Jul 10, 2017, 8:52 PM by Diane Richmond
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Melody's School of Dance

Where Every Child Is A Star!

Melody Jennings, an instructor in Health and Exercise Sciences 
at Truman State University, has over 25 years
of dance studio teaching experience.

Assistant Instructors

Lauren Box - Advanced Jazz 

Nathalia Baum - Advanced Ballet and Intermediate Pointe

Molly Richmond - Cheer Technique and Intermediate and Adult Hip Hop

Abby Mueller - Beginners and Advanced Beginners Hip Hop

Maiya Cervantez - Dance Technique

Madi Hoppe - Beginners and Advanced Beginners Lyrical

Cassie Jennings - Intermediate Lyrical

Alex Hoadley - Irish Dancing

A Variety of Dance Styles Available

Lessons offered for boys and girls ages 3-adult in 
Creative Movement, Tap, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical/Contemporary, 
Hip Hop, Irish Dance and Tumbling.

Subpages (1): Instructor Biographies