Melanie Dailey made her first dance team 30 years ago and since then she’s never stopped dancing, teaching, choreographing, and staging productions. As an instructor, choreographer, and director for Dancz America’s national camp, private clinic and instructional video program, Melanie has taught over 10,000 dancers. She has choreographed for and judged competitions at the local, regional, and state level for the Missouri Dance Team Association, Indiana High School Dance Team Association, Oklahoma Dance Team Directors Association, Miss Kansas Drill Team Festival and Headliners Dance Competition. She has had success in the commercial dance arena, choreographing and dancing in performances with country music artists Toby Keith, Emerson Drive and Jack Ingram, appearing in commercials, movies and television shows, and performing, choreographing and staging national industrials for Silpada Jewelry, Phillip Morris and the School Nutrition Association. She works with many dance teams on choreography, instruction and perfecting routines for competition. Her company, Larkspur Dance and Choreography, hosts The Kansas City Classic, a regional dance team competition in Missouri.