Lauren Walker is a director and instructor here at Bluegrass Academy of Dance. She is a West Kentucky native from Paducah. Lauren graduated with honors, receiving a degree in Dance and Performing Arts Administration from Western Kentucky University. While in school, she was a performer in the WKU Dance Company. She danced in the ensemble as well as a soloist, both in WKU performances and in Italy with Dalleto di Civitavecchia. Before opening Bluegrass Academy of Dance with Ms. Becky, she was teaching and choreographing for various schools in Indiana and Kentucky. All of Ms. Lauren's classes emphasize musicality, confidence, proper terminology, and fun! Ms. Lauren's philosophy of dance is to give her students the confidence, passion, and work ethic needed to accomplish any goals they have in dance and in life.
Ms. Becky Brookshire Doss is a director and instructor here at Bluegrass Academy of Dance. Native to Paducah, KY, Becky moved on to Western Kentucky University to study Dance and Performing Arts Administration. While at Western, Becky performed with the WKU Dance Company as both an ensemble member and a soloist. After fulfilling her wildest dreams of performing in Italy with Balleto do Civitavecchia and after graduating with honors, Becky returned to the area to begin spreading her love of dance through teaching. Becky’s classes focus on proper technique, terminology, and musicality while providing an atmosphere of fun and excitement! Becky strives to instill a good work ethic, self-confidence, and a love of movement in each of her students!