RHYTHM & SPIRIT COORDINATOR-KRISTI MCDONALD
(Franklin, Enrichment Center, and Longview Locations)
(615) 377-6530 ext. 2118
Kristi is a Franklin native with 19 years of formal dance training in ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop. She is a graduate of Oklahoma City University where she received a Bachelor of Performing Arts in Dance Performance. In college, she was a member of the American Spirit Dance Company, the OCU Pep Dancers and the Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz arena football dance team. Kristi was a dancer for Princess Cruise Lines performing on the Sapphire, Coral, Caribbean and Diamond Princess ships. She sailed to ports of call in Asia, the Caribbean, Mexico and Alaska while performing. Kristi joined WCPR in 2012 and helped create the Rhythm & Spirit program with Jen Barnes. She is proud to be a part of a program that shares the love and art of dance with students in her hometown. Kristi and her husband enjoy spending time at home with their son and dog!
RHYTHM & SPIRIT COORDINATOR-KATIE ADAMS
(Nolensville and Fairview Locations)
(615) 377-6530 ext. 2117
Katie started dancing at a young age in her hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. She spent most of her life training in ballet, tap, and jazz and enjoyed performing in local community theater productions. She attended Oklahoma City University and graduated in May of 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Dance Management. During her time at OCU, Katie was a part of many productions and trained from respected names such as Jo Rowan, Brian Marcum, and Jay Fagan. After moving to Nashville in the fall of 2012, Katie was an instructor with Rhythm & Spirit while developing a local dance program. She became a full time coordinator for the program in 2015. Outside of Rhythm & Spirit, Katie loves spending time with her husband and son!