A Step Above Dance & Music Academy

A Step Above Dance & Music Academy provides students of all ages and backgrounds with a positive arts education while helping them achieve their personal goals in the areas of dance instruction and music lessons.

We strive to provide excellent technique, self discipline and an appreciation for and love of dance and music through positive reinforcement in a non-competitive, professional atmosphere. We are located in Monona, in the Madison, Wisconsin area.

Haley Johnson

Ballet, Jazz & Lyrical

Haley Johnson started dancing at A Step Above Dance Academy when she was five years old. She danced with studio’s competitive dance team A Step Beyond for seven years. As a competitive dancer she took home many titles including overall high scores, dancer of the year runner up, special judges awards and more. She has participated in the Tremaine Dance Convention seven times, dancing with notable dancers/choreographers such as Keri LeGrand, Jeff Amsden, Tiffany Maher, Derrick Schrader, and Megan Sanett. She has participated in Jump Dance Convention studying with dancers and choreographers Mia Michaels, Mandy Moore, Willdabeast, and Colby Shinn. She has studied at Inaside Chicago Dance, a week-long dance intensive focused on jazz contemporary. She has performed in A Lifetime of Christmas as Kira, the ballerina ornament, and various other roles.  She is currently a dance major at UW-Madison and very excited to be teaching at A Step Above!



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