Izzy started dancing when she was 13 years old at Ballet Arts Academy under Dodie Askegard. After graduating from Lewis and Clark high school, she studied at the Academy of Dance under Kristen Potts and at Ballet School of Coeur d'Alene under Ceci Klein. She has attended summer programs in Milwaukee and Pittsburgh and went on to study at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Graduate Program. Afterwards, Izzy went on to dance professionally with Eugene Ballet Company. She has worked at the Empire Dance Shop since 2015 and is our head pointe shoe fitter.
Janelle grew up in Tonasket WA, where she took ballet, tap, jazz, and modern with LFW Dance Studios for 12 years. She has attended multiple dance competitions in Seattle, performed in Disneyland, and took many master classes. Janelle was also a part of the Spokane Empire Dance Team for the 2017 season. She's currently a junior at Eastern Washington University obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Business Management and Human Resources. She has been with the Empire Dance Shop team since Summer, 2017.
Robert recently graduated Washington State University with a degree in Business Administration, focusing in Marketing. He is involved in Greek life, currently on the WSU Men's Volleyball Team and has had a passion for sports and cooking since a young age. He has not been directly involved with the dance community in Spokane, but taken dance classes and attended numerous performances for friends and family. Robert plans to complete school and continue on the path of helping businesses excel. He has been a member of the Empire Dance Shop team since Summer, 2016.