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.
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.