INSTRUCTORS

Thea Francesconi

Thea Francesconi- Owner/Instructor  

Thea began her journey with dance at the age of 2. She trained with numerous studios in the surrounding areas in jazz, tap, ballet, pointe, hip hop, contemporary, and acrobats, and began teaching at the age of 16 with the desire to bring out each clients full potential. She was a dance major at the University of Louisiana until she decided to take a break to have her beautiful child Suri. Since then she has traveled all over the country and world as far as Europe to further her expertise and choreograph. In 2012 Thea competed on the national televisions series "So You Think You Can Dance" making it to the 4th round of choreography and top 100 of her audition. She had the privilege of being chosen to be featured on many of their commercials as well as the cover of their website. Later that year, she was selected to choreograph and perform for NFL player Roman Harper and former NFL player Kyres Hebert's football, cheer, and dance camp where she had the opportunity to work along side many professional athletes and dancers. She then began teaching private lessons in technique and acrobats to further her skills, knowledge, and experience in dance.She has since then become a Certified Personal Trainer through NASM to help better her knowledge in the field of biomechanics and the human movement system. Thea's passion for dancing, teaching, and choreographing have been the focal point of her life. She is fun, energetic, and dedicated to teaching children and adults.
Erin Shannon

Erin Shannon- Recreational and theCompany Class Instructor

Erin Shannon has been training in dance for 24 years, beginning at the age of 2. She was a member of the STM Sparklers team from 2004-2008 serving as Captain her senior year. She then became a LSU Tiger girl from 2008-2009. In 2009 Erin began furthering her passion for dance by instructing students of all ages and choreographing competition numbers. With one of these pieces taking home the Choreography Award! Her passion for technique and movement exudes in her classes and we can't wait for your little ones to learn from her!
Zackeri Landry

Zackeri Landry-Boys Hip-Hop Instructor

Zackeri Landry has been dancing since he was 11 years old. He is now 21 and over the past 10 years has worked with Tyce diorio, Michael Rooney, Mishay Petronelli and many more choreographers. For the past 5 years he has traveled around the US with LADanceMagic assisting. He is a hard working individual with a love and passion for dance. One of his favorite quotes to live by is, "Dance enables you to find yourself and lose yourself at the same time."
Kellie Boudreaux

Kellie Boudreaux- Recreational and the Company instructor

Kellie Boudreaux started dancing at the age of three at Scott Academy of Dance. Kellie attended Acadiana High School where she was on their dance team serving as captain her senior year. She is also currently going on her third year being Head Coach of the AHS Dance Team. Kellie is now a senior at the University of Louisiana majoring in Kinesiology with a concentration in Health Promotion and Wellness. She was a four-year member of the nationally ranked Ragin' Jazz Dance Team serving as secretary and co-captain. Kellie recently furthered her experience in dance by performing in the Oh Kelly bands most recent music video. She is a passionate and enthusiastic teacher and is excited to bring her passion for dance to TDA.
 
 
Ciciley Alexander

Ciciley Alexander- Marketing Director 

Ciciley Alexander is a Marketing Major at the University of Louisiana Lafayette. She is eager to utilize her background of training in dance to promote the Marketing and Communication Programs at Thea's Dance Academy.