It is our mission to educate students of the art and discipline of dance. Bringing this art to the community of La Porte and surrounding areas, Next Level Dance offers a wide variety of dance forms and fitness to all ages. Classes are held in the dance studio located at the La Porte Recreational Center at a reasonable cost! Check our Classes and Rates pages to find a class for you!
Next Level Dance is happy to announce its partnership with The City of La Porte's Parks and Recreation Dept. as all NLD classes will be held at The La Porte Recreation and Fitness Center.
MEET OUR AMAZING STAFF
Owner and Director of Next Level Dance, Angel Goines is excited to offer a new and innovative dance program to the La Porte and surrounding communities. As a native of the city of La Porte, Angel began her dance training at the young age of four where her passion for the art began. She learned from various local studios, trained and performed on the Chato Drill Team at La Porte High School, and then learned a wider range of dance at San Jacinto Community College and Lamar University. Angel graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance at Lamar where she focused her dance training and education in the dance department, and danced on the Lamar Dance Team. Throughout Angel’s dance education she worked under various instructors and professors as well as attended several outside intensives including American College Dance Festival, Regional Dance of America, Dance Masters of America, New Grounds Festival, White Mountain Summer Dance Festival and other small workshops. Her training includes Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary/Lyrical, Hip Hop, Acrobatics, and Social Dance. Angel is pleased to offer her training and knowledge to those willing and eager to learn the art of dance in her new program Next Level Dance.
Co-Owner and Accounting
Taylor is 25 years old and dancing has always been her most favored hobby and passion. She danced at Cindy K's Dance Studio from the ages 3-12 and her classes ranged from contemporary to gymnastics to hip hop/street jazz. Her junior year in high school she made the Deer Escorts, the Deer Park High School Drill Team. That same year she received the award of Escort of Contest Season, meaning she stood out as the most improved dancer on the team during competition season. Her senior year, she tried out for Dance Officer and received the title of Major! Having that position taught her about leadership, responsibility, confidence, and respect. Taylor has previously coached a Hip Hop Competition Team at Riptide Cheer and coached and choreographed the TIFI Tigers drill team, The Starlights, field dances. Miss Taylor is overly excited to be the apart of the Next Level Dance family as the new Hip Hop teacher! She can't wait to get to know all the kids and watch their dance journey.
Danielle, a La Porte resident and Next Level Dance parent, has a strong background in Cheerleading as she started the sport in her Junior High and High School years. A La Porte High School graduate of 2006, she was a Varsity Cheerleader and Social Officer for 5 years and also expanded her interested in dance by taking dance classes at school. It was after graduation that she honed in on her Dance focus by training at San Jacinto College and performed in their Spring Shows. Since then she has worked in the industry of childcare and provided a positive and safe environment for them. Danielle is dedicated, hard working and optimistic and wants nothing but help children reach their goals. Since the start of Next Level Dance Danielle has assisted in the younger Ballet classes and trained under Angel Goines. She is very excited to now qualify as a Dance Teacher and train 2-5 year olds in Ballet as well as focus on her title as Assistant Studio Manager.
Katie Trevino Lammers received an Associate of Arts Degree in Dance at San Jacinto College South in 2008. She was a part of the San Jacinto College Dance Performing Arts Company for two years and participated in the American College Dance Festival. She received a scholarship to the Bill Evans Workshop in Brockport, NY, the Joanna Friesen scholarship from the University of Houston Dance Faculty, and a scholarship to the American Dance Festival in Durham, NC. She was a part of the UH Dance ENSEMBLE Company for two years and the Young Audience Touring Company. She earned her B.A. Degree in Dance in 2012 from the University of Houston. She has continued her dance education by taking dance classes in the Houston area and various summer and winter dance intensives. Katie has been teaching at various dance studios in southeast Texas since 2006. She teaches all levels of ballet, pointe, modern, contemporary, jazz, and progressions. Katie has guest performed in two of FrentiCore’s shows; there is no answer as to why me: A Dance Tribute to David Rakoffin 2013 and Quenchin 2014. Recently, she has performed for Opera in the Heights, ReFine Arts production of WITCH andFrenzied Phony, and Rebecca French's Bodies of Light at the Glass Crescent. She is the Artistic Director of the Pre-Professional Dance Company, artistic edGe. They have performed Katie's choreography at the Houston Fringe Festival: Anything Goes, Project Dance, Comedy Dance Festival, Merging Forces, An Evening of Praise and Thanksgiving, Mind the Gap 11.0, and they were selected for Houston Fringe Festival 2017. She has danced with Uptown Dance Company for six seasons and continuing with artistic edGe in their sixth year. She is excited to be a part of Next Level Dance 2020-2021 season.