Meet Our Staff
Owner, Director, Instructor, Choreographer
Miss Lauren is from Crawfordville, Florida and attended Tallahassee Community College. She‘s trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Pointe, Contemporary and Musical Theater. She has taken classes from many world-renowned choreographers such as the late Frank Hatchett, Mia Michaels, Dave Scott, Tyce Dioro, Ashle Dawson, and Jim Cooney just to name a few. Lauren’s choreography has won many platinum awards, overall and high score awards, best choreography awards, judges choice awards, most entertaining awards and much more. She believes there is nothing more gratifying than sharing the joy of dance with others and inspiring students to be the best performer they can be.
Miss Tia is from Crawfordville, FL. She is a Junior at Florida State University. Miss Tia was 2019 Miss Northwest Florida. She‘s trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Pointe, Contemporary, Lyrical and Musical Theater. She has taken classes from Broadway stars in New York at the Broadway Dance Center. She is also a multi-platinum award winning dancer, winning first place and overall awards. Miss Tia is a great addition to Studio 88 Dance Productions staff and we are proud to have her.
Miss Harley is from Crawfordville, Florida. She is a Junior at Florida State University. She’s trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Pointe, Contemporary, Lyrical, and Musical Theater and has taken classes at the Broadway Dance Center in New York. She is an amazing choreographer and has choreographed many award-winning dances for our studio. We are so proud to have Miss Harley as a part of our staff.
Miss Kaila is a dance teacher who is pursuing her lifelong passion for movement and expression into a full-time career. Since 2017, she has been dedicating her free time to volunteer teaching, participating in community performances, and independently studying the emerging styles of open free and eastern pop dancing. We are so excited to have Miss Kaila as a part of the Studio 88 dance teaching staff.
VICTORIA “TORII” HARRELL
Miss Torii is from Grand Ridge, FL and attended Chipola College and Florida State University. She is trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary and Clog styles of dance. She specializes in Tap, Clog, Hip-Hop and Contemporary. She was active in pagents and dance in her youth, with more than 20 years of dance experience. She has danced competitively for 15 years. In her spare time Miss Torii enjoys reading, playing with her daughter who she can’t wait to start dance and playing with her dogs. We are so proud to have Miss Torii as a new member of our staff and am very excited to see what she will bring to our tap program.
ABIGAIL “ABBY” LUTHER
Miss Abby is from Tallahassee, Florida. She is attending Tallahassee Community College and is majoring in Dental Hygiene. Miss Abbie has danced since she was 3 years of age. She is trained Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, Musical Theater and Acro styles of dance. Miss Abby is a title holder at 2022 Inspire National Dance Competion and 2022 Region Champion at Platinum National Dance Competition. She choreographed several dances for the Leon High School Leonettes which won 1st place overall. We are so pleased to have Miss Abby as an addition to our staff and look forward to what her talent brings to the studio.