Owner, Director and Instructor
Alyssa Minogue started her dance journey at the age of 3 but later realized her real passion was teaching and choreographing. By the age of 15 she was co coaching The Clifford Pierce middle school dance team, and choreographing for local schools.
She in high school spent a year on the Merrillville High School Varsity Dance Team,
before turning to online schooling to focus on her dance training and career in the dance industry.
During that time she was blessed enough to training under some of dance industry's elite leaders.
As well building and designing well rounded dance program tailored for the Hobart YMCA.
Where she spent 3 successful years as artistic director.
But out of all her hard work she is most proud to have opened her own studio “Creative Edge Dance Academy” at the age of 19 where she takes on owner, head teacher, artistic director and director of her pre professional dance company CEDA CO.
Alyssa specializes in technique, Jazz, Jazz Funk and Lyrical .
Alyssa is known for her passionate, enthusiastic and inspiring energy she brings to her classes.
"I teach to inspire and enliven" -Miss Alyssa
Office Manager/Assistant Director
Nicole is the voice of Creative Edge Dance Academy. Nicole is the first person most will speak to and the friendly face right inside the doors of our studio. Since the opening of CEDA she has been there to assist in the day-to-day routine that makes are studio the best in the area. She became involved in the dance industry through her daughters, Orianna and Bella. They have danced with Miss Alyssa since she taught at the Hobart YMCA and has continued to follow to her new venture of owning and operating her own studio.
Nicole is a friendly, caring person, which makes her a huge asset to our company. She has dedicated her life to caring for her children and helping them be the best people they can be. Her love for children and dance makes her a great fit at CEDA.