Meet Our

Dance Instructors

Charlotte’s Most Qualified Dance Professionals

At QC Dance, our dance instructors are led by the only DanceVision International Dancers’ Association Certified Master Examiner in the Carolinas. Our team strives to improve upon our knowledge so we can continue to provide the most exceptional dance instruction available to students of all ages and skill levels.

The Best Dance Instructors in the Queen City!

Meet Our Elite Team

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Tony Prado

Owner | DVIDA Master Examiner

Tony has been teaching ballroom dance in Charlotte for 25 years and is renowned as a National Cabaret Finalist. A professional emcee and announcer, voice-over actor, and television director, Tony’s established career in the entertainment world gives him unique industry insights that he is able to pass on to the future generation of dancers, singers, and actors.

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Natalie Grasheim

Owner | Course Director

Natalie is a Certified Yoga Instructor, Personal Trainer, National champion dancer, DJ, event director and ballroom competitor. Training under Marty Kudelka, Kevin Maher, Tabitha D’umo & Napoleon, and Mark Ballas, Natalie’s years of dance experience put her in touch with some of the greatest dancers in the entertainment industry.

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Dominique Louvère

Master Instructor

Born and raised in New Jersey, Dominique comes to QC Dance after dancing with the New York Knicks. She has also shared the stage with such artists as Rihanna, J. Balvin, and Jason Derulo.

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Alessandra Ball

Ballet Master

Alessandra is part of the founding duo of EveryBODIES Ballet and is a Princess Grace Award winning ballerina. She joins QC Dance after an impressive 750 performances over 15 seasons with Charlotte Ballet.

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Megan Carnuche

Ballet Master

Originally from New Castle, Pennsylvania, Megan began her ballet career at New Castle Regional Ballet and the Ballet Academy of Pittsburgh. She is thrilled to join the QC Dance faculty after dancing with the Cincinnati Ballet as a second company member for the 2021-2022 season.

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Kelli Mallory

Ballroom Instructor

Originally from Gainesville, Florida, Kelli studied jazz, ballet and tap under Nina Cameron and performed in multiple stage performances. At 18, she was a Finalist in the ‘Miss Dance of Florida’ competition. Dancing has played a huge roll in her life, and she enjoys sharing her knowledge with others. Kelli’s focus is teaching the adult beginner dancer, showing them that everyone can dance!