Meet our instructors...


Mrs. Judy Best-Person
Owner and Artistic Director
ryan johnson
Dance Coach/Choreographer of the Superstars Dance Team
Has over 17 years of dancing experience.
TEACHES: Competition Team Dance, Contemperary, Jazz, Hip Hop and Adult Dance
Ryan is a graduate of Stephens College. Also a Central VPA Alumni. He enjoys giving back to the community by teaching dance to children in the St Louis Public Schools, Jennings School District and Mathews-Dickey Girls and Boys Club. He has performed at the American College of Dance Festival,Black Rep, with the Chris Page Company, the Slaughter Project, Mattiff and as a back up dancer for Paris B from American Idol. He also works with the Hall of Fame Dance Challenge. Lastly, he has been a contender on So You Think You Can Dance making it in to the top 35
Ballet Master & Acro Teacher
sylvia granneman
kenneth robinson
aka mr shoes
Has been dancing since 1981.
Mr. Shoes has been with Best Dance and Talent Center since 1996. He has  a an extensive tap background that has allowed him to travel the world. He toured in many countries; Spain, Germany, and Japan to name a few. He joined the Third Generation Step in 2000. He has been apart of many shows in Las Vegas performing with many celebrities such as Cher, Siegfried & Roy, and  David Hasselhoff. 
Margaret Hassenstab
Ballet Master & Technique Coach
Deanne Leatherberry
aka MS. DEE
JAC & Twinkle Baby Instructor
Superstar Dance Team Choreographer & Technique Coach
Superstar Dance Team Choreographer & Technique Coach