Holly Brown | Executive Director/Founder | Instructor
Holly has been dancing for 25 years at various places in Middle Tennessee. She has been teaching dance for 17 years as an instructor, choreographer, and director at multiple studios and arts academies. Holly has trained professionally and performed with the Nashville Ballet, the Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville, and has a Bachelors Degree from Austin Peay State University in Studio Art with a Minor in Dance. Her creative art credits include graphic design for Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, Fish Lipz Restaurant, and props for stage productions such as CATS and many other freelance projects.
Holly grew up in Cheatham County area. After realizing the need for more accessible arts education in Pleasant View, The Arts Alliance was born. “Arts education should be accessible by EVERYONE who has a passion for it regardless of age, skill, or financial status.”
Holly not only has a passion for the arts, but also for rescuing animals. She and her husband, Alan, volunteer and foster for Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue. Holly and Alan live in Clarksville with their five rescued dogs Mocha, Strider, Jinger, Zeus, and Raja, additional foster dogs from Proverbs, as well as four pet birds.
“Praise His name with dancing; make music to Him with tambourine and harp.”
Victoria Jones is recent APSU BFA graduate in which she completed 133 hours of studio time. At APSU, Victoria was apart of several faculty and student led dance concerts. Victoria was also apart of S.O.D.A (Student Organized Dance Association) a student lead organization that focused on leading fundraisers for the department. As a child, Victoria attended Ms.Pats school of Dance and Gymnastics in Memphis TN, her hometown. There Victoria spent 15+ years dancing as a student and nurtured her love for all things dance.