for instructing and building beautiful young ballerinas
Shannon Gallagher began dancing at the age of three with Virginia Lee Mackesey. She continued her dance education with the Joffrey Ballet, Gus Giordano, and Ballet West. Shannon was a member of the Duluth Ballet Company in 1988 and is a graduate of the UW-Madison. She has been teaching dance for more than 15 years and has received numerous awards for her choreography. Shannon is a Certified Dance Educator through Chicago National Association of Dance Masters and a member of Dance Masters of Wisconsin.
Sharon Gallagher began her dance training at age four and has over 30 years of experience teaching dance. She successfully directed an award-winning baton competition team for 16 years. Her baton soloists and Dance Twirl groups won numerous first place awards at competitions. “Mrs. G”, as she is known to her students, is considered an expert teacher of young children. Mrs. G’s pre-ballet classes are known throughout the Madison area as a learning, caring and positive experience, making Premier Dance Academy’s Pre-Ballet Classes the most popular in Madison!