VISION STATEMENT

 

To internationlly evolutionize youth worship artists from the studio to the stage, screen, to stardom.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

 

To passionately inspire and transform youth worship artists in to leaders and successful performers.  

About Us... The Conservatory Staff

 

 

Monica L Armstrong (Owner/President, Artistic Director, Instructor, Choreographer) The Founder and CEO of Trinity Conservatory of Performing arts, brings over 40 years of dance and performance experience to the Arts.  Monica received ballet, modern, tap, jazz, and African dance training from June Neal Dance Studios and Hill Top Dance Studios in Kansas City.  Her performance credits include Nutcracker Ballet, The Wizard of Oz, Mike Turner Music CD Release, Bits and Pieces of a Past, Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey concert, Mid-America Dance Theatre Company member, and more.  Monica received a BA in Sociology and minor in Dance from Wichita State University and a Masters of Education from Regis University.  She has been educating students ages 2-18 for over 20 years in academics and dance.  Currently, Monica is the Director of Elements of Dance at Somerset Academy Losee where she teaches and choreographs for students grades 6-12.  She has developed a comprehensive program that includes Dance History, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary/Modern, Choreography, Performance, and College Preparation.  Monica’s passion is developing children and youth in dance to prepare them for a career in dance and to be productive citizens of society. 

 

Kendall Bedford-Jackson (Liturgical Instructor & Acting Coach) began dancing at the age of 14 under the direction of Alan Jackson at McCluer North High School and Matiff Dance Agency.  Kendall's credits include dance study at Alvin Ailey in New York, tour with Missy Elliot and Ciara, and perform in the Showtime at the Apollo, just to name a few.  He received a Bachelor's in Health Sciences with a minor in Pre-Med and Human Performance from Texas Southern University where he also studied ballet, jazz, modern dance, and hip-hop.  Upon graduation, Kendall served as the Artistic Director/Choreographer for Texas Southern University.  Kendall has lead 30 cheer and dance competition teams to over 10 national titles in studios of St Louis, West Texas, Texas Southern University, and Washington Gym of St. Charles.  "My overall focus will be to help develop dancers into professionals by developing a curriculum and progressive class work for all levels."  He is ecstatic to continue his working with youth at Trinity Conservatory of Performing Arts.  

 

Kimberly Fedele (Ballet Instructor & Choreography) is a graduate of Pensacola Christian Academy through Pensacola, Florida.  Kim came to Trinity Conservatory in the fall of 2012 where she began her classical ballet and dance training.  She has excelled in ballet, modern and jazz dance.  Kim additonally shares her gift and knowledge of dance at International Church of Las Vegas; choreography and performing.  Kim has been in several production such as The Stand, The Chosen, Unashamed, and several theatrical stage productions as an ensemble dancer.  Kim will continue her studied of dance at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.   

 

Talia Williams (Jr Elite Contemporary Instructor & Choreographer) has been a member of Trinity Conservatory of Performing Arts since 2015 where she studied liturgical, ballet, urban praise (hip-hop), jazz, contemporary, and was a member of Trinity Dance Company. Talia graduated from Shadow Ridge in 2019 where she was Dance Co-Captain and competition, assembly, and showcase choreographer.  Talia’s performance credits include: Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Week, Under Construction, The Chosen, Conquerors, Journey to Life, and It’s Not Just Me, as well as competitions, local festivals, Dance the World in Orlando, Florida, and church events.  Currently, Talia is a senior at Arizona State University in Barrett Honors College pursuing a major in Business Administration and minor in Dance.  Talia plans to enter the marketing field upon graduation and own an international dance studio.