The Master Instructors of
Monica L Armstrong
Owner/President, Artistic Director, 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.
Ballet Instructor, Choreographer &
Elemental Dance Company Artistic Director
Kimberly started dancing nine years ago at Trinity Conservatory of Performing Arts (TCPA). Her training mainly focused on ballet. In 2018, in affiliation with TCPA, Kimberly wrote a musical, Conquerors, which launched her choreographic journey. Kimberly was a member of The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) dance department and in the Fall of 2019, she transferred to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) to continue her dance journey by pursuing a Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA) degree. Kimberly graduated from UNLV in December of 2021 with her BFA in Dance with emphasis in performance and choreography. Along with her BFA degree, Kimberly also received a certification to teach Pilates which she plans to start using in the near future. Post graduation, Kimberly plans to keep training with the intention of developing her own dance company in Las Vegas. This company would emphasize the emotion and artistry of dance while creating a physically and emotionally healthy community of professional dancers.
Liturgical Instructor/Choreographer & Acting Coach
Kendall began dancing at the age of 14 under the direction of Alan Jackson at McCluer North High School and Matiff Dance Agency. Kendall's theatre 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. During his professional affiliation with Trinity Conservatory of Performing Arts, he has written and directed two original plays “It’s Not Just Me,” and “One House Hold.” Mr. Kendall also wrote one act plays “The Great Debaters,” and “Way Black in History.” He is trained in ballet, jazz, hip hop, tumbling, and cheer. In the area of dance, Mr. Kendall choreography credits include, “Set the Atmosphere,” “Hogwarts Theme,” and “For Every Mountain.” 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.
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