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Meet The Team

Mary Rundhaug

Studio Owner, Director,
& Dance Instructor

Studio V Dance is owned and operated by Mary Rundhaug. Mary and her husband's three daughters are the inspiration behind the name of her dance studio. Mary began dancing at the age of 6 and has instructed dance for the last 11 years. She graduated from Madison College with a degree in Business Management.

Mary taught dance at the Betty Hayes School of Dance for 11 years. In the years Mary has been teaching, she has had the opportunity to attend many dance conventions, including the Dance Teacher Summit. She has studied under Laurieann Gibson, Dave Scott, Misha Gabriel, Joshua Allen and tWitch in Hip Hop, Nick Lazzarini, and Cris Judd in Jazz, Brooke Lipton, Travis Wall, Teddy Forance and Melanie Moore in Contemporary, and Doug Caldwell in Lyrical... and many more.

Mary is thrilled for this new adventure with Studio V Dance and is excited to see what the future holds. 

Elizabeth Welsh

Dance Instructor

Liz Adametz Welsh is an area Alumni from Iowa Grant. She attended Betty Hayes school of dance since she was 5. She had the privilege teaching for Betty since she was 17 on and off around grad school and children.

 

She received her degree in occupational therapy and completed her thesis in rhythmic therapy intervention to assist patients in use of music and rhythm to increase their reaction time and functional use of an arm after a stroke.

 

She completed 7 years of pediatric therapy and 12years of stroke, lymphedema, and orthopedic injuries.

 

She currently volunteers her time to continue her father’s legacy of horse therapy for all abilities and accommodations needed to ride or drive horses at H to H horse therapy in Highland WI.

 

She is so excited to teach with her favorite dancer Mary for studio V for all abilities and ages. Liz contributes her experience and love for people, horses, dance and theatre to her parents John and Juliet Adametz, Betty and Lee Hayes, and Julie Hawes.

Kate Adametz Jenkins

Dance Instructor

Kate Adametz Jenkins is thrilled to put her tap shoes back on for Studio V! 

 

Kate was a Betty Hayes dancer for 14 years and taught jazz and tap for 3 years. She especially enjoyed choreographing and developing young dancers. She went on to perform as a singer/dancer with the Kids from Wisconsin. Kate credits her dance performance background with providing a foundation of confidence that led to a career as a professional development facilitator, speaker, and life coach. She is excited to be a part of Studio V to teach tap and empower students with life skills of kindness, compassion, and courage along with the special poise and confidence that grows through the art of dance.

Jackie Hawes

Dance Instructor

Jackie began dancing at the age of 5, she danced for Dance Elite and HD Academy. She is continuing her dance career at the collegiate level on the UW-Madison Optima Dance Team. Jackie is pursuing a double major in Human Development and Family Studies and Psychology, as well as a certificate in the Dance Movement Therapy program. Jackie is looking forward to the opportunity of sharing her passion for dance with the next generation.

Danielle Roh

Dance Instructor

Danielle began dancing at the age of 4 with Betty Hayes School of Dance.  She enjoyed training in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, and Musical Theatre. Her favorite style of dance is Tap and had the privilege to dance in a Specialty Tap group for 4 years. Danielle graduated from Dodgeville High School in 2020 and was the Team Captain of their Dance Team for 3 years.  There, she assisted with choreography, selecting music, and instructing. Danielle is very excited to join the Studio V Dance staff and help her students develop the same passion for dance that she has.

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