Jamie Tesch was a student of Karen McWilliams for 15 years, an assistant for 3 years, and has been teaching since she graduated from high school in 2001. Jamie was a member of the Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company in 1997 and 1998. She was also a member of the Lincoln Southeast Shirette dance team 1999-2001 becoming captain and an All-Star dancer with the Universal Dance Association in 2000-2001. She graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in Family Science and Education. She has performed with the Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company’s “The Nutcracker” for 13 years and was a rehearsal assistant for 3 years. Jamie is married to Philip who is a Retail Sales Associate with Frito Lay. They are new (and very proud) parents to Isabelle who was born in December 2011 and a handsome son, Jaxson who was born in the fall of 2013. Jamie is continuing to fulfill her dreams of being a dance teacher thanks to Karen, and furthers her experience and knowledge through Karen, workshops and personal experience. It is a passion of Jamie’s to share her love of dance with others and is grateful that she is able to do so.