Vogue Dance Company has been a part of the Idaho Falls/Iona community since 2003. Vogue Dance Company offers classes for 3-17yr. beginner to advanced level in ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, clogging, hip-hop, dance technique and basic gymnastics. Our instructors and coaches are highly qualified and are focused on teaching students proper technique as well as instilling in them an appreciation for the dance arts. Modest costuming, appropriate movement and no hidden fees is our standard. We’d love for your student to experience the exciting and challenging world of dance with us!
Janell Fullmer | Director
love dancing and couldn’t imagine life without it! I married the love of my life in 1999 and together we have 6 girls and 3 boys who are the joy of our lives. Aside from dance I love to see new places and experience new things, which always means time to plan that next vacation! I also love spending time with our families and friends.
Dance Experience: 34yrs. continuous dance training including: An Associates Degree of Arts and Science with a major in Dance from Ricks College. A minor in Dance and major in Physical Education at Idaho State University. Former member of the Contemporary Dance Theatre of Ricks College and Danson Dance Company of Idaho State University. Training from Wendy’s Shooting Stars, Broncadette Dance Team, Idaho Falls School of Ballet, Tremaine Dance Conventions, Dance Link Dance Workshops, Dance America Dance Camps, Go For It Dance Camp and three time performer in the Stadium of Fire Production. Trained in Progressive Ballet Training, certified Aerobics Instructor, 200YTT Certified and certified Mutu Pro!
Teaching Experience: 24yrs. including: private dance lessons and gymnastics at Wendy’s Shooting Stars, Pre-school and youth dance classes at the University Place, Snake River Montesorri, Small World, Tic Toc Inc., and Bonneville Migrant Summer School. Coaches Assistant for Bonneville High School Colorguard. Aerobics instructor at Ladies Workout Express. Director of Vogue Dance Company for 14yrs. Assistant teacher for the Moscow Russian Nutcracker Ballet of Idaho Falls. Judge for the Jr. Miss/Distinguished Young Women program and various competitions and tryouts.
Kimberlee Harris Yonke | Assistant Director & Competitive Coach
imberlee Harris Yonke’s love for dance started at age 4, and she has been dancing ever since. She has been trained for over 19 years with companies such as Dance Depot, The Ballet Society, and the Hillcrest high school Knightline dance team. Kimberlee has traveled and learned from many renowned dance artists as well as received many top ratings for her performances. She later on moved to New Jersey to work and further her study of dance.
She has been teaching dance to both boys and girls ranging from ages 3 to 18 for over 8 years. Her choreography has been awarded many high point scores and judges choice awards. Kimberlee has an Associates Degree in Business from Brigham Young University-Idaho. Her other hobbies include spending time with her family, hiking, biking, playing the violin and guitar, drawing, cooking, and playing softball.
Lenae Rowley | Competitive Coach & Teacher
enae has always loved to dance and move. Her parents discovered her flexibility as a baby and put her in gymnastics when she was a little girl. Her first experience with dance didn’t come until she signed up for a class her sophomore year of high school. It was there that, with the help of her teacher, she discovered she had a knack for movement and her passion for dance ignited! After hard work, the next year she made it on to her high school dance company and went on to receive a dance performance scholarship at Utah Valley University.
At UVU Lenae danced with Synergy Dance Company and held offices from company treasurer to president. With her team she competed at several ACDFA (American College Dance Festival Association) Conferences. She had the privilege of taking several master classes in Modern/Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Jazz and African. She traveled to New York where she had the opportunity to perform for students at LaGuardia Performing Arts High School and took classes from Alvin Ailey and Martha Graham Dance Companies. She is excited to pass on her love for dance by teaching youth. Lenae’s other passions besides dance is her husband, their 5 kids and looking for opportunities to serve others!
Lindsie Curtis | Competitive Coach & Recreational Teacher
indsie has been dancing and teaching for over 25 years. She has taken classes in all genres of dance including tap, ballroom, ballet, lyrical, jazz, hip hop and modern. She began teaching and choreographing at the age of 12 and has a great passion for seeing kids gain skills and grow confidence through dancing. She has competed since she was very young, but was especially competitive through her high school dance team and private studio. During her senior year of high school, Lindsie was the Captain of her team as they competed against teams from all over Idaho and Utah with both her team and as a soloist, with much success. They traveled to California where they won 2 national titles and Lindsie placed in the top 10 of the nation with her self-choreographed solo routine. She was hired just after graduation to be the Assisstant Coach at Rigby High School where she gained even more experience choreographing many different types of team routines.
Lindsie had the opportunity to participate in a service mission to Guatemala where she spent 18 months learning Spanish and later earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from BYU-Idaho. Since then, she has taught studio classes and became a certified yoga instructor while raising a family of 4 with her wonderful and supportive husband. Her daughter is learning to love dancing just as much as she has and loves being a part of Vogue Dance Co. She couldn’t be more excited to be joining the amazing staff at Vogue Dance!
Nikelle Purcell | Clogging Coach
ikelle has always loved the stage, and wants her students to as well. In high school she was involved with the dance team, show choir, and the cheerleading squad. She attended Declo High School, received and Associate of Arts from College of Southern Idaho, and is currently attending Brigham Young University- Idaho. Nikelle has also choreographed Broadway revues in her hometown of Rupert, Idaho and recently choreographed Aladdin at Rimmrock Elementary.
Her main love is clogging. Her favorite saying is, “I learned to clog before I could walk.” With this dance experience she has performed in Taiwan, Bulgaria, Poland, Spain, and Portugal. She has 9 years of experience with jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, and ballet. She is very excited for new experiences.
Andy Bunderson | Tap Coach & Recreational Teacher
After high school, she attended college at BYU-Idaho and majored in Communications Advertising and minored in dance and photography. While in college she was able to experience a variety of choreographers and styles of dance. She absolutely fell in love with modern dance and continued her love for tap and jazz. While studying in the dance program, she studied dance kinesiology. That knowledge has helped her to teach safe dancing, and help dancers find their strengths within the guidelines of their own bodies.