Carolyn Wells

B.S. Dance Education


Musical Theatre Director, Teacher

RhythmWorks Certified

  • began dancing at age 3

  • trained in ballet, tap, jazz, musical theatre, and hip hop

  • won multiple convention scholarships, STEPS in NYC scholarship, and Debbie Reynolds Studio in LA scholarship

  • attended the University of Georgia on full scholarship; was in the ballet and ballroom companies

  • graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Dance Education

  • began teaching dance classes at 18 years old

  • performed with Ad Deum Dance Company in Houston, TX; on Holland America Cruise Ships in Alaska, Mexico, and South America; multiple regional theatre musicals including CATS

  • was a Radio City Rockette for 6 seasons and a swing for 3 seasons (performed multiple Rockette roles)

  • founded Dance by Design Studios in summer of 2014

  • teaches all ages, styles, and levels

  • continues education in teaching and business ownership in attending classes and workshops all over the country

  • married to Thomas with 2 kids (both dancers) and one on the way