Tracie has competed and studied at Dance Caravan and Tremaine Dance Conventions for the past 20 years, where she was awarded 1st tap duet, 1st tap line, and 1st tap production three times. She was also a member of a nationally ranked dance team and a UDA All Star. She has continued to coach and choreograph for many dance teams that achieve high levels of success. In 2014 her dance company received many awards including: 3 choreography awards, an entertainment award, several regional 1st place trophies, and top 5 at nationals.
She and her faculty bring a unique opportunity to Yukon for dance enthusiasts. Tracie is very dedicated to her students and strives to provide an exciting, fun, and positive dance experience for children, adults and families. Our support staff and teachers are equally experienced and are required to attend various conventions and workshops throughout the year in order to provide your child with the most up-to-date and innovative material, while also displaying confidence, maturity, and knowledge on a truly professional level.
The studio continues to grow and provides dance and tumbling education to more than 300 students in Yukon, Mustang, El Reno, Bethany, and Edmond. Studio 5-6-7-8 was also proud to be voted Yukon’s Best Dance Studio several years in a row!
With his broad knowledge, he has spread his passion to leading young generation to excellence in dance as well as in discipline, encouraging youth to achieve their goals and becoming successful. Batista continues to pursue dance as an international Guest Artist and Guest Teacher for dance competition studios and is a former Principal
Dancer for Milwaukee Ballet and has joined Oklahoma City Ballet as a Principal Dancer for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 seasons and will continue to guest teach at Studio 5-6-7-8, as well as coach and mentor for Dance Studios and Dance Competitions throughout the United States.
Photo Credit – Kate Luber.