They said they both enjoy performance.
“Being on stage and being able to express yourself through dance is great,” Anderson said. “As a teacher, the best part is when a student really gets it. You see that and it’s so exciting.”
After graduating from Speedway High School, Anderson went on to become a Marian College cheerleader. She studied at the Jordan Performing Arts at Butler University and at the Indianapolis Ballet Theater. She has been a competitive dancer at the regional and national level.
Anderson and her husband, Joel, have to children, Stella and Sophia,
Emmert first competed in dance at age 5. She began cheering at 11 and was the varsity captain her senior year at SHS. She was also a member of the cheer team at Marian College.
She has performed in several musicals including “Cinderella,” “Grease” as Cha Cha Degregorio, “Annie” as Molly at Footlights Musicals, and “A Christ Spectacular” at Beef & Boards Dinner Theater.
She and her husband, David, have a daughter named Mia.
Sister Act Dance Academy is currently in its summer session.
They will be hosting an open house from 2 to 6 p.m. Aug. 18 and 19 for students who want to sign up for the fall session, which begins Aug. 13.
Sister Act Dance Academy can be found on Facebook and the website will soon be up and running at www.sisteractdance.com. For more information, call 771-0818 or (765) 894-9288.