Staff


DIANA LYNN RIELAGE

Diana has been dancing since the age of 3 and has owned and operated the

Diana Lynn School of Dance for over 50 years.  She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Cincinnati and has been a member of Dance Masters of America since 1979 with certification in ballet, tap and jazz.  She served as president of the Bluegrass Chapter of Dance Masters and her students have held the titles of

 Petite Miss, Junior Miss and Teen Miss for Dance Masters at the state level.

Diana's students have won numerous local, regional and national dance awards and

 the "Diana Lynn Dancers" are sought after performers.

Diana and her husband, Bob, have three grown sons who all danced while they were growing up. The boys live in different parts of the country now with their

wives and children.

Diana's favorite dancer is Tommy Tune!

 

 


GINA BUSH BASTIN

 

Gina began her dance life as a 3 year-old at the Diana Lynn School of Dance.  She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of Cincinnati and has been a member of Dance Masters of America for 12 years with certification in ballet, tap and jazz.  She currently works for Fifth Third Bank.

Gina has been teaching dance at Finneytown Elementary since 2007 and has been an instructor at the Diana Lynn School of Dance since 2003 and has been a member of Dance Masters of America since 2003.  Her specialties are Pre-School and Teen classes.  As a member of the "Diana Lynn Dancers", Gina has won numerous local, regional and national awards.

Gina's favorite dancer is Ann Reinking!

 

 

 

 


TAWANNA WILSON MOLTER

Tawanna has been dancing since the age of 3 and has been teaching for over 20 years. She has been a show choir and competition choreographer and has taught at several area elementary schools.  She teaches the "Dance With Me" class for 2 year-olds and a parent.

 Tawanna has a Master's degree in Education from the University of Cincinnati and is currently the Events Coordinator for Colerain Township.  She has been a member of Dance Masters of America since 2003 and is certified in ballet, tap and jazz.

Tawanna's two children are students at the Diana Lynn School of Dance and she loves watching them grow and blossom as dancers. 

Her favorite dancer is Gene Kelly!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

LAURA DROPPELMAN PIERCE

 

Laura has been dancing since 4th grade and has been teaching dance for 15 years.

She has taught at several area elementary schools as well as the Diana Lynn School of Dance where she specializes in older beginners and adults.

Laura has been a member of Dance Masters of America since 2003 with certification in ballet, tap and jazz.  She has a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from the University of Cincinnati and works at Rippe & Kingston.

Laura's daughter, Genevieve, her mom's pride and joy, hopes to become a

 dancer, too.

 Laura's favorite dancer is Bill "Bojangles" Robinson!