Iowa City

Karly Rose Dains- Director

Karly is the Director at our Iowa City location and teaches/choreographs for the talented Competition teams Performing Edge and Performing Works as well as several solos and duets and trios.
Karly began her dance training at 4 years old in New York. After receiving merit and distinction on her Royal Academy of Dance exams Karly was accepted to be in the American Academy of Ballet training video for the Performance Awards. She performed for the AAB at Symphony Space Theatre on Broadway. Karly has danced with such companies as the Hudson Valley Dance Theatre, The Denver Ballet, Youth Ballet Colorado and Hannah Khan Dance. Karly has spent the last 6 years in Minnesota teaching competition and studio dance as well as coaching dance at St. Croix Lutheran High School. Mrs. Dains is so excited to share her passion of dance with the students at National Dance Academy.