1997 TapLine -
2003 TapLine - Town Hall
Milea was born and raised in Centerville, Ohio.
At age five started her dance training with Kelli Snyder through the Washington
Township Recreation Center program. Twelve consecutive years in this program
provided Basic Skills, Tap, Jazz Combo, Advanced Tap and beyond.
attended tap classes in Dayton with
“Rhythm in Shoes”. Her instructors were Nate
Cooper and Gina Unverferth. She completed
the intermediate class one season and then the advanced class in the following
season. These two classes introduced her to different styles of tap and provided
skills in improvisation, technique and speed. Milea comments: “Being taught by
members of such a respected company was very exciting and insightful”.
Received extensive training in
Aerial Silk Dancing
performing from the 'Frequent Flyers'. Plus specialized training in the
spotting, safety and teaching of Aerial Silk Dance.
Dance Degree through the school of Theater and Arts at Sinclair College in Dayton.
Milea earned a Full Scholarship based on her "Performance Ability and Academic
Status". Milea's story about her
audition provides insight to an artists thoughts and feelings on the stage.
Training from Rhythm in Shoes
Fine Arts Degree in Dance
Director of "Miss Milea's Smile Awhile
Dance Studio" in Centerville, Ohio.
Performing varying styles of
dance with several local Dance Companies.
Performing highly specialized
Aerial Silk Dancing.
Dance Instructor at the
Township Recreation Center.
currently teaches: Tap, Creative Movement, Technique, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop
and Line Dancing.
Performing unique combinations of
country, jazz and tap styles on stage with Jennifer Webb - Country Music
Entertainer and providing choreography for her shows.
Training from the Frequent Flyers Aerial
Sandstorm Dance Company
Tapestry' a journey through time, celebrating life with music and dance;
expressing joy, sorrow and hope as they weave through the electric tapestry of
life. Milea performs as the 'Weaver'.
Member of "Madame
GiGi's Outrageous French CanCan Dancers"
On stage with
- Country Music Entertainer. Providing choreography for all dance routines with
other dancers and groups of children in
Milea was a member of the Washington Township Tapline Ensemble
performing at Township and County shows.
The Tapline Ensemble participated for three consecutive years
in the “Fraze Pavilion”, Montgomery County Talent Contests winning First and
Second Place in their
Degree through the
Theater and Arts at Sinclair College
Sandstorm Dance Company
"the multi-talented and amazing
country, jazz and tap dancer, performs as the ‘Weaver’ in our 'Electric
Kelli Snyder, Dance Instructor
“Milea is a very motivated and talented dancer. She
picks up new steps and styles with outstanding speed and accuracy. She has
excellent memory skills and is flexible with change” … “Always positive and
dependable, and a joy to have as a student” … “Milea has gone out of her way to
help many times. She always goes beyond what would be expected - to please
others. Milea will excel in any endeavor where she can use her positive
personality and creativeness.”
Jennifer Webb, Country Music Entertainer
“Milea is such an energetic and dependable performer.
She has a big heart and a very sweet personality.” … “Milea has been scheduled
to perform in all of my upcoming Concerts and Shows, as we travel through
Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio prompting my “Cloud 10” album.” … “She is self
motivated, honest, and a hard worker.”
French CanCan Dancer