StarKidz Staff

Christi Stanton


Christi began studying dance at the age of 5 and continues her education on a yearly basis.


Are you interested in working with the After School or Summer Camp programs at a world-class dancing facility in Spartanburg, SC? Email your resume with a brief cover letter describing yourself and your qualifications to [email protected].

Ashley Hurst

Ashley officially became the Director for StarKidz After School & Summer Camp in 2021.

Melissa Santana

Melissa is married with 2 children and has been a member of the SMDC family since 2008.

Donna Mason

Donna Mason is the Mother of StarKidz owner, Christ Stanton.

Taylor Massey

Taylor is the Director of the Tap program for StarMakers.

Allison Santana

Allison has worked at StarKidz for the past 5 years.

Hoyt Starkey

Hoyt is a clogging instructor at StarMakers Dance Company.  

Rene Frady

Rene is brand new to our StarKidz staff this year!

Kyleigh Murphy

Kyleigh Southers has been dancing for 18 years. She started dancing at Starmakers Dance company at age 4.