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About Us 

With The Banner, we believe that all performers and students should feel inspired, encouraged, and challenged. We understand the importance of creativity and we are thoroughly aware of how creativity has always and will continue to change the world

We believe that art, music, dance, and theatre should be available to communities everywhere.

For families who are not financially able to afford our prices, we also work with local non-profits to provide financial aid and scholarships. 

Our programs are designed to include members of our community, regardless of their ability to pay. This privilege is made possible by the hard work of our staff participation in fundraisers, and the generous donations from our community. Scholarships and aid will be granted to select students/families who agree to actively participate in classes and maintain a consistent attendance record. Proceeds from our community theatre productions often go towards these scholarship opportunities.

Break Dance Crew
Ballerinas Sitting in a Circle

The Banner Studios is named after the 2011 Broadway musical, Newsies. We believe in the power of inspiration, and it is our goal to give that gift to all our students and guests. 

Modern Dance Teacher

Our Staff


Madison Rose (Mimzy)

Studio Director

This singer, dancer, actress, and musician brings years of experience in the competition, performing arts school, and professional performance.

With a speciality in musical theatre, swing, tap, and jazz, Madison believes she can convince anybody to participate if she smiles enough and doesn't leave them alone. 

Madison/Maddi/Mimzy thinks she's hilarious and has been carrying the banner since she was 7 years old

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Benjamin Haunschild

Tech Design

Benjamin is our on-site tech worker working mainly in our theatre productions. Ben is also tumbling safety certified.

Benjamin is our on site tech worker working mainly in our theatre productions. Ben is also tumbling safety certified.

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Jakoby Pentzer

Dance Theatre Lead/Volunteer 

Jakoby joins The Banner with over 10 years of dance training, 37 productions, and years of voice lessons under his belt. Providing much needed assistance to newer dancers who join us, and lending his talent to any show we put on within our community theatre, Jakoby has been invaluable to our team! Jakoby also uses his knowledge to provide workshops for young dancers. 

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