Our Staff
3950 F.M. 1488 . Conroe, Texas 77384 . (936) 321-1822
Nikki Arnold

This season will be Nikki's 14th year as director of Extreme Performing Arts and 5th year as owner.

At the age of 5 Nikki started dancing competitively and by the age of 16, she was choreographing team
and solo routines for her dance company. She was a member of York Jr. High Liberty Babes and
McCullough Callies Drill Team. Over the years she has choreographed and directed numerous award
winning team dances & solos, and has received many choreography awards. Under her direction, teams
have received National Champion Titles in lyrical, contemporary, jazz and pom categories.

Nikki has 28 years of dance training and experience and continues to further her dance knowledge by
taking seminars and conventions.

She has a passion and love for not only dance but also for the opportunity to be able to teach it and
create that same love and passion in her students.
Alyssa Williams

This season will be Alyssa's 4th year as an instructor at Extreme Performing Arts. Alyssa is a former

continued dancing competitvely all the way through her senior year. She received her dance training and
experience directly from Nikki Arnold, owner of Extreme.
She grew up in Magnolia and now currently resides in Conroe with her husband and new little baby boy.
She continues to further her knowledge in dance by attending yearly conventions. She has also
choreographed numerous award winning solos and team routines.
Jordan Baird

This is Jordans 2nd year here at Extreme. Jordan joined Extreme Performing Arts when she was in 8th
grade. She was apart of the Senior team and performed many award winning solos choreographed by Nikki
Arnold. She was born and raised in Magnolia, Texas. She began dancing at the age of three. She started

Jordan was a member of the Texas Star dance team, where she was a Lieutenant her junior year and took
on the position as Colonel her senior year.
Upon graduating high school, she was a member of the Kilgore College Rangerettes, where she was also
apart of the Swingsters. Now Jordan is continuing her studies in mass communications and dance at Sam
Houston State University. She also is continuing her dance career as a member of the Orange Pride Dance
Team. Jordan also is very involved in working for MA Dance during the summer and contest seasons. One
of her favorite quotes as a dancer is,"The pride in performance is not in winning, but in a job well done."
Kierstin Dornak

This is Kierstins 2nd year here at Extreme. She has been dancing and competing since the age of 5. She was
trained under the direction of Nikki Arnold at Dance Connections in Magnolia, Texas for 13 years.
She was a member of the Magnolia West High School Fillies Dance/Drill Team for 4 years and served as a
Lieutenant her junior year and the head dance Captain her senior year.

In college, Kierstin was a member of the world renown dance team, Kilgore College Rangerettes from
2014-2016. She had the opportunity to travel and perform in Scotland, Ireland, Florida, The Annual Good
Year Cotton Bowl Classic, Dallas Cowboys Games, and many other prestigious opportunities as a Rangerette.
She earned her Associates of Arts Degree in Dance Education from Kilgore College.

Kierstin is currently studying Kinesiology and Secondary Education at Sam Houston State University where she
will obtain a Bachelors of Science degree in those fields. She is looking forward to an exciting first year here at
EPAC and is eager to share her love, dedication and passion for dance with us!

Rachel Allen

Rachel is going on her 5th year as part of the Extreme staff. Although Rachel did not grow up in the dance
world she has a taken on a love and passion for it as much as our instructors. She enjoys being a part of
these kids lives as well as handling all of our parents questions, paperwork and front desk tasks. She is the
voice you will hear when you call and the smile that will greet you when you visit.
Vanessa Martin
Ballet Instructor

Vanessa is new to the Extreme staff this year and we are so excited to have her here! She grew up in Southern
California and moved to Magnolia where she resides with her husband and 2 daughters (soon to be 3) in April
2012. While in California she had the opportunity to train and perform with some of the best in the industry.
Starting with annual Nutcracker performances and spring recitals her love for the stage grew with each
performance. Vanessa began teaching at the age of 19. Her training has been in classical ballet, jazz, latin
dance and modern technique.