Meet our


Meet our


Owner & Instructor

  • 2022 1st Place Top Studio

  • 2022 1st Place Formation Team

  • 2022 2nd Place Top Teacher

  • 2022 1st Place Top Teacher

  • 2021 1st Place Top Female Teacher

  • Woodbury’s 2011 Business of the Year

Tricia is the Owner of Dance and Entertainment Studios, which first began in 2008 in Woodbury, and moved to Stillwater in 2021. She teaches all styles of Ballroom, Latin, Swing, and Country dancing. Tricia was just named Top Teacher in ballroom dance competition for 2022, along with her students winning Top Bronze and Top Silver Students. In addition to teaching in our ballroom, Tricia is a licensed Travel Agent and organizes and teaches at Resorts and on Dance Cruises- make sure to sign up for our next dancers’ getaway!

Tricia lives in Afton with her husband Scott, kids Lucas (12), Olivia (11), and dog Maverick. Her husband Scott is a contractor and owns Top Shelf Home Services. You may occasionally see him on winter days remodeling and updating the ballroom!

Being involved in the community has always been important. We are a member of the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce, Woodbury Chamber of Commerce, Oakdale Chamber of Commerce, Woodbury Lion’s Club, University Club of St. Paul, and a Sponsor of the Woodbury Royal Ambassadors. One of our business awards was the Woodbury Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Year!


Dance Instructor

  • 2022 4th Place Top Teacher

Troy is on his 4th year teaching with us. Prior to our studio, he taught for 20 years at Dancers Studio. Troy lives in St. Paul, and grew up in Pepin, WI. In addition to Ballroom, Latin, Swing, and Country dancing, Troy has a background in Ballet and African Caribbean dance. Troy studied body movement and has a degree in Exercise Science from Concordia University.


Dance Instructor


Studio Assistant & Dance Party Host


Dance Party Host