Team

Brianna Sundquist

Brianna Sundquist has been dancing for 15 years and has had the opportunity to train in many different styles, including Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Aerial, and more. She loves performing, teaching, and choreographing as well! She primarily danced at Allegro Dance Studio until she graduated from there in 2019. While there, she was able to perform …

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Adam Bloodgood

Originally from Seattle, Adam Bloodgood is a graduate of Pacific Nortwest Ballet School, where he trained for 12 years under the direction of Francia Russell, succeeded by Peter Boal. Adam has performed as a principal guest artist in every major region of the country in addition to dancing as a full-time company member with Ballet …

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Jaime Sherman

Jaime Sherman (communications) and her husband Andy are parents to six littles and have been dance parents since 2017. Combining her passion for writing with her belief in the mission of JCSD, Jaime began assisting Amy with studio communications in 2019. In addition to her work with JCSD, Jaime home educates her children and writes …

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Amy Baker

Amy Baker (director) Amy Baker, grew up in Junction City, Oregon. The commute to Eugene for dance classes began at age 3. Ballet was not only her love, but also her life. Amy began ballet training at Dance Spectrum with Ms. Dana Hutchins for ten years. She continued her dance training at the Eugene School of …

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Diane Brahms

Originally from East Hampton, Long Island, New York, Diane Brahms moved to Oregon in the early 1970s and met Lawrence through a Christian ministry called Shiloh. They married in 1976 and had five children whose names all begin with the letter A. Their children have given them 16 grandchildren and counting! In 2013, Diane retired from …

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Lawrence Meir Brahms

Lawrence Brahms has worked alongside his daughter, Amy Baker, since the fall of 2009 in the financial management of Junction City School of Dance. He retired in 2008 from CenturyLink and says he couldn’t have asked for a better post-retirement job than working alongside his daughter. While there are always new challenges in managing the …

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Madelena Bickley

Hi, I’m Madelena! I took my first dance class when I was 11 years old, and I was immediately hooked. Since then, I’ve trained primarily in modern dance here at JCSD, while also exploring jazz, ballet, hip hop, and choreography. I joined the JCSD apprentice program last year, and today, I’m so happy to have …

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James Felix

Hello, my name is James. I have been dancing my entire life. Michael Jackson was a huge inspiration to me as a child and I would teach my siblings and friends dances from music videos. This love of dance continued through middle and high school. In my mid-twenties,  I formed a group of dancers called …

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