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Amy Barron Smolinski 


Professional voiceover artist, actor, director, and theatre instructor with decades of experience in theatre and arts education. She holds a BA in Dramatic Arts from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and an MA in History and Culture from Union Institute and University. Local credits at KMC Onstage: Miss Andrew in Mary Poppins, Melissa Gardner in Love Letters, Belinda/Flavia in Noises Off. Directing credits: The Lost Language of Wifflesplatch and The Woman in Black. Amy also teaches homeschool theatre classes at KMC Onstage, and she will teach a Summer Intensive Acting for Dancers class at Grace Studio.

Grace Studio

Jenny Riley-Doyle
Owner of Grace Studio and Head Instructor, Ballet Master, Choreographer, Artistic Director, Yoga & Pilates Teacher, Fitness Instructor, Berlitz Language Trainer
  • danced for many years in her hometown Theatre of Nordhausen until 1995
  • performed in "Der Wasserkristall", "Coppelia", "Sheherazade", "Esmeralda" in Nordhausen, Eisenach, Göttingen, Northeim, Erfurt
  • received Bachelors degree in Business Administration in 1999 and worked as a personnel manager in Kaiserslautern
  • received certification as a Ballet Master with Dance Masters of America, Inc in California in 2001
  • was trained at the Berlitz Language Center in California as a German Teacher
  • received certification as a Fitness Trainer  with "AFAA" in California in 2001 and with "Deutscher Sportbund" in 2005 in Germany
  • certified Pilates Teacher since 2003 through "Powder Blue Productions" and "Pfälzer Turnerbund"
  • certified Yoga teacher since 2005 with "NAFTA", "AFAA", Vinyasa Power Yoga Akademie Deutschland and "200 h - Yoga Alliance"
  • also holds certifications in "Youth Fitness", "Nutrition", "Prenatal Exercises", "Bosu", "CardioKickboxing", "Aqua Fitness" from "AFAA"
  • taught at "The Dance Network" in Fairfield, California, at Gold's Gym, 24 hour Fitness, Travis Youth Center, Southside Fitness Center on Ramstein Air Base, Adult Continuing Education on Ramstein Air Base, Tanzsportverein Ramstein and many more.
  • started the Ramstein Dance Company in March 2009
  • opened up Grace Studio in Kaiserslautern on 27 August 2010

 Jonathan Riley

Ballroom Teacher, German Language Instructor


Guest Instructors


Laure Coureau (professional ballerina)

The owner of the Pilates Studio Kaiserslautern graduated from the Conservatoire National de Bordeaux where she was trained in the French as well as Russian Ballet method. She danced professionally in theatres like Cologne, Meiningen, Eisenach, Hagen, Karlsruhe and since 2007 at the Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern. She is also a certified Polestar Pilates Trainer. 

Summer Intensives: 20 -26 August 2017


Carsten Lumière Sasse

Modern Contemporary/Urban Fusion Instructor



Dance Instructors

Marissa Ceci: Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Lyrical, Yoga
Katelyn Skelley - ballet and modern
Missy Mueller: Rhythmic Gymnastics, Modern, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop
Nina Diehl: Modern Dance teacher and director of Dance Company
Thomas Grundmann - Hip Hop
Mauriella DiTommaso - Preballet, Acro Dance
Ines Lehne-Acker - Homeschool Ballet

Yoga Instructors

Ashtanga Yoga
Jaquelin Gschrey: Ashtanga Yoga
Macy Klein Eldredge - Gentle Yoga



Weilerbacher Str. 110, 67661 Kaiserslautern - Einsiedlerhof, next door to the Hacienda