MEET OUR STAFF

Owner/Director

AdriElle Hupp

Mrs. Hupp has danced all her life. She took classes as a child while living in Germany as well as in Northern Colorado at the Mary Constantine‐Nelson Dance Centres (MCNDC). Mrs. Hupp has more than 21 years of experience as an instructor and office administrator at MCNDC where she was trained in ballet, tap, jazz, and lyrical. She loves teaching all kinds of dance to our Legacy students; and when she's not teaching, she's with her husband pastoring students at Victory Church Westminster. Mrs. Hupp and her husband live in Dacono and have five awesome kids.

Owner/Director

Alexa Wittler

Mrs. Wittler has more than 19 years of dance instruction and administration experience. She received her training from the Mary Constantine‐Nelson Dance Centres in Northern Colorado and has her B.S in Human Development and Family Studies from Colorado State University. She loves working with kids and watching them perfect their dance technique throughout the year. Mrs. Wittler and her husband have six children and live in Frederick.

Instructor

Erin Merkley

Mrs. Merkley began dancing competitively at age 10. In college, she joined the Lost Marbles Theatrics Company in Fort Collins as Dance Choreographer. She has been choreographing theatre productions since 2009 and received an award for Best Choreography in 2011. Erin and her husband live in Johnstown and she loves to teach and inspire students at Legacy School of Dance.

Instructor

Hillary Brennan

Mrs.Brennan comes to us with a wealth of experience in dance and Pilates. She is a Longmont native who graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in dance, emphasis in teaching and movement analysis. Mrs. Brennan coaches our Performing Teams and loves teaching students of all ages.

Instructor

Adzele Kitissou-Jones

Mrs. Jones cannot hear music without dancing. She loves doing all kinds of dancing as well as teaching ballet, contemporary, lyrical, & hip hop. She also teaches Afro-Fusion, and exercise dance. Mrs. Jones enjoys creative and fun choreography, and loves dancing with her children.

Instructor

AJ Hupp

Mr. Hupp loves comedy, theatre, and improv. He has starred in and directed many plays, his favorite being Hello Dolly. After working at the Carousel Dinner Theatre in Fort Collins, he went on to lead the drama team at a local youth collective. He enjoys encouraging the students to embrace the funny & awkward, and make life fun! He loves being a husband and father to his 5 awesome kids. He is a Student Ministry Pastor full time and loves working with the Legacy theatre kids!

Instructor

Heather Morrow

Mrs. Morrow's bio is coming soon.

Instructor

Mackenzie Aguero

Ms. Aguero's bio is coming soon.

Instructor

Katy Hetzel

Ms Hetzel's bio is coming soon!

Assistant Instructor

Manu Kitissou-Jones

Mr. Jones' bio is coming soon!

Assistant Instructor

Grace Pendleton

Miss Pendleton's bio is coming soon!

Administrative Assistant

Allison Turner

Mrs. Turner’s involvement with Legacy Dance began in 2014 when her own daughters enrolled in their very first class.  Mrs. Turner has really enjoyed watching the program grow right along with her children.  What began as a deep admiration for the instructors and program, led to increasing volunteer roles, and then Mrs. Turner accepting an official role as our administrative assistant in 2018.  While her formal education is in nursing, Mrs. Turner is truly enjoying the flexibility of this role and has a deep passion for helping other new parents to navigate the world of dance.  Mrs. Turner and her husband live in Firestone with their three daughters.

Administrative Assistant

Brenda Cuestas

Mrs. Cuestas' bio is coming soon!

Accounting Assistant

Alice Brown

Mrs. Brown is our amazing accountant extraordinairre.

Raphaela Hupp
Teacher Helper
Aubree McWilliams
Teacher Helper
Hailey Rice
Teacher Helper
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