Hello! My name is Lauren Retka. I am a graduate of Northland’s 2019 Senior Line. Although it has been a while since my time at Northland, it will forever hold a special place in my heart.I started dancing at Northland at the age of 10. Upon my arrival, I was greeted with warm smiles and […]
Where are they now? Northland Alumni News
We're proud to catch up with and highlight former students from Northland School of Dance. Click on a headline below to be taken to the full article.
We want to share the sentiments of our dancers, parents, and staff with you, in their own words. We’ll be sharing more of their stories (and photos!!) here over time. First up is Taylor Stradinger, in her own words =)
Northland School of Dance alumnae head to Florida to compete in the UDA Nationals
Introducing Mikayla Klein, Northland School of Dance alumna! Mikayla graduated from Northland School of Dance in 2015 and went on to study at University of St. Thomas. After graduation she received her Pilates Certification at Paragon Pilates. Mikayla now dances as a company member for EMERGE125 based out of NYC! She graduated from the pre-professional […]
Haley is the ONLY dancing senior to graduate from Northland class of 2021! Haley graduated from Maple grove high school and she is currently dancing and studying at Grand Canyon University in Arizona! We cannot wait to see what your future holds, we miss you and are proud of you Haley!
She graduated in 2020 and went on to dance for the University of St. Thomas Dance team. In 2021 St. Thomas won a double national title at UDA college dance competition. We are so proud of you Alyssa!
Big Congratulations to Alyssa Ulrick! On Jan 30, at the culmination of the Destiny Rising show at the Joyce Theater in NYC, Alyssa Ulrick was awarded an $8000 Scholarship for the college of her choice by the New York City Dance Alliance Foundation. We are so proud of her, and are excited to continue to […]
Alyssa Ness, of Ramsey, MN has had quite a year. In March, she underwent hip surgery to repair her torn labrum by stitching it back together, along with quite a bit of work on the surrounding bone – shaving bone on the femur and hip socket. She was told the recovery time for this procedure […]
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Tim Olson’s dance career began here, at Northland, at the age of 3. He studied various styles of dance including Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop at Northland School of Dance throughout the country at various renowned studios including Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway. Additionally, Tim has traveled the country taking from […]