Studio Director/Owner: Kerri Sullivan


3130 Meridian Parke Drive

Suite E

Greenwood, IN 46142​​

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Miss Kerri Sullivan


Kerri Sullivan has 20 plus years of teaching experience.  She's been in love with dance since she appeared on stage for the first time at the age of 3.  Miss Kerri has trained in tap, ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance.  In her younger years, Kerri danced in California, winning regional and state competitions.  At the age of 14, she was the dance assistant for adult workshops at U.C. Irvine.  In high school, she was the lead dancer and assistant choreographer in many musicals.  Kerri received multiple dance scholarships, including those from Penrod Arts and Dance Kaleidoscope and was accepted into IU's Contemporary Dance Touring Company as a freshman in college.  When Kerri isn't teaching dance, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Ken and two daughters, Kaiti(23) and Kylie(18).  

This is Kerri's 17th year teaching dance to children and adults.  Owning a dance studio is something that she has always dreamed of doing and is excited to finally make her dream come true.

Mr. Michael Shelton


Mr. Shelton has over 30 years experience performing locally, nationally, and internationally as a musician, singer, and dancer in a wide variety of styles including classical, contemporary, folk, bluegrass, musical theatre, and rock & roll. As an actor, he has worked extensively at the Indiana Repertory Theatre where some of his favorite credits include Macbeth, Becky’s New Car, Julius Caesar, Our Town, The Taming of the Shrew, Ah Wilderness, The Miracle Worker, & A Christmas Carol (6 times) as well as at the Phoenix Theatre in over 30 productions including The Pillowman, Three Days of Rain, Bluff, The Laramie Project, and Take Me Out - which he also had the privilege of performing at the Caldwell Theatre in Boca Raton, FL.  He has worked at the Viaduct Theater & Victory Gardens in Chicago, IL & played Andy Lee in the Broadway Tour of 42nd Street in Moscow, Russia.

Michael is a member of AEA, SAG, and AFTRA with a long list of experiences in theatre, film, TV, commercials, animation, voiceover, and print and is certified from the British American Drama Academy in association with The Julliard School and The University of California at Los Angeles having studied at Balliol College, Oxford University, in Oxford, England. Michael Shelton is a founding member and previous Artistic Director of Heartland Actors’ Repertory Theatre – known largely for it’s Shakespeare on the Canal series at White River State Park.  

This is Michael's first year instructing technique classes for Impulse Dance Academy's competitive team.

Miss Jessi Plourde


Jessi Plourde is a 20 year old junior at the University of Indianapolis, majoring in French and Elementary Education, alongside her minors in Music, Special Ed, and Reading. She tap danced at The Dance Refinery from the ages of 5-15, then moved to Dance Expressions with Kerri as one of her teachers for the next five years. Throughout her years spent at Dance Expressions, Jessi trained in all styles of dance, focusing primarily on tap. While Jessi taught group classes in ballet and tap, she also choreographed and taught tap solos for dancers ranging in age from 8-15 in her final three years at the studio. She choreographed and competed her own solos in her final two years with Dance Expressions, claiming the title of "Miss NYLA Dance" for both 2015 and 2016. Jessi was also awarded Overall Top Scorer at the same NYLA Dance Competition with her self-choreographed solos both years. Jessi is very excited to begin as a teacher with Impulse Dance Academy! 

Miss Andrea Newman


Miss Andrea is the Hip Hop/Jazz instructor at the Impulse Dance Academy.  Before teaching at IDA she taught at Dance Expressions for ten years. (more info to come)

Miss Darcey Hignite


Miss Michele Grider


Miss Kylie Sullivan



Kylie Sullivan has danced since the age of two.  After 14 years of dancing competitively, she has found a love for lyrical, contemporary, and tap.  In her free time she enjoys playing the ukelele, painting, and drawing.  While she isn't studying or making her own art, she works at ArtMix helping kids with mental and physical disabilities make art.  After finishing high school, Miss Kylie hopes to pursue a career in American Sign Language. She is excited to work the front desk and assist with dance classes at Impulse Dance Academy!

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