Nancy Strolle

Founder & Director


Nancy Strolle, founder and director of the group, has been involved with Highland Dance since she was five years old.  She has studied in Scotland, and is a Member of the British Association of Teachers of Dance (BATD), in both the Highland and National branches. Nancy is a Past-President of the Federation of the United States Teachers and Adjudicators (FUSTA), the lead Scottish dance organization in the United States. In addition, Nancy has served as the first woman President of the Illinois Saint Andrew Society (ISAS), the oldest philanthropic organization chartered in the State of Illinois and has been recognized by the Calendonian Foundation as Scotswoman of the Year, and the ISAS as Clanswoman of the Year.  Nancy has been teaching in the Chicago area for over 30 years.



Picnic 7Bethany Toms (Wednesdays)



Arbie Karasek (Wednesdays)




Jessi Oudin DePatie (Mondays)

Jessi photo






Annika Strolle (Choreographer)





Emily Moog Emily




Sally Wilhelm Johnston Sally



Jennifer Russell Hatton