Meet Our Staff
Owner / Director
Owner / Director
Dianne Taylor, President & CEO of Vision Dance Company, hails from Black River, Jamaica. As a youngster, Ms. Dianne expressed an interest in dance and sports. In 1976, she began Black River Primary School where she began dance training under the instruction of Althea Leng. After graduating primary school, Ms. Dianne went on to Black River High School, where Marjorie Little trained her to play the Congo drum. In 1987, Ms. Dianne entered Teacher’s College and studied African traditional dance under Barry Monquerife. Following her successful training at the Teacher’s College, Ms. Dianne went on to G.C. Foster’s Sports College to earn a Specialist I degree in Physical Education. In 1987, she was hired as Junction High School’s Physical Education and Dance Instructor. In 1993, Ms. Dianne was appointed as the parish manager for St. Elizabeth’s, Jamaican Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), where she was responsible for organizing festival activities such as dance, music, drama, art, and speech competitions. Ms. Dianne has won several awards including the Jamaican Festival’s National Award in Dance and Theater in 1992. Since then, she has migrated to America where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in education and has been teaching for the last 32 years. She is the proud mother of two beautiful children, Ray and Chantae, and is the faithful member of Redeeming Word Christian Center International (RWCCI).
Office Admin Dance Instructor
Laureen Elor was born and raised in Broward County, Florida. She began training at Tropical Elementary School where she studied musical theater and fine arts. At Seminole Middle School, Laureen added step, Hip-Hop, & Cheerleading to her skill set. This combination continued into high school, with the addition of culture dance classes at the African American Research Library. Junior year, Laureen transferred to North University High School where she continued her training and upon Graduation began working a part-time job as a Cheerleading Coach for America’s Leaders. She trained with them for a few years solidifying the fundamentals and techniques for stunts and tumbling. Once in college, Laureen moved her training to Joy Deco Enterprises, Inc. where she began her lessons in Ballet and Tap and taught ages 2-15, hip-hop, cheerleading, and gymnastics full-time. Since then, Laureen has taught all around the tri-county areas but finally settled down here at Vision Dance Company, molding her students, as well as herself, into the athletes of the millennium.
Karon Gray was born and raised in Montego Bay, Jamaica. She was brought up in a large family with 3 brothers and 9 sisters. Karon started primary school in Jamaica and went on to graduate from Merlene Ottey High School in 1995. A few years later she relocated to Broward County, Florida. Eager to continue her growth, Karon went to Keiser University to achieve her associate’s degree in Medical Assistance and bachelor’s degree in Health Administration. During these years, she had 2 beautiful children, Naaji and Naima. Karon started her employment at Vision Dance Studio in 2010 when Naima was 5 just years old and has been with us ever since. You can also find her, most nights, putting her degrees to good use in the ER at Northwest Medical Center.
Paige C. Anderson is a professional dance and cheer instuctor from Miami, Florida. She has trained in various disciplines of dance at some of the most respected schools in Miami and New York. Her taining includes lessions in African, Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Hip-Hop, Modern, Lyrical, Contemporary, and Haitian Fulcra. She studied dance at Edwin Holland, Miami Ballet Conservatory, Miami Cultural Arts Center, Norland Middle School, Dr. Michael Krop Senior High, Bethune Cookman University, and Alvin Ailey programs. Ms. Paige has also directed the Essence Performing Arts Dance Company at Berthune Cookman University. Throughout her professional career, she instructed many students at various dance studios and cheer camps. Most recently, she has blessed Vision Dance Company with her talent of teaching Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, African, and Lyrical/Modern. Paige wishes to continue to spread her love of dance and cheer to the youth. For her, this isn't just a hobby, but a gift from God to teach and share her talent of dance.
Yes, We're Hiring!
We are looking for fun, creative minds to teach our Saturday classes
Hip-Hop (ages 8-10) from 10-11am
Hip-Hop (ages 11+) from 11:15am-12:15pm
Tap/Jazz (ages 8+) from 2:45-3:45pm
Must know how to teach.
Must be a team player, honest, reliable.
and most importantly
Must great with kids!
Must have own transportation.
We are located in Lauderdale Lakes