Allison is from Byram, Mississippi. She has 16 years of dance, cheer, and gymnastics experience. She has served as student coach of the Mississippi College cheerleading squad, and has choreographed and coached at several dance studios and cheer gyms including Reagan Dance and Gymnastics, The Performing Arts Center in New Albany, MS, Oxford Park Commission, Miss Kim’s Gymnastics and Cheerleading, Star Performance Studio, Central Mississippi Cheerleading (Deep South Cheer and Dance), and Head Over Heels Studio in Grenada, MS, where she served as Owner and Artistic Director.
Allison cheered for Super-Cheer All Stars All Girl and Central Mississippi Cheerleading’s Level 5 Co-Ed squad for receiving national titles, and placing top 10 in UCA World Championships. She was a member of the nationally ranked Terry High School Varsity cheerleading squad, where she received Best Tumbler all 4 years, and was a Mississippi High School Activities Association Best Cheerleader Finalist. Allison was also a member of UCA staff for 2 years.
Allison's dance experience includes recreational and competitive instruction from Byram School of Dance, Ballet Magnificat!, and Ballet Mississippi in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Contemporary. She choreographs and judges for pageants, and cheer and dance events all over, including squad tryouts and competitions on a regular basis. She is a Regional Director for Cheer for a Cause, a Non-Profit Organization benefiting cheerleaders and dancers facing adversity, and is the Volunteer Coordinator for Special Olympics Mississippi, providing sports training for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Allison is a graduate of Mississippi College with a degree in Public Relations, Sociology and Christian Studies.
Jessica Lohr began dancing at seven years old. Since then, she has been accepted into several summer intensives, such as Houston Ballet, Ellison Ballet, Tulsa Ballet, Orlando Ballet (on scholarship), and has attended intensives with Boston Ballet, Texas Ballet Theater, Washington Ballet, and Ballet Magnificat!. She has performed in The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, and danced principal roles in Coppelia, Keith Cross's Savanna, and Kristy Nilson's A Midsummer Night's Dream. She joined The Washington Ballet's Professional Training Program in 2013 and danced with their company during Nutcracker.
Jessica is currently a Trainee with Ballet Magnificat!, and is excited to be a part of their ministry again next year. Jessica loves imparting the gift of dance to others, and has enjoyed teaching in the greater Houston, Texas and Jackson, Mississippi areas.