Miss Tammy is a native of Concord and has over forty years of teaching experience. She first joined the Peggé Lee School of Dance family as a toddler.
Miss Tammy attended Salem College on a French Scholarship and later attended Virginia Intermont College, Miss Peggé’s alma mater. Miss Tammy graduated from the Dance Masters of America Teacher’s Training School at Kent State University, where she fell in love with Liturgical Dance. Upon graduation, Miss Tammy taught two dance seasons at the Canipe School of Dance (now Studio 68) in Wilkesboro, NC, before joining the staff of Peggé Lee School of Dance in 1980. She bought the studio when Miss Peggé retired six years later.
Miss Tammy has always been very active in the dance world - she directed the Miss Dance of North Carolina pageant for two years, has served on the board of the Cabarrus Arts Council, and choreographed “Anything Goes,” for the Old Courthouse Theatre. Miss Tammy also conceived and choreographed the studio’s first Christmas Ballet that has become an annual tradition, presented as benefit for charity.
Miss Tammy continues her passion for dance by teaching one of the Sacred Classes and watching each new generation grow up in the studio.
She’s also a member of Carolina Dance Masters, Dance Masters of America, and IDEA (International Dance Entrepreneurs Association).
Miss Tammy is a self-proclaimed Disney nerd, and enjoys spending time with her family and reading. Her favorite movie, however, is “The Wizard of Oz.”