Meet Our Staff
Brittney Cheek is the studio Owner and Director of Brittney’s Dance Academy. She is originally from Mt. Vernon, Missouri, but has been teaching dance in Benton, Arkansas for the past four years. She has been dancing since the age of three and competing since the age of five. She has her bachelor’s degree in Dance Studies from Missouri State University. Brittney is trained in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Contemporary, Lyrical, modern, Dance Fitness and Tumbling. She has an extreme love for dance and the passion to help teach people how dance can change lives. She encourages people to be who they are and not afraid to do something unexpected. She builds confidence and love with her dancers. She wants every member of her studio to leave each day happy and part of her family.
Sydney Cyr is 17 years old and a Junior at Benton High school. She start dancing at the age of 6. She began her competitive career at the age of 12. She has studied Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary, Pointe, and Hip Hop. Ms. Sydney was the captain of the Benton Dance Team. She danced on the team for two years. She has experience in gymnastics and theater performances. Ms. Sydney believes that dance helps promote confidence and a good work ethic. She is very enthusiastic about dance and is excited to accompany students on their rewarding journey as dancers.