Meet our Staff

Our Director

Ms. Ansleigh Williams

Ms. Ansleigh has the dream job of owning and directing her own studio. Pointe of Grace Dance has given her the opportunity to influence hundreds of girls through the art of dance. Her desire is to see young ladies pursue their dreams in a world of limitless opportunities. Since the age of two Ms. Ansleigh has been in ballet shoes following her own dream of being a ballerina. Through studios such as Buford School of Ballet, Gwinnett Ballet Theatre, Brenau University, and Ballet Magnificat Ms. Ansleigh has performed and trained with our state’s finest. Ms. Ansleigh is currently participating in the upcoming Miss Georgia Pageant where she will dance en pointe and hopefully have the opportunity to perform on the Miss America stage. 

Ms. Carissa Wood

Ms. Carissa is one of our Creative Movement, Level1, Jazz, Tap, Conditioning, Level 4 and Company instructors. She joined Pointe of Grace Dance in the summer of 2019. For seventeen years Ms. Carissa has been dancing and she thrives off of worshipping through her gift of ballet. She is pursuing a kinesiology exercise science major from The University of North Georgia in hopes of becoming a physical therapist. 

Mrs. Stephanie Marks

For twenty-two years Mrs. Stephanie has been in the dance studio. She grew up dancing at a competitive studio in Marion, Indiana. She then graduated from Indiana University in 2017 with a Bachelors degree in Contemporary Dance and a minor in Arts Management. Stephanie's first job as a professional dancer was for a film called "Breath | Light | Stone". She thoroughly enjoyed working with this team and the film has since won many awards.

Meet our Company

Amelia Fortunato

Age 16, Psalm 27:1

Sophie Fortunato

Age 14, Psalm 27:1

Sara Bryant

Age 13,

1 Timothy 4:12

Ellie Poe

Age 12,

Ephesians 4:32

Emma Goolsby

Age 15, Psalm 28:7

Peri Grace Famer

Age 14,

Matthew 19:26

Gloria Fort

Age 12, Proverbs 16:9

Riley Fortunato

Age 11, Proverbs 3:6

(706) 372-5445

8144 Jefferson Rd Athens GA United States 30607

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