KCSAHDA Highland Dance Teachers
The KCSAHDA is fortunate to have six highland dance teachers serving the greater Kansas City area. Please contact one of the following teachers to find out more about their individual lesson schedules.
Libby Dyer Lee
Dyer School of Highland Dance
Libby Dyer Lee has been teaching Highland dance in the Kansas City area for over 20 years. She is a life member and fellow of the British Association of Teachers of Dancing (BATD). Her students have competed successfully all around the United States, in Canada, and in Scotland, including the United States Inter-regional Championships and the prestigious Sadie Simpson Scholarships.
Libby’s studio is in Leawood, KS. She is currently accepting students on a limited basis.
Jeanne Drysdale McBride
Overland Park, KS
The Scottish Rose School of Highland Dance
Roeland Park, KS
Margaret Bristow is a British Association of Teachers of Dance (BATD) certified instructor. She has taught Highland dance for nearly 15 years and is currently a teacher, and member of the Kansas City St. Andrew Highland Dance Association, as well as a former president of the organization. She taught Scottish Highland Dance as a P.E. college credit for four years at Lyon College in Batesville, AR, as part of the Scottish Heritage Program.
Margaret’s studio is located in Roeland Park, KS, and is currently accepting new students.
Jeanna McNally is not accepting new students at this time.
Brooke Chapman Chapman School of Highland Dance Excelsior Springs, MO (816)898-4280
Brooke is a teaching member of the British Association of Teachers of Dancing (BATD) and teacher, member, and former treasurer of the Kansas City St. Andrew Highland Dance Association. She switched to Highland dancing from ballet and jazz at age 15. Brooke trained and competed in the Midwest region of Highland dancing in Michigan and studied ballet during her summers at Interlochen Fine Performing Arts camp. During her 4 years at Lyon College in Batesville, AR, she was head of the Lyon College Lads and Lassies’ Highland dance program. She has been teaching Highland dance for nearly 10 years and also loves to instruct Scottish Country dancing.
Brooke’s studio is located in Excelsior Springs, MO, and is currently accepting new students.
Lee’s Summit, MO
Rhianna Rice is a teaching and dancing member of the KCSAHDA. She is also an associate of the British Association Teachers of Dancing (BATD). In 2012, she represented the Southwest Region at the United States Inter-Regional Championship. Her other accomplishments include serving as former Secretary and Vice President of the KCSAHDA.
She is currently accepting students.