About Us

About US

DWR is a studio for dancers of all ages, abilities, body types, and experience levels, who possess one common ingredient: a love for dance. With four locations serving north and central Iowa, DWR is know for its premiere instruction.

For over a decade we have had an unbeatable reputation for excellence. Don’t settle or pay for anything but the best. We are picking up momentum! We offer affordable classes for all.


Roxanna Johnson is the founder of Dancin’ with Roxie. Roxanna Johnson opened Dancin with Roxie in 2005 after graduating college. The first location was in her hometown, Hampton, Iowa where she was born and raised. In year two of Dancin with Roxie, Read More


Reann Noelck is the Co-Owner and Creative Director of Dancin’ with Roxie Iowa Falls.  Reann has been surrounded by dance for her entire life--beginning her studies at only age three. As an original member of the Dancin’ With Roxie Competition Team, Read More


Richelle Morrisey is the Co-Owner and Creative Director of Dancin’ with Roxie Ankeny. Richelle found a passion for dance at a young age and was an original member of the Dancin’ with Roxie Competition Team. Richelle earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Event Management  Read More


Liz Lefevre

Liz LeFevre graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a Bachelor in Business Administration and a minor in dance. She moved Read More


Jill Petersen

Jill Petersen has a dynamic background in the world of dance.  She has been employed in the Spirit Industry since 1997 for Varsity Spirit, the Read More


Danielle Petersen

Danielle Petersen grew up in Ankeny, Iowa dancing and studying a variety of dance styles. Danielle graduated from Ankeny Centennial Read More


McKenna Wilkinson

McKenna Wilkinson started dancing at age 3, and has not stopped since! She is one of the original members of the DWR Competition Team. Read More


Kaci Harper

Billing Manager


Karyl Christensen

Instructor - Clear Lake & Hampton


Brenna Logan

Instructor - Ankeny


Katy Lubkeman

Instructor - Clear Lake


Sam Harper

Instructor - Hampton


Leah Logan

Instructor - Ankeny


Kaitlin Ruddy

Instructor - Ankeny


Kristin Gall

Instructor - Ankeny


Christina Hill

Instructor - Ankeny


Erin Malloy

Instructor - Ankeny


Emilee Petersen

Instructor - Ankeny


Lora Homer

Instructor - Iowa Falls


Stacy Rogers

Instructor - Ankeny


Emily Nuetzman

Instructor - Ankeny


Sarah Davis

Instructor - Ankeny


Lacey Manatt

Instructor - Ankeny


Riley Frohwein

Instructor - Ankeny


Kylie Voy

Studio Staff - Ankeny