4th Ave. Arts Students

"Art in the Heart of Huntington"

If you haven't heard us say it yet... we LOVE our students! No matter their goals in life we strive to set them up for success. Because we are in the performing arts... here's just a few success stories over the past 16 years...

4th Avenue Arts student success in the arts: 

Karrah Parsons: $15,000 talent scholarship to WVU's BA dance program, currently in the Disney College Program, three time scholarship recipient to the Alvin Ailey Summer Dance Intensive (NYC), Ballet Met and Nashville Ballet Summer Dance Intensives, scholarship offers from the Brenau Summer Dance Intensive, Competitor at Youth American Grand Prix.

Lauren Cundiff: Cast Member on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Former Pilates Instructor Manager at Equinox (NYC), Former Physiotherapist (NYC), cast in Amanda Palmer music Video, Current Burlesque dancer (NYC).

Ben Roach: Company member with Abby Z and the New Utility (NYC), BFA in dance performance and choreography from Ohio University, Former Technical Production Artist Intern at The Yard, Performed at Jacob's Pillow. 

Allison Smith: Current BFA student at Ohio State University. 

Eric Hill: BFA in dance performance and choreography from Ohio University, Former company dancer with Maverick Dance Experience (NYC), Former house manager at Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium (OH). 

Carmen Franklin: $20,000 talent scholarship award to the BFA dance program at Ohio University.

Madison Hylton: First Place winner of the Paula Levine Choreography contest at Hollins University. Talent scholarship award to the Hollins University dance department. Original choreography selected to perform at RADfest (Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival/MI).

Gaige Koontz: Graduate from the BA in dance program at Radford University, Former House Manager at Jacob's Pillow (Internship), Certified Pilates Instructor.

Hunter Morrison: Scholarship to the Orlando Ballet Summer Intensive with acceptance into the year round training program, and entrance into the trainee program with the Orlando Ballet Company, scholarship to the Boston Ballet Summer Dance Intensive, scholarship to the Cincinnati Ballet Summer Dance Intensive. Acceptance into the North Carolina School for the Arts year round training school & Summer Dance Intensive. 

Anna Stewart: BA in dance from Ohio University.

Ethan Hess: Current BFA student in Acting from Ohio University.

McKenzie Lambiotte: Minor in dance from Marshall University, dance faculty at 4th Avenue Arts.

Sebrena Williamson: BFA in dance from Radford University.

Ella Childers: Joffery Ballet Summer Dance Intensive (Miami & Dallas), top 2 in SCORES dance competition (2022). 

Abigail Cody: Former student at the Balletmet Academy, Balletmet Summer Dance Intensive.

Isabella Burcham: Nashville Ballet Intensive, Next Generation Ballet, and Louisville Ballet Summer Dance Intensives, Competitor at Youth American Grand Prix.

Elora Spradlin: Nashville Ballet, WVU Summer Dance Intensive, BalletMet Summer Dance Intensive, performer at RADfest (Midwest Regional Dance Festival/MI), Scholarship recipient to Brenau University's Summer Dance Intensive. Competitor at Youth American Grand Prix, top 10 in SCORES dance competition (2022). 

Zoie Weinsweig: WVU Summer Dance Intensive, performer with Kevin Tang in Squid. Currently working towards comprehensive Pilates Certification.

Rylanne Jervis: Full Scholarship award to the Ohio University Summer Dance Institute.

Sarah Johnson: Competitor at Youth American Grand Prix.

Mary Katherine Michael: Orlando Ballet Summer Dance Intensive, Balletmet Summer Dance Intensive, Competitor at Youth American Grand Prix.

Isla Hall: Scholarship Recipient to West Virginia University's Summer Dance Intensive (Runner-Up).