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Our Team

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Purdance Management Teams

Nami Kim

Nami Kim

Studio Owner | Director

Coming Soon

Audrey Richter

Audrey Richter

Children & Teen and Elite Program Manager

Audrey Richter is a dancer, instructor, and choreographer based in the Bay Area. She is originally from Birmingham, Alabama, where she graduated from the Alabama School of Fine Arts Dance Department. Audrey holds a BFA in Dance Performance from the University of South Florida. Her performance credits include Collective Soles Dance Company, Onelight Dance Company, as well as several commercial and freelance works. She has held many teaching positions including adjunct faculty at Southeastern University and Florida Southern College. In addition to being Program Manager, Audrey teaches Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, and Contemporary at Purdance.

Rubi Calderon

Rubi Calderon

Purdance Administrative Assistant

Rubi first joined Purdance as a teacher in the summer of 2017 and is now one of our administrative assistants! Rubi began teaching in her hometown of Gilroy, CA in 2012 and has since been able to showcase her art all around the bay area. Her background includes ballroom, gymnastics, ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, and hip hop. Rubi has choreographed musical theatre productions at elementary schools, coached middle school dance teams, taught high school dance courses, competed her own dances at national college dance festivals, and directed studio competition teams. She loves teaching dance and is thrilled to give her art a home at Purdance!

Kaylee Lawler

Kaylee Lawler

Purdance Administrative Assistant

Kaylee Lawler completed an Associates Degree in Communication Studies from West Valley College in Saratoga, and went on to receive a degree in Journalism from San Jose State University. Kaylee grew up dancing, flavoring every style until settling on her favorite style, tap dancing. Kaylee has 7 years experience in customer service/administrative assisting and five years of coaching during her time as a gymnastics and dance coach in San Jose. Kaylee is excited to be part of the Purdance team and to help and assist the team and the Purdance clients!