Dyane Elkins IronWing

Artistic Director

New Tampa Dance Theatre Artistic Director

Dyane began her dance training in Columbus, Ohio. She furthered her studies of ballet, jazz and tap with renowned artists  Joel Hall, Gus Giordano, and Daryl Kamer with her first professional position at the age of 16 with Dino Anderson’s Dance America.  While attending The Ohio State University, Dyane was a founding member of the JazzMet Dance Company under direction of Stella Kane and later toured nationally with magician, Tod Bucanan.  She continued her training in New York City under scholarship with STEPS on Broadway along with The Ailey School, and Broadway Dance Center. Dyane also studied intensely with tap legends Savion Glover, Fayard Nicholas, Henry LeTang, Jimmy Slyde and Sam Weber to name a few.  In the early 90’s under direction of John McFall, Dyane performed with BalletMet Columbus for several seasons as well as on faculty with the school.  After moving to Tampa in 1995, she was a founding Director of the Sound F/X Tap Company as well as the New Tampa Dance Theatre.  Recently, Dyane has been a guest artist on the Disney Cruise Line and teaches master classes and workshops throughout the country.  Alongside her husband and NTDT Tap Director, Troy IronWing, she continues to tour internationally with Rhythm Extreme and is also the Artistic Director of Dance Theatre of Tampa.

 

Dyane Elkins IronWing

 Artistic Director

New Tampa Dance Theatre

Dance Theatre of Tampa