Where everyone has a chance to dance!

Our staff @ KIO!

Denise Krumm – Owner/Director  Denise has over 42 years of dance training and knowledge, trained in the areas of Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop and Lyrical with Knapp School of Dance in Warren, MI where she began taking lessons at the age of four.   She has successfully coached from primary to high school level dance teams in the Metro Detroit area as well as the Mid-Michigan area. Choreographing, instructing and directing multiple dance styles for over 20 years collectively.  Over her career as a dancer, coach, choreographer and director Denise has attended numerous summer dance camps, conventions and competitions.  She has worked with competitive dance teams at the regional, state and national level receiving instructor certifications along with many awards.  Denise’s experience as a recital performer and a competitive dancer at her childhood studio as well as a member/co captain on her high school dance team have helped her to achieve many personal goals as well as goals as the studio director.  

Mr. Jody Krumm – Office Manager/Vocal Instructor – Along with the responsibilities of running the office you may find Jody doing computer support, building things/upgrades for the studio, maintenance around the studio, janitorial work, or whatever is necessary to help! Feel free to ask him questions about the studio if he doesn’t have the answer, he will get the answer for you! He also enjoys taking Adult tap class and also being a part of the Dad’s dance. Jody is our Vocal instructor as well.

Sara Mills – Office Assistant 

Sara keeps the KIO! office running smooth and knows where everything is at.   Sara’s daughter is a dancer at KIO!

Kick It Out! has had wonderful success and growth each season!  Our carefully chosen wonderful team of instructors provides our dancers with the best possible training so they are able to achieve their goals in each of their classes.  

Denise is very pleased to bring her group of EXTREMELY talented instructors to Mid Michigan and believes strongly that everyone who has a love for dance and wants to dance should have the opportunity to do so and be their best!
 KIO! Instructors for the 2018-2019
Dance season!
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Megan Villasurda

Megan Villasurda

Marianna Sailor

Kortnei Guenther

Erika Doster-Funk

Deanna Lewycky

Megan Buckley

Emma Kull

Olivia Stowell

KIO Customer testimonials

“I thought you would like to know that Mia was given permission to start an accelerated ballet program at the new dance school we have chosen here after we moved away. She went in yesterday to meet with the owner and dance for her. She remembered all the positions she learned last year and impressed the owner. I had not even planned on putting her in the accelerated program, but the owner thought she was more than ready.  🙂  She clearly learned a lot last year at Kick It Out!”
Season Dixon

Get In Touch with us at KIO

  Address: 1760 East Grand River Avenue

  Phone: 517-582-6784

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