About Studio 45

Studio 45 is an award-winning studio serving the Roanoke Valley, and is dedicated to educating and training students in the art of dance. Through classes, performance opportunities, and Elite classes, students from beginner to advanced will learn various aspects of dance including technique, choreography, proper etiquette, and terminology.

Studio 45 Team

Ryan Bartley

Ryan Bartley


Ryan Bartley is the primary instructor and choreographer at Studio 45. She began dance at age 3 and was on traveling teams from her second year of dance. Ryan has taken home numerous awards for choreographer of the year.

Katla Esarey

Katla Esarey


Katla is a graduate of Staunton River High School and teaches several courses at Studio 45. She began dancing at age 11 after being a competitive gymnast for five years.

Terri Hensley-Hall

Terri Hensley-Hall

Studio Owner

“Miss Terri” is the smiling face that welcomes you as you enter the doors at Studio 45. Not only is she the owner, but organizes classes and competition details but most of all, helps ensure a positive, loving and educational dance environment.

The Studio 45 Difference

Class Tuition

Tuition is based on number of classes taken and are maxed at 5 classes.

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Studio 45 News

See what’s happening on-stage and behind-the-scenes at Studio 45.

Studio 45 dancers attend HighTechs clinic at Virginia Tech

On September 10th, seven elite dance members from Studio 45 attended the College Prep Spirit Clinic in Blacksburg hosted by the Virginia Tech HighTechs. While there, students learned Hip-hop, Pom and Jazz choreography from the Virginia Tech HighTechs dance team.  The coaching staff also assisted dancers with technique during the half-day workshop. Elite dancers Blake […]

Studio 45 dancer appears in Francesca Maria & Drooid music video

In July, Studio 45 Elite dancer Anna Blevins attended the Commercial Dance Intensive conducted by the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. As part of the two-week residency, Blevins was selected to participate in the taping of a music video by artists Drooid and Francesca Maria. The Bombay (Drooid Electron Remix) (Official Video) […]

Elite Teams perform before Salem Red Sox game

Studio 45 Elite Teams were invited to perform before the Salem Red Sox took the field for one of their final games of the season. The high-energy pre-game performance was choreographed by Studio 45’s Ryan Bartley.

Studio 45 Spring recital June 17th

Studio 45, the Roanoke Valley’s award-winning dance studio, will hold its Spring 2017 Dance Recital on Saturday, June 17th at Noon. The event is open to the public and will be held at the Berglund Performing Arts Center in Roanoke. Come see what our talented students and choreographers have been working on over the past […]