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 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 […]

Studio 45 takes home “Studio of Excellence” award

Studio 45’s Ryan Bartley, Katla Esarey and Terri Hensley-Hall accept the “Studio of Excellence” award at the Dance Machine competition in Roanoke.    

Studio 45 Elite compete at Dance Machine Regionals

The Studio 45 Elite teams kicked off the competition season at the Dance Machine Regionals held at the Berglund Center in Roanoke March 18-19. Not only did we have some amazing solos, group numbers and duos/trios, but we are super proud of several new members that took over the stage during the weekend event. Below are […]

Elite dancers perform at Globetrotters game

Studio 45 Elite dance team performed at the Harlem Globetrotters game on Thursday, February 26th.  The girls prepared for weeks under the direction of Studio 45 choreographer Ryan Bartley, performing the dance for thousands at the Berglund Center in Roanoke.