Kelly Ging is a teacher, arts administrator and performer in St. Louis. She began her dance training in Washington, MO studying tap, jazz, ballet, and. To further develop her tap training, she attended St. Louis Tap Festival, LA Tap Festival, and Tradition in Tap (NY). Kelly received a double major in Arts Management and Dance at Lindenwood University in 2011 where she received the Lindy award for the department of arts and graduated magna cum laude. Kelly has been a teaching artist at COCA - Center of Creative Arts for over 11 years and continues to teach workshops and choreography throughout Missouri and Illinois. She is currently the Pre-Professional Division Manager and Dance Program Manager at COCA where she shares her passion for arts and develops programs for all ages and levels. Kelly is a member of National Dance Education Organization, Missouri Dance Organization and a chapter sponsor of National Honor Society of Dance Arts.