Studio South is dedicated to training well-rounded dancers. We offer classes in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, and tumbling. Our goal is to instill a love and a passion for dance in students of all ages. Our dancers are the heart and soul of our studio. We are proud to represent our community with our talented students.
Studio South is dedicated to training well rounded dancers that are familiar with many different dance disciplines. It is our goal to instill a love and passion for dance in children of all ages. Therefore, our program incorporates combination classes for dancers who are eager to be exposed to a variety of styles and techniques.
Meet Our Instructors
Blair Rackett, Artistic Director
Blair Willis Rackett began her dance training at age 6. She trained under several amazing teachers throughout her childhood years. Her performance achievements include dancing in the Hula Bowl, numerous regional and national awards, Broadway tap scholarship winner, and production soloist. Upon graduating high school, she attended Georgia College and State University where she was a member of the university’s dance team. While obtaining a degree in psychology, Blair began her dance instructing career. She worked as a dance instructor in a studio and also choreographed for many dance and cheer teams across Georgia. After graduating from college, Blair returned home and saw a need for a dance studio within the Metter community. Studio South opened its doors in fall of 2004. Since then, Blair has choreographed numerous original works. She has received regional and national choreography awards and has choreographed national winning routines. A proud member of the Candler County Chamber of Commerce, Blair is involved in community enhancement. She has worked with outreach and dance enrichment programs within the Candler county schools system, and she has choreographed several pieces for community events. She has been a board member and talent scholarship sponsor for the Miss Georgia Organization. Blair resides in Metter, Georgia with her husband Zach and her daughters Lily and Molly, who both dance at Studio South.
Logan McElveen – Instructor
Logan McElveen has danced since the age of 3 years old. She trained under the faculty of Studio South Dance Academy where she found her love for all types of dance. She began dancing competitively and was quickly recognized for her talent. She received awards on the regional and national levels and has been a featured dancer in national competitions. As a high school student, she fell in love with teaching dance by assisting in classes. Upon graduation, she joined the staff of Studio South as a full time faculty member. Since then, Logan has mad a name for herself as a choreographer, receiving several choreography awards. Logan enjoys working with students and pushing them to new heights. She is excited to work with the staff and students of South Georgia Dance Company.