Charyl is a Charlotte native and began dancing at the age of 5. She was competitive dancer who began her journey of teaching at the age of 14 where she knew instantly she had a passion for educating others. She graduated from UNC Charlotte in 2006 with a Mass Media Communications degree and minors in Journalism, English & Sociology; all while continuing to teach dance full time. She took her degree into Radio following graduation but began to find difficulty in juggling her career & her passion. In 2009, God directed Charyl to follow her passion and it was then that TDC was born. Over 40 students that Charyl instructed opened the doors with her in the middle of the recession & TDC has been thriving ever since.
Charyl has been teaching all disciplines of dance and choreographing competition dance routines for over 10 years. She has obtained numerous choreography awards from multiple competitions both regionally and nationally, and many of her students have won National titles from all major talent competitions in the country.
It is her desire to encourage today's youth to excel in every area of life, not just dance. Her family values & morals are placed on every student & she embraces the imperfections one may see & creates masterpieces within so that her students know their true value & worth in this society.