Meet our Dance Instructors

Questions about our Dance Program? 

Contact Mackenzie Derrick at 847-356-6011 x116 or

email her at mderrick@lindenhurstparks.org.

Ms Angelique - Dance Director

Ms. Angelique has been directing and teaching the fine art of dance at the Lindenhurst Park District for over 25 years.  Her deep passion for the love of dance, along with her directorship and teaching in all styles of the dance field, proves to her students year after year that dance taught in any style or form is healthy, fun and a wonderful way to make lifelong good habits.  She started taking dance at the age of 3 and has taught all styles of dance.  She earned her teachng certification in 1981, and continues to keep us with the dance industry as it evolves.  Her professional dance credits include; performances and corporate production shows, and several grand openings for the Milwaukee Bucks and Milwaukee Brewers professional ball teams.  She is very excited to be directing, teaching and inspiring young dancers again this year with the LPD Dance Program and is looking forward to another great year of introducing new and popular dance class styles. 

Miss Brooke

Miss Brooke has been dancing for 16 years.  She trained at Waterford Dance Academy studying in ballet, pointe, jazz, lyrical, hip hop and tap.  She has choregraphed shows such as Beauty and the Beast and has worked with children at her church since she was 10 years old.  She currently attends CLC majoring in psychology and dance.  

Miss Amanda

Amanda Guthrie is an experienced dancer for over 13 years in the art of Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip-hop, and Dance and Poms. She has been dancing since the age of 3 years old and considers it to be a major passion in her life. In her dance background, Amanda has danced with the Lindenhurst Park District and Ultimate Dance to guide her in her dance career. Amanda has over 20 college credits in Dance and Choreography from Iowa State University and The College of Lake County. Amanda brings experience from dancing with two Arena Football Dance teams; The Milwaukee Bonecrushers from 2007-2008 and The Milwaukee Iron from 2008-2009. Amanda has been teaching dance for over 6 years and is excited to bring her skill and knowledge of dance to the community of Lindenhurst.