Angie Lehrmann Klibert

Owner/Artistic Director/Instructor

Angie has been actively involved in the dance industry for over thirty years as a competitive dancer, high school and collegiate dance team member, assistant, and instructor/choreographer.

She has been dancing since the age of six, under the direction of Duanne Cazalot and her staff and has been a faculty member of Dance Unlimited for the past twenty-four years. She has been the director of DU's LaPlace and Destrehan studios and was the director for Dance Unlimited’s award-winning marching company. Angie is an active member and is certified by test to teach tap, jazz, and ballet through Dance Masters of America and Louisiana Association of Dance Masters, where she has served on their Executive Board.

Angie's choreography is always in demand. She has choreographed for many area middle and high school dance teams, various community theatre events, pageants throughout the state, and even an NFL pre-game show. Angie has also had the opportunity to teach master classes across the United States.

Angie's students have received many awards on both the state and national levels. Titles have included, but not limited to, Teen Miss Dance of America, Junior Miss Dance of Louisiana, Teen Miss Dance of Louisiana, Junior and Teen Miss Star Systems, Star Systems National Top Soloist, Access Broadway Top Soloist, Masquerade Top Soloist, Hollywood Vibe Top Soloist, Hollywood Connection Top Soloist, Senior and Junior Dancer of the Year Hollywood Vibe, Starbound Top Soloist and American Dance Awards Top Soloist. Her group routines have received numerous awards for her choreography, including Most Entertaining, Judges’ Choice, Video of the Year, and Weekend High Point.

She has studied and/or attended workshops under some of the finest dance masters in the country including Jo Rowan and Luigi just to name a few. Some of her students have received scholarships to attend school in New York, have been featured in commercials and print, have become New Orleans Saintsations, Pelican Dancers, Voodoo Dolls, LSU Golden Girls, and SLU Lionettes to name a few, and have even gone on to become Louisiana’s own Miss Teen USA, Shelley Hennig. Many of her students are currently members of their middle and high school dance teams and cheer squads, with some serving as officers.

For fifteen years Angie and her sister directed the annual Queen of Hope Pageant where they raised over $80,000 to help the American Cancer Society. She has been featured and honored as a River Parishes Volunteer Salute for her dedication and commitment to the community.

With a bachelor's degree from Southeastern Louisiana University, Angie is employed at Destrehan High School as a biology teacher. She also serves as the Science Department Chair and the Sophomore Grade Level Team leader. Angie currently resides in Destrehan with her husband Travis, her son Austin, and her “tiny dancer” Camryn.

Her goal is to continue to guide and inspire young dancers to become the best version of themselves, whether in the studio, on the stage, or in life. She is thrilled to carry on the Dance Unlimited legacy by sharing her experiences and knowledge with up and coming dancers.

Amanda Guidry Smith

Project Director/ Instructor

Born and raised in St. Charles Parish, Amanda began her dancer journey at Dance Unlimited at age two. From dancer to teacher, Amanda has been a part of the DU family for more than thirty years. Her passion and dedication to dance can be seen throughout her life. She was a member of Dance Unlimited’s award winning competition team for many years, winning many solo and group overall awards. As a graduate of Destrehan High School, Amanda served on the Desty Darlings Dance Team for all four years, serving as captain her senior year. Throughout Louisiana, she judges many state pageants and dance team competitions. It’s no secret her heart is huge, so when she’s not at the dance studio, she's volunteering for non-profit organizations such as Relay for Life, Queen of Hope, Norco Area Volunteer Fire Department, just to name a few. Amanda is also a licensed sales producer in Property Casualty, Health and Life Insurance and currently works for State Farm. Amanda and her husband Brandon reside in Montz with their son Ethan, and two tiny dancers Henley and Hazel.

Katie Boylan


Katie joined the Dance Unlimited family at five years old. She later joined the competition team and won numerous awards in dance and modeling. During this time she was a member and leader of the DU marching company and was able to perform in Atlanta and at Walt Disney World. She became part of the DU staff in high school and has done so for over fifteen years. Her skills from the studio also led her to performing in several school and community theatre productions. Growing up Katie held numerous festival and pageant titles where she was able to travel all over our beautiful state but now spends her time coaching, judging, and directing. For fifteen years she directed the Queen of Hope Pageant with her sister and raised over $80,000 for cancer research. After high school, Katie graduated from the Aveda Institute with a license in cosmetology. She later went back to school where she earned a degree in middle school education from Southeastern Louisiana University. Currently, she teaches science at Prairieville Middle School where she coaches the PVM Pantherettes Dance Team and also sponsors a dance club. Katie currently resides in Gonzales with her husband Brandon, their son Carter, and their little dancing diva Lilah.

Duanne Cazalot


Duanne Cazalot has been teaching dance since 1972 and specializes in classical ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, and acro. Her passion has always been nurturing and molding younger students and helping them to develop their own love for dance. She judges competitions on both the regional and national levels. Duanne has appeared in several commercials and is in the Dance Teacher Hall of Fame. She is a member of Dance Masters of America and Louisiana Association of Dance Masters, certified by test to teach - Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern and Tumbling. She is a Past President of LADM and on the National Board of DMA where she serves as Membership Chair and Teen Room Director. She is the DMA – Zee Brown Ahearn Award Recipient. Duanne is the founder of Dance Unlimited of the River Parishes and now looks forward to transitioning into the next phase of her dance career.

Al Cazalot

Tumbling Instructor

Al Cazalot has taught tumbling since 1981. He enjoys sharing his expertise and knowledge of gymnastics with his students of all ages. Al works with local middle and high school cheerleading squads throughout the River Parishes and his private lessons are in great demand. Al’s greatest accomplishment is seeing the confidence on a child’s face when they achieve their goals and advance their tumbling skills. He looks forward to working with all his DU of Destrehan students.

Tracy Seither


Tracy grew up dancing at Dance Unlimited from the age of three. She is the director and choreographer of the DU Marching Group and also runs all aspects of our Pom competition team. Her students have won many high score and most entertaining honors. Tracy is a member of LADM and DMA, certified by test to teach. She is currently employed as a paraeducator at St Rose Elementary where her love of teaching and abundant patience overflows from the classroom to the studio. As a lifelong resident of St Charles Parish, Tracy resides in St Rose with her husband Todd and their two daughters Sophia and Stella who are third generation DU dancers.

Julia Lachelle Peyton


Julia is a graduate of Dance Unlimited where she competed on their award winning competition teams and was a leader for their nationally known marching company. She enjoys sharing her passion for dance with her younger students while still working with the DU marching company and assisting many of the DU instructors. Julia resides in Destrehan with her husband Andrew where they are the parents of two adorable boys, Ayden and Darcy.

Chante Robertson Landry


Chante' grew up in the Dance Unlimited studio and was a part of the competition team for more than ten years. She is a graduate of L W Higgins High School where she was a member of the Dancing Diamonds Dance Team. During her time on the team, she was chosen as an American All-Star and to perform in the 2002 Super Bowl. She then later danced in college at Southern University as one of their prestigious Look Dancers. Chante' has choreographed and coached middle and high school dance teams. She is a member of LADM and DMA certified by test to teach. She is also a supervisor for the DU Mini Marching Group. Chante and her family are residents of St Charles Parish.

Layla Ruffin


Layla joined our Dance Unlimited family at the age of two and competed with our National Champion No Limits team for over ten years. In high school Layla continued her love for dance with the Desty Darlings, serving as lieutenant, co-captain, and captain. Following high school, she earned a scholarship to dance with the reigning D1A Collegiate National Championship dance team at Southeastern Louisiana University. Layla is now involved in judging and choreographing for middle and high school dance teams throughout the state. She is currently serving as the assistant coach for the State Champion Desty Darlings.

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