Meet our Staff

photo Ms. Rebecca - Owner/Artistic Director/Instructor

Rebecca McGill received her early ballet training at Blue Springs Ballet where she became a member of their pre-professional ballet company at the age of 14. She attended Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts High School for 4 years as a dance major and a technical theater minor, graduating with top honors. During her time at Paseo, Rebecca also attended summer dance intensives and participated in classes at highly regarded dance institutions including Joffrey Ballet in New York City. 

Rebecca went on to train as a dance major at the UMKC under Mary Pat Henry, Paula Weber, DeeAnna Hiett, Catherine Plavcan, and the late Leni Wylliams. During this time, she had the opportunity to travel and study with numerous master teachers such as Fernando Bujones. While at UMKC, she trained and performed in ballet and modern techniques as well as jazz, dance history, anatomy, improvisation, choreography, Flamenco, costume design, and pas de deux.

She has been teaching dance for 25 years and has choreographed countless pieces during her career. She draws from the classics, yet strives to be innovative and current when selecting subject matter for her choreography. An avid life-long learner, Rebecca continues to train and expand her knowledge of dance pedagogy through conventions, master classes, and workshops. She is constantly looking for inspiration through books and blogs – seeking new and improved ways to teach. She truly has a passion for teaching dance – inspiring her students to develop as artists, while providing them with a solid foundation in dance technique. Several of her students have gone on to dance professionally and/or at the university level.

Boundless Dance Academy is the fulfillment of her lifelong dream to operate a business doing something she loves – teaching dance! Rebecca currently resides in Kansas City, MO and is the proud mother of 4 amazing children.

photo Ms. Brooke - Instructor

Brooke McPheeters is a native of Liberty, MO. She has lived in New York City for three years. This was her second year on the New York City Knicks City Dancers performing at Madison Square Garden. Brooke began her training in all styles at the age of three. She attended the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance where she studied Dance and Business while serving as Co-President of the Conservatory of Dance Association. Brooke was an NFL Kansas City Chiefs Cheerleader for 4 years and Co-Captain her last two seasons. She traveled around the world through London, Germany, and the United States with the Chiefs Cheerleaders. She also traveled through 29 countries dancing and singing for Norwegian Cruise Lines and performed with multiple companies including RWS Entertainment Group, Elan Artists, and Broadway Dance Center. She has performed with A$ap Ferg, Fat Joe, T-Pain and A Boogie Wit da Hoodie, just to name a few. She has worked with renowned choreographers including Bobby Newberry, Hamilton Evans, and Sarah Mitchell. Brooke has worked with numerous Dance Teams, studios, and dance competitions around the country. She received scholarships to attend the Radio City Rockettes Intensive for five summers at Radio City Music Hall and got accepted into the Invitational Week. She is now an Assistant for the Radio City Rockettes Dance Education. She is currently back in Kansas City, MO dancing for Kansas City Contemporary Dance, Quixotic Entertainment, and is the Event Manager for Kansas City Jazz Dance Intensive. Dance is what "moves" her, and she cannot wait to dance with YOU!

photo Ms. Elizabeth - Instructor

Elizabeth Schonfeldt began her dance training at the age of three in the Northland. She trained in tap, jazz, ballet, pointe, contemporary, and lyrical. She went on to dance with the Northwest Dance Company at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, MO, where she majored in public relations.

Elizabeth continued dancing as an adult, dancing competitively for two years. She taught tap/jazz combo classes for four years, until the birth of her second son in October 2014. She is thrilled to be back in the dance world and joining the BDA family!

photo Ms. Jordan - Instructor

Jordan Hayes received her dance training in multiple genres, including: Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Lyrical, and Hip Hop. She enjoyed performing and had the opportunity to dance competitively for a few years.

She has a heart for children and enjoyed teaching dance for nearly 9 years. Jordan stepped out of dance for a few years; but has been back teaching since 2017. She continues to learn by taking classes and attending dance conventions.

Jordan works as a Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) at an Autism center and is a proud mother of two children, Lorelai and Brock. She is thrilled to be a part of the amazing BDA family!

photo Ms. Linda - Office Manager

Linda attended Northwest Missouri State College in Maryville and William Jewell College in Liberty - graduating from William Jewell with degrees in Business Administration and Secondary Education. She has worked in various business administration roles over the past 40 year and is the proud mother of two adult children. Her son Shawn is an attorney in the Springfield area and her daughter Rebecca is the Director of Boundless Dance Academy.

Linda joined Adult Tap at Boundless Dance Academy and loves the challenge both mentally and physically. She enjoys helping all the families in the office and getting to know each student. She is newly retired from her day job and is ready to take on new and exciting personal challenges, while helping Rebecca fulfill her dream. 

photo Ms. Morgan - Instructor

Morgan Perez has been dancing since the age of 6. She trained in ballet, jazz, modern, lyrical, contemporary, tumbling, hip-hop and tap. She was a member of her high school dance team and was named captain her senior year. She helped choreograph multiple hip hop routines for their team and even returned to choreograph for them while in college. 

Morgan went to Missouri Western State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in management and marketing with a minor in dance. While obtaining her minor, she was able to study a wide variety of dance styles. She also choreographed and performed in their showcase. In addition, she was a member of the dance team for 3 years and choreographed routines for them. While living in St. Joseph, MO she taught Jazz/Lyrical at a local studio and choreographed for their competition group.

Morgan has a love for dance and a passion for choreographing and teaching students. She continues to dance here at BDA and is thrilled to be a part of the family!

photo Ms. Roselynn - Instructor

Roselynn Chilton began dancing at the age of three at Dance in the Rockies in Durango, CO. At the age of six her family moved to Knoxville, TN where she was a cheerleader for Upward Cheer for two years. Her family moved again at the age of eleven to Independence, MO. There, she began dancing again and trained in multiple styles of dance including: tap, jazz, ballet, modern/lyrical, hip hop, pointe, and musical theater. She has attended multiple dance conventions, including Tremaine, The Pulse, and Hollywood Dance.

Roselynn recently took a couple years off dancing and became a mother of a beautiful little girl, Adleey. She is excited to be part of the BDA staff, alongside her co-workers, several of whom where her instructors during her years of training.

photo Ms. Roxanne - Instructor

Roxanne Bootka began dancing at the age of 3. She trained in multiple genres of dance, including: jazz, tap, ballet, pointe, tumbling, lyrical, and hip hop. She danced competitively for 6 years and was awarded the prestigious title of Dancer of the Year at her studio in 2002. She later went on to teach there for 7 years. 

Roxanne has a strong technical dance background and a talent for highlighting the best in each student in her choreography. She attends conventions and master classes, where she acquires the latest industry training techniques and gains inspiration for the classroom.

Roxanne has been teaching at Boundless Dance Academy since we opened in October 2013. She works during the day in the medical field and is the proud mother of one daughter, Vivienne. 

We are fortunate to have her passion and enthusiasm for teaching here at BDA!