"My daughter is a 3rd generation dancer at Nancy Sauer School of Theatrical Dancing...We love it here and could not ask for a better experience"  ~Lindsey

TIffany Rudy


Tiffany has also danced with us at the Nancy Sauer SOTD from the time she was a little girl. A graduate of Terre Haute North, she is excited to return and spread her love of dance and we are lucky to have her talent and experience.

Wende Personette


Wende has been dancing her entire life, and teaching dance since the age of 13. A  graduate of Indiana State University with a Bachelor's of Science in Social Studies Education and a minor in dance, Wende also has an Indiana Teaching License. Although a  Terre Haute native, Wende has taken classes all across the US. She feels so blessed for the opportunity to share her skills and talents with our community.


Our Team

Marty Floyd


Marty has literally grown up at NSD. She taught within the VCSC for more than 20 years as a Special Education Teacher. Since retiring from the school corporation, Marty has thoroughly enjoyed returning to the studio to teach dance.​​

About Our Studio

Nancy Sauer School of Theatrical Dancing

Nancy Sauer School of Theatrical Dancing has been located at 1115 Wabash Avenue in Terre Haute since 1953. .

Dee Personette

Office Manager

Dee Personette brought Wende to Nancy Sauer more than 34 years ago and has been a fixture at the studio ever since. From stage mom to prop master to office manager, Dee jumps in to make sure the studio always runs smoothly.

We’re committed to providing you with top notch dancing instruction. Our goal is to approach every dancer with a focus on confidence, technique, performance, and professionalism. We dance for YOU!


Our dance education team has a well-deserved reputation of excellence in providing talent, knowledge, current and technically correct dance instruction for our students.

Tajanae Humbert


Taj is a student at ISU and joins us from St. Louis, Mo. Taj dances in several groups at ISU and we are blessed to have her talent and experience at NSD.