April Tinkle was born and raised in Muncie, Indiana where she trained at Beyond Dance Studio competing and training across the US where her team won many regional and national awards. She began her early training at the age of 8 training under the guidance of Brooke Pierotti, Audra Sokol, Jill Heath, Kristin Floyd, as well as multiple masterclasses & guest choreography experiences with Sonya Tayeh, Chris Jacobsen, David J Moore, Charlie McGowan, Terry Beeman, Tina Caspary and Justin Giles just to name a handful. She also had the privilege of training at EDGE Performing Arts Center and Millenium Dance Complex in Los Angeles, California. April has a passion for helping students reach their fullest potential in movement and performance. She has over 13 years of teaching experience with expertise in contemporary, lyrical, hip-hop and jazz. Her students and choreography have won many regional and national awards, including multiple overalls and national titles.