Ella Wehner is the oldest daughter of WSOTA owners, Kyle and Holly Wehner. A native of Fleming Island, Ella has been dancing since the age of two. She currently attends FIHS and has been a part of every Dance Company at WSOTA, the highest of which is her current Senior Company. When she is not within the halls and dance rooms of WSOTA, Ella enjoys expanding her dance knowledge and technique through conventions and competitions. She has studied under such artists as Tyce Diorio, Katelyn Gaffney (Radio City Rockettes), Samantha Berger (Radio City Rockettes), Peter Sabasino, Hannah Lei Cabanilla (SYTYCD), Talia Edwards, Tyrese Parker, Kathryn McCormick (SYTYCD), Lissette Lucas, Ashley Sanchez (SYTYCD), Katee Shean, Mary Ann Lamb, Logan Hernandez (SYTYCD), Elianah Girard (SYTYCD) Sam Picart, Carlos Garland (SYTYCD) and Marisa Dolan. While in NYC for a WSOTA Company Dance Trip, Ella was able to take master classes from cast members of Broadway’s “Aladdin” and “Hamilton” along with classes hosted by the Radio City Rockettes. Another performance highlight for Ella includes performing overseas in a WSOTA Dance Company spotlight show aboard Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas.
Ella has received scholarships for programs such as the Joffrey Ballet School Musical Theatre Summer Program in NYC, Dancemakers Inc. Convention and Shake the Ground Competition & Convention. She was also accepted by audition and attended the Rockettes Summer Intensive.
Ella is an inaugural member of the Dancelook Apprentice Program, which started in 2018. The Dancelook Apprentice Program is a program designed to train and help young dancers transition into a professional career in dance.