Kristin Worley Smith

Kristin is the granddaughter of Shirley McPhail, and the youngest daughter of Edwina McPhail Worley.  She began dancing at the age of three with renowned former SMSD teacher Ms. Trish. Kristin now teaches ballet, tap, and jazz at SMSD, and also directs the studio’s Troupe and Company alongside long-time dance teacher, Teresa Pearce. She is also the studio’s costume recital guru!

Kristin graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in Early Childhood Education. After graduating, she taught 2nd grade in East Austin, before arriving at the studio as a full-time dance teacher.  Kristin enjoys sharing her free time with husband Winn, their sweet baby James and pup Toddy.

Kristin says she is blessed to be able to share her grandmother’s love of dance with children and the Austin community!