Margaux Leffas


Raised in sunny San Diego, Margaux fell in love with dance from the second she put on tap shoes. Her early years of training were at the well renowned San Diego Dance Centre. She trained under some of the best competition dance instructors on the west coast such as, Michelle Miner, Sharon Keller, Kristen Hibbs, Tiffani Francy, and Lynn-Rae Hiers. During her years at the studio, she was fortunate to begin assisting at age 11 and teaching at age 15. She received many opportunities to assist Michelle Miner, a nation-wide tap choreographer in the competition world. After grade school years, she went off to pursue a career in dance. She attended Orange Coast College and received her Associates in Fine Arts and then made her way to Las Vegas and received her bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with emphasis in Performance from UNLV. She has trained and competed in tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, and musical theatre. Once her school years were completed, she moved back to California to continue what she loves most, teaching dance to the next generation. Since Margaux has been teaching for 13 + years, you can find her students on WOD, tv commercials and more. Margaux has won many awards at competitions such as “Highest Score of the Competition”, “Tap Excellence” and lastly has been nominated for the IDA’s several times for her Tap routines. While living in LA she was signed with Trio Talent Agency, where she booked some fun print commercial ads such as Aquafina and Gap. In that time, she wanted to share the knowledge she gained over the years with the next generation all over the country. She works with Spotlight Dance Cup as a Social Media Coordinator Trainer and is also judging with Starquest. Currently living in Las Vegas, NV Margaux continues her dance career along with inspiring children through teaching and living at dance competitions She has been blessed to continue sharing her love for dance through teaching, choreographing, and judging.