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Angela Halbach

Office Administrator

Angela has been a student of dance, music, and the arts with Arts Fifth Avenue ever since she was 8 years old.  She is a born and raised Fort Worth native and an original member of the Mondo Drummers, lead by Eddie Dunlap.  She has worked for a variety of home-grown organizations such as The Cowtown Marathon and Dreamy Life Records, where she unearthed her passion for serving her community.  She is a part-time college student of Communications and her hobbies including listening to local rock bands thriving in the Fort Worth Near Southside scene and collecting vinyl records.

Gracey Tune 
Founder and Artistic Director ​

​Gracey Tune is one of only a handful of internationally recognized women exhibiting extraordinary talent in the field of tap dancing. Her artistic value to the community includes directing, choreographing, event planning, teaching and producing. Jubilee Theatre, Hip Pocket Theatre, Imagination Celebration, Red Cross, Multiple Sclerosis Society , Main Street Fort Worth, Texas Wesleyan University, UNT, Brown University and most recently Fort Worth Sister Cities International have embraced her talents.  She is the recipient of the Outstanding Woman in the Arts Award from the city of Fort Worth, inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame by Gov. Ann Richards and the recipient of the inaugural Texas Tap Legends Award by The Dance Council Inc. of North Texas. In  2015 she received the Life Time Achievement  Award from the Live Theatre League of Tarrant County.  She is a frequent guest artist at major events in the world of tap. She provided choreography for the productions of “Steppin’ Out” and “My One and Only” on Broadway; performed with and produced shows for tap legends Cholly Atkins, Savion Glover, Sarah Petronio, Ron Young and her internationally recognized brother, Tommy Tune; and continues to teach and perform at Arts Fifth Avenue.

Jennifer Leyva 
Administrative Assistant/Teacher 

Jennifer has been working in different aspects of the arts community for over 40 years. Originally from Oklahoma, Jennifer trained as a dancer and choreographer before moving into arts management and marketing. She has worked for Six Flags America, Texas Ballet Theater, Double JJ & Golf Resort, Artisan Center Theater as well as for Arts Fifth Avenue. Jennifer is also a choreographer in the D/FW Metroplex having choreographed such productions as Camelot, Phantom the Musical, Scrooged, Sound of Music, Shrek the Musical, Guys and Dolls, Fiddler on the Roof, Aladdin Jr., High School Musical, Seussical and many more. She is proud to be a dance teacher in the D/FW Metroplex working with up and coming performers including right here at Arts Fifth Avenue.