Founder and choreographer
Hillary Renda has been the owner of High Image Dance for the last 25 years. She has enjoyed teaching a variety of styles to students from age 3 through High School. Over the years she has taken many groups to perform at Disney World in Orlando, Florida as well as Time Square in New York. Her goal has always been to offer students the opportunity to perform and grow in confidence while being in a positive and encouraging environment. Hillary has a Bachelor’s of Music with open studies in Musical Theater from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.
Studio Office Manager
Hannah Herron, a resident of Marion, Illinois, joined the High Image staff in 2018. She has a passion for the arts in her community. If you were to ask her what she loves the most about the High Image family, she would say that as office manager, she loves being involved in the studio’s mission in offering a variety of opportunities for the dance community. Hannah enjoys watching students develop a sense of camaraderie and seeing them excel in the art of dance as they grow more confident in their abilities. In her free time, Hannah loves to write music, perform at community events, and spend time with her family and friends.