Alicia Koger Murcko


813.925.9346 • Mobile: 310-936-9896

Alicia received her early dance training in Cleveland, Ohio. She danced with the Kent Dance Ensemble in college and graduated from Kent State University with a BFA in Dance as well as a BA in Elementary Education. She has worked for many years as an elementary school teacher and as a dance teacher. For 15 years, Alicia lived in Los Angeles where she took class at Edge Performing Arts Center and Millennium Dance Complex. She also taught at various Los Angeles dance studios. She taught dance full time for The School of Dance and Music in Hermosa / Redondo Beach, California for several years before relocating to Florida and serving as educational director for a local dance studio.

Alicia has more than 25 years of dance teaching experience throughout her career. She instructs all styles of dance, specializing in Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical and Modern. Her talents have been recognized at a variety of national dance competitions with many awards for choreography. Most recently Alicia has been focused on training pre-professional, competitive dancers and is passionate about working with these skilled dancers in a multitude of national competitions.

When she’s not dancing, Alicia enjoys time boating with her husband, Bill and step-son Landon, or cuddling her sweet dogs Joey and Frankie.


International Dance Challenge
Star Systems National Talent Competition
Masquerade National Dance Competition
Bravo National Dance and Talent Competition
The Pulse on Tour
VIP Dance Competition
Legacy Dance Championships
Showstopper Dance Competition
Hall of Fame Dance Challenge


  • Dunedin Holiday Parade
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Fall Festival
  • The Arc Tampa Bay Foundation , Festival of Trees
  • Judge for Pinellas Education Foundation’s “Walker’s Rising Stars” scholarship/ talent competition
  • Collaboration with Tampa Modern Dance Company for summer intensives for company dancers


Steps School of Dance (Dunedin, FL)  2012-2016
Educational Director + Assistant Director of Performing Company and Competition Team + Dance Instructor

School of Dance & Music (Hermosa Beach, CA)  2007-2009
Dance Instructor

Oakwood School (North Hollywood, CA)  2000-2007
Fifth Grade Teacher + After School Dance Instructor

IJ Kim Martial Arts/Cardio Fitness America (Cleveland, OH 1998-2000
High energy cardio, tae kwon do + boxing fitness classes

Dance By Gloria (Cleveland, OH) 1994-2000
Dance teacher + Choreographer + Performing Company Dancer

Dance Teacher+ Choreographer + Gymnastics Coach, Summer Camp Director 1990-2000

  • Kent YMCA (Kent, OH)
  • Steps Ahead Dance Studio (Kent, OH)
  • Gymnastics World (Broadview Heights, OH)
  • Cheer Explosion (Cleveland, OH)