Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
131 South Sherman Street
Spokane, Wa 99202 USA
Meet Our Staff
Phillip trained at the Rambert Ballet School in London, England, and danced professionally for 12 years in Kiel, Germany. His experience and dedication have earned Empire Dance shop its reputation for complete dancewear selections, superior shoe fitting, and personalized customer service. Phillip often travels to schools and workshops offering expert fitting services to dancers around the West Coast states. He and his wife Sally have been the proud owners of Empire Dance shop since 1984.
Sally True Broadbent danced professionally for 14 years. She appeared in the United States with San Fansisco Opera, San Fransisco Ballet, American Chamber Ballet, and Maryland Ballet. She spent the final 8years of her career as a principal dancer with the Kiel Opera Ballet in Germany. She also appeared on Broadway in the musical "Gigi."
Lesley trained in ballet and jazz at Ballet Arts Academy in Spokane. She's a master pointe fitter. Throughout her education she's been highly involved in Theatre Arts and particularly loves Musical Theatre. She has been with Empire Dance since 2003
Katie is a master pointe fitter, and trained in ballet and jazz for 12 years at Ballet Arts Academy under Peggy Goodner-Tan in Spokane. She has been with Empire Dance since 2004
Erin is classically trained in ballet as well as modern. She danced at Ballet Arts Academy for 9 years. Erin's favorite past times are cooking and skiing. Erin has worked for the shop for several years and now travels with Phillip for pointe shoe consultations.
After 13 years and 3 kids, Heidi is happy to be back at Empire Dance helping the best customers there are!
Sarah has been dancing since she was five years old at Academy of Dance in the Spokane Valley, specializing in ballet and modern. She has been with Empire Dance since June 2014.
Izzy has been dancing since she was 13 and danced professionally for two years at Eugene Ballet. She has been with Empire Dance since March 2015.
Caley danced at Ballet Arts Academy under Dodie Askegard in Spokane Washington, specializing in ballet, jazz and modern. She has been with Empire Dance since July 2011.
Jenae danced in Spokane Washington and enjoyed ballet, jazz and hip hop. Sh has been with Empire Dance since July 2012 and is a master pointe shoe fitter.
Ashley enjoys and is involved in the arts here in Spokane Washington. Her daughter dances, Annaliece, at the Dance Center of Spokane. She has been with Empire Dance since September 2014.