Get to know the Dancing Grandmas!


At age 64, Shelley lives in North Avondale and has been dancing with us since moving to Cincinnati in 2009. She has four adult children and two grandsons.

Cornelia (Nicky)

Nicky joined us in February 2018 and has quickly learned how to tap dance! She is 64 years old, has two children, six grandchildren, and "several" greats. Nicky lives in Silverton.


Troi is a two-timer with us! She danced for many years in the group, took 11 years off and returned in 2011. She is 71 and lives in Mason. She has 2 children and 2 grandchildren.


Maria is 73 years old and lives in New Richmond.


Nancy is 75 years young, with three children and 6 grandchildren. She lives in West Price Hill. Nancy has been with us since 2014.


Marti is 76 and lives in Colerain Township. She has 3 children and 10 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. Marti has been with the group since 2008.


Debbie lives in White Oak and is 77 years old. She has been dancing with us since 2009. Debbie has one daughter. She has hung up her dancing shoes, but continues with us as our Booking Coordinator.


Karen lives in Anderson Township and is 77. She has a blended family of 7 children and 16 grandchildren. Karen joined us in 2003.


Living in Peach Grove, Colerain Township, Jane is 78 years old. She has been dancing with us since 2003. Jane has 4 children, 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.


Jan joined us in mid-2018. She has four children, 11 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren. She lives in Edgewood, KY and is 78 years young.


Ann has been with the group since March 2013. She is 78 years old and has 3 children and 3 granddaughters. Ann is a resident of Covington.​

Mary Jo

At age 83, Mary Jo lives in Western Hills. She has 2 children, 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Mary Jo joined the group in 2005.


Pat was our leader for many years, and still is an integral part of the group. She began dancing with Harris Rosedale as a child, performing with him even on the radio! At 84 years old, she has been with the group since 1987. She has 2 children and 3 grandchildren. Pat lives in Amelia.


Donna still dances with us occasionally, although she decided to hang up her tap shoes at 91 years old! She is now 96 and still has the moves! She has 2 children and 4 grandchildren. Donna has been part of this group since 1992 and lives in Kenwood.​