Meet Our Staff
Our team at PMDI is led by our founder, Princess Mhoon, and includes enthusiastic administrators and experienced dance professionals. Here are some faces you will see at our studio!
Executive Assistant & Special Projects Manager
Katie is a table setter who specializes in creative problem solving and organizational administration. Her work often takes the shape of constructing foundations, refining infrastructure, and envisioning scaffolding so that successful teams can be built and thrive in all areas of their work. Katie is proud to serve PMDI as Princess' Executive Assistant, helping the Founder & CEO stay organized, on track, and kicking butt!
Lisa joined the PMDI team in July 2020 and brought with her 15 years of administrative experience. She also has a background as a young dancer, having belonged to her local dance company from age 2-18. She graduated from The George Washington University in 2008 with her B.A. and a new home in Washington, D.C., that she continues to enjoy and share with her fellow GW alum husband, and her new son, born Valentine's Day 2019.
Tamisha is a recent high school graduate and is currently enrolled at the University of the District of Columbia where she plans to major in Psychology. She started volunteering at PMDI in 2016 and over time was promoted by Ms. Mhoon to become her Office Assistant. She feels the experience she gains from working at PMDI is something she will never forget!
Jaime began her lifelong dance journey at the age of 3, where she learned Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, and Pointe at various Dance Studios within the DMV. Although she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design, she has always prioritized teaching. Jaime brings more than 25 years of technical experience and knowledge to the PMDI team. Besides sharing her love of dance with children, she is the Founder and Artistic Director of Soles in Rhythm, a percussive Adult Tap company. She leads our tap program, including advanced instruction of our Ensemble & Studio Company.
Oyuna Nadmitova-Adams is a native of Ulan-Ude, Republic of Buryatia, Russia. She has studied at The Buryat State Choreographic School, The East Siberian Academy of Arts. She has performed with the Moscow Ballet, 13yrs with Buryat State Opera and Ballet Theater and the Moscow State Ballet. Oyuna has joined us to teach Ballet the Vaganova method and leads our Studio Company in their advanced training, including pointe.
Keith has had a wonderful career on Broadway and film, performing in such shows and movies as Ragtime, Red Shoes, Jellys' Last Jam, Harlem Song and Black and Blue, Malcolm X Stompin at the Savoy and The Producers. Mr. Thomas was an adjunct professor at Towson University, director of their Children's dance division, and he's had the pleasure of teaching, choreographing, assisting and consulting many seasoned and up-and-coming artists. He recently joined the PMDI team this summer, gracing us with his expertise in Ballet & Jazz.