CAST & Crowns Performing Arts Center

Owner Christy Corley Sanders



CAST & Crowns began in September 2010 after Mrs Christy closed Christy’s Dance Connection to open a fully functioning youth performing arts center in Clarksville. CAST had been in 2 other locations previously; however , in February of 2019 CAST & Crowns moved to their Ashland City Rd. location in Clarksville, TN. and we love it.


Christy Corley Sanders is the Owner & Artistic Director of CAST. She is accredited & certified by both Dance Masters of America and Dance Educators of America, she is a dance/theatre major and vocal performance minor. She is a member of Tennessee Association of Dance and American Business Women's Association. Recognized by the City of Clarksville, Mayor Joe Pitts and Senator Curtis Johnson and Recognized by Lamar Alexander, Governor of Tennessee From 1979 to 89 for Community Service and her Impact on the City of Clarksville.

Mrs. Christy is a member of The Community Church where she is the Junior Church Director and actively sings at her church.

She had worked in The Miss America organization for several years doing the trade shows singing and modeling in Atlantic City in the late 80’s and 90’s. She is the Worlds Miss Tourism Pageant System  State Director, for the States of Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama. She has had numerous state winners go on to win World and National Titles.


Her students have been on numerous collegiate dance teams and in dance departments as well as cheer programs. She has had students in the past and even now on Royal Caribbean, Disney and Carnival Cruise Lines Performing. Her students have won several regional and national dance competitions and Christy has won and been recognized for her choreography .


She has had students in the Miss Tennessee America State Pageant several times as finalist and her students can even be seen in Disney Movies.

Mrs. Christy is married to Jim Sanders and has a beautiful & talented daughter named Chalan. They have a German Shepherd named Luna. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, watching old movies, being with family, watching and supporting The Titans and sleeping late. She believes CAST is a Family and anyone is welcome. So We invite you to join us for one free class. Mention this website to redeem.

Christy Corley Sanders Family