Our Team

John Cardy


Acting Teacher

John is a graduate from the University of South Alabama with a Bachelors of Fine specializing in Performing Arts. John's resume runs the gamut and includes credits for acting, directing, scenic design. lighting design and more. John currently serves as the Vice President and Production Chair for The Community Arts Council of Blount County. All of us here at Art  Alive can not wait to work with all of the students that will come in the door. It is an extreme passion of all of our staff to make the arts available to everyone in Blount County and beyond!

Chase Moore


Acting Teacher

Chase is a graduate from Jacksonville State University with a Bachelors in Drama and a minor in English.  His resume spans from Acting to Directing and from Set Design to Stage Make Up.  Chase currently serves as the President for The Community Arts Council of Blount County and as a Councilman for the Town of Highland Lake. 

Meagen Cardy

Musical Theater

Group Voice

Private Voice

Meagen has been involved in performance art since the day she discovered a hairbrush perfectly doubled as a microphone. Meagen studied at the University of Mobile with a concentration in Vocal Performance and Musical Theater. While there she performed with the Mobile Opera Workshop and the Mobile Symphony Orchestra and various community theater organizations. Also while in Mobile she won the prestigious NATS(National Association of Teachers of Singing)competition in the Musical Theater category. Meagen has been teaching private voice for almost 10 years and has taught musical theater and acting for the last 5 years. Her students have been seen featured in lead roles in several local productions. She loves watching them find their voices and is proud when they call theater their “home”.

Reagan Boozer

Dance Instructor

Raegan has danced for 12 years and studies Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Clogging, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Musical Theater, Voice and Acting. She trained under elite dancers such as Mark Goodman, Brandon Norris, Mia Michaels, Travis Wall, Joffrey Ballet School and many more amazing teachers. She has competed and performed for 11 years obtaining numerous dance titles, choreography awards, she was selected to dance with the National Dance USA team, she received 2 scholarships with Joffrey Ballet. Raegan has taught at several studios over the past 5 years from basic classes to choreography for competition dances. She is looking ahead at being part of advancing your child!

Lynda Rhymes

Private Voice Lesson