Board Members

Tenacity Bricher-Wade

Tenacity was born in Denver Colorado, but was raised in Cheyenne. She started dancing at the age of 4 and absolutely fell in love with it. She is the managing owner of En Avant Dance in Cheyenne has been teaching dance for 16 years. She is also fortunate to have worked with many dancers from all over the country, including Yoav Kaddar, Peter Pucci, Tony Coppola, Jay Franke, Marat Daukayev, Gail Benedict, Keith Saunders, Susan Israel Massey, and Lawrence Jackson. Tenacity is also very active in bringing dance to theatre at CLTP .She is excited and thrilled to be Principal Dancer with Reformation Dance Company and the opportunity to dance with the other amazing people involved with the company.

Danny Brownell

Danny Brownell is owner of a Farmers Insurance Agency in Cheyenne. As a parent of six children he enjoys attending and cheering on his children as they participate in athletics, choirs and dance. He loves the arts, and has served on various boards of nonprofit organizations. He is Wyoming born, graduated from Rawlins High School and received both his bachelor’s degree (political Science) and MBA from the University of Wyoming.  After graduation he and his family moved to Logan Utah where he enjoyed a career in banking.  His desire to come back to his home state led him back to Wyoming in 2015. He and his wife Kristina have been married just over 20 years and she is his best friend and eternal companion. He looks forward to helping the Reformation Dance Company fulfill its mission to cultivate local talent and inspire future generations of dancers.

Brandi Hager

Brandi is a Cheyenne native. She has been married to her husband Matt for 23 years. They have three children- Weston, Cassidy and Paige. Brandi enjoys attending and volunteering at Cheyenne Hills Church. She loves taking care of her family!
She is excited to support Kathy and watch Reformation Dance Company thrive and grow.






Richard Rideout

Richard has been practicing law in Cheyenne for over 40 years. He has served two terms on the board of Opera Colorado, and has been a longtime supporter of the arts in Wyoming.







Patty Shaw

Patty Shaw is a board member and secretary of Reformation Dance Company. She is currently the Chief of Staff for the Assistant Minority Leader of the Colorado House of Representatives. She has experience in non-profit fundraising, public relations, marketing, event planning, and business development. She was a Commissioner on the Colorado State Fair Board from 2006 until 2016, and secretary of that Board from 2012 to 2016. She is the former secretary of the Rocky Mountain Legal Marketing Association; and former Vice President of the Colorado Chapter of Qwest Women. She received her B.A. from Regis University in Social Science and Women’s Studies.