Kara Thompson was hired to create the Thomas More University Dance Program in March of 2016. She earned her bachelor's and master's degree from Northern Kentucky University and currently works at NKU full-time as the Assistant Director of Advising for the College of Informatics. Kara began her college dance experience at The Ohio State University where she was a member of the Division I Ohio State University Dance Team. She transferred to NKU in 2010 where she was a member of the Division II Northern Kentucky University Dance Team for three years, two of which she was the team captain. Prior to TMU, Kara was a member of the Oak Hills coaching staff in Cincinnati, OH, and taught private lessons for the program in the off-season.