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Our Teachers

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Courtney Clancy

Musical Theatre, Hip Hop, Adult Hip Hop, Jazz, Street Jazz, Ballet/Tap Combo; Director

Courtney teaches an amazing array of classes across many styles. And as our Competition Director she is responsible for all aspects of preparing and executing our participation in dance competitions. Her energy and drive know no bounds.

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Ashley Czarnecki

Ashley has been dancing since she was 2 years old. Growing up she loved the art and continued to push toward her goals. Once she turned 12 she immediately began student teaching and loved how natural it felt. At just 15 years old she had her first class that she was teaching on her own and successfully choreographed a routine for the first time. Ashley has been teaching ever since and loves pushing her students to their best. 

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Alexis Cordella

Ballet, Tap, Lyrical, Modern, Jazz

Alexis received her formative dance training from Dance Centre of the Hamptons and Manorville under the mentorship of Leigh Kestin. Alexis supplemented her training with summer study at the American Ballet Studio and by performing as a soloist in Nutcracker productions during her apprenticeship with the Dancecore Ballet Program.

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Cheyenne Spillett​


Cheyenne is our latest student to make the transition to a full teacher. She started at Dance Centre at age 6, and danced competitively for 10 years. Cheyenne is passionate about tap and hip hop, and was part of her varsity kickline team in high school for three years. 

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Daria DeMasi

Daria is a passionate and dedicated dancer/Choreographer who continues to train in efforts to perfect her craft. She started dancing when she was 2 and has danced competitively for 17 years receiving numerous awards throughout the region. Daria started taking dance very seriously at age 14. She trained at one of the top studios on Long Island called World Class Performance Center with dance director Cindy Angarola. Daria is constantly training at either local studios or taking classes in NYC.

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Marissa Rignola

Tap, Ballet, Lyrical

Marissa started dancing at 2 years old, and by age 11 she had her own dance company she ran out of her childhood home. By the age of 16 she was teaching professionally, performing in entertainment companies, choreographing for theater and more.

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