Ann-Marie has been a dance educator for over 35 years, teaching students ages 3 years old to Professional. She teaches weekly dance instruction at several studios as well as choreographing competition routines. She studied intensively for years with the internationally known Gus Giordano in Chicago, Illinois and at his World Congress. She is the current President of the New England Chapter of Dance Masters of America where also served as President in years 2014-16. She has sat on the Board of Directors for DMNE for over 25 yrs and is a Permanent Director who is also chapter certified to test. She was thrilled to receive her 25 year member pin at the DMA Nationals convention in Orlando, Florida in 2014!
Ann-Marie has been a guest teacher and choreographer for many prestigious dance studios across the country and has traveled the United States as an adjudicator for many well known competitions regionally and nationally. Ann-Marie has taught at the Houston MET in Texas where she was on the faculty for their Teacher Seminar. She has choreographed for local Community Theater in Worcester, MA. She has been on the Faculty and a Master Teacher for the DMA National Conventions. She choreographed the 2014 opening number for the National DMA Welcome Party as well as choreographing the opening number for the Teen Miss and Mr. Competition in 2018. Last summer she was the Petite Miss and Master Dance Solo Title Scholarship Director. Ann-Marie has also choreographed competition routines for Competitive Ice Skaters. Her choreography has won many Special Recognition Awards and Cash Scholarships in regional and national competitions, including the prestigious Sherry Gold Memorial Choreography Award and the David DeMarie Memorial Choreography Award. She has choreographed winning routines for Petite Miss Dance, Junior Miss Dance, Teen Miss Dance and Miss Dance of New England, Master Dance and Teen Mr. Dance of New England and Master Dance of America. She is honored to have been featured in articles for Dancer Magazine and for Dance Studio Life Magazine.
Ann-Marie is a dedicated dance teacher and has inspired her students to have professional careers, which includes performing on Broadway, in U.S. and European Tours, on Cruise Ships, in Film and Television, at U.S. and Tokyo Disney, Hershey Park, Fiesta Texas, Busch Gardens, Opryland and Transcendence Theatre Company.
Megan began her dance training at age 3. She has studied ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary and hip hop. Over her career Megan has studied with some of the most sought after instructors and choreographers in the world.
Early in her career Megan resided in New York City where she was an intern at the Broadway Dance Center, training intensely to perfect her craft. She went on to perform for Busch Gardens, Williamsburg as a singer/dancer along with interning for River North Chicago under the direction of Frank Chaves. Her film/print work includes being a two time contestant for Fox's hit reality show So You Think You Can Dance, season 5 being in the final 37 girls of Vegas week and a featured performer and final 65 total contestant for season 7. You can also catch Megan modeling for Dance Spirit Magazine. In the fall of 2018 Megan was one of 3 performance artists chosen in the city of Boston to be apart of RAW: Natural Born Artists, a nationwide company celebrating artists of all kinds.
After years of experience, Megan is now mostly working freelance, traveling to schools all over New England to set pieces for dance competitions. Her choreography highlights include American Dance Awards 4 time regional young choreographer of the year along with being awarded the diamond choreography 5 times, one to include this past season in 2019. She is repeatedly recognized for her creative concepts and story telling through her choreography. Her pieces have been awarded the highest scoring routines of an entire competition and continue to be recognized for being stand out performances. Megan’s students have many accomplishments among regional and national titles, highest scoring routines of a competition and their own professional endeavors.
Megan doesn’t only work with trained dancers. She has choreographed for many weddings on first dances, local musicians and bands along with an entire citywide flash mob.
As a dancer, instructor and choreographer, Megan wishes to inspire her students and in turn be continually inspired by them. As a choreographer she hopes to continue to work with as many dancers as possible, pushing new movement, strong technique and emotional commitment.
A New England native Scott has performed on BROADWAY in six shows as well as three national tours......JEROME ROBBINS BROADWAY, SWING (associate choreographer), 42ND STREET, The TAP DANCE KID, SOPHISTICATED LADIES, THE RED SHOES, AIN'T BROADWAY GRAND, BRIGADOON (Harry Beaton) and Twyla Tharp's MOVIN OUT.
Feature films include VICE, TED2, LUCKY STIFF (associate choreographer), ROCK OF AGES, GANGSTER SQUAD, BOOGIE NIGHTS, GNOMEO & JULIET, BEDTIME STORIES, JEFFREY, THE PRODUCERS, GUESS WHO, GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE, INSPECTOR GADGET, MIGHTY APHRODITE, ANASTASIA , FROZEN (bonus musical theater number on DVD) and his personal favorite.....the BEST PICTURE OSCAR winner CHICAGO!
Television appearances include THE GOLDBERGS, BUNHEADS, THE NEIGHBORS, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, STAR SEARCH (1992 grand dance champions "Boys Back East"), DANCING WITH THE STARS, GLEE, WILL & GRACE, SWINGTOWN, ELLEN, SUDDENLY SUSAN, CINDERELLA, ANNIE, CAROLINE IN THE CITY, ELI STONE, TRACY ULLMAN-live and exposed, TONY BENNETT....AN AMERICAN CLASSIC t.v. Special. Award shows include the Oscars, Emmys, Grammys, Billboard awards, MTV music awards, VHI fashion awards and the Tony's.
Scott, who also danced early in his career with the NEW YORK CITY BALLET as well as the BOSTON BALLET has been in over 30 national commercials from NISSAN to OLD NAVY, GAP, DIET COKE, ORAL B and DR. PEPPER to name a few.
He has performed in live concert shows with the iconic CHER at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and was also lucky enough to dance on the stage at RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL in their CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR. Lately Scott has focused his attention on paying it forward with teaching, choreographing and spreading his love of DANCE in and around this country. Scott is very proud of the longevity and variety of his dance career and honored to have worked with so many legendary, iconic choreographers of the this century. Scott is GRATEFUL and gives THANKS to his mentor, dance teacher and Uncle....BILL FOWLER for this life and love of DANCE!!!!
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With over thirty years of experience, Tara is well versed in various styles of dance, both as a performer and an educator/choreographer. A convention kid, Tara later switched her focus solely to her ballet training. She quickly landed the role of Clara in Festival Ballet's “The Nutcracker" in Rhode Island, and went on to dance a wide variety of roles in this ballet, as well as many others such as Les Sylphides, Sleeping Beauty, Dracula, Swan Lake, Firebird, and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Since then, Tara has become an esteemed educator and choreographer, traveling to many studios, festivals and conventions. She teaches open and company classes weekly in Rhode Island, and is also the Creative Director/Choreographer/Mentor for a pre-professional company there. She is an adjudicator and convention teacher within the industry, loving to help mentor the next generation of aspiring dancers even further. Tara also holds credits on film for both Curtain Call Costumes and independent projects, a few receiving coverage in Dance Teacher Magazine as well as Dance Spirit Magazine. She recently had the pleasure of choreographing for Joffrey Ballet School’s Jazz & Contemporary program. You can learn more about Tara at www.taramariechoreography.com
Lindsey Klein originally from Boston MA, graduated with a BFA at the University of the Arts with a concentration in Jazz Dance. She had a decade long career in the commercial dance world, including TV work, theme parks and cruise ships. She currently is in her fourth year as a professor of dance at Dean College. She also directs and adjudicates for several National Dance Competitions. She resides in Raynham, Massachusetts with her husband Chris, son, and daughter.
Roshni, born and raised in Chelmsford, MA, began her dance training and career at the age of three, studying under such notables as Assaf Messer, Andrew Pap, Jill Silverman, Phyllis George, Adrienne Hawkins and Marianne Harkless to name a few. As a dance student she was recognized often for her potential and was awarded numerous awards and scholarships. She has performed leading roles such as The Sugar Plum Fairy in “The Nutcracker”, Aurora in “The Sleeping Beauty”, Cinderella in “Cinderella” and Lucille Grahn in “The Grand Pas de Quatre”.
She is a 1994 graduate of Dean College in Franklin MA. While at Dean Roshni received great recognition for her technical skills and work ethic, winning several dance scholarships and awards. She graduated with High Honors as a member of Phi Theta Kappa.
Roshni has taught master classes as well as done choreography for many studios and organizations throughout the United States. She has also been both a choreographer for the Miss Hampton Beach pageant and other regional theatre productions.
Currently, Roshni is an adjunct ballet professor at Dean college as well as on staff at studios in the Merrimack Valley and Southern New Hampshire. Former students have been offered positions in various trainee programs such as The Pacific Northwest Ballet, The Joffrey Ballet, The Alabama Ballet, Twin Cities Ballet and North Carolina Dance Theatre as well as prestigious summer dance programs such American Ballet Theatre, Kaatsbaan Extreme Ballet, Magnus Midwest, The Kirov Academy, Hubbard Street and Alvin Ailey to name a few.