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Jennifer Dancy – Director

Ms. Jen has been teaching dance locally for over 30 years. As a studio owner, she strives to bring a high level of professionalism and technical education to her students and the Upper Perkiomen Valley.  She has had students accepted into many prestigious summer programs like Joffrey, ABT, Rock school, and Alvin Ailey to name a few. Jen has had numerous students attend the Performing Arts Hs in Bethlehem.  She teaches all styles of dance but with an emphasis on ballet.  Ms. Jen strongly believes the foundation of dance is with ballet, strong technique, performance, and terminology. In addition to running the studio, she teaches dance in the community by choreographing Upper Perkiomen High School’s annual musical.

 Ms. Breanna - Artistic director

 Breanna teaches Modern, Jazz, Contemporary, and Tap. She earned her B.F.A. in Dance from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. Before coming to Shenandoah, she attended the Lehigh Valley Charter high school for the Performing Arts, in Bethlehem, PA. 

   Throughout high school, I performed with a youth dance company, Music, and Motion. With this company, I was fortunate enough to be allowed to perform all over Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Virginia. I reached audiences such as U.S. Senators, children of all ages, and was able to bring art to life in different museums. 

    I performed with a pre-professional ballet company for two years, New Horizons Dance Alliance, where I was able to perform in The Nutcracker and Dracula.

 

 

Ms. Jackie  - Tumble director 

Ms. Jackie has brought amazing energy and talent to our studio.  Her level of coaching has pushed our students to go to the next level.  She brings strong technical coaching to our students and above all things believes each student needs to advance at their own pace.  Jackie has had no major injuries because her students do not do tricks by "throwing" or "chucking".   All her students have a tear of fundamentals they must attain before moving on to the next level.  Jackie does not believe in holding a student back and will move any students when they excel to the next level.  Ms. Jackie has been a substantial addition to our family.  Ms. Jackie has been coaching gymnastics and all-star cheer for 15+ years while also a real estate agent for her other job. Jackie is married and has 2 girls. 

MS. BRITTANY - FACULTY

Brittany began her love for dance at three years old. Towards the beginning of her career, she was a member of the 2004-2005 Philadelphia 76ers Junior Dance Team at the age of 10. Brittany spent years as a successful competitive dancer at both regional and national competitions. She is a graduate of the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, and earned her BA in Dance from Radford University. In her career, she has studied all styles of dance, but narrowed her focus on classical ballet. Brittany has performed in many ballets and has studied under prestigious dancers such as Joffrey Ballet’s Trinette Singleton, and Colorado Ballet’s Inessa Plekhanova. Brittany also has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Kutztown University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, currently practicing as a mental health therapist. She and her husband Tyler are newly parents to their future dancer, Emma

Ms. Brooke - Faculty

is new to our staff. Ms. Brooke is coming in as our new children's instructor. Brooke received her Criminal justice degree in 2015 from Cedar Crest College. Ms. Brooke was an instructor at the Indian Valley boys and girls club until leaving to pursue some time with her family. Ms. Brooke danced for her entire life, studying ballet, pointe, modern, lyrical, and jazz. Brooke was a dancer and a lead in the ballet company New Horizons Dance Alliance. Brooke has danced in several ballets including Dracula, Swan Lake, and other productions. Brooke was a member of the Music & Motion modern youth dance company for 2 years. Ms. Brooke was also a competitive dancer for several years until her graduation from high school.

Lindsey Haines - tumble instructor

I'm excited to join the Studios on Main coaching team! Gymnastics and cheerleading have had a special place in my heart for over 30 years. I was a competitive gymnast for 7 years before making the transition to competitive cheerleading. I've had many opportunities as an athlete to travel and perform; including the NFL ProBowl HalfTime Show in 2005. I coached recreational gymnastics for 3 years and have been spotting tumbling for 12 years. I was a head cheerleading coach for 11 years where I had the opportunity to travel with athletes to state and national championships. When I am not coaching I am a wife, mom of 2 little boys and a special education teacher.

Ms. Chelsea - tumble instructor

 I am so happy to announce I’ll be added to the coaching staff at Studios On Main!

I am 23 years old, newly married and have a puppy named Appa who’s like a four legged child to me.

I’ve enjoyed coaching at Stallone Gymnastics where I finished out my competitive career as a gymnast. I did gymnastics for 14 years, 9 of those were competitive and I have been tumbling since I was a toddler.

Gymnastics has been a huge part of my life for as long as I can remember, it drew me to study kinesiology and anatomy and I now have a career I love as a Licensed Massage Therapist. It brings me such joy helping my clients learn about their bodies and helping to relieve aches and pains. I love helping athletes experience more control of their body and achieve or improve on a tumble skill!

I can’t wait to get to know you and share an exciting year of improvement and growth!

Brittany - Office Manager

I am pleased to announce my daughter-in-law has come into the business as the new Office Manager starting June 2021. Brittany has business experience working for several local companies in account receivable, account payable, credit dept. and more. Brittany's experience will help with a clean transition and she will be implementing some changes to help our families at Studios on Main.  If you have any questions about billing, payments, donations, or more email Brittany at studiospayments@gmail.com

 

TEACHER-IN-TRAINING- Elsie

Every year we choose a student who wishes to train in dance education and/or education. They train under the director and acts as an assistant many hours a week to learn to execute a dance class. This training includes involvement in syllabus, costumes, music, and routines. This student will also be a substitute for staff when needed and has the ability to run classes independently without a teacher in the class. This is a paid process and taken very seriously at our facility. WE are very happy to have our Dancer of The Year recipient chosen as the Teacher-in-training program this year. Elsie attends UPHS is a junior and a member of our Elite team "Pulse".

 

Ms. Jessica - Theater

Ms. Jessica is a familiar face here at the studio. Ms. Jessica has been working with children for over 15 years in various capacities. She has been a teacher, assistant director, and board member for a daycare and nursery school in the area as well as director of our summer camp here at the studio.  Ms. Jessica has a passion for the arts.  She loves to sing and has experience with performing.  She took several years of voice lessons, sang with a touring group, and is currently on the lead worship team for her church.  She has done some small local theater productions through school and church.  Jessica also has a great eye for art and brings ideas and creative ways to get kids involved in all aspects of set design, production, and performing.