Jessica Grafer

Director

 

Jessica majored in dance at The University of Hartford with “The Hartt School of Dance.” She has studied dance since the age of four and is experienced in Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Tap and Hip-Hop. She has taken classes all over Westchester and at Broadway Dance Center in Manhattan.

 

She performed in an off-Broadway musical and has danced for several Entertainment Companies. In 2004 she danced for the USBL’s Westchester Wildfire.

 

Jessica taught a dance program for young children with Cortlandt Recreation in the fall of 2004. She danced in the 2005 - 2006 Season as a NY Knicks City Dancer. She was recently a featured dancer in Danny Aiello's Music Videos, "Dance With Me" and "City of Lights".

 

Jessica has taken Master class and teacher training from Mia Michaels, Many Moore, Wade Robson, Brian Friedman, Laurie-Ann Gibson, Dan Karaty, Shane Sparks, Luam and Chio.  She has a love for choreographing and teaching dance and would like to pass on her knowledge and passion to young dancers. She loves sharing her passion for dance teaching at both locations and choreographing for the Company Dancers.

 

Kelly Kline

Instructor

 

Kelly, originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, is a New York City based dancer, teacher and choreographer. Her training began at Just Off Broadway Dance Studio where she studied many different styles and was a member of their national award winning competition team. She holds a BFA in Dance from Shenandoah University, where she was awarded the Terpsichore Award and the Elizabeth Weil Bergmann Choreography Award for her excellence in both performance and choreography. Kelly has performed works by artist including Mike Esperanza, Tiffanie Carson, Christopher K. Morgan and Stephanie Martinez, to name a few. She is also a Balanced Body certified Pilates instructor. Kelly continues to grow as an artist and teacher, sharing her passion and creativity any chance she gets.

 

Erin Finn

Instructor

 

Erin is from Louisville, Kentucky. She graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelors in Dance and received further training at Alvin Ailey Summer Program, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Visceral Dance Chicago, American College Dance Festival, and Elements Contemporary Ballet. She has performed both nationally and internationally in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and across Italy. She lives in New York City, and when she is not dancing or performing, she is working as a NASM certified personal trainer and stretch therapist.

 

Courtney Myers

Instructor

 

Courtney is from Houston, Texas. She graduated Cum Laude from Point Park University with a B.F.A. in Dance, where she had the opportunity to study and perform works by Doug Bentz, Garfield Lemonius, Ron Tassone, Kassandra Taylor and Marissa Balzer. Courtney was trained in the Royal Academy of Dance Syllabus through Advanced two , by Catriona Steel and also attended the Houston Ballet Academy. She has continued her studies at Peridance, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, River North Dance Chicago, Leon Dance NY and Movement Invention Project. Courtney is also a certified fitness instructor and dance teacher with Dance Masters of America. Some of Courtney's recent work includes performing for Royal Caribbean International Cruise Lines, Michael Susten Company, Moody Gardens and commercial for CITGO.

 

Liv Ice

Instructor

 

Liv Ice grew up training under Maryen Lorraine Miller and Abby Lee Miller at Reign Dance Productions. At four years old, she began competing and traveling the country with the Abby Lee Dance Company, eventually becoming a permanent faculty member and choreographer. Not only did she obtain her training from the ALDC, but also at competitions like Jump, Nuvo, 24Seven, Dance Masters of America, Hollywood Vibe, New York City Dance Alliance as well as many others. Through these competitions Liv has won many highest scoring solo, small groups and lines. She performed at the Disney World Theatre in Orlando’s theme park, was a dancer in the choreography showcase during the 2013 Jazz Dance World Congress (placing in the top five) and was hand picked by Broadway’s own Ben Vereen to be a featured dancer in his Broadway Theatre Project production, Journey to the Footlights. She is a recent graduate from James Madison University with her BA in Musical Theatre. While in school, she performed at many summer stock theaters including Jean’s Playhouse in New Hampshire and Madison New Works in Virginia. Liv has taught at many dance studios up and down the East Coast. Most recently she has gone back to her roots and has guest choreographed for the TV show Dance Moms.

 

Westchester: (914) 736-3100 Dutchess : (845) 765-2009
Jessica Grafer
Kelly Kline
Erin Finn
Courtney Myers
Liv Ice
Westchester: (914) 736-3100 Dutchess : (845) 765-2009
Jessica Grafer
Kelly Kline
Erin Finn
Courtney Myers
Liv Ice
Westchester: (914) 736-3100 Dutchess : (845) 765-2009
Jessica Grafer
Kelly Kline
Erin Finn
Courtney Myers
Liv Ice
Jessica Grafer
Kelly Kline
Erin Finn
Courtney Myers
Liv Ice