Instructors

  • Dorothy Zerio
    Dorothy Zerio

    DOROTHY ZERIO is director and owner of Dance Inc. She received her ballet training at the Memphis Ballet School in TN where the emphasis of teaching was on the Royal Academy of Dance Syllabus. While obtaining her Bachelors Degree in Professional Studies at Memphis State, she danced professionally with the Memphis Ballet. Her scholarships took her to Banff School of Fine Arts in Canada and to the Hartford Ballet School. Studies and performing eventually turned into an interest in teaching. She attended the RAD in London, England and the Hartford Ballet teaching program with focus on the Vaganova Syllabus. While owning Dance Inc for twenty eight years, she has established herself in NYC among great teachers such as Finis Jhung and invested in a pre-school dance program entitled "Leap n Learn." Dorothy Zerio is an ABT Affiliate Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 3 of the ABT National Training Curriculum and has successfully presented students for examinations.
  • Jamie Jackson
    Jamie Jackson

    Guest Teacher: Jamie Jackson is a New York native raised in Brooklyn. He is currently on the faculty at Broadway Dance Center in Manhattan. He has had the opportunity to work with artists such as Babyface, Stevie Wonder,Praz of the Fugees, Shirley Caesar and P.Diddy. He has been featured in videos including: "All Things"(Fab5) Chabine (Matt) and "99 Problems" (Jay Z)

 

  • Ellen Chyun
    Carolina Monnerat

    Carolina Monnerat is a native from Brazil. She is a graduate in Vaganova technique and has worked with Eugina Feodorova, as a soloist in ballets such as Swan Lake, La Bayadere, Paquita, Sleeping Beauty amongst others. Carolina has worked with renowned choreographers and ballet maitres including Kevin Iega Jeff, Gary Abbott, Dwight Rhoden, Milton Myer,Milton Myers, Vera Timachova, Alexander Gorbatsevich and Galina Shlyapina. She is presently a member of the Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company.


  • Rose Zerio
    Maria Chmiske

    Maria is a dancer and gymnast who holds a B.A. in Psychology, Masters in Reading Education and Conneticut Elementary Teaching Certificate. She is certified through USA Gymnastics and holds her CPR and First Aid Certifications. She was a competitive gymnast and was trained by 2004 Olympic coach Alan Hatch and 2004 two-time Olympic silver medalist Annia Hatch. Maria continues her dance education at the Broadway Dance Center in NYC where she is a member with the NY based dance coompany Jamie J and Co. She travels internationally to teach acro/tumbling and hip hop. She recently performed at Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall and in an ad for Rocawear clothing. She is on the teaching staff at Saccred Heart University to be an adjunct professor in their dance department.
  • Blaine Horton
    Corey Hutchins
    Corey is a former member of River Dance and has workshopped and studied with many great tap dancers including Dr. Jimmy Slyde, the late Gragory Hines, Savion Glover and Ernest "Brownie" Brow . He continued his theatre training at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. Credits include Mark Twain: The Musical, A Christmas Carol and apperarances at the Bushnell Memorial Theater, and Lincoln Center in New York. Recently Corey has been seen on stage at Radio City Music Hall in New Yrk and throughout Japan and Taiwan.
  • Joanna Numata

    Guest Teacher: Joanna has had the privilege of working with such artists as Beyonce, Kanye West, Rihanna, Fergie, Busta Rhymes, P.Diddy, Nelly, Pharrel, Black Eyed Peas, Dirty Money and Cassie. Her film credits include the feature films Step Up 3D, I am Legend, Friends With Benefits and The Smurfs Move. Some other credits are "The Victoria Secret Fashion Show, "Fashion Rocks, "MTV MMA's", SNL," "Law & Order", Dr. Scholls national commercial, and industrals for L'Oreal, Nexxus, Nike, Adidas, Sobe Lifewater, and Equinox

 

 

 

 


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