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Real World Dance Experience

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Teachers for Many Different Styles of Dance

Mary Beth Clark

Marybeth Clark

Owner & Director

Mary Beth Clark traveled from Reading, Pennsylvania to New Jersey making many stops along the way.

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Mary Beth Clark traveled from Reading, Pennsylvania to New Jersey making many stops along the way. After spending time teaching, she decided 19 years ago to live her dream and became the owner and director of Dance Dynamics. She clearly sees how God’s hand has faithfully guided her to use the gifts He bestowed in her for His glory and now for her JOY! Along the way, she founded On Holy Ground Dance Ministry.

Both the studio and ministry have flowed well together in sweet harmony. Her number one desire is to treat others with love and kindness; as well as to impart the love of dance. As a result, she hopes to help students bring joy to themselves and others. What makes her most happy is her family, her husband Randy, son Kyle, and daughter Madison.

Sheena Hand

Sheena Hand

Instructor

Sheena began her career as a dance instructor 20 years ago at Dance Dynamics where she was a student.

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Sheena began her career as a dance instructor over 20 years ago at Dance Dynamics where she was a student. She has won numerous awards including entertainment awards, first overall placements and choreography awards. She has choreographed for local, state and Miss America pageants. Although Sheena loves all styles of dance, her passion lies in musical theatre and Jazz. She is a devoted wife and the proud mother of 5 children; Wyatt, Reese, Aspen, Savannah and Sawyer. Teaching at Dance Dynamics is such a special treasure that she cherishes dearly! Sheena is one of the longest standing teacher at Dance Dynamics, She cares deeply for each dancer beyond the steps! She is like a mom to the dancers. She also oversees the dance “company” as an administrator. 

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Madison Boonstra

Instructor

(Maddy) began her dance training as early as two. Literally born into the studio LIFE the same year Dance Dynamics was born.

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(Maddy) began her dance training as early as two. Literally born into the studio LIFE the same year Dance Dynamics was born. Madison  is currently on faculty at Dance Dynamics, where she teaches Company, Jazz and Contemporary classes.

As a competitive dancer and one who loves learning and travel, she has a plethora of experience to inspire in the classroom. After living in Australia for two years with YWAM (Youth With A Mission) and traveling internationally, she has a wealth of experience to offer the dancers. Choreography is her joy and gift!  She continues to be recognized at events for her choreography. Enjoying continuing education through Progressive Contemporary Techniques. Madison brings authenticity to the dancers and keeps on the cutting edge. Madison is loving married life and has starting a familywith Bryron James!

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Sam Chisolm

Sam (aka INFerno) is a Chicago-born, Hip Hop/Urban Dance choreographer who currently resides in Southern New Jersey.

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Sam (aka INFerno) is a Chicago-born, Hip Hop/Urban Dance choreographer who currently resides in Southern New Jersey. He is the founder & creator of the L3GACY Urban Dance Movement. This semi pro-athlete turned entertainer got his start dancing professionally at Mixx nightclub as a part of the Borgata nightlife initiative. This artistic experiment in performance quickly blossomed into a career complete with on & off Broadway appearances, sports halftime shows, television & film credits (You Got Served, Step Up Too) Tours (Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas, Missy Elliot, Gwen Stefani, Tyrese Gibson, Wyclef Jean) as a dancer. He’s currently a full-time Choreographer & Dance educator for performing arts academies’ & various entertainment companies along the east coast.

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Shayla Taylor

(Baton Rouge, LA) has trained in various  genres of dance within the concert and commercial platforms.

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(Baton Rouge, LA) has trained in various  genres of dance within the concert and commercial platforms. She obtained her BFA in dance at the UNC Greensboro in May 2020. She was selected to perform in a reconstruction of a Bill T. Jones work under the direction of Janet Lilly and Duane Cyrus in Fall 2018, performed with the Clarice Young Project in Spring of 2019, and Helen Semoneu Dance for the 30th Anniversary of the NC Dance Project in 2021. Her choreography has been seen on many stages as well as music videos in the past few years and soon on the screen. Dance Dynamics is thrilled to have Shayla join our family. She is a great delight and highly gifted.

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Amy Tamara Bischof

Amy is motivated to inspire a heart for the arts! As one who was born into the mission field has found herself in missions daily in everyday life.

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Amy is motivated to inspire a heart for the arts! As one who was born into the mission field has found herself in missions daily in everyday life.  Amy is great at creating a space where one can express freely. Amy mentors one on one with students as a life coach. She is hired as a bridge between Ywam and Dance Dynamics to intern students locally and internationally.  Her specialties include Worship, Hip Hop and Improvisation and training in the Young Movers program as an instructor. Amy is also an instructor with Innovate Learning Center housed in Dance Dynamics. She brings a contagious joy in all she does!

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Aiala Oliveria

Aiala is originally from Brazil where she received her ballet diploma at Escola de Dança Maria Olenewa.

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Aiala is originally from Brazil where she received her ballet diploma at Escola de Dança Maria Olenewa. She received education in classical ballet, contemporary, character dance, dance history and ballet terminology. After graduation, she initiated her career dancing at Cia Jovem de Ballet do Rio de Janeiro, followed by Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro and Cia de Dança Campos dos Goytacazes. In 2016 she moved to United States to perform with Atlantic City Ballet where she’s been working ever since. She is also a certified Personal Trainer and Behavior Change Specialist through NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine).
She has worked with students of all ages while teaching, and also on summer intensives where she was a resident advisor for Orlando Ballet and Nashville Ballet. Her most current teaching experience was at ACBT Performing Arts Academy in Atlantic City where I had students from 4 to 15 years old. Dance Dynamics adores Aiala and happy to have her on the team.

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Deivin Velasquez

Deivin  is a self-taught Hip-Hop Dancer. He decided to pursue an education in Dance at Stockton University.

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Deivin is a self-taught Hip-Hop Dancer. He decided to pursue an education in Dance at Stockton University. He has worked with the Roger Lee Dance Company, based in Philadelphia and with the Tiffany Mills Dance Company based in New York. Deivin has a love for the freedom Hip-Hop brings to the body. He is eager to share his view of Hip-Hop with all the students he comes across.

Dance Dynamics is excited to have Deivin with us. He is a great teacher who is animated and patient. Definitely bring a love and joy to the kids and the classroom.

Mary Beth Clark

Emily Perkins

Emily has been dancing since she was 11 years old and competed throughout her high school years.

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Emily has been dancing since she was 11 years old and competed throughout her high school years. Most recently Emily studied dance at Stockton University and now has her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Health and Wellness through Thomas Edison University. Emily currently teaches dance at Sojourn’s Theater Art’s Academy and has been teaching their for 4 wonderful years.

Emily is excited to now be apart of the DD family!! She wants to help her students find their artistry and joy in movement as well as their technique. Emily’s biggest desire is using her gift of dance for God’s glory and imparting that to her students. Emily is a wonderful teacher, so caring and supportive to staff and students. We are so happy and blessed to have Emily on staff.

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Karissa Griffith

Karissa has joined the Dance Dynamics family as a ballet teacher, bringing over 15 years experience performing and teaching ballet at schools throughout the U.S.

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Karissa has joined the Dance Dynamics family as a ballet teacher, bringing over 15 years experience performing and teaching ballet at schools throughout the U.S., including performing with the traveling dance troupe of Impact Productions and their production of The Masterpiece: A Toymaker’s Dream where she met my husband Sean Griffith, who also has a heart for the arts. Together we have collaborated on various productions to reach our local community through the arts. Her dance training includes training with San Francisco Ballet School, Friends University (home of the Wichita Ballet Theater), and many master teachers throughout the United States. Her experiences have included traveling across the United States with performances in almost all 50 states and China. She has been teaching ballet for years at various studios in Maryland and New Jersey and has taught all ages/ levels with a desire to see technique, body placement, and a strong foundation built for each dancer that will benefit them in their dance journey to come.

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Brooke Powell

My name is Brooke Powell, here at dance dynamics I specialize in the acro tumbling program as well as jazz and contortion.

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My name is Brooke Powell, here at dance dynamics I specialize in the acro tumbling program as well as jazz and contortion. I myself was a part of dance dynamics as a young girl where I fell in love with both acro and jazz. Acro became a great passion for me at such a young age and I am so grateful for the opportunity to continue not only tumbling myself but now teaching it to children of all ages. This year I have earned my early childhood development certification as well as my certification through the acrobatic arts program for tumbling and I look forward to continuing my education in the years to come. I truly believe if you put your heart and soul into what it is you do you can accomplish anything. Hard work and dedication is key in the acro world and if you set your mind to it, anything is possible.

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Rachel Raffaele

Rachel has been apart of Dance Dynamics since a little girl! Rachel has always had a  passion for children and for bringing out the best in each.

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Rachel has been apart of Dance Dynamics since a little girl! Rachel has always had a  passion for children and for bringing out the best in each. 

Rachel graduated with a Child Psychology degree with a specialization in Applied  Behavior Analysis from Rowan University. Rachel also loves serving in many ministries  within her church, from children, teens, & women’s ministry. 

Rachel brings life in both areas of children learning and social media marketing. We are  excited to have Rachel working in the Young Movers department. On a personal note,  Rachel married her childhood sweet heart and is loving raising two daughters

Mary Beth Clark

Tami Scull - Office Manager

Dance Dynamics Office Manager. Tami is the one who meets and greets new families.
You will find her with a warm welcoming hello and smile.

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Dance Dynamics Office Manager. Tami is the one who meets and greets new families. You will find her with a warm welcoming hello and smile. The office is as soon as you enter the building on your left. Tami helps to guide families with dance or arco class options as well as all financial information needed for tuition as well as costume knowledge. Tami is happy to give families an orientation of the building. As a new student, she will introduce the students to the teachers. Tami will go out of her way to make sure you feel welcomed and feel home. Please never hesitate to call 609.390.9522 for any question or concern.

Guest Faculty

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Theresa Stone

Theresa has trained and assisted under some of the biggest names in dance including Brian Friedman, Laurieann Gibson, and more!

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Theresa has been working in the industry for over 10 years. She has trained and assisted under some of the biggest names in dance including Brian Friedman, Laurieann Gibson, Tyce Diorio, Dave Scott, Cris Judd, Tricia Miranda and more!
Her dance credits include Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Ciara, Gwen Stefani, Fifth Harmony, Toni Braxton, Keke Palmer, Silento, Earth, Wind & Fire, and many others. She has also danced for brands, shows & films including Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Beach Body, Lionsgate Films, America’s Got Talent, Delta Airlines, Google, Nintendo and Good Morning America.
As for her choreography credits, she has choreographed four of Todrick Hall’s World Tours, as well as his hit video “Nails Hair Hips Heels”. Other artists include, Gwen Stefani, Lance Bass, Adam Lambert, Omi, A Great Big World, and Netta. She has also choreographed for VOGUE, Six Flags Great Adventure, Jalesh Cruiselines, Nike, New York Fashion Week, So You Think You Can Dance, and FX’s hit show “POSE”. Theresa also teaches at world renown studios including Broadway Dance Center & BrickhouseNYC, and is the creative director of her company AbstraKT BEINGS.
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Joe Rivera

Joseph a native of the island of Puerto Rico. He came to America at the age of 14, where he found his love of dance in High School.

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Joseph a native of the island of Puerto Rico. He came to America at the age of 14, where he found his love of dance in High School. Joe attended Dance Dynamics from the age of 14-18. After high school Joe attended The University Of The Arts in Philadelphia PA where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Dance Performance in 2006. He relocated to Las Vegas in 2007 to join the cast of Dan Arden’s Jubilee. Since, he has also been a part of the cast of Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity, as well as LeReve/The Dream at the Wynn Resort and Casino. The Lion King on Broadway and National Tour on Your Feet! Also originated Step one Dance Co. exclusively for Holland America Cruise Lines. Television: Kenney Honors, The Talk, Latin Grammy;s, Dancing with the STars, Daytime Emmy’s. Kristine W Music Video. 

Julia Giordano

Julia Giordano

Julia’s dance training began at an early age in southern New Jersey, and eventually led her to New York City.

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Julia’s dance training began at an early age in southern New Jersey, and eventually led her to New York City, where she interned and worked at the Broadway Dance Center while pursuing a career in the commercial dance industry, where she had the opportunity to perform with, NeYo, Xbox Live events, Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders + more! 

     Since 2015 Julia has served as the Program Manager and Tour Director for several dance conventions and competitions including The Pulse on Tour,  The Dance Xperience (TDX) dance convention, KAR events, and Refresh Dance Convention, along with judging for numerous dance competitions. 

     In addition to her involvement with the commercial and convention markets, Julia has served as a dance educator and choreographer over the last decade. Currently teaching at multiple studios along the East coast, her passion is to teach, and share her knowledge and experiences to eager students, with the hope of helping any and every dancer improve.

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Karli Scott

Karli hails from Ocean City, NJ where she explored the love of dance throughout her childhood.

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Karli hails from Ocean City, NJ where she explored the love of dance throughout her childhood. Her exploration led her to the Children and Teen Program at Broadway Dance Center in NYC where she chose to actively pursue dance as a passion. In 2016, she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase. While at Purchase she was awarded the opportunity to study abroad in Singapore at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. During her time at Purchase, she had the honor of performing works by Bill T. Jones, Merce Cunningham, Rosalind Newman, Kevin Wynn and Kyle Abraham among many others. Karli has since been working as a freelance artist, teacher, and choreographer throughout NYC and the surrounding areas. Karli currently resides in Brooklyn, New York and is currently a company member with Dance Key West.

Maggie Lassor

Maggie Lassor

Maggie born and raised in New Jersey, and currently resides in Charleston, SC with her husband and three kids.

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Maggie born and raised in New Jersey, and currently resides in Charleston, SC with her husband and three kids. Maggie has had the great pleasure of being on staff at Dance Dynamics as it was the place that first ignited her joy for dance. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Towson University. She has performed professionally with CityDance Ensemble, VTDance Company, The Dream Project, and the Life Rhythm Movement Project. Maggie was also the Program Manager for CityDance Ensemble Inc Community Programs, which serves D.C. youth with afterschool social and enrichment programming. Maggie has also trained under American Ballet Theatre, and hold a certification for training curriculum. She is happy combining all her experiences to pay it forward to all her young talented students at Dance Dynamics. 

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Rachel Reese

Rachel has been dancing, competing and choreographing for over twenty-years.

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Rachel has been dancing, competing and choreographing for over twenty-years. Rachel was on the Saint Joseph’s University Dance Team, where she earned three national championships in her time competing at UDA College Nationals. She now spends her time coaching the SJU Dance team, and choreographing for local professional dance teams in the New Jersey and Philadelphia area, such as the 76’ers and the Philadelphia Wings. Rachel also choreographs for competitive UDA and NDA high school teams around the country, and also travels with Beyond The Stars as one of their Convention Teachers! We love having Rachel join us at Dance Dynamics.

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