Nicole is a well known dancer and choreographer residing in Warwick, Rhode Island. Nicole has extensive knowledge in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, and lyrical dance. Her training includes Kelly Cannone, Gerianne Genga, Dante Sciarra, Myles Marsden, and Michael Taylor. Throughout her career, she has performed across the country in various shows and competitions. Some dance titles won include Starquest, American Dance Awards, Dance Alliance, and Tremaine dancer of the year. Over the years she has performed for the Helping Hands Foundation, Dancers Responding to Aids, Miss Rhode Island Pageant, and United We Dance in association with the Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre. She was a choreographer/teacher for All Star Dance Academy (Portsmouth, RI), Extensions School of Dance (Bristol, RI), Jean Deluca Dance Studio (Johnston, RI), Paula Coffee Dance Center (MA), Falmouth Dance Academy (Falmouth, MA), and Greta Lemming Dance Studio (Ottowa, CA)
More recently, she has graduated from Salve Regina University receiving her bachelors degree in marketing in May 2007. While at Salve she earned the position as senior captain of the dance team.
JAMIE GIUSTI (Instructor/Office Manager)
Jamie has been dancing for over 25 years and has been teaching for 10 years. She grew up studying various styles of dance including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical and Acro. She spent many years competing at various regional and national competitions. After graduating Cranston High School West she continued dancing for the UFL team, Hartford Colonials. In 2016 Jamie graduated from Johnson & Wales University receiving her Bachelors degree in Business Management. She enjoys sharing her passion and love for dance while creating a positive and fun environment for her students. Outside of dance, Jamie is the proud mom to Jaxon (3) and Vaeda (1).
TERESA PEARSON (Ballet & Jazz
Teresa studied ballet at the Syracuse Ballet Theater from age 6 to 18. She received a bachelors degree in dance from Skidmore college in Saratoga springs, NY. She received her Masters in Science in Dance Therapy from Hunter College, NY, NY. She is also a dance therapist, focusing on working with the elderly. She has taught ballet and jazz at various studios including Modern Jazz and Dance Co., Providence, AMJ Dance Studio, Attleboro, MA, JPSD Dance Studio, Charlestown, RI, and The Talent Factory, N Kingstown, RI.
TALIA LAURITO (Contemporary & Jazz)