staff

Meet Our Team

Melanie Zrihen
Co-Founder & Business Director

Hanne Larsen
Co-Founder & Artistic Director

Addie Taron
Teacher - Jazz & Lyrical

Al Blackstone
Teacher - Jazz & Theater

Alyssa Myers
Teacher - Ballet & Lyrical

Ashley Rich
Guest Choreographer & Teacher

Aurora Vaughan
Teacher - Ballet, Lyrical & Jazz

Betty Weinberger
Guest Choreographer & Teacher

Billy Griffin
Teacher - Jazz

Cassy Surianello
Teacher - Lyrical, Jazz & Theater Dance

Chloe Lafleur
Teacher - Jazz

Christina Kotsopoulos
Teacher - Jazz & Theater Dance

Courtney Crain
Teacher - Ballet

Elise Monson
Teacher - Lyrical, Jazz & Ballet

Hamly Tavarez
Teacher - Hip Hop

Hannah Jew
Teacher - Ballet

Hannah Tanner
Teacher - Jazz, Lyrical & Ballet

India Dobbie
Teacher - Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz

Jake Tribus
Guest Choreographer & Teacher

James Washington
Guest Choreographer & Teacher

Jessica Flynn
Head of Ballet

Kaitlynn Edgar
Guest Choreographer & Teacher

Katie Drablos
Teacher - Theater Dance, Lyrical & Jazz

Kid Glyde
Teacher - Breaking

Kristi Smith
Teacher - Ballet, Lyrical & Theater Dance

Leah Faircloth
Teacher - Hip Hop

Lizzy Tierney
Teacher - Jazz, Lyrical & Theater Dance

Lucy Vallely
Teacher - Contemporary

Luke Romanzi
Guest Choreographer & Teacher

Maddie Murphy
Teacher - Tap

Maria Collins
Teacher - Ballet & Jazz

Meghann Potter
Teacher - Jazz & Lyrical

Rachel Kampuries
Teacher - Jazz, Lyrical, Kindi & TutuTots

Rae-Ann Thomas
Teacher - Lyrical/Contemporary

DDF staff

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