About the Director - Miss Brigitte
Brigitte has been dancing since age 2. She has travelled throughout the country studying extensively all types of dance, including ballet, jazz, tap, musical theatre and hip hop with Masters in NYC, Boston, and Chicago. She trained locally at Walnut Hill School of the Arts and earned a BA in Education at Salem State College. She has worked as a radio and DJ dancer for WJMN, WODS, and WKIX. A former school teacher, Brigitte has owned and operated Dance With Brigitte for over 10 years.
Brigitte and her staff look forward
to sharing their love of Dance with you and your children!
Miss Cassandra – Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop
Cassandra has been studying dance for sixteen years concentrating in ballet, jazz, and modern. She recently earned her BA in Visual Arts from Pine Manor College. She has trained at the Northeast School of Ballet, Jeannette Neil Dance Studio, Pine Manor College and the Lisa Liston School of Dance. Cassandra feels it is important for students to improvise and create their own dances as well as learn some of the classic ballets and famous choreography. Her passion is most rewarded when she teaches young students and sees the joy that comes from within them.
Miss Andrea – Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop
Andrea started dancing at age 3. She took classes and began her teaching career at Broadway Studio of Performing Arts in Chelsea where she trained in Ballet, Tap, Lyrical, Jazz and Pointe. Through the Dance Teacher’s Club of Boston’s Dance Teachers Training program she received her dance teacher’s certificate in 1999 and has taught and choreographed for St. Michael’s Country Day Summer Theatre Program, the Newport Academy of Ballet, Roger Williams University Theatre and Stage Company. She earned a BA in Theatre from RWU and is currently working on her MAT/MA in English at Salem State College. font>
Miss Julie – Irish Step
Julie attends Baystate College where she is majoring in Fashion Merchandising. She has been Irish Step dancing for 16 years and has assisted her teachers teach young children from ages four to fifteen. She has been all around the U.S competing and even Ireland. She loves to dance and teach children this special talent. “I would just love to share my talent with children and maybe they will have as much love, fun, and passion I have for Irish Step Dancing.”
Miss Abby – Studio Assistant
Miss Abby is the newest member to the Dance With Brigitte staff and we don’t know what we did without her! She’s a local high school junior at the Charter School where she spends her afternoons as a cheerleader. Abby loves to dance and loves to assist classes here at the studio. Her favorite style of dance is jazz and also loves ballet, modern and hip hop.