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Janelle Barclay

Office Assistant

Janelle is a native Brooklynite (born and raised with a sprinkle of Queens). Janelle started dancing at 3 years old, in Queens NY. She met Diane Jacobowitz as a junior at Benjamin N Cardozo High School, Read more…

Morgan Jacoby

Production & Company Manager

Originally from Pennsylvania, Morgan started studying dance at a young age and quickly discovered it was more than a hobby, but a passion. She continued to explore her interest in college Read more…

Yama Oge

Development Associate

Yama Oge holds a BA in Arts Management from the State University of New York at Purchase College. Yama has had arts administration internships at Cherry Lane Theatre and Westchester Philharmonic. Read more…

Casey Venturelli

Schools & Community Programs Coordinator

Casey graduated with honors from Pitzer College with a degree in Dance and Sociology. She has a long history in dance and art education, beginning with her first ballet class at age three.  Read more…

Kalinda Santor

Operations Manager

Kalinda is a professional arts manager and dance artist living in Brooklyn, New York. Born and raised in Nothern Vermont, Kalinda started studying dance at the age of seven. Read more…

Leigh Lotocki

Director of Marketing & Communications

Beginning her career in Columbus, Ohio (BFA Dance and BA English, Ohio State University), Leigh’s background includes dance/theater performance and choreography, visual design, production,  Read more…

Aliya Perry

Special Events Producer

Aliya Perry received a Bachelor of Arts in Dance & Theater from Manhattanville College. Her background includes working as a dance teacher for over 20 years, a professional dancer with BLOC Talent LA Read more…

Phoebe DeVincenzi

School Manager

Phoebe is a New York City native and has been dancing since the age of 4. For the past five years Phoebe has been working in art education as both an educator and administrator. She has worked in the public schools as a teaching artist, Read more…

Marion Spencer

Modern ○ Adult Modern Company Coach

Marion is a New York-based dance artist, dance maker, and dance educator. She teaches Beginning Modern, Intermediate Modern, and directs the Adult Modern Company at Dancewave.
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Kenny Smith

Hip Hop ○ Street Jazz ○ Femme Hop

Kenny Smith, also known as KennyD, is a Pittsburgh native with a strong infatuation for the arts. Growing up, he has always been fascinated with dance and knew that a career in this field would be his number one pursuit. Read more…