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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…

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

Passionate about connecting people, Leigh works across communications and performing arts management between the Midwest and NYC. Her background includes dance/theater performance and choreography, visual design, production, sculpture, and large-scale puppetry.

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Aliya Perry

Special Events Director and Development Coordinator

Aliya Perry received a Bachelor of Arts in Dance & Theater from Manhattanville College. Since she was young, Aliya has dedicated her life to entertaining and inspiring others through events and dance. Read more…

Phoebe DeVincenzi

Manager of Education, Inclusion and Equity

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…

Katie Skinner

Creative Movement

Katie Skinner is a Brooklyn-based performer and dance maker. She teaches Creative Ballet for ages 3-4 and 5-6 at Dancewave, where her classes are centered around firing up the imagination while learning fundamental movement and vocabulary. Read more…

Ra Ruíz Leon

Salsa

Ra Ruíz Leon is a poet and dancer from Ponce, Puerto Rico. Ra began her studies in dance with traditional Boricua roots music, Bomba y Plena. Ra served as Managing Director for the flamenco dance company Xianix Barrera Flamenco. Currently she is Latin Dance Teaching Artist Read more…