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Aliya Perry

Special Events Coordinator

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…

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…

Aria Roach

Modern ○ Youth Company Coach

Raised in Vermont, Aria Roach graduated summa cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University with her BFA in Dance and Choreography. As an undergraduate she spent a semester at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in Israel and received a 2015 Dean’s International Study Grant to travel to Vienna, Austria. Read more…

Kameica Reid

AfricanAfro-CaribbeanHip Hop

Kameica Reid, renowned Jamaican choreographer, dance performer and instructor, has worked with artists such as Rev Run from Run DMC, Patra, Tarrus Riley, Sizzla, Beenie Man, Wayne Wonder, Tami Chynn, Alaine, Cecile, Elephant Man, Baby Sham, Alicia Keyz, and more. Read more…

Kuni Quimby

Zumba

Kuni is a Certified Zumba Fitness instructor for five years. She has been studying various styles of dance and performed for more than 20 years. Since Kuni discovered Zumba Fitness, it has played a transformative role in her life. She instantly fell in love with Zumba Read more…

Autumn Oftedal

Barre Vida

Autumn Oftedal is from Yakima, WA and graduated cum laude with her BFA in Dance at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA. She is trained in ballet, modern, jazz, and tap, as well as creative movement and choreography. Graduating with several chronic injuries, Autumn turned to yoga Read more…