Laura Mercer

School at Dancewave ○ Creative Movement

Laura Mercer is a dance educator specializing in early childhood dance education. She also works full time at Dancewave as the D-Wave in Motion Manager. While completing a BA (Hons) Dance and Culture at the University of Surrey, Read more…

Debbie Mausner

School at Dancewave ○ Modern
Youth Company Program ○ Choreographer

Debbie Mausner graduated magna cum laude from Barnard College. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, she began her formal dance training at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School and The Ailey School. As part of Barnard/Columbia Dances she performed in works by Pam Tanowitz,
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Bethany Logan

Youth Company Program ○ Coach

Bethany Logan is a dancer, choreographer, and teaching artist. She graduated from Ohio University with a BFA in Dance & Choreography, a Minor in Psychology, and is a 200-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher and a Certified Personal Trainer. Read more…

Jessica Harris

School at Dancewave ○ Modern

Jessica Harris is a dancer, educator, and Movement Pattern Analyst based in Brooklyn, New York. As a dancer, Jessica is a founding member of Shen Wei Dance Arts and has danced with the company for more than ten years. Performances with the company include the Lincoln Center Festival, Read more…

Stacie Sherer

Stacie Sherer is Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications for WW International, Inc. (formerly Weight Watchers.) In this role, she leverages communications to help the company to fulfill its purpose to inspire healthy habits for real life – for people, families, communities, the world – for everyone. Read more…

Erica Cianciulli

School at Dancewave ○ Ballet & Jazz

Erica is a graduate of Point Park University with a Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre. She has traveled the US and parts of Canada with the National Tour of Pippin (Fastrada) in 2016-2017 and the tour of Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage (Marjorie Houseman) Read more…

Emily Chin

School at Dancewave ○ Ballet

Emily recently graduated from Connecticut College with a BA in Dance and Human Development. At Connecticut College, Emily has had the privilege to perform works by Heidi Henderson, David Dorfman, Lisa Race, Megan Williams, Ronald K. Brown, Ohad Naharin, and Kate Weare. Read more…

Olivia Cancelli

School at Dancewave ○ Modern
Youth Company Program ○ Coach

Olivia Cancelli is a New York City-based performer, teacher, and choreographer. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Olivia started her dance education at an early age before continuing on to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Ohio University. While at OU, she performed Read more…

Mary Simone Burns

Adult Classes ○ Ballet

An instructor of movement for over thirty years in colleges & professional dance studios in NYC, Texas and Chicago, including DNA, Ballet Chicago, Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, and Lou Conte/Hubbard Street Dance, Mary now works regularly with NYC’s wellness and dance community regularly in injury Read more…

LaToya Brooks

D-Wave in Motion ○ Hip Hop
LaToya has been dancing for over 20 years. Originally from Utica, NY, she is trained in various dance techniques and grew up as a competitive dancer. She is a graduate from Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Dance and Theatre. Read more…