Meet our amazing Platinum Acro & Dance staff:
Miss Bethani, Owner/Director~ Started dancing at the age of three. She received her training in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, modern, hip hop, contemporary and acro at dance studios in the South Jersey and Philadelphia areas. Bethani competed in numerous regional and national competitions, performed in yearly recitals, fundraisers and community service performances. She also had the opportunity to attend dance intensives and continues to take classes in New York City. Bethani began teaching various styles of dance in 2015 and has choreographed many award winning competition dances at the regional and national level. Bethani is a certified ADTA acro teacher. Her acro program includes learning flexibility, core strength and tumbling skills. Bethani’s program teaches dancers how to incorporate these skills into any style of dance for the beginner, intermediate and advanced level.
Miss Aliceea~ Certified makeup artist, Co-owner of Poised Perfection Studios, Pageant coach and consultant for natural, glitz and scholarship pageants. Miss Aliceea began her dance career at the age of three and is trained in ballet, lyrical. tap, jazz, and Polynesian.
Miss Emma~ Started her dancing career at Casa Dance Studio at 18 months old! Emma has trained in ballet, tap, lyrical, modern, jazz, hula, belly dancing, and acro. Emma has performed in yearly recitals, fundraisers, community service performances and competed in competitions at regional and national levels. Emma has choreographed many winning competition dances. Miss Emma loves sharing her gift of dance with the students of Casa Dance Studio.
Miss Erica~ Miss Erica began teaching at Kim's Dance Academy in 1998. She is trained in and has taught ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, musical theater, and pre school dance programs. Miss Erica created the hip hop program for Kims Dance Academy during her employment there. Erica has choreographed for different types of performances from vocal shows to theater productions. Erica joined the Casa family in 2011. She loves sharing her passion for dance and creativity with her students.
Miss Jenn~ Miss Jenn has grown up dancing at Casa Dance Studio and was trained in a variety of styles and spent 10 years with Holy Angels Performing Arts program. In 2013 Miss Jenn joined the teaching staff as lead teacher in Musical Theater. She has choreographed award winning competition performances at the regional and national level. She loves sharing her love of theater with Casa students.
Miss Kim~Started dancing at Casa Dance Studio at just 14 months old and has been trained in many various styles of dance. She grew up performing in many recitals, competitions, fundraisers and community shows. Miss Kim has spent 10 years with Holy Angels Performing Arts program working behind the scenes creating costumes and props and creating opportunities for the children to perform nationally which they have won many local and national awards. Miss Kim is the Co lead teacher for Casa Dance Studio's musical theater program. She also teaches ballet, tap and jazz as well as our Baby Stars level. Miss Kim loves teaching the "little ones" or beginner level dances in class because she loves to see their love for dance grow in the same studio hers did. She has choreographed award winning competition performances at the regional and national level as well as creating award winning costumes and props. She enjoys sharing her love of dance and theater with all of her Casa Dance students.
Mr. Sasha~Mr. Sasha is a dance teacher/choreographer in the south Jersey area as well as a freelance choreographer for music videos, tv and more.Over his dance career he has attended summer intensives in ballet at Pennsylvania Ballet, The Princeton Ballet School and the Philadelphia Ballet School. Always looking to round out his expertise, he has had the pleasure of attending many workshops and worked with many well known dancers/choreographers. Some of these include (Mia Michales, Lacey Schwimmer, Brian Freedman, Kevin Frey, Bill Hotling, Josh Bergasse, Kameron Bink, Todd Shanks) In addition to training He also participates in live events as a feature dancer. He has studied many styles of dance over the years and continues to share his creativity and choreography with the students at Casa Dance Studio.
Miss Kyleigh~ Miss Kyleigh has been dancing at Casa Dance Studio since 2011. She has trained in ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary, hula, acro, and musical theater. Kyleigh has performed in annual recitals, fundraisers, and community service performances as well as competed at the regional, national and world level! She enjoys sharing her love of dance with each and every student that walks through her classroom doors. Kyleigh loves teaching students of all levels and watching them grow into excellent performers and dancers.