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FACULTY

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PROFESSIONALLY
TRAINED

BWR dancers receive the highest-quality training from instructors trained in a wide variety of styles.

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Executive Director

Katie joined BWR in 2018 as Executive Director. She is a graduate of The New England Culinary Institute in Burlington, VT and has 14 years...

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School Director

Danielle Perrotta began teaching at BWR in 2015, where she is now School Director. In 2006, Danielle graduated Magna...

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Ballet Mistress, Modern, Mommy/Daddy & Me

Originally from Ft. Thomas, Kentucky, Emily began her ballet training at the Otto M. Budig...

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Musical Theater, Hip Hop, Contemporary

Michael was born and raised in Youngstown, OH and began dancing at New Bethel...

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Piano Accompanist and Percussionist

Dylan Kollat holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Performance from Youngstown State...

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Children's Dance Program Coordinator

Miss Mandi Fetty is a 2013 graduate of Youngstown State University's Dance Management program. During her time at YSU...

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Jazz, Contemporary, Modern

Savannah graduated Magna Cum Laude from Youngstown State University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance...

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Yoga Instructor

Mandy completed her training at the internationally accredited Yogaworks Teacher Training Institute in Los Angeles, California...

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Beginning-Intermediate Ballet, Beginning Modern

Kaylin began her dance training at Allegheny Ballet Company in Altoona, PA under the...

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Tap

Taryn fell in love with the art of dance at the young age of 6. Starting out in a beginner ballet/tap class, her training quickly spread...

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Board of Trustees

Kimberly Barrett

PRESIDENT

Kim Riddle

VICE PRESIDENT

Tricia Perry

Valerie Dill

TREASURER

Leah Wilson

SECRETARY

Kevin Kralj

Bonnie Burdman

Nick Opretza

Kim Hvizdos 

Candice LaRocca

Patrick Lowry

Dorothy Macklin

Travis Pownell 

Kim Riddle 

Leah Wilson