Artistic Director - Shelly Guyer McCaffrey
After taking time off to start and raise a family Shelly discovered the LOVE of teaching dance and has been teaching dance for the past 10 years. Shelly often takes advanced dance students to Regional and National competitions where they gain valuable experience. Shelly is also recognized and awarded for much of her choreography at regional and national levels. Shelly is a sought after choreographer for local dramatic productions in Churches and school plays. Shelly is privileged to work with and gain friendships of some nationally known choreographers, dancers and master teachers in the industry. Her greatest joy is children.She heads the nursery in her local church where the little ones refer to her as “Miss Shelly”. Shelly LOVES introducing DANCE to children (or anyone) with a desire to have fun and learn. Dance in all its forms is truly an art of putting beautiful motion to music, but to shelly… it is a joy and a LOVE.
Dance Instructor - Breanna McCaffrey
Breanna had been a student teacher for 2 years and after graduating decided to help with teaching. Breanna was a member of "EVOLVE the COMPANY". Evolve is Pittsburgh’s pre-professional dance company. Many distinguished dancers and teachers from the Pittsburgh area (and nationally) have mentored Breanna.
Dominic Sandoval (“D-trix” from Americas Best Dance Crew and from So You Think You Can Dance)
HIP HOP Instructor - Jerod Brandt
Jerod Brandt began his dancing career at age thirteen. He graduated Altoona Area High School in 2012. During his years there he choreographed the musicals All Shook Up and Back to the 80's . He earned 2 Isaac awards for Best Choreography/Best Featured Dancer. He also achieved the Performing Arts Scholarship.
After graduating In 2012 he moved to Reno, NV and was accepted into the assistant program at Dance City. He studied various genres of choreography along with teaching his own classes. He performed at multiple places in Reno, and then became part of the dance crew THE SINN3RS. He also studied dance in Charleston, SC at Peace, Love, Hip Hop. He has been to multiple Monsters of Hip Hop conventions in which he worked many famous choreographers. The choreographers include: Jabbawockeez, Jaquel Knight, Kevin Maher, Rhapsody James, Marty Kudelka, Luam, and many more.
Jerod has a true passion for dance & music, he loves to perform as well as teach!
Dance Instructor - Lizzie McCaffrey (Bio coming soon)
"Whosoever knoweth the power of the dance, dwelleth in God."
~ Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi ~
Miss Shelly & Mia Michaels