Alli Gallant  began Irish Step dancing at the age of four years old. She continued training in Irish dance throughout her childhood while adding other genres to her repertoire, including jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop, contemporary, and musical theater. She trained with the Duffin-Murphy School of Irish Dance and North Shore Dance Academy in Massachusetts, where she competed on a regional and national level and has also taught various styles of dance. In addition, Alli has been teaching at American Dance Training Camp in Vermont for the past five summers. While attending Stony Brook University in Long Island, Alli was Captain of her hip hop team Deja Vu Dance. Alli is currently studying at Broadway Dance Center where she is a part of their prestigious Professional Semester Program.

Alli Gallant

Lead Instructor/Choreographer

​Hip Hop, Jazz & Lyrical 

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Dawn Kranz  has her Bachelor's in Fine Arts from Montclair State University where she has set multiple pieces of Modern Choreography. She has studied under numerous Dance Masters with various professional Modern and Ballet Companies. She has been teaching for more than 20 years and has won uncountable accolades for choreography for her unique style of Modern dance as well as her Classical Ballet pieces. She also has experience in Judging for dance competitions. Her passion for dance is seen through the success of her many students to go on to professional dance careers. Her most recent success is her partnership/Artist Director of New Jersey Dance Academy.

Dawn Kranz

Artistic Director/Choreographer

Ballet, Pointe & Modern

Quran Starling

​Tap