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Hope DiPietro

Artistic Director

Owner

Performing Arts Educator, 

Competition & Dance Team Choreographer and Coach

Award Winning Coach & Choreographer

Member of: Professional Dance Teachers Association of America

Board of Directors, Director and Choreographer: Newington Children’s Theater Company (NCTC)

Graduate of: Central Connecticut State University

Alumna: Caroline’s Dance Center, LLC: Dance Legacy

Choreographer: The Nutcracker

Nicole Ciriello

Associate Director

Performing Arts Educator,

Competition & Dance Team Choreographer and Coach

Graduate of The Hartford Conservatory, 2001

Director: Visual Rhythm Dance Company

Alumna: Caroline’s Dance Center, LLC: Dance Legacy

Alvin Ailey Dance Co.-NYC, Synergy Dance Company

Fred Astaire Dance Studio & Broadway Dance Center

Co-Choreographer: The Nutcracker. Dance Team Choreographer & Coach, 2014 Disney Team Choreographer & Coach, Acro Coach

Platinum Award Winning Coach & Choreographer, Grand Supreme Champion

Gina Scacca

Performing Arts Educator,

Competition & Dance Team Choreographer and Coach

Alumna: Caroline’s Dance Center, LLC: Dance Legacy, Visual Rhythm Dance Company.

Competition: Dance Team Choreographer & Coach, Gym Team Coach. Berlin Cheerleading Coach. Co-choreographer: The Nutcracker.

Choreographer: NCTC. Lead Roles In: The Wizard of Oz, Cinderella.

Platinum Award Winning Coach & Choreographer, Grand Supreme Champion 

Kristen Holmes

Performing Arts Educator, Competition Choreographer & Coach

 

Graduate of St. Joseph’s College, West Hartford

Alumna: Caroline’s Dance Center, LLC: Dance Legacy. Visual Rhythm Dance Company

Co-Choreographer: The Nutcracker 

Assistant to Jacques D’Amboise Summer Dance Series at St. Joseph’s College (5 years).

Platinum Award Winning Coach & Choreographer.

Julianne Balavender

Performing Arts Educator,

Competition & Dance Team Choreographer and Coach

 

Graduate of  Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT.

Member of: CCSU award winning Dance Team.

Platinum Award Winning Coach & Choreographer,

National Title Winner & Dance Champion

Gracie Schilling

Performing Arts Educator, Competition Choreographer & Coach

Alumna: Caroline’s Dance Center, LLC: Dance Legacy

Platinum Award Winning Coach & Choreographer

National Title Winner & Dance Champion

Linnea Tucker

Performing Arts Educator

Alumna: Caroline’s Dance Center, LLC: Dance Legacy

Cassandra Paez

Performing Arts Educator

Alumna: Caroline’s Dance Center, LLC: Dance Legacy

Samantha DeFrancesco

Performing Arts Educator, Gymnastics Coach

Alumna: Caroline’s Dance Center, LLC: Dance Legacy

Caroline Van Austin

Founder

Miss Caroline is a Member of:

Dance Masters of America, Connecticut Chapter 18 

Dance Masters of America, Certified Test to Teach 

Dance Teachers’ Club of Connecticut 

Dance Educators of America

National Association for Dance and Affiliated Arts

Berlin Jr. Woman’s Club

Greater New Britain Arts Alliance

Theatre Guild of Berlin, Inc

 

Artistic Director

The Nutcracker

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