Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Monday

  • MINI TEAM MUSICAL THEATREMINI TEAM MUSICAL THEATRE with To be announcedTo be announced 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm
  • BALLET (8-11)BALLET (8-11) with TARA ECCLES-FRYEI am a Dance Masters of America Teachers’ Training School Certified, Level 2 with an extensive background in both dance and musical theatre. My credits include extensive study at Camp Broadway, the Governor’s School of the Arts, and a scholarship that allowed me to join the Papermill Playhouse Summer Conservatory in 2002. I have had leading roles in such regional productions as The Wizard of Oz, 42nd Street, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Grease to name a few. My choreography has won the recognition at many regional and national competitions. I continue to training regularly at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm
  • SENIOR TEAM JAZZ SELECTSENIOR TEAM JAZZ SELECT with To be announcedTo be announced 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm
  • JUNIOR TEAM LYRICALJUNIOR TEAM LYRICAL with KASSANDRA RUBOYIANESKassandra began dancing at a local studio in Monmouth County at the age of 7. She then joined the competition team where she was regionally and nationally recognized on a competitive level. Kassandra also attended Ocean County Vocational Technical School’s Performing Arts Academy where she received her high school diploma with a concentration in dance. During high school, Kassandra was a member of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts. Kassandra attended summer intensives such as Point Park University’s International Summer Dance, The Joffrey’s Ballet Summer Intensive, and the MetDance Professional Intensive where she studied under world-renowned teachers and choreographers. To continue her education, Kassandra attended Point Park University and graduated in 2016 with a BA in dance, concentrating in jazz technique. In addition, Kassandra has taught students throughout Ocean County and has sincerely enjoyed sharing her love of dance. Finally, Miss Kassie had a wonderful year at EIM and would like to thank all of her students for their hard work. Have a wonderful show everyone! Merde! 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm Instructor may change
  • PRE-TEEN LYRICALPRE-TEEN LYRICAL with TARA ECCLES-FRYEI am a Dance Masters of America Teachers’ Training School Certified, Level 2 with an extensive background in both dance and musical theatre. My credits include extensive study at Camp Broadway, the Governor’s School of the Arts, and a scholarship that allowed me to join the Papermill Playhouse Summer Conservatory in 2002. I have had leading roles in such regional productions as The Wizard of Oz, 42nd Street, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Grease to name a few. My choreography has won the recognition at many regional and national competitions. I continue to training regularly at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • ADV TEEN BALLET/POINTEADV TEEN BALLET/POINTE with KASSANDRA RUBOYIANESKassandra began dancing at a local studio in Monmouth County at the age of 7. She then joined the competition team where she was regionally and nationally recognized on a competitive level. Kassandra also attended Ocean County Vocational Technical School’s Performing Arts Academy where she received her high school diploma with a concentration in dance. During high school, Kassandra was a member of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts. Kassandra attended summer intensives such as Point Park University’s International Summer Dance, The Joffrey’s Ballet Summer Intensive, and the MetDance Professional Intensive where she studied under world-renowned teachers and choreographers. To continue her education, Kassandra attended Point Park University and graduated in 2016 with a BA in dance, concentrating in jazz technique. In addition, Kassandra has taught students throughout Ocean County and has sincerely enjoyed sharing her love of dance. Finally, Miss Kassie had a wonderful year at EIM and would like to thank all of her students for their hard work. Have a wonderful show everyone! Merde! 7:15 pm to 8:15 pm
  • TEEN ACROTEEN ACRO with ANGELA MELFII was a teacher’s assistant at the age of 13, and eventually became an official staff member in 2012. Prior to joining ElM’s staff, I enjoyed competitive dancing for ElM’S competition team . I’ve been recognized with several judges awards, national invitations, and placed in the top ten, including 1st place teen intermediate soloist. I was invited to dance in Starbound’s national opening number and to compete as a soloist, where I was honoured to represent ElM as their first official competitor. I have been a dancer for over 17 years, trained in every genre of dance. I have also choreographed award winning competition dances for ElM’s competition team, receiving special Judges awards, top scoring group overall as well as the prestigious Impact Award. I continue to further my dance training by attending teacher workshops as well as master classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Aside from my dance career, I am also a graduate of The College of Staten Island where I majored in Childhood Education. 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • SENIOR TEAM HIP HOPSENIOR TEAM HIP HOP with ANGELA MELFII was a teacher’s assistant at the age of 13, and eventually became an official staff member in 2012. Prior to joining ElM’s staff, I enjoyed competitive dancing for ElM’S competition team . I’ve been recognized with several judges awards, national invitations, and placed in the top ten, including 1st place teen intermediate soloist. I was invited to dance in Starbound’s national opening number and to compete as a soloist, where I was honoured to represent ElM as their first official competitor. I have been a dancer for over 17 years, trained in every genre of dance. I have also choreographed award winning competition dances for ElM’s competition team, receiving special Judges awards, top scoring group overall as well as the prestigious Impact Award. I continue to further my dance training by attending teacher workshops as well as master classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Aside from my dance career, I am also a graduate of The College of Staten Island where I majored in Childhood Education. 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Tuesday

  • ADULT DROP IN TAPADULT DROP IN TAP with ANGELA MELFII was a teacher’s assistant at the age of 13, and eventually became an official staff member in 2012. Prior to joining ElM’s staff, I enjoyed competitive dancing for ElM’S competition team . I’ve been recognized with several judges awards, national invitations, and placed in the top ten, including 1st place teen intermediate soloist. I was invited to dance in Starbound’s national opening number and to compete as a soloist, where I was honoured to represent ElM as their first official competitor. I have been a dancer for over 17 years, trained in every genre of dance. I have also choreographed award winning competition dances for ElM’s competition team, receiving special Judges awards, top scoring group overall as well as the prestigious Impact Award. I continue to further my dance training by attending teacher workshops as well as master classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Aside from my dance career, I am also a graduate of The College of Staten Island where I majored in Childhood Education. 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
  • BALLET/TAP/ACRO (2.5-3.5)BALLET/TAP/ACRO (2.5-3.5) with TARA ECCLES-FRYEI am a Dance Masters of America Teachers’ Training School Certified, Level 2 with an extensive background in both dance and musical theatre. My credits include extensive study at Camp Broadway, the Governor’s School of the Arts, and a scholarship that allowed me to join the Papermill Playhouse Summer Conservatory in 2002. I have had leading roles in such regional productions as The Wizard of Oz, 42nd Street, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Grease to name a few. My choreography has won the recognition at many regional and national competitions. I continue to training regularly at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm
  • BALLET/TAP (3.5-4.5)BALLET/TAP (3.5-4.5) with TARA ECCLES-FRYEI am a Dance Masters of America Teachers’ Training School Certified, Level 2 with an extensive background in both dance and musical theatre. My credits include extensive study at Camp Broadway, the Governor’s School of the Arts, and a scholarship that allowed me to join the Papermill Playhouse Summer Conservatory in 2002. I have had leading roles in such regional productions as The Wizard of Oz, 42nd Street, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Grease to name a few. My choreography has won the recognition at many regional and national competitions. I continue to training regularly at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. 1:45 pm to 2:00 pm
  • BOYS HIP HOP (9-12)BOYS HIP HOP (9-12) with JOHN BARELLAJohn Barrella is a hip hop/street funk dance instructor from central NJ. His primary focus is on techniques for B-boy(Breakdancing), Locking, Popping, Freestyle and Street Funk choreography. John Began his training with hip hop company “Wildstyle” under the direction of Eric Samson. After a number of years training with Eric, John kept up with his training by practicing with various hip hop dancers. He continues to train weekly at Broadway Dance Center under the instruction of various instructors, largely with Bev Brown and Spex. Aside from training, John spends time preparing for various shows and competitions. John has been seen at such events as DanceJam at NJPAC, Fright Fest at Six Flags Great Adventure, The opening act of “Unity 2009” in Hoboken, NJ and much more. Aside from solo and group performances, John recently worked with a hip hop crew to compete and win the top prize in a Newark, NJ hip hop dance crew competition. John is also director of the multiple platinum and special recognition award winning teen hip hop crew, previously known as Fresh Effects. They have made a name for themselves by performing and running workshops throughout the communities and beyond. Fresh Effects has performed at Six Flags Great Adventure, half time shows for The New York Knicks and New York Liberty at Madison Square Garden, a number or” Relay For Life” benefits, parades and more. John is highly experienced in many student levels and abilities in dance training. He has worked with young children, teen classes, competition and recreational classes, adult classes and “boys only” classes. His choreography has been seen in various dance studios throughout New Jersey, and a few out of state. He has also chogreographed for multiple college and University dance teams. John strives for a healthy, positive and safe environment for his students. He constantly reinforces a strong will to work hard with every technique and to not give up on any part of a lesson. John pushes the importance of hip hop, dance and the arts to all his students within his current company, as well as all of his classes. 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • JAZZ/ACRO (4-6)JAZZ/ACRO (4-6) with KASSANDRA RUBOYIANESKassandra began dancing at a local studio in Monmouth County at the age of 7. She then joined the competition team where she was regionally and nationally recognized on a competitive level. Kassandra also attended Ocean County Vocational Technical School’s Performing Arts Academy where she received her high school diploma with a concentration in dance. During high school, Kassandra was a member of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts. Kassandra attended summer intensives such as Point Park University’s International Summer Dance, The Joffrey’s Ballet Summer Intensive, and the MetDance Professional Intensive where she studied under world-renowned teachers and choreographers. To continue her education, Kassandra attended Point Park University and graduated in 2016 with a BA in dance, concentrating in jazz technique. In addition, Kassandra has taught students throughout Ocean County and has sincerely enjoyed sharing her love of dance. Finally, Miss Kassie had a wonderful year at EIM and would like to thank all of her students for their hard work. Have a wonderful show everyone! Merde! 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm
  • BOYS HIP HOP (5-8)BOYS HIP HOP (5-8) with JOHN BARELLAJohn Barrella is a hip hop/street funk dance instructor from central NJ. His primary focus is on techniques for B-boy(Breakdancing), Locking, Popping, Freestyle and Street Funk choreography. John Began his training with hip hop company “Wildstyle” under the direction of Eric Samson. After a number of years training with Eric, John kept up with his training by practicing with various hip hop dancers. He continues to train weekly at Broadway Dance Center under the instruction of various instructors, largely with Bev Brown and Spex. Aside from training, John spends time preparing for various shows and competitions. John has been seen at such events as DanceJam at NJPAC, Fright Fest at Six Flags Great Adventure, The opening act of “Unity 2009” in Hoboken, NJ and much more. Aside from solo and group performances, John recently worked with a hip hop crew to compete and win the top prize in a Newark, NJ hip hop dance crew competition. John is also director of the multiple platinum and special recognition award winning teen hip hop crew, previously known as Fresh Effects. They have made a name for themselves by performing and running workshops throughout the communities and beyond. Fresh Effects has performed at Six Flags Great Adventure, half time shows for The New York Knicks and New York Liberty at Madison Square Garden, a number or” Relay For Life” benefits, parades and more. John is highly experienced in many student levels and abilities in dance training. He has worked with young children, teen classes, competition and recreational classes, adult classes and “boys only” classes. His choreography has been seen in various dance studios throughout New Jersey, and a few out of state. He has also chogreographed for multiple college and University dance teams. John strives for a healthy, positive and safe environment for his students. He constantly reinforces a strong will to work hard with every technique and to not give up on any part of a lesson. John pushes the importance of hip hop, dance and the arts to all his students within his current company, as well as all of his classes. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • VOICE (5-9)5:00 VOICE (5-9) with JANICE LIDDY 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • JUNIOR TEAM TAPJUNIOR TEAM TAP with ANGELA MELFII was a teacher’s assistant at the age of 13, and eventually became an official staff member in 2012. Prior to joining ElM’s staff, I enjoyed competitive dancing for ElM’S competition team . I’ve been recognized with several judges awards, national invitations, and placed in the top ten, including 1st place teen intermediate soloist. I was invited to dance in Starbound’s national opening number and to compete as a soloist, where I was honoured to represent ElM as their first official competitor. I have been a dancer for over 17 years, trained in every genre of dance. I have also choreographed award winning competition dances for ElM’s competition team, receiving special Judges awards, top scoring group overall as well as the prestigious Impact Award. I continue to further my dance training by attending teacher workshops as well as master classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Aside from my dance career, I am also a graduate of The College of Staten Island where I majored in Childhood Education. 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm
  • VOICE (10 AND UP)VOICE (10 AND UP) with JANICE LIDDY 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • HIP HOP (8-10)HIP HOP (8-10) with TARA ECCLES-FRYEI am a Dance Masters of America Teachers’ Training School Certified, Level 2 with an extensive background in both dance and musical theatre. My credits include extensive study at Camp Broadway, the Governor’s School of the Arts, and a scholarship that allowed me to join the Papermill Playhouse Summer Conservatory in 2002. I have had leading roles in such regional productions as The Wizard of Oz, 42nd Street, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Grease to name a few. My choreography has won the recognition at many regional and national competitions. I continue to training regularly at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm
  • SENIOR TEAM JAZZSENIOR TEAM JAZZ with To be announcedTo be announced 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • THEATRE DANCE (10 AND UP)THEATRE DANCE (10 AND UP) with TARA ECCLES-FRYEI am a Dance Masters of America Teachers’ Training School Certified, Level 2 with an extensive background in both dance and musical theatre. My credits include extensive study at Camp Broadway, the Governor’s School of the Arts, and a scholarship that allowed me to join the Papermill Playhouse Summer Conservatory in 2002. I have had leading roles in such regional productions as The Wizard of Oz, 42nd Street, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Grease to name a few. My choreography has won the recognition at many regional and national competitions. I continue to training regularly at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. 7:15 pm to 8:15 pm
  • TEEN HIP HOPTEEN HIP HOP ANGELA with ANGELA MELFII was a teacher’s assistant at the age of 13, and eventually became an official staff member in 2012. Prior to joining ElM’s staff, I enjoyed competitive dancing for ElM’S competition team . I’ve been recognized with several judges awards, national invitations, and placed in the top ten, including 1st place teen intermediate soloist. I was invited to dance in Starbound’s national opening number and to compete as a soloist, where I was honoured to represent ElM as their first official competitor. I have been a dancer for over 17 years, trained in every genre of dance. I have also choreographed award winning competition dances for ElM’s competition team, receiving special Judges awards, top scoring group overall as well as the prestigious Impact Award. I continue to further my dance training by attending teacher workshops as well as master classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Aside from my dance career, I am also a graduate of The College of Staten Island where I majored in Childhood Education. 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • SENIOR TEAM MUSICAL THEATRE8:15 SENIOR TEAM MUSICAL THEATRE with TARA ECCLES-FRYEI am a Dance Masters of America Teachers’ Training School Certified, Level 2 with an extensive background in both dance and musical theatre. My credits include extensive study at Camp Broadway, the Governor’s School of the Arts, and a scholarship that allowed me to join the Papermill Playhouse Summer Conservatory in 2002. I have had leading roles in such regional productions as The Wizard of Oz, 42nd Street, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Grease to name a few. My choreography has won the recognition at many regional and national competitions. I continue to training regularly at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm

Wednesday

  • HIP HOP (8-10)HIP HOP (8-10) with KASSANDRA RUBOYIANESKassandra began dancing at a local studio in Monmouth County at the age of 7. She then joined the competition team where she was regionally and nationally recognized on a competitive level. Kassandra also attended Ocean County Vocational Technical School’s Performing Arts Academy where she received her high school diploma with a concentration in dance. During high school, Kassandra was a member of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts. Kassandra attended summer intensives such as Point Park University’s International Summer Dance, The Joffrey’s Ballet Summer Intensive, and the MetDance Professional Intensive where she studied under world-renowned teachers and choreographers. To continue her education, Kassandra attended Point Park University and graduated in 2016 with a BA in dance, concentrating in jazz technique. In addition, Kassandra has taught students throughout Ocean County and has sincerely enjoyed sharing her love of dance. Finally, Miss Kassie had a wonderful year at EIM and would like to thank all of her students for their hard work. Have a wonderful show everyone! Merde! 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm
  • ACRO (6-9)ACRO (6-9) with TARA ECCLES-FRYEI am a Dance Masters of America Teachers’ Training School Certified, Level 2 with an extensive background in both dance and musical theatre. My credits include extensive study at Camp Broadway, the Governor’s School of the Arts, and a scholarship that allowed me to join the Papermill Playhouse Summer Conservatory in 2002. I have had leading roles in such regional productions as The Wizard of Oz, 42nd Street, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Grease to name a few. My choreography has won the recognition at many regional and national competitions. I continue to training regularly at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm
  • JAZZ/ACRO (5-7)JAZZ/ACRO (5-7) with BRIANNA REINIGBrianna has been dancing since she was 2 1/2 years old and started competitively dancing at the age of 7. She won various high score awards and scholarships, as well as taking classes and dancing with several top name choreographers. She has performed in many benefit shows including Dancers Responding to Aids in Los Angeles, CA, Dance for Diabetes and the Stepping Stones Disabilities Festival in WV. She also was a performer in the Citrus Bowl Half Time Show in Orlando, FL. Brianna is a recent Dean’s List graduate from West Virginia University, with a bachelors degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Business Administration. She was a 4 year member and captain of the WVU Dance Team. In 2008, Brianna and the WVU Dance Team made history and was the first WVU dance team to ever attend NDA/NCA Nationals in Daytona Beach, FL. Winning 2nd place in 2008, 3rd place in 2009 and then again making history in 2010 winning the National Championship title and the “Innovative Choreography Award” for their performance to “Dare you to Move.” Even in West Virginia, Brianna continued to strengthen her dance career by choreographing for the WVU Dance Team, being a WVU Cheer tryout instructor/judge and coordinating a number of children’s dance camps. She recently became a certified personal trainer and leads personal work out classes and boot camp classes. 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm
  • JAZZ (8-10)JAZZ (8-10) with KASSANDRA RUBOYIANESKassandra began dancing at a local studio in Monmouth County at the age of 7. She then joined the competition team where she was regionally and nationally recognized on a competitive level. Kassandra also attended Ocean County Vocational Technical School’s Performing Arts Academy where she received her high school diploma with a concentration in dance. During high school, Kassandra was a member of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts. Kassandra attended summer intensives such as Point Park University’s International Summer Dance, The Joffrey’s Ballet Summer Intensive, and the MetDance Professional Intensive where she studied under world-renowned teachers and choreographers. To continue her education, Kassandra attended Point Park University and graduated in 2016 with a BA in dance, concentrating in jazz technique. In addition, Kassandra has taught students throughout Ocean County and has sincerely enjoyed sharing her love of dance. Finally, Miss Kassie had a wonderful year at EIM and would like to thank all of her students for their hard work. Have a wonderful show everyone! Merde! 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm
  • TEEN TAPTEEN TAP with KASSANDRA RUBOYIANESKassandra began dancing at a local studio in Monmouth County at the age of 7. She then joined the competition team where she was regionally and nationally recognized on a competitive level. Kassandra also attended Ocean County Vocational Technical School’s Performing Arts Academy where she received her high school diploma with a concentration in dance. During high school, Kassandra was a member of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts. Kassandra attended summer intensives such as Point Park University’s International Summer Dance, The Joffrey’s Ballet Summer Intensive, and the MetDance Professional Intensive where she studied under world-renowned teachers and choreographers. To continue her education, Kassandra attended Point Park University and graduated in 2016 with a BA in dance, concentrating in jazz technique. In addition, Kassandra has taught students throughout Ocean County and has sincerely enjoyed sharing her love of dance. Finally, Miss Kassie had a wonderful year at EIM and would like to thank all of her students for their hard work. Have a wonderful show everyone! Merde! 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm
  • JAZZ (9-12)JAZZ (9-12) with BRIANNA REINIGBrianna has been dancing since she was 2 1/2 years old and started competitively dancing at the age of 7. She won various high score awards and scholarships, as well as taking classes and dancing with several top name choreographers. She has performed in many benefit shows including Dancers Responding to Aids in Los Angeles, CA, Dance for Diabetes and the Stepping Stones Disabilities Festival in WV. She also was a performer in the Citrus Bowl Half Time Show in Orlando, FL. Brianna is a recent Dean’s List graduate from West Virginia University, with a bachelors degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Business Administration. She was a 4 year member and captain of the WVU Dance Team. In 2008, Brianna and the WVU Dance Team made history and was the first WVU dance team to ever attend NDA/NCA Nationals in Daytona Beach, FL. Winning 2nd place in 2008, 3rd place in 2009 and then again making history in 2010 winning the National Championship title and the “Innovative Choreography Award” for their performance to “Dare you to Move.” Even in West Virginia, Brianna continued to strengthen her dance career by choreographing for the WVU Dance Team, being a WVU Cheer tryout instructor/judge and coordinating a number of children’s dance camps. She recently became a certified personal trainer and leads personal work out classes and boot camp classes. 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm
  • TEEN LYRICALTEEN LYRICAL with BRIANNA REINIGBrianna has been dancing since she was 2 1/2 years old and started competitively dancing at the age of 7. She won various high score awards and scholarships, as well as taking classes and dancing with several top name choreographers. She has performed in many benefit shows including Dancers Responding to Aids in Los Angeles, CA, Dance for Diabetes and the Stepping Stones Disabilities Festival in WV. She also was a performer in the Citrus Bowl Half Time Show in Orlando, FL. Brianna is a recent Dean’s List graduate from West Virginia University, with a bachelors degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Business Administration. She was a 4 year member and captain of the WVU Dance Team. In 2008, Brianna and the WVU Dance Team made history and was the first WVU dance team to ever attend NDA/NCA Nationals in Daytona Beach, FL. Winning 2nd place in 2008, 3rd place in 2009 and then again making history in 2010 winning the National Championship title and the “Innovative Choreography Award” for their performance to “Dare you to Move.” Even in West Virginia, Brianna continued to strengthen her dance career by choreographing for the WVU Dance Team, being a WVU Cheer tryout instructor/judge and coordinating a number of children’s dance camps. She recently became a certified personal trainer and leads personal work out classes and boot camp classes. 7:15 pm to 8:15 pm
  • BALLET (9-12)BALLET (9-12) with KASSANDRA RUBOYIANESKassandra began dancing at a local studio in Monmouth County at the age of 7. She then joined the competition team where she was regionally and nationally recognized on a competitive level. Kassandra also attended Ocean County Vocational Technical School’s Performing Arts Academy where she received her high school diploma with a concentration in dance. During high school, Kassandra was a member of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts. Kassandra attended summer intensives such as Point Park University’s International Summer Dance, The Joffrey’s Ballet Summer Intensive, and the MetDance Professional Intensive where she studied under world-renowned teachers and choreographers. To continue her education, Kassandra attended Point Park University and graduated in 2016 with a BA in dance, concentrating in jazz technique. In addition, Kassandra has taught students throughout Ocean County and has sincerely enjoyed sharing her love of dance. Finally, Miss Kassie had a wonderful year at EIM and would like to thank all of her students for their hard work. Have a wonderful show everyone! Merde! 7:15 pm to 8:15 pm
  • ADV TEEN TAP TECH - NRADV TEEN TAP TECH KASSIE- NR with KASSANDRA RUBOYIANESKassandra began dancing at a local studio in Monmouth County at the age of 7. She then joined the competition team where she was regionally and nationally recognized on a competitive level. Kassandra also attended Ocean County Vocational Technical School’s Performing Arts Academy where she received her high school diploma with a concentration in dance. During high school, Kassandra was a member of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts. Kassandra attended summer intensives such as Point Park University’s International Summer Dance, The Joffrey’s Ballet Summer Intensive, and the MetDance Professional Intensive where she studied under world-renowned teachers and choreographers. To continue her education, Kassandra attended Point Park University and graduated in 2016 with a BA in dance, concentrating in jazz technique. In addition, Kassandra has taught students throughout Ocean County and has sincerely enjoyed sharing her love of dance. Finally, Miss Kassie had a wonderful year at EIM and would like to thank all of her students for their hard work. Have a wonderful show everyone! Merde! 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm
  • TEEN JAZZ BRIANNATEEN JAZZ with BRIANNA REINIGBrianna has been dancing since she was 2 1/2 years old and started competitively dancing at the age of 7. She won various high score awards and scholarships, as well as taking classes and dancing with several top name choreographers. She has performed in many benefit shows including Dancers Responding to Aids in Los Angeles, CA, Dance for Diabetes and the Stepping Stones Disabilities Festival in WV. She also was a performer in the Citrus Bowl Half Time Show in Orlando, FL. Brianna is a recent Dean’s List graduate from West Virginia University, with a bachelors degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Business Administration. She was a 4 year member and captain of the WVU Dance Team. In 2008, Brianna and the WVU Dance Team made history and was the first WVU dance team to ever attend NDA/NCA Nationals in Daytona Beach, FL. Winning 2nd place in 2008, 3rd place in 2009 and then again making history in 2010 winning the National Championship title and the “Innovative Choreography Award” for their performance to “Dare you to Move.” Even in West Virginia, Brianna continued to strengthen her dance career by choreographing for the WVU Dance Team, being a WVU Cheer tryout instructor/judge and coordinating a number of children’s dance camps. She recently became a certified personal trainer and leads personal work out classes and boot camp classes. 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm

Thursday

  • HIP HOP/ TAP (4-6)HIP HOP/ TAP (4-6) with BRITTANEYBRITTANEY         4:15 pm to 5:15 pm
  • BALLET/LYRICAL (7-9)BALLET/LYRICAL (7-9) with MARGUERITE VILANTEMarguerite has been teaching dance for the past 26 years. She studied all genres of dance at the Freehold Preforming Arts Center, fpac in Howell, NJ and Studied the royal academy ballet in college as well. She has a DEA certification and continues to study in NYC. Marguerite travels around the country as a judge and master ballet teacher, her love for ballet has given her many opportunities to set ballet choreography on students from all over the US. Marguerite has worked with the Manalapan Symphony choreographing two pieces from the Nutcracker in the Manalapan Arts Holiday Show in 2010. Marguerite worked for Phoenix Productions choreographing The Sound of Music in 2014 at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank NJ. She has choreographed numerous High School plays as well; including Grease, Guys and Dolls, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat , Cabaret, and Carousel, just to name a few. Marguerite was nominated and won outstanding dance ensemble and excellence in choreography for the Basie Awards in Red Bank NJ. She has preformed professionally in Lollapalooza at Jones Beach, NY as well as many ballet showcases. Marguerite has donated her time teaching ballet for dancing for a cure benefit as well as giving back to Alex Lemonade Stand benefiting children’s cancer. Her creativity and love for ballet and the arts is why is she is the person she is today. 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm
  • BALLET (8-13)-NRBALLET (8-13) MARGUERITE -NR with MARGUERITE VILANTEMarguerite has been teaching dance for the past 26 years. She studied all genres of dance at the Freehold Preforming Arts Center, fpac in Howell, NJ and Studied the royal academy ballet in college as well. She has a DEA certification and continues to study in NYC. Marguerite travels around the country as a judge and master ballet teacher, her love for ballet has given her many opportunities to set ballet choreography on students from all over the US. Marguerite has worked with the Manalapan Symphony choreographing two pieces from the Nutcracker in the Manalapan Arts Holiday Show in 2010. Marguerite worked for Phoenix Productions choreographing The Sound of Music in 2014 at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank NJ. She has choreographed numerous High School plays as well; including Grease, Guys and Dolls, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat , Cabaret, and Carousel, just to name a few. Marguerite was nominated and won outstanding dance ensemble and excellence in choreography for the Basie Awards in Red Bank NJ. She has preformed professionally in Lollapalooza at Jones Beach, NY as well as many ballet showcases. Marguerite has donated her time teaching ballet for dancing for a cure benefit as well as giving back to Alex Lemonade Stand benefiting children’s cancer. Her creativity and love for ballet and the arts is why is she is the person she is today. 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm
  • JAZZ (7-9)JAZZ (7-9) with BRITTANEYBRITTANEY         5:15 pm to 6:15 pm
  • JUMPS, LEAPS, TURNS (8-13)- NRJUMPS, LEAPS, TURNS (8-13)- NR with TARA ECCLES-FRYEI am a Dance Masters of America Teachers’ Training School Certified, Level 2 with an extensive background in both dance and musical theatre. My credits include extensive study at Camp Broadway, the Governor’s School of the Arts, and a scholarship that allowed me to join the Papermill Playhouse Summer Conservatory in 2002. I have had leading roles in such regional productions as The Wizard of Oz, 42nd Street, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Grease to name a few. My choreography has won the recognition at many regional and national competitions. I continue to training regularly at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm
  • ADV TEEN BALLET/POINTEADV TEEN BALLET/POINTE with MARGUERITE VILANTEMarguerite has been teaching dance for the past 26 years. She studied all genres of dance at the Freehold Preforming Arts Center, fpac in Howell, NJ and Studied the royal academy ballet in college as well. She has a DEA certification and continues to study in NYC. Marguerite travels around the country as a judge and master ballet teacher, her love for ballet has given her many opportunities to set ballet choreography on students from all over the US. Marguerite has worked with the Manalapan Symphony choreographing two pieces from the Nutcracker in the Manalapan Arts Holiday Show in 2010. Marguerite worked for Phoenix Productions choreographing The Sound of Music in 2014 at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank NJ. She has choreographed numerous High School plays as well; including Grease, Guys and Dolls, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat , Cabaret, and Carousel, just to name a few. Marguerite was nominated and won outstanding dance ensemble and excellence in choreography for the Basie Awards in Red Bank NJ. She has preformed professionally in Lollapalooza at Jones Beach, NY as well as many ballet showcases. Marguerite has donated her time teaching ballet for dancing for a cure benefit as well as giving back to Alex Lemonade Stand benefiting children’s cancer. Her creativity and love for ballet and the arts is why is she is the person she is today. 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm
  • SENIOR TEAM LYRICALSENIOR TEAM LYRICAL with BRITTANEYBRITTANEY         7:45 pm to 8:45 pm

Friday

  • THEATRE DANCE (5-9)THEATRE DANCE (5-9) with TARA ECCLES-FRYEI am a Dance Masters of America Teachers’ Training School Certified, Level 2 with an extensive background in both dance and musical theatre. My credits include extensive study at Camp Broadway, the Governor’s School of the Arts, and a scholarship that allowed me to join the Papermill Playhouse Summer Conservatory in 2002. I have had leading roles in such regional productions as The Wizard of Oz, 42nd Street, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Grease to name a few. My choreography has won the recognition at many regional and national competitions. I continue to training regularly at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • BALLET/TAP (3-4)BALLET/TAP (3-4) with ANGELA MELFII was a teacher’s assistant at the age of 13, and eventually became an official staff member in 2012. Prior to joining ElM’s staff, I enjoyed competitive dancing for ElM’S competition team . I’ve been recognized with several judges awards, national invitations, and placed in the top ten, including 1st place teen intermediate soloist. I was invited to dance in Starbound’s national opening number and to compete as a soloist, where I was honoured to represent ElM as their first official competitor. I have been a dancer for over 17 years, trained in every genre of dance. I have also choreographed award winning competition dances for ElM’s competition team, receiving special Judges awards, top scoring group overall as well as the prestigious Impact Award. I continue to further my dance training by attending teacher workshops as well as master classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Aside from my dance career, I am also a graduate of The College of Staten Island where I majored in Childhood Education. 4:15 pm to 5:00 pm
  • HIP HOP (9-12)HIP HOP (9-12) with ANGELA MELFII was a teacher’s assistant at the age of 13, and eventually became an official staff member in 2012. Prior to joining ElM’s staff, I enjoyed competitive dancing for ElM’S competition team . I’ve been recognized with several judges awards, national invitations, and placed in the top ten, including 1st place teen intermediate soloist. I was invited to dance in Starbound’s national opening number and to compete as a soloist, where I was honoured to represent ElM as their first official competitor. I have been a dancer for over 17 years, trained in every genre of dance. I have also choreographed award winning competition dances for ElM’s competition team, receiving special Judges awards, top scoring group overall as well as the prestigious Impact Award. I continue to further my dance training by attending teacher workshops as well as master classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Aside from my dance career, I am also a graduate of The College of Staten Island where I majored in Childhood Education. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • HIP HOP/TAP (5-7)HIP HOP/TAP (5-7) with TARA ECCLES-FRYEI am a Dance Masters of America Teachers’ Training School Certified, Level 2 with an extensive background in both dance and musical theatre. My credits include extensive study at Camp Broadway, the Governor’s School of the Arts, and a scholarship that allowed me to join the Papermill Playhouse Summer Conservatory in 2002. I have had leading roles in such regional productions as The Wizard of Oz, 42nd Street, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Grease to name a few. My choreography has won the recognition at many regional and national competitions. I continue to training regularly at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • ACRO (9-12)ACRO (9-12) with ANGELA MELFII was a teacher’s assistant at the age of 13, and eventually became an official staff member in 2012. Prior to joining ElM’s staff, I enjoyed competitive dancing for ElM’S competition team . I’ve been recognized with several judges awards, national invitations, and placed in the top ten, including 1st place teen intermediate soloist. I was invited to dance in Starbound’s national opening number and to compete as a soloist, where I was honoured to represent ElM as their first official competitor. I have been a dancer for over 17 years, trained in every genre of dance. I have also choreographed award winning competition dances for ElM’s competition team, receiving special Judges awards, top scoring group overall as well as the prestigious Impact Award. I continue to further my dance training by attending teacher workshops as well as master classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Aside from my dance career, I am also a graduate of The College of Staten Island where I majored in Childhood Education. 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • BEG TAP (8-12)BEG TAP (8-12) with TARA ECCLES-FRYEI am a Dance Masters of America Teachers’ Training School Certified, Level 2 with an extensive background in both dance and musical theatre. My credits include extensive study at Camp Broadway, the Governor’s School of the Arts, and a scholarship that allowed me to join the Papermill Playhouse Summer Conservatory in 2002. I have had leading roles in such regional productions as The Wizard of Oz, 42nd Street, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Grease to name a few. My choreography has won the recognition at many regional and national competitions. I continue to training regularly at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • JUNIOR TEAM HIP HOPJUNIOR TEAM HIP HOP with ANGELA MELFII was a teacher’s assistant at the age of 13, and eventually became an official staff member in 2012. Prior to joining ElM’s staff, I enjoyed competitive dancing for ElM’S competition team . I’ve been recognized with several judges awards, national invitations, and placed in the top ten, including 1st place teen intermediate soloist. I was invited to dance in Starbound’s national opening number and to compete as a soloist, where I was honoured to represent ElM as their first official competitor. I have been a dancer for over 17 years, trained in every genre of dance. I have also choreographed award winning competition dances for ElM’s competition team, receiving special Judges awards, top scoring group overall as well as the prestigious Impact Award. I continue to further my dance training by attending teacher workshops as well as master classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Aside from my dance career, I am also a graduate of The College of Staten Island where I majored in Childhood Education. 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • ACRO (8-12)ACRO (8-12) with TARA ECCLES-FRYEI am a Dance Masters of America Teachers’ Training School Certified, Level 2 with an extensive background in both dance and musical theatre. My credits include extensive study at Camp Broadway, the Governor’s School of the Arts, and a scholarship that allowed me to join the Papermill Playhouse Summer Conservatory in 2002. I have had leading roles in such regional productions as The Wizard of Oz, 42nd Street, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Grease to name a few. My choreography has won the recognition at many regional and national competitions. I continue to training regularly at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Saturday

  • BAL/TAP/ACRO (2.5-3.5)BAL/TAP/ACRO (2.5-3.5) with ANGELA MELFII was a teacher’s assistant at the age of 13, and eventually became an official staff member in 2012. Prior to joining ElM’s staff, I enjoyed competitive dancing for ElM’S competition team . I’ve been recognized with several judges awards, national invitations, and placed in the top ten, including 1st place teen intermediate soloist. I was invited to dance in Starbound’s national opening number and to compete as a soloist, where I was honoured to represent ElM as their first official competitor. I have been a dancer for over 17 years, trained in every genre of dance. I have also choreographed award winning competition dances for ElM’s competition team, receiving special Judges awards, top scoring group overall as well as the prestigious Impact Award. I continue to further my dance training by attending teacher workshops as well as master classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Aside from my dance career, I am also a graduate of The College of Staten Island where I majored in Childhood Education. 9:15 am to 10:00 am
  • BALLET/TAP (3-4)BALLET/TAP (3-4) with ANGELA MELFII was a teacher’s assistant at the age of 13, and eventually became an official staff member in 2012. Prior to joining ElM’s staff, I enjoyed competitive dancing for ElM’S competition team . I’ve been recognized with several judges awards, national invitations, and placed in the top ten, including 1st place teen intermediate soloist. I was invited to dance in Starbound’s national opening number and to compete as a soloist, where I was honoured to represent ElM as their first official competitor. I have been a dancer for over 17 years, trained in every genre of dance. I have also choreographed award winning competition dances for ElM’s competition team, receiving special Judges awards, top scoring group overall as well as the prestigious Impact Award. I continue to further my dance training by attending teacher workshops as well as master classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Aside from my dance career, I am also a graduate of The College of Staten Island where I majored in Childhood Education. 10:00 am to 10:40 am
  • BAL/JAZZ/ACRO (4-6)BAL/JAZZ/ACRO (4-6) with ANGELA MELFII was a teacher’s assistant at the age of 13, and eventually became an official staff member in 2012. Prior to joining ElM’s staff, I enjoyed competitive dancing for ElM’S competition team . I’ve been recognized with several judges awards, national invitations, and placed in the top ten, including 1st place teen intermediate soloist. I was invited to dance in Starbound’s national opening number and to compete as a soloist, where I was honoured to represent ElM as their first official competitor. I have been a dancer for over 17 years, trained in every genre of dance. I have also choreographed award winning competition dances for ElM’s competition team, receiving special Judges awards, top scoring group overall as well as the prestigious Impact Award. I continue to further my dance training by attending teacher workshops as well as master classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Aside from my dance career, I am also a graduate of The College of Staten Island where I majored in Childhood Education. 10:45 am to 11:00 am
  • JUNIOR TEAM MTJUNIOR TEAM MT with TARA ECCLES-FRYEI am a Dance Masters of America Teachers’ Training School Certified, Level 2 with an extensive background in both dance and musical theatre. My credits include extensive study at Camp Broadway, the Governor’s School of the Arts, and a scholarship that allowed me to join the Papermill Playhouse Summer Conservatory in 2002. I have had leading roles in such regional productions as The Wizard of Oz, 42nd Street, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Grease to name a few. My choreography has won the recognition at many regional and national competitions. I continue to training regularly at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • BALLET/ACRO (5-7)BALLET/ACRO (5-7) with ANGELA MELFII was a teacher’s assistant at the age of 13, and eventually became an official staff member in 2012. Prior to joining ElM’s staff, I enjoyed competitive dancing for ElM’S competition team . I’ve been recognized with several judges awards, national invitations, and placed in the top ten, including 1st place teen intermediate soloist. I was invited to dance in Starbound’s national opening number and to compete as a soloist, where I was honoured to represent ElM as their first official competitor. I have been a dancer for over 17 years, trained in every genre of dance. I have also choreographed award winning competition dances for ElM’s competition team, receiving special Judges awards, top scoring group overall as well as the prestigious Impact Award. I continue to further my dance training by attending teacher workshops as well as master classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Aside from my dance career, I am also a graduate of The College of Staten Island where I majored in Childhood Education. 11:45 am to 12:45 pm
  • MINI TEAM BALLET TECH- NRMINI TEAM BALLET TECH- NR with To be announcedTo be announced 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
  • JUNIOR TEAM JAZZJUNIOR TEAM JAZZ with TARA ECCLES-FRYEI am a Dance Masters of America Teachers’ Training School Certified, Level 2 with an extensive background in both dance and musical theatre. My credits include extensive study at Camp Broadway, the Governor’s School of the Arts, and a scholarship that allowed me to join the Papermill Playhouse Summer Conservatory in 2002. I have had leading roles in such regional productions as The Wizard of Oz, 42nd Street, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Grease to name a few. My choreography has won the recognition at many regional and national competitions. I continue to training regularly at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
  • MINI TEAM HIP HOPMINI TEAM HIP HOP with ANGELA MELFII was a teacher’s assistant at the age of 13, and eventually became an official staff member in 2012. Prior to joining ElM’s staff, I enjoyed competitive dancing for ElM’S competition team . I’ve been recognized with several judges awards, national invitations, and placed in the top ten, including 1st place teen intermediate soloist. I was invited to dance in Starbound’s national opening number and to compete as a soloist, where I was honoured to represent ElM as their first official competitor. I have been a dancer for over 17 years, trained in every genre of dance. I have also choreographed award winning competition dances for ElM’s competition team, receiving special Judges awards, top scoring group overall as well as the prestigious Impact Award. I continue to further my dance training by attending teacher workshops as well as master classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Aside from my dance career, I am also a graduate of The College of Staten Island where I majored in Childhood Education. 1:15 pm to 2:15 pm
  • JR TEAM HIP HOP SELECTJR TEAM HIP HOP SELECT with ANGELA MELFII was a teacher’s assistant at the age of 13, and eventually became an official staff member in 2012. Prior to joining ElM’s staff, I enjoyed competitive dancing for ElM’S competition team . I’ve been recognized with several judges awards, national invitations, and placed in the top ten, including 1st place teen intermediate soloist. I was invited to dance in Starbound’s national opening number and to compete as a soloist, where I was honoured to represent ElM as their first official competitor. I have been a dancer for over 17 years, trained in every genre of dance. I have also choreographed award winning competition dances for ElM’s competition team, receiving special Judges awards, top scoring group overall as well as the prestigious Impact Award. I continue to further my dance training by attending teacher workshops as well as master classes at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Aside from my dance career, I am also a graduate of The College of Staten Island where I majored in Childhood Education. 2:15 pm to 3:15 pm

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Meet Our Team

Tara Eccles-Frye
Tara Eccles-FryeOwner/Director/Instructor
EIM Dance Instructor – Owner/Director/Instructor
Angela Melfi
Angela MelfiEIM Dance Instructor
Acro, Hip Hop, Combination Classes
Marguerite Villante
Marguerite VillanteEIM Dance Instructor
Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Combination Classes
John Barrella
John BarrellaEIM Dance Instructor
Boys Only Hip Hop
Brittaney Hagaman
Brittaney HagamanEIM Dance Instructor
Lyrical, Jazz, Jumps-Leaps-Turns, Combination Classes
Brianna Reinig
Brianna ReinigEIM Dance Instructor
Jazz, Lyrical, Combination Classes
Kassandra Ruboyianes
Kassandra RuboyianesEIM Dance Instructor
Tap, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical, Combination Classes
Janice Liddy
Janice LiddyEIM Dance Instructor
Vocal Performance

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