Meet Our Team


In June of 2006, owner Andrea achieved her long-time dream come true by opening her own dance studio. She wanted others to fulfill their dreams of dancing, too! The Dance Kraze Family consists of a young, energetic and unique choreographers. The instructors have been trained by many well-known artists at tri-state conventions, Broadway Dance Centers and top choreographers from the hit television show, “So You Think You Can Dance”.


Miss Andrea

Owner, Artistic Director

Miss Andrea began dancing at Ann’s Dance Studio at age 5, studying multiple styles of dance with Irene Clifford, Debra Disbro and Christine Giovanni, Betty Champion of Westfield, MA and Sherry Gold of Brockton, MA. As her love for dance continued to grow, she began to train with many tri-state professionals and as a member of the Championettes Dance Company, she appeared on the Tony Grant Stars of Tomorrow Show in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She continued her studies at Broadway Dance Center in NYC, Charles Kelly of NYC, Frank Hatchett, Steven Boyd and Kim Norrington of Springfield, MA, as well as Linda Regulbuto, Richard Steinert, Christine Duhon, Savion Glover, Mary Dunfey, just to name a few. Through the years, Miss Andrea has competed in many competitions and pageants. She has attended and trained with various artists at tri-state conventions and has judged several dance competitions throughout her career. She has now fulfilled her dream and enjoys sharing her love for dance with her staff and students. Quality of Dance and the Ultimate Dance Experience is what Miss Andrea strives to give each and every student at Dance Kraze!


Miss Ashlie

Assistant Director & Instructor

At age 2, Miss Ashlie began her dance training at Steppin’ Up Dance Studios in Somers, CT. Miss Ashlie studied multiple styles of dance and was a member of the Steppin’ Up Dance Companies, as well as the Aerialstars Acro/Gymnastic Team. Linda Regulbuto, Colleen White, Richard Steinert, Christine Duhon, along with staff at Broadway Dance Center in NYC is just a few with whom Miss Ashlie trained with. She also trained with many well-renowned artists from NADAA and various other tri-state conventions and workshops. She appeared on the Stars of Tomorrow Show, as well as many performances at the Disney Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida. Miss Ashlie has competed in numerous competitions and pageants throughout the years.


Miss Tamara

Assistant Director & Instructor

Miss Tamara began her dance training at Age 2 at Steppin’ Up Dance Studios in Somers, CT and Pioneer Gymnastics in East Longmeadow, MA. Miss Tamara studied multiple styles of dance and was a member of the Steppin’ Up Dance Companies, as well as the Aerialstars Acro/Gymnastic Team, Enfield Ramblers Cheerleading, GTC All Stars and Enfield HS Dance Team. Miss Tamara trained with Linda Regulbuto, Colleen White, Richard Steinert, Christine Duhon, Leo Ledger, along with staff at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. She also trained with many well-renowned artists from NADAA and various other tri-state conventions and workshops. She appeared on the Stars of Tomorrow Show,as well as many performances at the Disney Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida. Miss Tamara has competed in many competitions and pageants throughout the years.


Miss Jessica

Instructor

Miss Jessica is from Enfield, CT. At age 2, she began her dance training at Steppin’ Up Dance Studios in
Somers, CT. Miss Jessica had a passion for African Dance, Acro/Gymnastics, Jazz Funk and Hip Hop as a very young dancer. She was a member of the Aerialstars Acro/Gymnastic Team, as well as the Dance Company at Kim’s Danceland, under the direction of Kim Norrington. She studied multiple styles of dance under the direction of Linda Regulbuto, Colleen White, Richard Steinert, Christine Duhon, Chio , Anthony Thomas, various staff at Broadway Dance Center in NYC are just a few with whom Miss Jessica
trained with. She also trained with many well-renowned artists from NADAA and various other tri-state conventions and workshops. Miss Jessica has taught various workshops at surrounding dance studios and dance conventions, including NADAA. She appeared on the Stars of Tomorrow Show, as well as many performances at the Disney Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida. Miss Jessica has competed in many competitions and pageants throughout the years. Miss Jessica’s passion for Hip Hop ignites the
dance floor.


Miss Nina

Instructor

Miss Nina is from Enfield, CT. At age 2, she began her dance training at Steppin’ Up Dance Studios in Somers, CT. In her high school years, she developed a passion for Broadway, Music and Theater. Miss Nina Specializes in our Pre-School and Tiny Tots Programs. She studied multiple styles of dance under the direction of Linda Regulbuto, Colleen White, Richard Steinert, Christine Duhon, , various staff at Broadway Dance Center in NYC are just a few with whom Miss Jessica trained with. She also trained with many well-renowned artists from NADAA and various other tri-state conventions and workshops. She appeared on the Stars of Tomorrow Show. Miss Nina has competed in many competitions and pageants throughout the years. Miss Nina enjoys sharing her knowledge and love for dance with her tiny tots.


Miss Ashley D

Instructor

Miss Ashley is from Windsor, CT. She started dancing at the age of 3 and began her dance training at Riley’s School Of Dance in Enfield, CT. When she was 13, Miss Ashley began attending the Connecticut Contemporary Ballet Theatre in Somers, CT. under the direction of Christine Duhon and Richard Steinert. She continued her studies of dance at the Hartford Conservatory of Performing Arts in 2002 and graduated in 2004 with a double major in Dance Pedagogy and Dance Performance. Miss Ashley is trained in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Character, Irish Step, Modern, Contemporary, and Hip Hop. She has performed in The Nutcracker, Disney Magic Music Days, Boston and Smith College Dance festivals, 5 by 5, The Ted Hersey Marathon & Bushnell. Miss Ashley D also attended master classes at The School of Hartford Ballet, Steps, and Broadway Dance Center. She studied with Brenda Buffalino, Avi Miller and Ofer Ben, Josh Hilberman, Germaine Salsberg, Jacques D’Amboise and Frank Hatchett. Miss Ashley D has been teaching dance in the Connecticut area for ten years.


Mr. James (Jayare) Falcon

Instructor

Mr. Jayare Falcon grew up dancing around the Hartford area. When he was younger he had the opportunity to train with many well-known artists that include Frank Hatchett, Chio Yamada, and Michelle Barber at Broadway Dance Center. He attended Hofstra University and received Bachelor of Arts in Dance. Since his graduation, he has had the opportunity to choreograph and perform in the greater New England area.


Miss Jasmine

Instructor

Miss Jasmine resides in Enfield, CT. She began studying dance at Age 4. With a passion for the Acrobatic Arts, she became a member of the Aerialstars Acro/Gymnastic Team and DKDS Dance Companies. Most of her dance training was at Dance Kraze Dance Studio, specializing in Acro/Gymnasics, Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Lyrical & Tap. Miss Jasmine has competed in many regional and national dance competitions and received multiple titles, high score and judges special awards in various solo and group dances. Miss Jasmine was awarded the 2015 Dance Your Heart Out Scholarship and appeared in the Dance Spirit Magazine in 2015. She has been trained by various award-winning choreographers who have worked with “So You Think You Can Dance” and more! Miss Jasmine continues to train in the dance arts as well as share her passion for the arts with her students.


Miss Jen

Instructor

Miss Jen began her dance training at the age of 3 at Steppin’ up Dance Studio in Somers CT, she then
began dancing at The Academy of Dance in East Longmeadow Mass. There she was a member of the competitive dance team, she competed both as a soloist and an ensemble dancer in numerous regional and national dance competitions. Miss Jennifer then continued her dance training at Keene State College where she received an Associates in Dance. She was also selected to perform in Keene States end of the year performance all four years she was at Keene. Also while at Keene she was a member of the Keene State Dance Team where she held the title of Captain her senior year. Miss Jennifer is trained
in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyric and Modern. Miss Jen enjoys sharing her experience and love for dance with her students.


Miss Julianne

Instructor

Miss Julianne began her dance training at a young age at The Dance Slipper inSouthwick, Mass. As a member of their competition dance team, she competed as both a soloist and an ensemble dance member in numerous regional and national dance competitions in Myrtle Beach, Boston, NYC, Orlando and Hollywood, FL. As a competitive dancer Julianne was awarded many high scores and also received several special judges’ awards for her acrobatic skills. Miss Julianne continued her dance training at the Joan Palladino School of Dance at Dean College where she earned her Associate Degree in Dance. She began her professional dance career at Six Flags New England as a dancer and magician’s assistant. Julianne has extensive training in jazz, hip-hop, ballet, acro, contemporary, modern, lyrical and tap.


Miss Lili “Bloom”

Instructor

Miss Lili has been a Hip Hop Instructor for 2 years. She found her love for Hip Hop when she was six years old. She believes in spreading her love and knowledge for Hip Hop through her teaching and is always eater to teach the next generation so Hip Hop can stay alive. Miss Lili has participated in countless hip hop battles. In May of 2017 Miss Lili won World of Dance New jersey Head Bangerz Brawl. She continues to constantly educate herself and be on the Hip Hop scene so she can stay current and giver her students the best knowledge and teachings possible.


Miss Lindsey

Instructor

Miss Lindsey grew up in Enfield, CT. At the age if 3 she began her dance training at Steppin’ Up Dance Studios in Somers, CT. Miss Lindsey has studied multiple styles of dance and was a longtime member of Aerialstars Acro/Gymnastics Team. Linda Regulbuto, Colleen White, Richard Steinert and Andrea Ouellette are just a few with whom she has trained with. Lindsey was a 3x Varsity Cheerleader with Enrico Fermi High School in Enfield, CT and was a member of the National Champion Titan Allstar Cheerleading Team out of MA, under the direction of Daniele VanOssenbrugger Blackburn. She has appeared on the Stars of Tomorrow show and performed in Disney’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando,Fl. Over the many years Lindsey has competed in both dance and cheerleading competitions all over the northeast region, as well as the beauty pageant grid. Miss Lindsey enjoys sharing her passion for acro dance arts.


MR WOLF aka/ANTHONY “Slender Wolf”

Instructor

Bio Coming soon!