Hilary has been involved with dance for many years. She is uniquely qualified in both dance education and elementary education. She has attended Dance Masters of America Teacher Training School and is also New Hampshire Certified as a Teacher in Elementary Education.
She is an accomplished Choreographer having choreographed for the Keene State College Dance Team and having won special awards noting her age appropriate and technically sound choreography for youngsters.
Hilary has involved herself with various scholarship programs for the performing arts; including being a Judges and Contestants Coordinator. She continues to serve as Director and a Lead Teacher of the Concord Dance Academy summer dance camps.
has been an active part of the dance industry for over 35 years. She
is a former member of the Boston Ballet Company and has extensive
experience in tap, jazz and ballet. She is a member of the Dance
Teachers Club of Boston, Inc./American Society of Dance, Dance
Masters of America – New England Chapter 5, Maine Dance Teachers
Club, and New Hampshire Dance Alliance. She is a tested and
certified Judge through the National Dance Council of America, Inc.
Janet is also a member of the United States Dance Sport Federation.
Her versatile experiences include being a Judge for the United
States Gymnastics Federation in Rhythmic Gymnastics and being a
regional Judge for the Miss America Pageant.
Janet travels extensively throughout the United States to support
great competition venues and promote and instill positive dance
experiences for young dancers to help them develop their talents and
realize their dreams. Janet has a stellar teaching career supporting
both novice and highly accomplished youngsters. Janet currently
serves us as a Guest Teacher, Choreographer and Dance Consultant.
Tina has been a dedicated Instructor with us for 10 years. Her teaching experiences span all age groups. Tina is also a Competition Team Trainer. Affectionately known as “The Polisher” she has a keen ability to help dance teams perfect routines while staying true to their Choreographers’ intentions. She consciously maintains an energetic, supportive and positive environment for youngsters of all abilities. Tina works with students in all subjects. Tina also has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
Sensei Peter Provencher began his martial arts journey in 1986 studying Shaolin kempo karate. After achieving his Ni dan (2nd degree black belt) his interest in the arts took him exploring other styles. While still maintaining study in Shaolin kempo, he began learning the art of Herchun. Upon receiving his San dan (3rd degree black belt) in kempo, he decided to place all his attention on Herchun. InMay 2004, Sensei Peter earned his Yo dan (4th degree black belt) with the honor of being the highest ranked student under his Herchun Kung Fu Grand Master. Sensei Peter has been teaching martial arts since 1988.
He has both taught at and managed various studios including his own school. Sensei Peter believes in giving young students a strong base by repeatedly teaching the three rules of karate: respect, self-discipline, and self-control; along with self-defense techniques of both novice and advanced nature. In addition to teaching our students, Sensei Peter does lectures, seminars and demonstrations at various sites including schools, churches, malls, and the Manchester and Concord area police departments.
Nate is an assistant to the Karate instructor. He is also the choreographer for the recital karate demonstration.
Jennifer has been dancing since the age of three. She brings with her a solid background in a variety of dance disciplines. She has studied with a wide range of teachers in the Boston area including Madelon Curtis, Scott Ranagan and Bill McLaughlin, in addition to expanding her studies with many of Boston’s prestigious dance educators at Ballet Theatre of Boston, Bay State Ballet Theater School and the Jeannette Neill Dance Studio. She also has taken classes in New York and master classes with well known teachers such as David Howard and Brian Friedman. She is a former member of the Madelon Curtis Dancers and Bay State Ballet Theatre Company and has danced roles in Dance Prisms productions of “Nutcracker”, “Alice in Wonderland” and “Sleeping Beauty”. She also has performed in “A Chorus Line”, “ Oklahoma”, “Coppelia” and “Hoedown”. Jennifer has been on staff at many area dance schools including Ballet Arts Center of Winchester(MA), Le’Cole de Ballet, Kidstock Creative Arts Theatre and also at Bentley College. She has also choreographed middle school productions of “Fiddler On the Roof”, “Joseph And the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” as well as “Aladdin”.
Jennafer Goetsch has been dancing since she was 3 years old. She has trained in ballet, lyrical, jazz, modern and tap. In her early teens she started to concentrate on and hone her tap skills. She has trained extensively with Aaron Tolson, formerly of Riverdance and ImagineTap, for the past 5 years and continues to further her repertoire by taking Master classes. She is currently the Company Manager and Ensemble Dancer with New England Tap Dance Ensemble, a semi-professional tap dance group based in New England. She holds her Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice and Spanish from Plymouth State University. She is currently working towards her Master’s in Criminal Justice/Forensic Criminology and Licensure as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She has Blue Suede Tap Shoes that give her blisters!
Maria studied jazz, tap and ballet at Bill Fowler’s School of Dance in Medford, Massachusetts for over 14 years as part of their competition program. Maria made a tough choice to stop dancing at the school to accept a basketball scholarship to Southern Connecticut State University. Though basketball became a big part of her life, Maria’s love of dance brought her to join local dance crews and learn hip hop from the Boston scene. Maria has many years experience working with children as a youth director for summer camps and also coaching many different sport teams at different levels. Maria brought her passion and knowledge of dance and working with children to Concord Dance Academy in 2009. Maria looks forward to sharing with the students old school meets new school hip hop techniques to bring lively fresh choreography to the stage.
Jenny Treat grew up in Concord, NH where she started dancing at the
age of 3. Most of her dance training was under the direction of
Jennifer Beauvais-Rienert at the New Hampshire School of Ballet in
Hooksett, NH. While training at NHSB Jenny competed with the dance
company winning numerous awards and performed lead roles in the
schools’ annual Nutcracker and spring concerts.
Jenny recently graduated from The University of the Arts in
Philadelphia, PA. She graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Fine
Arts in Dance and was awarded the Dance Faculty Award for Excellence
in Dance. While at the University of the Arts Jenny had the privilege
of training with and performing pieces of choreography by some of
Philadelphia’s most honorable dance professionals such as Scott
Jovovich, Roni Koresh, Ginger Cox, Kim Bears-Bailey, Brian Sanders,
Molly Misgalla, Wayne St. David and Zane Booker.