We Are Excited For Yet Another Successful Year Working With Your Children. We Are A Family Oriented Dance Studio And Pride Ourselves In The Dance Family That Has Been Formed With Our Parents, Children, &Community. We Welcome You To Stay & Watch Your Child's Dance Class In One Of Our Two 800-Square Foot Viewing Rooms Featuring Two-Way Mirrors.
TAP - JAZZ - BALLET - POINTE
LYRICAL – CONTEMPORARY - TUMBLING
HIP HOP - CLOGGING – IRISH STEP – LEAPS & TURNS
VOICE - MUSICAL THEATRE – PRODUCTION
(CLASSES AVAILABLE FOR AGES 2 THROUGH ADULT, DEPENDING ON THE STYLE)
*RECITAL, COMPETITION, & TECHNIQUE CLASSES
AVAILABLE IN MOST OF THE ABOVE STYLES.
Carol Began Her Dance Career At The Age Of 5. After Graduating High School, She Continued Her Studies At Svetlova Dance Academy In Dorset, Vermont. In 1973, Carol Opened Her Own Dance School In Ballston Spa, Where She Continues To Successfully Operate & Grow. Carol Visits New York City & Boston Several Times A Year To Keep Up On The Current Trends Of Dance. In Addition To Teaching At Her Own Studio, She Is Involved In Many Talent Shows, Competitions, & Productions Throughout The Tri-State Area. "Ms. Carol", As Her Students Respectfully Call Her, Believes Dance Should Be Enjoyable As Well As A Valuable Learning Experience.
Tiffany Began Her Studies Here At Carol Lawrence School Of Dance At The Age Of 3. She Continues To Further Her Study & Training In All Areas Of Dance Profession, Participating In Various Dance Workshops & Conventions Each Year. As Director Of Our Competition Teams, Miss Tiffany Has Choreographed Numerous Routines That Have Competed Regionally & At The National Level. We Are Very Proud For Our Students Bringing Home Gold, High Gold, & Platinum Awards Repeatedly. Tiffany Loves Working With The Children & Seeing Their Love Of Dance Grow Over The Years, As They Become Part Of Our Dance Family.
ASSISTANT STUDIO DIRECTOR
Halie Began Studying Dance At The Age Of 2 ½ At Carol Lawrence School Of Dance. She Trained In Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Clogging, Irish, Hip Hop, Gymnastics, Pointe, & Lyrical. She Spent 16 Years Competing Locally & Nationally & Has Won Numerous Top Awards. Halie Began Her Teaching Career At The Age Of 12, First Assisting Students Reach For Their Goal, Then Later Becoming A Full Fledge Instructor. Halie Is A Proud Graduate Of SUNY Plattsburgh As A Business Administration Major With An Emphasis In Supply Chain Management. She Always Looks Forward To Sharing Her Love Of Dance With The Students At Carol Lawrence School Of Dance!
Gina’s Love For Dance Started At Carol Lawrence School Of Dance When She Was Two Years Old. She Studied Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, & Hip-Hop Until She Graduated In 2013. After Graduating, Gina Went To Springfield College In Massachusetts, Where She Completed Her Bachelor Degree In Dance And Business Marketing. During Her Four Years, She Was A Member Of The Springfield College Pride Competition Dance Team, Which Took Top Three In The New England Region In Jazz & Hip Hop. Gina Has Also Choreographed & Performed In Multiple Showcases For The Springfield College Dancers Club, Along With Being The Public Relations Officer For Three Years. Gina Completed A Summer Intern Study In Ballroom Dance At Arthur Murray Dance Studio In Saratoga Springs, New York, Where She Performed In Multiple Showcases & Routines In Waltz, Cha Cha, Swing, Salsa, Foxtrot, & Samba. Along With Being A Performer & Choreographer, Gina Has Evolved Into A Dance Educator, Which Has Given Her Significant Experience In Creating Lesson Plans For All Of Her Students, Which Focus On Developmental Dance Patterns & Gross Motor Skills. Gina Is Eager To Get Started On Her Third Year Of Teaching Competition Group & Solo Dance Routines.
Melissa's Love For Music Began When She Was Just 5 & Would Sing Everywhere She Could & To Anyone That Would Listen! She Trained As Vocalist Via Private Lessons & As A Saratoga Springs High School Choralier & All-State NYSSMA Member. She Performed & Competed Along The East Coast. She Also Spent 7 Years As A Ballston Spa Pop Warner Cheerleading Coach, So Is No Stranger To Helping Her Students Find Their "Inner Voice"! She Is Proud of Her Students Who's Dedication and Talent Have Earned Them Top Scoring Awards & Scholarships! Melissa Is Excited To Continue To Share Her Passion For The Art Of Music With Her Students & Watch Them Shine On Stage.
Ashley Began Studying Dance At The Age Of 4 At Carol Lawrence School Of Dance. She Studied Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Clogging, Hip-Hop, Pointe, & Lyrical. In Middle School, Ashley Became A Part Of The Competition Team, Where For 7 Years She Competed Various Solos, Trios, Duets, & Groups With Her Team. Ashley Has Been An Assistant Teacher For The Studio For The Past 11 Years While Attending School And College. She Is Very Excited To Start Her First Years As A Teacher. Ashley Recently Graduated From The College Of Saint Rose In Albany, NY. During Her 4 Years ,She Was A Part Of The Golden Knights Dance Team, Practicing & Performing At Fall Basketball Games & The Yearly Spring Showcase. Ashley Studied Childhood/Special Education & Graduated With A Bachelor's Degree Of Science & Her Certification To Teach Childhood/Special Education Grades 1-6. Currently, Ashley Is Attending The College Of Saint Rose To Obtain Her Master's Degree For Teaching, While Also Working Part Time At Maple Leaf Daycare.
Morgan’s Studies At Carol Lawrence School Of Dance Began At The Age Of 4 Years Old. She Had Extensive Training In Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop, & Clogging. In Addition, She Performed Pom Dance & Kick Line On The Shenendehowa Dance Team. Morgan Joined The Competition Team When She Was 10 Years Old & Has Been Awarded Many Top Scoring Awards, Scholarships, & Special Awards, Both Regionally & Nationally. In 2018, Morgan Was Proudly Named The Face Of Sophisticated Productions Dance Competitions Where Her Image Was Used For National Branding & Advertising. Morgan Is A 2020 Shenendehowa & Capital Region BOCES Graduate Where She Studied Cosmetology. After Several Years Of Being An Assistant, Morgan Is Excited To Start Teaching Her Own Classes At CLSOD In The Fall Of 2020 & Can’t Wait To See What Her Teaching Career Holds!
DANCE TEACHER / TEACHING ASSISTANT
Emily Has Been Studying Dance & Gymnastics Since The Age Of 4. She Has Been A Devoted Student Of Carol Lawrence School Of Dance Since She Was 9 Years Old. She Has Had Intensive Training In Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Lyrical, & Hip Hop & Will Continue Her Studies As She Enters Her Senior Year. Emily's Love Of Dance Along With Her Dedication & Determination Have Earned Her Several Top Scoring Adjudicated Awards & Scholarships. She Was Recognized As Miss Power Of Dance As Well As Sophisticated Productions Dancer Of The Year In 2018. Emily Is Also A Ballston Spa High School Cheerleader & Has Volunteered As A Pop Warner Assistant Junior Coach Where Her Original Choreography Was Featured In Several Pop Warner Cheerleading Competitions. Emily Is Excited To Continue To Bring Her Passion For Dance To Her New Students At CLSOD!
MISS DELANIE, MISS EMILY &
MISS MARY GRACE
All Of Our Amazing Teaching Assistants Have Grown Up As Students At Carol Lawrence School Of Dance! They Are Members Of Our Competition Team & Love Spending Time Inspiring The Young Dancers That Follow In Their Footsteps!