Linda is a seasoned performer with an impressive bio and list of accomplishments. She has been a member and performed with Ballet Élan, Philly Jazz Company, Civic Ballet, Philly's premier 80's jazz troupe "The Company", Jean Laws Dance Company and Pizzazz Entertainment Group, and last but not least, her own premier contemporary dance company, Tournado. Her credentials range from TV guest appearances, video and industrial commercials, to live theatrical performances in New York, PA and the Caribbean. She is the founder and artistic director of South Jersey DanceWorks' own in-house professional company Tournado Dance Company, South Jersey's premiere contemporary dance troupe. " Dancing and teaching are a great love of mine. I give my all to each and every student and expect the same in return."
Catie began her training at an early age of three. In addition to her training at SJDW, she has also studied with Daniel Mayo, Clyde Evans Jr and Sanchel Brown. She was a member of Terra Ink Dance Company.
Charles is a graduate of Drexel University with a BSEE. His training is diverse in style and grounded in technique. Some of the many teachers and experiences that have influenced him are - Peter McCoy, Jean Ann Hughes, Laura Princiotta, Suzie Miller, Shimon Braun, Roni Koresh, Beth Hirschhaut-Iguchi and Jimmy Truitt. He was a member of Peter McCoy Dance Project, PhilaDanco Training Company, Paradigm Dance Company and Tournado Dance Company. Charles is presently company manager and co-director of Tournado Dance Company. Charles continues his love for dance through his teaching at South Jersey DanceWorks. He is a always encouraging his students to go beyond their own limits and takes them to a whole new level in their dance training by teaching them strong self-discipline and commitment. He also has a knack for bringing out the "most" in all of his students.
Miss Erin has been teaching at South Jersey DanceWorks for over 9 years. She has taught ballet, jazz, tap and creative dance to students 3 to 12 years of age. Throughout her dance career, she has studied ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary, and modern at various studios in the South Jersey area including: Diane Hall, Kelly Lynn, Chez Dance, and South Jersey DanceWorks. She was a member of Chez Dance's Junior Company and South Jersey DanceWorks' Tournado Dance Company. Miss Erin has performed all over South Jersey, Philadelphia, New York, and even Disney World! She obtained a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Temple University. She is a Kindergarten teacher at J. Harvey Rodgers School in Glassboro, NJ.
Jillian has been dancing since the age of five. She has studied with at other dance schools, prior to SJDW. She has also studied with Daniel Mayo, Clyde Evans Jr and Sanchel Brown. Jillian is also a member of the National Honor Society.
Julieanna has been dancing with South Jersey DanceWorks since she was 3. In addition to the staff at SJDW, she has studied with David Kloss, Roni Koresh, Althea Leslie.
Miss Laura has been a part of South Jersey DanceWorks since she was a tot. Her training in addition to the staff at SJDW, also include David Kloss, Roni Koresh, Althea Leslie and Henry Roy.
Jake make his first appearance on stage as Aladdin at the age of 2-1/2 and have not stop since. In addition to the SJDW staff, he has also studied with Robert Taylor, Jr, Clyde Evans Jr and Daniel Mayo. In addition to dance, He is a member of National Honor Society, plays saxophone and involve in robotics. In his down time, Jake is an avid saber fencer.