Cindy Lopresti (Owner / Artistic Director)
Cindy is a seasoned professional performer. Cindy has studied extensively with Jennifer Lopez dancer & choreographer Barry Youngblood, as well as jazz pioneer Gus Giordano. She was a featured dancer, model and spokesperson on the Rhythm City Show, a nationally syndicated variety show. Cindy is a former member of the Kelley Street Dancers of Dayton and of the cheer and dance team at The Ohio State University. She is currently a member of the Miami Valley Dance Teachers Association. Cindy has judged many talent competitions and dance team tryouts. She has choreographed numerous show choir and drama productions. Cindy holds an Associates Degree in Fine Arts and a B.S. of Education in the Unified Arts from the Ohio State University. Of her 25-year dance career, this marks her 17th year teaching. Cindy is also a certified ZUMBA instructor.
Melissa Hare (Dance Instruction)
Melissa began dancing at the age of 3. She has trained in ballet, tap, jazz and acrobat and has frequently performed throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Indiana and Washington D.C. Melissa has advanced dance training with many nationally acclaimed master teachers. She has choreographed dances for several local organizations. Melissa has been teaching dance since 1998. She and her husband; Scott, have three children; Alyssa, Shanna and Sean. Melissa is an experienced group fitness teacher and just became a certified ZUMBA instructor.
Deborah Boratko (Dance Instruction)
Deborah has been involved in dance for twelve years. She has studied several different styles including jazz, tap, ballet/lyrical, pom/cheer, clog and hip hop. She has competed in many dance competitions. Deborah is a part of the AmeriDance staff located in Westerville, Ohio, instructing camps throughout Ohio. She has performed with the Cleveland Cavalier girls, Wright State Dance Team, and Fort Wayne Freedom Dance Team. Deborah has choreographed many che
er and dance routines during her dancing years. Deborah is originally from Delphos, Ohio and is currently attending The Ohio State University majoring in textiles and clothing Business Marketing.