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Niagara Chocolates Fundraising information COMING SOON for recreational families!


Our 3rd Season has started and our programs are amazing.  We are so happy to bring the Fairport area and surrounding areas a wonderful and happy dance studio filled with amazing families and talented staff.  We still have room in some of our classes.  Don't wait to enroll.  If you do not see a class you are interested in on our schedule, please let us know and we can create a class for you with enough interest.


SEDC Private Tours Available
Schedule a time to learn more about our recreational and competitive programs, tour our beautiful studio, and meet our wonderful staff and directors.  Please call 585-364-3136 or email info@studioeastdancecompany.com and we will set up a time that works for you.
         


New Classes starting in October/November:
Adult Tap - Wednesdays 6-week session - Starting Wednesday, October 6th
Mini Hip-Hop - 4-6 years old - Starting Soon, email for information
Tots 2 Tap/Ballet - 5-6 years old - Starting Saturday, November 6th

 


A special congratulations to all of our dancers who performed in the 2021 Starbound Nationals Finals competition!  You did amazing!

 

All About Our Dance Studio

 

Studio East Dance Company was established by Ramona Reuter and Victoria Bach in 2019.  With years of professional dance and teaching experience, we have implemented the highest standards for the studio, keeping education and development at the forefront of our approach.  We offer a variety of dance styles, recreational, competitive and company level programs, ages 18 months - adults, and boys and girls.  Our programs are structured to accommodate every level with age-appropriate music, costumes, and dance routines.

Our mission is to provide our students with age-appropriate dance education while cultivating life skills by encouraging and fostering expression, self-confidence, growth, progress and leadership.  We partner with parents to raise our future.  We are committed to providing high quality dance classes to enhance the overall development of every student.

 

Each of our classes encourage dancers to exceed expectations in a motivating environment. Our talented instructors are dedicated to providing a welcoming, creative space for dancers of all levels.  They are ready to share their knowledge with every student.  Explore our site for more information, and feel free to reach out with questions.

Classes offered: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Pre-Pointe, Pointe, Hip-Hip, Lyrical, Contemporary, Tumble, Musical Theatre and more.  We have a recreational and competitive program.

Call us at 585-364-3136 or email at info@studioeastdancecompany.com for tuition prices and discounts.  We are scheduling private tours and would love for you to see our beautiful studio. 

Studio East Dance Company is a proud member of:

Fairport Merchants Association

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Progressive Ballet Technique

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Dance Masters of America

Macaroni Kid

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Women in Dance Performance

Guest Instructors/Choreographers

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Marianne Dalton - Guest Ballet Instructor

Marianne comes to us with over 20 years teaching experience in the Rochester, Syracuse, and Buffalo areas. During her professional career, Marianne was a dancer with Empire State Ballet, Boston Repertory Ballet, and Boston Ballet II. Currently an adjunct lecturer at U of R, Nazareth College, and SUNY at Brockport, she is a former faculty member of the Draper Center for Dance Education as well as a guest teacher at many studios located throughout New York State.

 

 

 

AJ Deneka - Guest Jazz Instructor

AJ has been dancing, modeling, and choreographing all over the globe since the tender age of 10.  His extensive training expands to both the east and west coasts, at such studios as The Edge Performing Arts Center, Broadway Dance Center, Gus Giordano, and has assisted and trained with the likes of Joe Tremaine, Liz Imperio, Doug Caldwell and Bt. Andrij has worked with such artists as Kylie Minogue, Marc Anthony, Stevie Wonder, Gregory Hines, and Selena Gomez. Some of his credits include the MTV Movie Awards, The TV Land Awards, Wella, Nike, International Dance Festival, The Winter Olympics, American Choreography Awards, Jazz Dance World Congress, Coca Cola, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, LA Fashion Apparel Magazine, and has toured the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Mexico with "Instincts Live Media Dance Company”. Currently he is a guest teacher at F.I.T. in Manhattan, and at studios/colleges all over the US and Canada. Andrij recently graduated from "The Fashion Institute of Technology" in Manhattan, and plans on someday working as a stylist. “Embrace what makes you unique, even if it makes others uncomfortable.”

Lindsey Miller - Guest Contemporary/Hip-Hop Choreographer/Instructor

Lindsey is a choreographer, dance instructor and fitness professional based in Upstate New York. She has over 20 years of experience in the dance and fitness industries working alongside top choreographers and fitness professionals in Los Angeles and New York. As a dancer she has appeared in television, film, live shows, music videos and fitness videos. Lindsey is the owner of Lindsey Miller Fitness (@lindseymillerfitness), providing small group and one-on-one personal training, dance, fitness and yoga throughout the Los Angeles area and in New York. She is a trainer for Dailyburn.com, a Master Trainer for Barre Above and Director of Master Trainer Education for PlyoJam Cardio Dance Fitness and creator of The Remedy for optimized dance and sport performance. She has presented at IDEA World Fitness and has taught in the Junior Program at Millennium Dance Complex in Los Angeles. As a personal trainer, yoga instructor and motivator, she is committed to providing fun, innovative and scientifically effective programming that promotes a healthy body as well as a healthy mind.

Melanie Kaisen - Guest Instructor

Melanie has been dancing for over 10 years and is a rising senior in the University at Buffalo’s BFA dance program. In addition to her collegiate path, Melanie has trained with various companies and programs including Gus Giordano Dance School in Chicago, Steps on Broadway and Broadway Dance Center’s Pre-Professional Summer Study programs in New York City, the Commercial Dance Intensive in Atlanta, and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, among others. Melanie has worked with artists such as Nick Hagelin and Francesca Maria in music videos, as well as took part in productions of Starring Buffalo’s Little Shop of Horrors and A Christmas Carol. Melanie is so excited to share her love and passion for dance with Studio East Dance Company!

Kirsten Stone - Guest Choreographer/Instructor

Kirsten received her early training from the Draper Center for Dance Education in upstate New York. While training she had the opportunity to take part in a variety of performances with the Rochester City Ballet under the direction of Artistic Director Jamey Leverett. She went on to earn a B.F.A. in Dance at the University of Arizona on scholarship, where she had the opportunity to work with many renowned teachers and choreographers. While attending the University of Arizona, Kirsten had the opportunity to choreograph various works, which were featured in shows at the University. After college Kirsten moved to New York City where she danced and assisted at the renowned Steps on Broadway. Kirsten went on to choreograph works for New York City Jazz Choreography Enterprise and Inaside Dance Works in Chicago. While living in Los Angeles Kirsten taught at IDA Hollywood and Millennium Dance Complex OC. Kirsten is happy to be back in the Rochester area teaching dance! 

Ellie Sanna - Guest Contemporary Choreographer

Ellie Sanna has lived and worked in the New York City Dance Industry for the past 7 years. She has taught and choreographed for studios throughout Connecticut, New Jersey, New York State, and North Carolina, alongside substitute teaching at Peridance Capezio Center in NYC.   Ellie has worked for Hall of Fame Dance Challenge for 7 Seasons, and taught master classes in Las Vegas at their Nationals.  Additionally she’s most recently worked as a Producer for Sonya Tayeh and Emma Portner with New York City Center’s, Fall for Dance programming, collaborating with music artist Moses Sumney.  Ellie has also worked as a casting director and manager for dance artists in Los Angeles, London, and Germany, on fashion shows with Burberry, Valentino, and music artists such as Dua Lipa, Miguel, and Sabrina Carpenter to name a few.  Ellie’s passion has always been to support the Dance Arts in any and every capacity, and has utilized her education and training to work from a Performer to a Stage Manager, Agent, Production Manager, and Company Manager alongside her continuous work and passion for teaching and choreography. 

Lorri Leonardi - Guest Tap Instructor

Bio coming soon

Women in Dance Performance

Guest Instructors/Choreographers

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Marianne Dalton - Guest Ballet Instructor

Marianne comes to us with over 20 years teaching experience in the Rochester, Syracuse, and Buffalo areas. During her professional career, Marianne was a dancer with Empire State Ballet, Boston Repertory Ballet, and Boston Ballet II. Currently an adjunct lecturer at U of R, Nazareth College, and SUNY at Brockport, she is a former faculty member of the Draper Center for Dance Education as well as a guest teacher at many studios located throughout New York State.

 

 

 

AJ Deneka - Guest Jazz Instructor

AJ has been dancing, modeling, and choreographing all over the globe since the tender age of 10.  His extensive training expands to both the east and west coasts, at such studios as The Edge Performing Arts Center, Broadway Dance Center, Gus Giordano, and has assisted and trained with the likes of Joe Tremaine, Liz Imperio, Doug Caldwell and Bt. Andrij has worked with such artists as Kylie Minogue, Marc Anthony, Stevie Wonder, Gregory Hines, and Selena Gomez. Some of his credits include the MTV Movie Awards, The TV Land Awards, Wella, Nike, International Dance Festival, The Winter Olympics, American Choreography Awards, Jazz Dance World Congress, Coca Cola, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, LA Fashion Apparel Magazine, and has toured the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Mexico with "Instincts Live Media Dance Company”. Currently he is a guest teacher at F.I.T. in Manhattan, and at studios/colleges all over the US and Canada. Andrij recently graduated from "The Fashion Institute of Technology" in Manhattan, and plans on someday working as a stylist. “Embrace what makes you unique, even if it makes others uncomfortable.”

Lindsey Miller - Guest Contemporary/Hip-Hop Choreographer/Instructor

Lindsey is a choreographer, dance instructor and fitness professional based in Upstate New York. She has over 20 years of experience in the dance and fitness industries working alongside top choreographers and fitness professionals in Los Angeles and New York. As a dancer she has appeared in television, film, live shows, music videos and fitness videos. Lindsey is the owner of Lindsey Miller Fitness (@lindseymillerfitness), providing small group and one-on-one personal training, dance, fitness and yoga throughout the Los Angeles area and in New York. She is a trainer for Dailyburn.com, a Master Trainer for Barre Above and Director of Master Trainer Education for PlyoJam Cardio Dance Fitness and creator of The Remedy for optimized dance and sport performance. She has presented at IDEA World Fitness and has taught in the Junior Program at Millennium Dance Complex in Los Angeles. As a personal trainer, yoga instructor and motivator, she is committed to providing fun, innovative and scientifically effective programming that promotes a healthy body as well as a healthy mind.

Melanie Kaisen - Guest Instructor

Melanie has been dancing for over 10 years and is a rising senior in the University at Buffalo’s BFA dance program. In addition to her collegiate path, Melanie has trained with various companies and programs including Gus Giordano Dance School in Chicago, Steps on Broadway and Broadway Dance Center’s Pre-Professional Summer Study programs in New York City, the Commercial Dance Intensive in Atlanta, and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, among others. Melanie has worked with artists such as Nick Hagelin and Francesca Maria in music videos, as well as took part in productions of Starring Buffalo’s Little Shop of Horrors and A Christmas Carol. Melanie is so excited to share her love and passion for dance with Studio East Dance Company!

Kirsten Stone - Guest Choreographer/Instructor

Kirsten received her early training from the Draper Center for Dance Education in upstate New York. While training she had the opportunity to take part in a variety of performances with the Rochester City Ballet under the direction of Artistic Director Jamey Leverett. She went on to earn a B.F.A. in Dance at the University of Arizona on scholarship, where she had the opportunity to work with many renowned teachers and choreographers. While attending the University of Arizona, Kirsten had the opportunity to choreograph various works, which were featured in shows at the University. After college Kirsten moved to New York City where she danced and assisted at the renowned Steps on Broadway. Kirsten went on to choreograph works for New York City Jazz Choreography Enterprise and Inaside Dance Works in Chicago. While living in Los Angeles Kirsten taught at IDA Hollywood and Millennium Dance Complex OC. Kirsten is happy to be back in the Rochester area teaching dance! 

Ellie Sanna - Guest Contemporary Choreographer

Ellie Sanna has lived and worked in the New York City Dance Industry for the past 7 years. She has taught and choreographed for studios throughout Connecticut, New Jersey, New York State, and North Carolina, alongside substitute teaching at Peridance Capezio Center in NYC.   Ellie has worked for Hall of Fame Dance Challenge for 7 Seasons, and taught master classes in Las Vegas at their Nationals.  Additionally she’s most recently worked as a Producer for Sonya Tayeh and Emma Portner with New York City Center’s, Fall for Dance programming, collaborating with music artist Moses Sumney.  Ellie has also worked as a casting director and manager for dance artists in Los Angeles, London, and Germany, on fashion shows with Burberry, Valentino, and music artists such as Dua Lipa, Miguel, and Sabrina Carpenter to name a few.  Ellie’s passion has always been to support the Dance Arts in any and every capacity, and has utilized her education and training to work from a Performer to a Stage Manager, Agent, Production Manager, and Company Manager alongside her continuous work and passion for teaching and choreography. 

Lorri Leonardi - Guest Tap Instructor

Bio coming soon

Women in Dance Performance

Guest Instructors/Choreographers

AJ.jpg
545264_10151084742329366_429994354_n-2.jpg
IMG_6719.JPG
1DB585EE-8672-447C-8076-CB72E41F4EC0.jpeg

Marianne Dalton - Guest Ballet Instructor

Marianne comes to us with over 20 years teaching experience in the Rochester, Syracuse, and Buffalo areas. During her professional career, Marianne was a dancer with Empire State Ballet, Boston Repertory Ballet, and Boston Ballet II. Currently an adjunct lecturer at U of R, Nazareth College, and SUNY at Brockport, she is a former faculty member of the Draper Center for Dance Education as well as a guest teacher at many studios located throughout New York State.

 

 

 

AJ Deneka - Guest Jazz Instructor

AJ has been dancing, modeling, and choreographing all over the globe since the tender age of 10.  His extensive training expands to both the east and west coasts, at such studios as The Edge Performing Arts Center, Broadway Dance Center, Gus Giordano, and has assisted and trained with the likes of Joe Tremaine, Liz Imperio, Doug Caldwell and Bt. Andrij has worked with such artists as Kylie Minogue, Marc Anthony, Stevie Wonder, Gregory Hines, and Selena Gomez. Some of his credits include the MTV Movie Awards, The TV Land Awards, Wella, Nike, International Dance Festival, The Winter Olympics, American Choreography Awards, Jazz Dance World Congress, Coca Cola, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, LA Fashion Apparel Magazine, and has toured the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Mexico with "Instincts Live Media Dance Company”. Currently he is a guest teacher at F.I.T. in Manhattan, and at studios/colleges all over the US and Canada. Andrij recently graduated from "The Fashion Institute of Technology" in Manhattan, and plans on someday working as a stylist. “Embrace what makes you unique, even if it makes others uncomfortable.”

Lindsey Miller - Guest Contemporary/Hip-Hop Choreographer/Instructor

Lindsey is a choreographer, dance instructor and fitness professional based in Upstate New York. She has over 20 years of experience in the dance and fitness industries working alongside top choreographers and fitness professionals in Los Angeles and New York. As a dancer she has appeared in television, film, live shows, music videos and fitness videos. Lindsey is the owner of Lindsey Miller Fitness (@lindseymillerfitness), providing small group and one-on-one personal training, dance, fitness and yoga throughout the Los Angeles area and in New York. She is a trainer for Dailyburn.com, a Master Trainer for Barre Above and Director of Master Trainer Education for PlyoJam Cardio Dance Fitness and creator of The Remedy for optimized dance and sport performance. She has presented at IDEA World Fitness and has taught in the Junior Program at Millennium Dance Complex in Los Angeles. As a personal trainer, yoga instructor and motivator, she is committed to providing fun, innovative and scientifically effective programming that promotes a healthy body as well as a healthy mind.

Melanie Kaisen - Guest Instructor

Melanie has been dancing for over 10 years and is a rising senior in the University at Buffalo’s BFA dance program. In addition to her collegiate path, Melanie has trained with various companies and programs including Gus Giordano Dance School in Chicago, Steps on Broadway and Broadway Dance Center’s Pre-Professional Summer Study programs in New York City, the Commercial Dance Intensive in Atlanta, and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, among others. Melanie has worked with artists such as Nick Hagelin and Francesca Maria in music videos, as well as took part in productions of Starring Buffalo’s Little Shop of Horrors and A Christmas Carol. Melanie is so excited to share her love and passion for dance with Studio East Dance Company!

Kirsten Stone - Guest Choreographer/Instructor

Kirsten received her early training from the Draper Center for Dance Education in upstate New York. While training she had the opportunity to take part in a variety of performances with the Rochester City Ballet under the direction of Artistic Director Jamey Leverett. She went on to earn a B.F.A. in Dance at the University of Arizona on scholarship, where she had the opportunity to work with many renowned teachers and choreographers. While attending the University of Arizona, Kirsten had the opportunity to choreograph various works, which were featured in shows at the University. After college Kirsten moved to New York City where she danced and assisted at the renowned Steps on Broadway. Kirsten went on to choreograph works for New York City Jazz Choreography Enterprise and Inaside Dance Works in Chicago. While living in Los Angeles Kirsten taught at IDA Hollywood and Millennium Dance Complex OC. Kirsten is happy to be back in the Rochester area teaching dance! 

Ellie Sanna - Guest Contemporary Choreographer

Ellie Sanna has lived and worked in the New York City Dance Industry for the past 7 years. She has taught and choreographed for studios throughout Connecticut, New Jersey, New York State, and North Carolina, alongside substitute teaching at Peridance Capezio Center in NYC.   Ellie has worked for Hall of Fame Dance Challenge for 7 Seasons, and taught master classes in Las Vegas at their Nationals.  Additionally she’s most recently worked as a Producer for Sonya Tayeh and Emma Portner with New York City Center’s, Fall for Dance programming, collaborating with music artist Moses Sumney.  Ellie has also worked as a casting director and manager for dance artists in Los Angeles, London, and Germany, on fashion shows with Burberry, Valentino, and music artists such as Dua Lipa, Miguel, and Sabrina Carpenter to name a few.  Ellie’s passion has always been to support the Dance Arts in any and every capacity, and has utilized her education and training to work from a Performer to a Stage Manager, Agent, Production Manager, and Company Manager alongside her continuous work and passion for teaching and choreography. 

Lorri Leonardi - Guest Tap Instructor

Bio coming soon