Laurie Healey: Studio Director
Laurie graduated from Bridgewater State College with her BA in Dance, Theater and Speech Communications. While in college Laurie served as the BSC Dance Company President for 3 years. After graduation, she completed her certification and worked as a school teacher while teaching dance at local studios. In 2001, Laurie started Dance Dimension out of her Whitman home with just 16 students.
Laurie has worked as a coach, director, and choreographer for St. Bridget's School, Thayer Academy, South Shore Vocational, Meetinghouse Montessori School and Whitman-Hanson Regional High School. Laurie is a life-long Whitman resident, a 1994 graduate of Whitman-Hanson Regional High School, and a married mother of four girls. Miss Laurie is a competition team choreographer and technique instructor and owner of Dance Dimension.
Michelle Warshaw, Instructor
Miss Michelle has worked at Dance Dimension since 2003. With over 35 years of dance training as an amateur and professional performer, Michelle has earned national titles for both her performances and choreography. Michelle graduated from BSC with her BA in Theater, Dance, and Speech Communications as well as Early Childhood Education. Michelle brought her experience to Dance Dimension from her years as a licensed instructor at Kinder-Dance, several local studios and civic groups. Michelle lives locally and is a married mother of 3 children and works in child care in addition to her role at our studio. Miss Michelle is a competition team choreographer and technique instructor at Dance Dimension.
Susan Thorn, Instructor
Miss Suzie joined Dance Dimension in 2017 with over 25 years of dance training as a performer and dance instructor. Miss Suzie graduated from BSC where she served as Vice President of the Dance Company. Miss Suzie has her certification from the Dance Teacher's Club of Boston and is currently the director of the dance program at the Stoughton YMCA. Suzie lives locally and is a married mother of 3 children. Miss Suzie trains our classical ballet students (en pointe), is a competition team choreographer and technique instructor at Dance Dimension.
Samantha Healey, Instructor
Miss Samantha is graduate of Dance Dimension. She has received national titles as both a performer and choreographer. In 2015, Miss Sam earned a scholarship to join Stars Studio in Miami, Florida to train with Angel and Victor, the coaches of So You Think You Can Dance Season 11 winner Ricky Ubeda. Samantha is an accomplished stage actress having leading roles in Annie, Aladdin, and West Side Story. Miss Sam is currently continuing her education while working at the studio. Miss Sam is the Co-Director of the DD Theater Company, a competition team choreographer and technique instructor at Dance Dimension.
Susan Mullen, Instructor
Jenna Kardoose, Vocal Coach
Jenna Kardoose, Vocal Coach
Miss Jenna joined the team in 2015 and is an alumni student of our studio. Jenna has received recognition and praise as both a talented choreographer and stage performer. Jenna is an accomplished dancer, stage actress and singer with leading roles in Grease, Jungle Book, Phantom Tollbooth and other local productions. She is currently the choreographer and vocal arranger of her university's acapella group, Noteworthy. Jenna is our studio's vocal coach and arranger for our competition and drama students at Dance Dimension.
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