TDC Faculty
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Faculty

Our TDC faculty is the backbone of our studio family. With equal parts commitment to technical excellence and investment in personal connection, the relationships our teachers share with our students is unparalleled. Meet our teachers and see how they personify #TheDanceCornerLife.

Amy DeCesare
Amy DeCesare
Owner and Director of TDC

Miss Amy is the proud owner and director of The Dance Corner. Miss Amy is a graduate of the Professional Children's School in New York City. She has Royal Academy of Dance training through the advanced level. Coincidentally, Miss Amy's first professional job was at the McCarter Theater located in Princeton.

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Tammy Campbell
Tammy Campbell
TDC Teacher since 2001

Miss Tammy is an original TDC family member! Miss Tammy has been an instructor at TDC since its doors opened in 2001. With a BA in Dance from Stockton University, Miss Tammy has a wealth of experience teaching multiple dance styles at all ages. She is also a certified Pilates Mat and Equipment instructor and can be seen incorporating these skills into her classes.

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Lilah Ethe
Lilah Ethe
TDC Teacher since 2010

Miss Lilah is a true TDC family member! She began her dance training at The Dance Corner in 2001, as one of the studio’s first students. She was an Elite Team member and a consistent presence in WWPDC productions. Miss Lilah went on to pursue Early/Childhood Elementary Education at Hofstra University, where she minored in Dance.

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Lindsey Grites Weeks
Lindsey Grites Weeks
TDC Teacher since 2013

Miss Lindsey is the resident ballet specialist in the TDC family. She instructs both recreational and competition team classes in several styles. She has extensive training, receiving her undergraduate training at Rutgers University with degrees in Dance and English.

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Rosie Karlin
Rosie Karlin
TDC Teacher since 2003

Miss Rosie has been a constant fixture in the TDC family, as an instructor and backstage coordinator for recital and WWPDC productions. Miss Rosie has studied dance in both California and New Jersey for over 30 years. She has had training in ballet, jazz, and tap.

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Martha Lavery
Martha Lavery
New to the TDC Family in 2020

Miss Martha is one of the newest additions to the TDC family! She comes to TDC with a BA in Dance from Hofstra University. Miss Martha has a wealth of professional dance and choreography experience.

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Shannon Nagele
Shannon Nagele
TDC Teacher since 2006

Miss Shannon is the resident tap expert of the TDC family. Miss Shannon is so excited to rejoin the TDC staff after a year out of state. With 17 years of training at North Jersey School of Dance Arts, Miss Shannon brings a depth of experience to her instruction.

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Tracy Parris
Tracy Parris
TDC Teacher since 2019

The Dance Corner was thrilled to welcome Miss Tracy to the family last year. Miss Tracy has been a dance instructor for thirteen years. With extensive training in tap, jazz, hip hop, and ballet, Miss Tracy brings a depth of musical theater and commercial industry knowledge to TDC.

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Rikki Pincus
Rikki Pincus
TDC Teacher since 2018

Miss Rikki has been dancing since the age of three, but she truly discovered her passion for dance when she joined The Dance Corner family (as a student) in 2008. She is currently completing her undergraduate degree at Rutgers University and would like to become a corporate attorney.

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Karin Poveromo
Karin Poveromo
TDC Teacher since 2004

Miss Karin has been sharing her genuine love for children and dance with the TDC family for over 15 years. Miss Karin loves all styles but her favorites are Lyrical and Musical Theatre. Karin received her BFA from Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts.

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Jamie Wignall
Jamie Wignall
New to the TDC Family in 2020

The Dance Corner is excited to welcome Miss Jamie into our family! Miss Jamie has extensive dance training, receiving her BFA in Dance from University of California, Santa Barbara and her MFA in Dance from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

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Debbie Wince
Debbie Wince
TDC Teacher since 2011

Miss Debbie comes to the TDC family with a tremendous amount of training and professional experience. Graduating from Nashville School of the Arts with a focus on Dance, Miss Debbie went on to achieve her BFA in Dance from Arizona State University and her MFA in Dance from Temple University.

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"It feels good. "
Larry
TDC Dancer since age 71
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