Dance Faculty

Danielle

Miss Danielle

Danielle graduated with her B.F.A. from Clarion University of Pennsylvania   In college she was very active in the theatre department dancing, singing, and acting in numerous college productions.  In 2000, she was given the honor of an Irene Ryan award for her role as Rosemary in William Inge’s Pulitzer Prize play “Picnic”.  After graduation, Danielle went on to perform with the national tour of Sesame Street Live.  She traveled the United States for numerous years playing the lovable characters of Bert, Baby Bear, Grover, and Grudgetta the Grouch.  Danielle has been teaching at the Napoli School since 2008.

Danielle’s strengths as a teacher include her upbeat, exuberant personality and teaching style which is infectious to all of her students.  She is also very patient, friendly and creative in her classes.

Pointe

Miss Sara

Sara has been dancing and training extensively since she was four years old in ballet, pointe, lyrical, barre fitness, jazz, musical theater, pilates, hip hop, modern and tap. She was a Dance Major at Rider University.  Sara was fortunate to train under famous choreographer Wade Robson.  She has choreographed dance for studios in Chester and Delaware County, as well as for various theater groups such as Upper Darby Summer Stage.  Sara has performed at Disney’s The Magic Kingdom and Hershey Park, as well as various shows like the Nutcracker and various parades.  She instructs children to adults in all styles of dance for leisure, competitions, weddings, and other social functions.  Sara’s passion for dance has led her to pursue a career in teaching where she wants to share her love of dance to students of all ages.  Her passion for dance is contagious and she keeps her dancers moving.  As a creative and innovative choreographer, Sara encourages her students while inspiring them with her enthusiasm and dedication.

Stacy

Miss Stacy

Stacy holds a B.F.A. from the University of the Arts.  Ms. Stacy began dancing when she was three years old and started teaching classes at the age of sixteen.  She is a well-rounded dancer and instructor with teaching skills in the disciplines of ballet, tap, jazz, pointe and creative movement.

Ms. Stacy studied with the Chester County Ballet Company and became a Soloist in 1995 and Principle Artist in 1997.  She was also a member of Philly Jazz and the Starlight Tap Ensemble.  She performed in thirteen annual productions of The Nutcracker including roles as Clara, The Snow Queen and The Sugar Plum Fairy.  Ms. Stacy has performed across the Philadelphia area appearing on WPVI with Al Albert’s Showcase as well as productions at the Claridge Hotel, Valley Forge Music Fair, the DuPont Hotel, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Franklin Institute and the Court of Lincoln Center in New York.  She also performed as the entertainment for the Mrs. Pennsylvania Pageant and the Mrs. New Jersey Pageant at the Atlantic City Convention Center.  Other notable performances were at the Merriam Theater and the Drake Theater in Philadelphia.

Stacy has many strengths as a teacher.  She will never forget her first dance class or her first recital and it means so much to her to be part of such an important experience in every dancer’s life. She loves dancing and nothing makes her happier than to share that love with each and every student that walks through the studio door.  Stacy has been with Napoli School since 2004.

IMG_20130407_184347_159

Miss Tiffany

Tiffany began dancing at the age of 5 at an after-school dance program in her hometown of Willingboro, NJ. She is classically trained in the disciplines of ballet, jazz, lyrical, and pointe. She has additional training in the street dance styles of house, breaking, popping, locking, and waaking. While dance is her first passion, Tiffany also writes poetry, performs at various open mics and poetry slams in the Philadelphia area.
Tiffany is a former member of the hip hop dance company In Da CLUTCH and has performed in numerous competitions, showcases, and general performances with the group. She has also had the opportunity to dance on the TV Series Dancin’ On Air. Currently, Tiffany is a member of Pillardance, a modern dance company based in South Jersey, and Just Sole: Street Dance Theatre, a hip hop company based in Philadelphia, PA.