Meet Our Teachers

Knowledgeable Teaching Staff

Professional Accredited Teachers. Dance Pointe Performing Arts Center’s teachers are affiliated with local and national performance companies, in dance, theatre arts and music programs for over 20 years, with University Training, Certifications and a wide range professional performance experience. Our experienced instructors are committed to helping students of all ages find success both in and out of the studio. Our instructors are passionate about helping each student build the confidence that comes from a positive dance, theatre and music training experience.

Jennifer P.

Director of Dance Pointe Performing Arts Center is a Professional Soloist and Dance Educator through Dance Masters of America, Inc.

A Bachelor’s of Science in legal study, educated in dance for 30 years, and a 10 year career as a professional soloist for major Northeast regional dance companies.

Angelica J.

Dance Instructor Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Hip Hop, Cheer, Acro

Angelica is a graduate from St. Joseph’s College with a BA in Child Study and Speech Communication is a certified dance instructor with multiple NYS Teaching Certifications

Chris C.

Musical Theatre, Voice, Guitar, Violin, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion and Piano Instructor (Baritone)

Completed requirements to attain his teaching certificate at the Bower School of Music, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in music education and vocal performance.

Erin T.

Dance Instructor – Twinkle Babies and Star Dance, Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Administration

Erin is a Masters graduate of SUNY Stony Brook in teaching, undergraduate in Child Study and Speech Communications at St. Joseph’s College and is currently a third grade elementary school teacher with Three Village Schools with teaching experience at destination science camp.

Fran A.


Fran performs administrative tasks that help our students and parents at both our Selden and Miller Place locations.

George B.

Music Instructor – Guitar, Piano, Voice

George has a broad performance background which includes solo classical, acoustic, and electric guitar performances.

Jeff D.

Dance Instructor – Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Hip Hop and Pointe

Has been teaching locally based on his knowledge through studying with June Claire and undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Luz S.


Luz manages our front desk and provides administrative support to the studio at our Selden location.

Sara A.

Dance Instructor – Ballet, Pointe and Administration

Sara dancing since the age of five specializes in ballet and entricate pointe work.

Toni-Joy I.

Dance Instructor and Studio Management – Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Acro

Toni-Joy having a Masters in Corporate Communications from Weissman School of Arts and Sciences and undergrad Bachelors of Science in Elementary and Special Education from Dowling College.



Customer Relations Administrator

Jeanne handles a range of tasks that relate to the satisfaction and engagement of our students and families

Ariana M.

Ariana M.


Ariana brings to Dance Pointe a diverse set of skills, including her experience working in the childcare field. Ariana is dedicated to promoting emotional, physical, and intellectual advancement in her students, while encouraging their love for dance and the arts.

Alexis G

Alexis G.

Dance Instructor – Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Gymnastics

A passionate dancer and devoted teacher. Alexis loves working with children teaching the craft that she loves and aspires each day to do. It is one of the many reasons she pursued a teaching career.

Thank you for a great experience.

My daughter Valerie started at Dance Pointe last year and loves it! I am happy with her progress and the professional attitude of the teachers, they are incredible! Thank you for a great experience so far and making my daughter feel good about herself and to continue dancing.

– Carmen Breen, Proud Mom

Everyone is so nice.

My 3 year old daughter is enrolled in Dance Pointes ballet/tap class and loves it. Everyone is so nice and patient at Dance Pointe. The teachers are wonderful and so is the owner.

– Lauren Zimmermann, Proud Mom

Introductory Offer for ​New Students

Our new student intro program includes two weeks of group classes, free dance uniform and shoes.

Just $29!

Selden Location

280S Middle Country Road
​Selden, NY 11784
(631) 451-2260

Miller Place Location

691 Route 25A
​Miller Place, NY 11764
(631) 451-2260

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At all times, the performing arts are a powerful tool for helping students of all ages build confidence, positive body image and amazing mental and physical strength.

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