(Creative Movement, Pre-ballet)
Barbara has had the pleasure of co-owning A&B Dance Dimensions since June 2005. In addition to teaching Creative Movement and Preballet, Barbara is also an instructor for the annual Nutcracker Suite, annual Christmas parades and assists with the A&B Dance Company Competition Teams.
Barbara has furthered her dance education by attending many classes at Broadway Dance Center in addition to attending many teacher workshops including Broadway Dance Center Teachers Workshop and Dance Teacher Magazine Summer Conference.
(Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, Acro)
Allison has been dancing since she was 3 years old. Her training includes ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, hip hop and tap. She began her training at the Waynesboro YMCA and later danced at Mar-Le-Nie Dance Studio in Chambersburg, PA. At age 13 Allison began dancing at Beckie's Dance Studio (now A & B Dance Dimensions) in Waynesboro and has been dancing there ever since!
While in college, Allison preformed with the Emotions Dance Ensemble of Elizabethtown College. She was also a member of the Elizabethtown College Varsity cheerleading squad and served as co-captain for 2 years. Allison has taken classes at various studios in Philadelphia and later taught ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop at Upper Merion Dance and Gymnastic Center in King of Prussia, PA for several years.
Allison continued her dance education by attending many classes at Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadways and Alvin Ailey Extension in Manhattan, attending many teacher workshops including Broadway Dance Center Teachers Workshop and Dance Teacher Magazine Summer Conference and completed the Fundamentals of Ballet Workshop with Finis Jhung in New York City and Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Teacher Workshop in Carisle, PA. In 2022, Allison obtained her certification in acrodance education through Acrobatic Arts.
In addition to her dance career, Allison is a board certified pediatrician who practices in the Waynesboro area. She is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her pediatrics training at Penn State Children's Hospital / Hershey Medical Center. She is a pediatrician at Keystone Pediatrics in Waynesboro.
She continues her position at A & B Dance Dimensions in an effort to share her love of dance with the youth of the greater Waynesboro area!
(Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Modern )
Samantha began her dance training at the age of 3 at Beckie’s Dance Studio (now A&B Dance Dimensions). She has trained in ballet, pointe, modern, jazz, hip-hop and tap. In addition to her local training, she has also taken classes at Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre in New York City, Drexel University in Philadelphia, Danceworks Studio in Cheltenham, England and completed the Fundamentals of Ballet Workshop with Finis Jhung in New York City.
She was an original member of the A&B Dance Dimensions Competition Team which she competed with for 4 years. She has performed as a corps member in the A&B Dance Company Nutcracker Suite as well as dancing soloist roles such as the Arabian, Snow Princess, Spanish, Merliton and Chinese. She has taught jazz, modern, ballet and pointe classes at A&B Dance as well as substitute teaching for multiple classes. She also choreographed for A&B Dance Dimensions Cinderella and Nutcracker ballet performances. She has performed in countless local Christmas parades, the Mummers Parade in Hagerstown and the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Samantha was a dual major in Dance and Accounting at Messiagh College during the 2014-2015 school year where she preformed with the Acclamation Dance Ensemble and the Messiah Dance Department. After a transfer to Elizabethtown College, she became a memever of the Elizabethtown College Dance Team where she served as Captain her senior year. Additionally, she performed and taught with Emotion Dance Ensemble where she performed in Jazz, Ballet, Modern, Partnering and Salsa numbers. Prior to her return to Waynesboro, Samantha taught at Morton's Dance Center in Landisville, PA.
Samantha returned to Waynesboro in 2020 and currently teaches Jazz and Modern classes at A&B Dance Dimensions. She also assists with the studio's newest class option, Acro. In the fall she is involed in the A&B Dance Dimensions Nutcracker performance where she taeches and choreographes solos and corps de ballet numbers. In the spring she coaches the A&B Dance Company Junior Competition Team. In addition to her studio functions, Samantha is a Certified Public Accountant who works as a Senior Accountant at Menno Haven in Chambersburg, PA.
( Ballet, Tap, Adult ballet/Jazz)
Brandy has studied jazz, ballet, tap, and modern and has a minor in dance and theater from Dickinson College. She has previously worked as a choreographer for the Washington County Public Schools show choir program. This summer she took classes in ballet, jazz, and tap at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Steps on Broadway, and the Broadway Dance Center. She also holds a Master's degree in reading and teaches English at Waynesboro Area Middle School.
Alyssa has been dancing since the age of 4 with training in jazz, tap, ballet and modern. She began her dance training at Mar-Le-Nie Dance in Chambersburg and later at Beckie's Dance Studio (now A&B Dance Dimensions). She has been an instructor at Beckie's Dance Studio (now A&B Dance Dimensions) for the past 15 years and has enjoyed watching all of the dance students learn and grow each year!
Kate has been dancing for 14 years and competitively dancing for 11 of those years. She has trained in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, Cecchetti, hip-hop, and musical theatre at Dee Buchanan’s School of Dance in Middletown, MD where she was a student instructor for 2 years. She was a member of the In-Motion Dance Team at Shippensburg University for 4 years where she also served as a choreographer.
Kate has been teaching at A&B Dance Dimensions for the past 3 years and coached the Junior Competition Team for 3 years.
(Jazz , Modern, Ballet)
Marina was a former student at A&B Dance Dimensions where she trained for 14 years in various forms of dance including ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, lyrical and hip hop. While she was a student at A&B Dance, she was a student assistant for multiple ballet and jazz classes. She has also taken classes in ballet, jazz, hip hop and tap at Broadway Dance Center in New York City.
"I love working with the children and watching them learn new things!"
(Creative Movement, Preballet/Jazz)
Ashley was a former student at Beckie's Dance Studio (now A&B Dance Dimensions) where she trained for 13 years in ballet, pointe and modern dance. After graduating, she continued her dance training in adult classes in ballet, jazz and hip hop. She has been teaching Creative Movement at A&B Dance for the past 4 years.
Brittany began dancing at age 5 at Margaret McCann's School of Dance in Mifflintown, PA She has over twelve years of training in ballet, tap, jazz and pointe. She was also a theatrical dancer with parts in the ballet, The Nightingaile, as well as played Lavinia in the ballet version of The Little Princess.
(Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Acro)
Kara is starting her 10th year of dance. She has danced at Beckie’s Dance Studio (now A & B Dance Dimensions) for 11 years. Kara has trained in ballet, pointe, modern, jazz, hip hop, and tap. She was part of the A & B Dance Company last year as a team member. Kara was also part of the A & B Dance Company Nutcracker Suite for one year. In addition to her local training, Kara has also taken classes at Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway, and Alvin Ailey. She has also performed in multiple local parades.
(Modern, Jazz, Pointe, Acro)
Alli has been dancing since the age of 11. She has trained in ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, hip hop and modern. Alli was part of The Nutcracker Suite for three years and danced in multiple Christmas and 4th of July parades. Alli also competed on the A&B Dance Company Competition team for six years and is now an instructor for the dance company. She also has taken classes at Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway and Alvin Ailey in New York City.
(Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Modern)
Abby has been dancing at A&B Dance Dimensions since she was 8 years old. She has trained in ballet, pointe and modern. Abby has been part of many Nutcracker productions as well as Cinderella. Abby has been teaching for 2 years and has been assisting for many years.
Brenna has been dancing since the age of 2. She has trained in ballet, pointe, modern and jazz. Brenna has competed on the A&B Dance Company Competition team and has participated in productions of Cinderella and The Nutcracker Suite. She loves all styles of dance, but her favorite is ballet!
Carolyn has been taking classes at A&B Dance since the age of 6. She has trained in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern and hip hop. She has participated in several productions of The Nutcracker Suite and spent many years watching her sister perform in these productions when she was younger. She was a memver of the 2022 A&B Dance Junior competition team. Carolyn is excited to help teach young dancers. "I hope I can help them find a love for dance just like I did."
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