Facilities Manager | Youth Classes, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Contemporary
Donna joined the Dance Connection staff in 1992 and just celebrated her 25th season with Dance Connection. Her dance training and teaching experience consists of Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Pointe and Hip Hop. Donna spent many years involved in multiple Long Island theaters performing in shows such as “Sweet Charity”, “Guys and Dolls”, and “Chicago”. She also spent 2 years as an apprentice with the Martha Meredith Dance Co., and auditioned for the world famous Radio City Rockettes. Donna is currently one of our recital and competition company teachers and has choreographed regional and national award winning dances. She has danced and choreographed for performances in Walt Disney World, Las Vegas, aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship, and with world renowned choreographers and dancers. Donna has enjoyed dancing for over 35 years and teaching for 30 years. Donna continues to educate herself with teacher workshops and seminars to stay current and fresh for her students to receive the most up to date styles and training. Donna is a proud member of IADMS, The International Assoc for Dance Medicine and Science which provides teachers and other professionals in the field with expertise on stretching, injury prevention, nutrition, hyper mobility, and more. Donna is excited and proud to have her daughter, Miss Brooke-Ashley join the teaching staff.