In Step With DC
Getting to Know You: Miss Stacey!
Written by Joe Naftal on November 6, 2020

Today we are featuring Miss Stacey in our latest edition of “Getting to Know You”!  The “Getting to Know You” series helps us get to know each of the Dance Connection teachers and staff we get to see at the studio every week and learn a little bit more about them.

Why do you love teaching dance? I Love teaching dance because of the children and families.

What is an accomplishment you’re most proud of? I have many former students that have chosen dance as their career, and many former students that bring their children to my class.

Who is your hero and why? My Dad, he taught me how to live, thrive and appreciate everything.

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be? Surf and turf!

What do you do in your spare time? Spare time? I love spending Sundays with my husband and dogs.

What’s your favorite vacation spot? My favorite vacation is Walt Disney World.

Joe Naftal

Joe Naftal is the Marketing Director for Dance Connection. When not working at Dance Connection, Joe has a career as a theatrical lighting designer, assistant designer, and production manager. His experience spans the worlds of classical and contemporary theatre, musicals, ballet, modern dance, and opera. In addition to his work at Dance Connection, Joe collaborates with Dance Studio Owners across the country, is a member of the Panel of Experts, has been featured in the business section of Dance Teacher Magazine, and was on the seminar faculty for the 2016 Dance Teacher Summit in New York City. Joe holds a BFA from UNC School of the Arts and is a proud member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE).

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