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Melinda Civitella
Melinda Civitella

Studio Manager | Youth Classes, Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz

Melinda is one of our original Dance Connection staff members and has been with us since we opened in 1989. Melinda has been studying Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Pointe for over 40 years, and has been teaching dance for 30 years. She enjoys teaching all ages and levels. Melinda herself, danced and performed in many Regional and National Competitions and received many High Score Awards. She even performed on Showstoppers National Television Competition. Melinda now enjoys choreographing for both Regional and National Competitions for the DC Competition team and for our Recital Company. Choreographing for DisneyWorld performances, cruise performances, dance festivals, street fairs, and the recital company have been a highlight for her. Melinda continues to educate herself in the art of dance, and participates in various teacher workshops including “The Dance Teacher Summit”, “The DanceLife Teacher Conference”, and “Broadway Steps Teacher Conference.” Melinda graduated with honors from St. Joseph’s College with a degree in Business Administration, and is an integral part of Dance Connection’s success as studio manager.

News & Features

Getting to Know You: Miss Melinda!
My Favorite Moment As A Dancer
Our Teachers’ Favorite Live Dance Performance
Getting to Know You: Miss Melinda!
Our Teachers’ Favorite Performers
Living Our “DanceLife” to the Fullest
DC Behind the Scenes: Making The Lion King – Choreography
Record-breaking Recital Company Auditions, Once Again
Getting to Know You: Miss Lilly!
Getting to Know You: Miss Melinda!
Ninth Annual Ducks Performance A Success!
It’s National “Thank A Dance Teacher” Day!
57 Students Auditioned for Recital Company
Getting to Know You: Miss Melinda!
How to prepare for your very first dance class!
Dance Connection FAQ: Why Do I Have to Take Ballet?
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Ducks Game Rehearsals are Underway!
Dancers perform at Make-A-Wish Gala
Nite of Halloween Fun was a Spooky Success!
Dancers Inc Nationals 2016 Results
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