Performing Arts Academy
Just off Broadway in Hillsdale, NJ
will be doing our last phase of construction this summer 2015.
Dani is a Manhattan native. She has choreographed and staged over 15 full scale musical in addition to other various original works for The New York Musical Theater Festival (NYMF), Stagedoor Manor, The Neighborhood Playhours, AfterWork Theater in conjunction with the 14th street Y and York College (CUNY). Danielle is a member of SDC (stage directors and choreographers association) and can currently be found teaching all genres of dance at The Harbor Conservatory (NYC), Elements Fitness Studio (NYC) and Just off Broadway Performing Arts Academy (NJ). Most recently Danilee concluded Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Her favorite past projects include (but are not limited to) Carousel, Cabaret, Dreamgirls, Les Miserable, Spring Awakening and a new work created specifically for NYMF. Dani's truing consists of all dance steles from The Joffery Ballet, Alvin Ailey, New Jersey Ballet, Professional Performing Arts School and The Neighborhood Playhouse. She was a 2010 Princess Grace Award Nominee, is an adjudicator for the On Point Nations Dance Competition and after an 11 month contract of performing for Disney Crusie Line has resumed with Disney Theatrical Events last fall. Dani is thrilled to work with such a dynamic studio with truly some of the most beautiful dancers, inside and out at Just off Broadway
Kimberly has been studying various dance techniques since she was 5 yrs old. She studied intensively with Leonid Kozlov and Valentina Kozlova, both former dancers with the Bolshoi and NYC Ballets, before joining the Joffrey Ballet School where she earned credits towards a BFA in dance and performed in various ballets with the Joffrey Ballet Ensemble Company in NYC. Kimberly has also performed with the Verissimo Opera Art of Motion Dance Theater and has done free lance work in various venues in NYC. In 2011. Kimberly moved to Tours, France where she taught dance for ESL and performed for Compagnie Xpress. Kimberly returned to NJ in 2012 and is happy to be back teaching dance throughout Bergen and Passiac counties and dancing with the Connecticut Ballet in Stamford. She started teaching dance in 2007 during her studies at William Paterson University, where she earned a NJ Teaching Certificate. Since then she has taught classical ballet to children of all ages.
Alyssa is a graduate of the University of The Arts in Philadelphia with a BFA in Jazz Dance Performance and a minor in Musical Theatre. Her first professional job was dancing for the NBA on the Knicks City Kids dance team. The dance team had the opportunity to perform on Good Morning America. At the age of 16 Alyssa was chosen to be a dance contestant on MTB's show Total Request Live to perform for Madonna. Alyssa has attend Jump, Monsters of Hip-Hop, and the Pulse dance conventions where she has received numerous scholarships. She has also performed in the International Dance Festival in New York City and the Garden State Dance Festival in New Jersey. Most recently, Alyssa was seen performing for Disney Cruise Line aboard the Disney Dream. She also travel around the US with JLINE Dance Crew performing an anti bully show for students. Alyssa is now a dance teacher and Zumba instructor in the North Jersey area, where she shares her passion for dance with her students
Heather began dancing at the age of 4 studying under Adrienne Logan. Heather was a part of the competition team all through-out high schools and won a variety of awards. She has performed at Six Flags Great Adventure, Walt Disney World, Hershey Park and the Nutcracker on Broadway. Heather has taken master classes from Joe Lanteri, Travis Wall (from SYTYCD) and the Radio City Rockettes. She is certified through Dance Educators of America (DEA) and has a degree in Elementary education with a specialty in Math.
Andrea received her Certificate of Dance from the Ailey School in NYC where she was part of the Student Performance Ensemble and toured the New York metropolitan area. She has studied with Kelvin Rotardier, the late David Howard, Milton Myers, Ann Reinking, the late Tony Stevens, Dorit Koppel and Savion Glover. Performance credits include Radio City Music Hall, Helen Hayes Theater, "hercules on Broadway" at the New Amsterdam Theatre, the role of "Arabian" in Nutcracker, Algonquin Theater, NJ, as well as dancing as a Rockette in Cremaster 3 and independent film at the Guggenheim Museum, NYC directed by Matthew Barney, She has also premiered numerous dance works at the Loree Dance Theatre, Two River Theater and the Silk City Arts Festival , all in NJ. She has performed as a guest artist for the Suny New Paltz Dance Underground Project at the McKenna Theatre. As a choreographer, Andrea has created over fifty repertory works for students and profession companies ranging in style from classical to modern to musical theatre, including full length versions of ballets to full scale musicals. Some of hr favorite shows and/or performances include "A Funny Thing...Forum, "New York", "The Sights and Sounds of Christmas." Other regional productions include "Twin Treasures," "Chicago," "guys & Dolls," "Grease", "Annie," "Bye Bye Birdie," "Footloose." She has staged concert work with the June Claire Dancers at the Tiles Center at C.W. Post College. Andrea guest teaches ballet, Modern, theatre dance, audition technique, pilates, consulting for dance and wedding dances. Since 2003 she has been a MAC Pro Member and has taught stage make up, make up for print work as well as wedding makeup throughout NY/NJ/PA/CT. Teaching credits include Studio Maestro (Manhattan Youth Ballet) Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway, Marymount Manhattan College, SUNY New Paltz, Pace University, Rutgers University and William Paterson University. Andrea is a member of Dance NJ and received her Dance/Arts Certificate from the NJ from the NJ Board of Education to bring dance into the public and performing arts high schools, She coaches young adults privately for dance and musical theater majors. Some of her students have gone to Juillard, North Carolina School of the Arts, Raleigh School of Ballet, SUNY Purchase, Ithaca Colleg, Syracuse University and NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She is an Associate Member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, NYC
Just off Broadway located in Hillsdale, NJ, Bergen County offers instruction to students of all ages and levels in a friendly, supportive atmosphere.
It's our goal to discover each student's unique personality and strengthen it, while giving each student recognition for their individual accomplishment.
We offer quality instruction for the
recreational and competitive student in a fun, safe and nurturing environment. We guarantee small class sizes so your child receives the personal attention they deserve.
Just off Broadway is where dreams begin and students will build memories that will last a lifetime..
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Adrienne began dancing at the age of 3 studying for many years with Fred Kelly, Brother of celebrity Gene Kelly and began her teaching career with Fred. She has also studied at Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway in NYC and continues to take workshops and classes. Adrienne holds degrees from Dance Educators of America (DEA) and is a member of Dance Master of America (DMA) & Associated Dance Teachers of NU (ADTNJ). In addition to having an extensive teaching background teaching for both public and private schools as well as adult education programs and colleges, she is a professional choreography with Broadway credits. Included in her credits are Platinum, High Scoring and Creative Choreography awards and has been nominated by Papermill Play House for her choreography, Her students have performed on Broadway, Walt Disney World, Epcot, Great Adventure and Half Time shows for the NY Giants and Hershey Park. Her students have also went on to becoming performers. choreographers and instructors. Along with being director of JOBA Adrienne is on faculty at the Montclair Kimberly Academy (MKA) teaching dance in to the upper school, coaches students within the Tri-State area, and this past May Adrienne was thrilled to each Jazz at the Teen Arts Festival held at Bergen Community College
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