Joey began dancing at Charleena’s School of Dance at the age of 3. He was a member of the Dance Company where his groups won many first place awards as well as numerous Gold and High Gold awards at various competitions. Joey performed with Melrose Youth Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker. He began teaching at Do You Wanna Dance Studio at the age of 18. Throughout his years teaching at DYWD his choreography has one several different gold and high gold awards. His choreography is always creative and innovative. Joey graduated from Salem State College with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing and a minor in Biology. He is currently employed at Union Hospital as an ER Nurse. Joey looks forward to another season teaching at Do You Wanna Dance Studio.
Danielle began dancing at the age of 3 at Charleena’s School of Dance. She became a member of the Dance Company at the age of 11 competing at numerous competitions in her dance career. During her years of dance her group dances won numerous Gold and High Gold awards at various competitions. She began assistant teaching at the age of 13 eventually becoming a teacher with DYWD at the age of 18. She has choreographed for our Dance Teams winning first place as well as Gold and High Gold awards with her creative choreography. Danielle graduated from The University of Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a minor in Dance. She is currently working as an RN at The Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Danielle has been teaching at the studio for 6 years and looks forward to another season sharing her love of dance with all her students.
Janelle began dancing at the age of 3 at Charleena’s School of Dance. She danced with the Dance Company where her group dances won many first place awards as well as numerous Gold and High Gold awards at various competitions. She began assistant teaching at the age of 13 eventually becoming a teacher with DYWD at the age of 18. Janelle had the opportunity to choreograph for “Team Disney” in which the students got to perform in Hollywood Studios in Disney World. Janelle is also a member/choreographer of the In The Mak’n Dance Team going on her 9th year. ITM is a local Hip-Hop Dance Team that has performed at the Celtics half time show, The Wang Theater, as well as attending different competitions throughout New England. Janelle has her Cosmetology License, and is a full time Sales Associate at Sephora. Her choreography is always fun and innovative. Hip-Hop is her way of life.