Student of the Month

Student of the Month – Nicole O’Grady

What companies/classes are you currently in? I am a Tap Cat and a Jazz Cat.        When did you start at Center Stage? I started at Center Stage when I was 3 years old.   Do you remember your first dance routine? My first dance was called “Slide some Oil” it was a tap dance. […]

Student of the Month – Rochelle Pivnik

What companies/classes are you currently in? I am currently in Senior Cats and Senior Tap Cats   When did you start at Center Stage? I started center stage when I was 3 years old at the Somerset Studio   Do you remember your first dance routine? My first dance was “Dig Dig Dig” and we […]

Student of the Month – Maya Kurzman

What companies/classes are you currently in? I am part of the TapCATS company, although I also study ballet with Lainie, and jazz and lyrical with Tori. Additionally, I am taking Acting with Stephen.   When did you start at Center Stage? I began dancing at Center Stage in 2009, after my family moved to New […]

Student of the Month – Ariana Ozbay

What companies/classes are you currently in? I am currently in the CATS company. I take jazz with Mickey DeFranco, lyrical with Michelle Scarpa Sullivan, and ballet with Lainie DeFranco.   When did you start at Center Stage? I started dancing at the age of 3 and continued my dance education at Center Stage at age […]

Student of the Month – Ilana Blumen

What companies/classes are you currently in? I am currently a Tap Cat, a Jazzcat, and a member of Hoofers Company.   When did you start at Center Stage? I started at the Marlboro studio when I was seven, in second grade (2006-2007).   Do you remember your first dance routine? My first routine was a […]

Student of the Month – Elyssa Szemcsak

What companies/classes are you currently in? I am in the CATS company.   When did you start at Center Stage? I started at the original Marlboro studio at the age of 2.   What was your Center Stage journey? My Center Stage journey has been a long and amazing experience. I went through practically every […]

Student of the Month – Autumn Campbell

 What companies/classes are you currently in? I am currently a Tap Cat 1 with George, a Jazzcat with Tori and a member of the Hoofers Company.   When did you start at Center Stage? I started late; I began dancing at Center Stage when I was 7 and my first recital was Radiowaves.   Do […]

Student of the Month – Melissa Linder

What companies/classes are you currently in? I am currently in Senior C.A.T.S.   When did you start at Center Stage? I started at Center Stage when I was two years old at the old Marlboro studio.   Do you remember your first dance routine? My first dance routine was with Jan and it was Little […]

Student of the Month – Stephanie Garofalo

What companies/classes are you currently in? I am a Sr. Cat with Mickey and a Tap Cat with George, presently taking numerous company dance classes, plus I sing with Heather and act with Stephen. I took most of my ballet classes with Eva when I was younger at Marlboro, and continued when I was older […]

Meet our Latest Student of the Month – Vanessa Yasay-Gayo

What companies/classes are you currently in? I am a senior in the C.A.T.S. Company and Tap Cat 1s.   When did you start at Center Stage? I started dancing at Center Stage when I was in 4th grade.   Do you remember your first dance routine? My first dance routine at Center Stage was “Jungle Boogie” with […]