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Alivia Cram - Ballet
Alivia Cram graduated magna cum laude from Dean College with her Bachelor of Arts in Dance. She spent the summer of 2010 in New York City studying with the Alvin Ailey Summer Intensive and also works on the board for the Boston-based company, JANBE (www.janbe.org), which focuses on the preservation of culture through the language of dance in Haiti. In 2009, Alivia spent 3 months volunteering in Berseba, Namibia, where she taught English, Creative Movement, Arts & Culture and computer classes to both students and teachers. She has also worked with the Eclipse Modern Dance Company in western Massachusetts. Teaching is among her many passions and she is thankful she is lucky enough to spend her days doing what she loves!
Robin Vachon - Creative Movement & Preschool Performing Arts
Robin has been teaching creative movement in the Boston metro-west area for several years. She applies elements of imaginary play, pre-ballet, and yoga in classes designed for toddlers through the early elementary years. Robin is a freelance teacher for Leapsmart, LLC, and has a teaching certificate from My First Yoga. She was invited to be a seasonal teaching assistant for Citydance, an outreach program for inner-city children at Boston Ballet. While growing up, Robin studied ballet with Sydelle Gomberg at the All Newton Music School, and competed in gymnastics. In college, she studied biology and elements of dance, and performed with several liturgical dance ensembles. As a member of Supercast, Robin had the opportunity to perform as a supernumerary with Opera Boston and Boston Ballet. She continues to take classes at Boston Ballet and Sun King Dance. Robin has lived in Holliston with her husband and six children for almost thirty years.
Ashley Yarnell - Broadway & Tap
_ Ashley has been teaching music, theater, and dance, to children and adults of all ages since graduating Pace University with a BFA in Musical Theatre in 2008. She also completed graduate coursework necessary to obtain her Massachusetts Music Educator's License at the University of Massachusetts. Ashley is an avid performer in the New England area, and is comfortable teaching styles ranging from classical, to musical theatre, as well as rock/pop/jazz and blues.