FACULTY

All under the direction of Marybeth Tremp-Seeger, BFA (Marygrove College), MA (Oakland University), Owner & Artistic Director Pointe Academy Dance Center

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Director of the Institute of Music and Dance at Marygrove College, Judy Is a native New Yorker and a graduate of the "Fame" High School for the Performing Arts in NYC. Judy received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music. Ms. Molina has performed across the United States and Europe. Judy also serves as the Children's Rehearsal Director of the Michigan Opera Theatre's production of The Nutcracker Ballet at the Detroit Opera House

BFA, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music & Dance

Judith Molina

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Pointe Academy Dance Center alumna, Jessica B. Spano pursued her Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance and Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations from Western Michigan University. While At Western Michigan she performed in numerous projects including Giselle, professional dance works, and numerous Orchesis Dance Society Concerts. While at Western, Jessica was awarded a grant to study public relations for the Performing Arts in New York City. After graduating, she began her career as a public relations consultant in NYC for dance companies; Paul Taylor Dance Company, Twyla Tharp, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, and institutions sucha as The Joyce Theatre, Fall For Dance Festival and American Dance Festival.

BA, Western Michigan University

Jessica B. Spano

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Ms. Dori has been with The Pointe Academy Dance Center for the past 26 years. A dance instructor for over 30 years, Ms. Dori has studied with numerous professional choreographers including, Joe Tremaine, the late Al Gilbert, Rhonda Miller & Nick Dinicolangelo

BS, Michigan State University

Dori Ranck

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Shelby recently graduated from Michigan state University where she majored in Interdisciplinary studies in social sciences: secondary education. She is planning on assistant teaching government at Troy High School starting in the Fall. Dancing since she was 3, Shelby has trained at Juliana’s academy of dance and has been apart of Lamphere High School varsity dance team and Michigan State University Elite competitive dance team. She was the captain of her collegiate level dance team for three years in a row. Shelby has had the opportunity to perform for amazing choreographers, artists, and venues through her dancing career. Last year Shelby was head coach of Haslett High school’s Varsity dance team. She has choreographed for her own teams as well as Lamphere dance team, Romeo dance team, and Royal Oak dance team.

BS, Michigan State University

Shelby Phillips

Gabrielle recently graduated Cum Laude from Western Michigan University where she majored in Interdisciplinary Health Services and minored in Dance & Psychology. Dancing since birth, Gabrielle has trained at The Pointe Academy Dance Center, Western Michigan University and Marygrove College. Gabrielle has won numerous scholarships & awards for her dancing and most recently her choreography.  She has been under the direction of established choreographers such as Sonya Tayeh,  Marcea Lane, Caroline Lewis-Jones, Justin Giles  Monique Haley and Whitney Moncrieff. She was also hand selected by Marcea Lane to represent her brand. Gabrielle has performed at numerous locations across the United States, ranging from The Palace of Auburn Hills to The Statue of Liberty in NYC. While at WMU Gabrielle performed with the Western Michigan University Dance Team. 

B.S., Western Michigan Univeristy

Gabrielle Tremp

Mariana graduated from the Bulgarian State Choreographic School in Sofia, Bulgaria. As a professional dancer, she performed for 14 years at The Opera House, Hristo Brambarov in Pleven Bulgaria. As a soloist of the Company Ms. Mariana has toured in Russia, German and Italy where she received recognition for her performances. For three years, Mariana was employed as a professional ballet dancer in Italy. She has performed in over 30 ballets which includes major roles such as Baechesaraisky Fountain, Nestinarka, Cinderella, Reflection, Petrushka and many more.

Bulgarian Choreographic School

Mariana Yonova

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Lauren has an extensive teaching and choreographic background. Lauren is the coach of Stoney Creek high school's Varsity Dance Team. Lauren brings a wide variety of expertise to the studio in multiple genres ranging from ballet to competitive pom.

Baker College

Lauren Beaudin-Fulks

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