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The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is the largest, most influential Dance Teacher Training and Examining Body for Classical Ballet in the world. It was founded in 1920 to reinvigorate dance teaching within the UK. The RAD now has a presence in 79 countries, with 36 offices and approximately 14,000 members worldwide. We are lucky to have three certified RAD certified teachers here and offer RAD Classes and Examinations from Primary through Advanced 2.

Patricia Tully-Osborn, Director, RAD performed with the Rockettes for over 15 years. She danced in Annie, the TV movie Leggs, Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, Disney World, Night of 100 Stars, and Super Bowl ‘88. She has a BA in Theatre and Dance from Montclair State. Pat is a certified teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance and Dance Educators of America.

Lindsay Brown began dancing at the Spring Lake School of Dance when she was five years old. She is a paraprofessional at Neptune City School, working towards her teaching certification. Lindsay is a certified teacher with Dance Educators of America.

Jamyn Carman began dancing when the Spring Lake School of Dance opened its doors in 1986. She has been the office manager of SLSD for the last thirteenth years. Jamyn graduated from Ithaca College in 2002 with a BA in Drama and a minor in Dance.

Sophia Dilatush began dancing here when she was three years old and now specializes in teaching our three and four year old Preschoolers. She is a certified teacher with Dance Educators of America and Music Together. Sophia is also a staff member of the Monmouth Montessori Academy.

Jordan Drzymkowski, ARAD graduated with a BA from Rider University in May 2009 with a double major in French and Dance. She received a scholarship to the Rockette Summer Intensive in 2007 and was an assistant in 2008 and 2009. Jordan completed RAD exams Primary through Advanced 2. She is a certified teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance. Jordan is also a staff member of the Monmouth Montessori Academy.

Christa Gesior danced at the Spring Lake School of Dance from the second year it was open. She received her Associates Degree from Brookdale College. Christa is a certified teacher with Dance Educators of America.

Rachel Tripp danced at the Spring Lake School of Dance for thirteen years. She graduated from Wagner College in 2012 with a BA in Science and Biology and obtained her Masters in Education in 2013. Rachel completed RAD exams Primary through Advanced 2. She has assisted the Rockette Summer Intensive and the Rockette Experience.

Elizabeth Troxler, ARAD danced professionally with The Illinois Ballet, The Peoria Ballet, and the Nacional Ballet de Panama. She has performed in Anything Goes, Cats, and on the national tour of Sweet Charity. She is a certified teacher with the RAD and is on the faculty at the Martha Graham Dance Company and School in NYC.

 

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