About our Staff
Here at Children's Dance Theater, we are proud to employ wonderful educators in the field of Dance and Drama. Our staff is highly trained in non-discriminative, artistic and technically based dance styles and practices.
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Children's Dance Theater
Meet the Faculty!
Stephanie Cox, is the proud owner and Artistic Director of Children’s Dance Theater. She teaches Ballet, Pointe, Acro, Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theater, and Children's classes.
Ciena Collazo is a Senior division student of CDT, trained in our teaching program, this is her third year teaching at CDT. She teaches our children's classes in Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Tumbling
Amanda Enz is in her first year with CDT. She teaches Jazz, Hip Hop and kids Combo classes
Candace James: is entering her second year at CDT. She teaches Encore, Showtime & Drama Club.
Katie Jones, is entering her seventh year of teaching at CDT. She teaches Encore, Showtime & Voice lessons.
Tesee George, is the Competition Director of the Thrive competition team. She teaches Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical, and Improvisation
Mario Manasala is entering his second year at CDT. He teaches Ballet, Pointe, and Partnering.
Kilee Nathe is entering her third year teaching at CDT. She teaches Tap, Jazz, combo classes and coaches for our Dance Team.
Sarah Robinson, is in her eighth year teaching at CDT, she teaches Ballet, Pointe, and Nutcracker.
Brit Shea is in her second year at CDT. She teaches Jazz, Lyrical, Ballet, Acro, Musical Theater and Coaches for our Dance Team,
Chrystal Stankovitz starting her third year with Cdt, she teaches Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, childrens classes and coaches for our Dance Team.
Michelle Wheaton, is in her sixth year teaching at CDT. She teaches Ballet, Jazz, CBT, Lyrical and stretch and strengthening.
Carol Collazo is in her third year as our assistant educator for our inhouse preschool program, Arabesque Academy