We have the pleasure of having some of the most highly talented and professionally trained teachers in the area. Additionally, we are pleased to welcome guest teachers from other studios and traveling performances and incorporate them into our schedule routinely.
Miss Judy Levy- Assistant Director
Miss Judy graduated from SUNY at Baffalo University and Purdue University with a degree in Dance, English and Secondary Education. She has taught dance for over 20 years concentrating in Contemporary, Ballet and Jazz Technique. Miss Judy has also choreographed shows for Manalapan High School and local community theater groups.
Miss Justine Morrill
Miss Justine graduated from the University of the Arts with a BFA in Jazz Dance Performance. She has performed with a few contemporary dance companies in NYC, Philly Fringe Festival, Capezio ACE Awards and numerous outher locations as well as Dr. Oz's Galas. She loves teaching all students and seeing their growth and passion.
Miss Kali Lynch
Miss Kali graduated from the University of the Arts with a BFA in Jazz Dance Performance. She has been a teacher at FAPA fro 5 years and loves to be a part of the FAPA family! Kali loves teaching the art of dance to all of her students.
Mr. Carlos Cordova
Carlos "IM360" Cordova has been involved and devoted to the urban disciplines since the late 90's. Son of a latin drummer, rhythm runs deep in the family. Teaching the core is what is taught in street class. Straight up expression via the Real culture of "Hip Hop!"
Miss Crystal Techanand
Miss Crystal has been teaching at FAPA for 13 years. She is married and a mother of two kids. Miss Crystal is a graduate of AMDA on Broadway, New York. She studied dance and drama. Miss Crystal has toured with Seasame Street Live as Elmo. She enjoys cooking, gardening, and going to the beach. Her favorite style of dance is Hip Hop.
Miss Dana Calicchio Miss Dana graduated from Monmouth University with a B.A in Music. She has taught dance, acting and voice at FAPA since 2004. Miss Dana loves singing everyday with each of her students. Her favorite way to stay educated in the arts is seeing shows on Broadway and at Count Basie Theatre. Miss Dana is blessed with two beautiful daughters.
Miss Nicole Cobb
Miss Nicole has been teaching at FAPA for 14 years. She has a degree in Exercise Science from the University of Delaware. She has choreographed and danced in summer theater programs and danced for an entertainment company for 15 years. Miss Nicole has a family of two boys, so she gets her fill of girls by teaching them. She loves inspiring her students to feel joy and passion everytime they dance.
Miss Nicole Buonocore
Miss Nicole has received her BFA at University of the Arts in Jazz and Theater Studies. She has worked on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. She has been teaching dance for 15 years and is currently coaching the Montclair State Dance Team.
Miss Tori Jahn
Miss Tori is currently a professional ballet dancer with the Oakland Ballet in Oakland, California and ARC Dance in Seattle, Washington. She grew up in Freehold and attended Freehold Township High School. Miss Tori is currently going to school part time at Brookdale Community College to pursue a degree in accounting.
Miss Emily Kirst
Miss Emily has been with FAPA for 14 years and was a member of our Performing Company studying all forms of dance for 10 years. She is the "Absolute Dancewear" store manager and she is so excited for another amazing year at FAPA.