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DANCE! By Debra DiNote

Danielle DiNote

Danielle started her career at DANCE! at the age of three, growing through the levels, performing and competing as a Company Member with The DANCE! Workshop. She was awarded The Triple Threat Award by OnStage America and was featured in Dance Spirit Magazine as A Future Star. Danielle was selected to attend Joe Lanteri's prestigious NYC Dance Alliance Summer Intensive Program in NYC. Danielle then studied as a Summer Intern at Broadway Dance Center, taking classes with Sheila Barker, Michelle Barber, Chio, Luam, Anna Volmar, among other BDC faculty. She graduated from The University of the Arts with a CFA in Dance Performance. Danielle lived in NYC for one year continuing her dance education, teaching and dancing professionally. She recently performed in Times Square for the foundation Dancers Responding to Aids, Broadway on Broadway.Appearing with Kelsey Grammer, she danced among all the Broadway Shows and stars. She also danced with Ne Yo and British pop star Lady Soveign promoting the new X Box game, Kinnect. Her most recent performances are with Dr.Oz performing at his HealthCorps Gala in New York City.  She is also the new Choreographer of the 2017 Junior Soulmates of the Philadelphia Soul, Arena Football League.

Over the past nine years Danielle has spearheaded the DANCE! for the Cure Benefit Performance that directly benefits the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Oncology Department. Danielle has enjoyed being back at the studio this year and loves being inspired each day by all of her students.

Samantha DeBonnis 

Sam has been studying dance her whole life and is  well versed in Ballet, Modern, Acro, Hip Hop, Jazz and Tap.  She graduates from Rowan University this May with a BA in Health & Exercise Science, with a Specialization in Health Promotion & Fitness Management.  Samantha also has a  Minor in Dance.  She has performed extensively with Rowan University's Dance Company as well as Temple University and the Inhale Performance Series in Philadelphia.  Sam is also an alumni member of the Philadelphia Souls Dance Team, the Soul Mates, having performances throughout the tri-state area as well as participating in many community service projects.  Sam joined the DANCE! Faculty in 2015!  .  Samantha shares sher love of dance, acro and performance with the students of DANCE! This summer Sam  runs our Acro & Conditioning classes along with teaching Hip Hop, Contemporary and Jazz classes.  She is also the newest member of the 2016-2017 Sixers Dance Team!

Stephanie Dill 

Stephanie has been teaching a wide variety of dance disciplines to students ranging from ages 3 through adult for over twenty years.  Her teaching experience includes classes in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Modern, Irish Step, and children’s combination classes.  Stephanie has studied extensively in Michigan, Chicago, Delaware, and New Jersey where she has extended her training by attending the conventions of Dance Masters of America,  ITDI, PDTA, and Associated Dance Teachers of New Jersey. World renowned teachers Charles Kelley and Frank Hatchett are two of Stephanie's favorite mentors.  Stephanie has performed with the Studio Dance Theatre, Tournado Dance Company, and DancElectric.  Her favorites were performing in the Nutcracker and Hansel and Gretel.  Stephanie is into her 5th Season with  DANCE! By Debra DiNote Faculty and looks forward to continuing new adventures working with her colleagues and students.