Our Staff - Shore Stars Dance Academy

Meet your energetic and personable teachers:

Friendly & Talented

Your child will learn from a loving teacher who is well trained and passionate about helping your child develop and succeed.


I’m Miss Kelly, the director of Shore Stars Dance Academy, a mother to my 7 year old son Gavin, and a certified k-12 teacher & dance educator.



Hello dancers! I’m Miss Alyssa, part of the Shore Stars teaching staff. I started dancing when I was 3 years old.



Hi I’m Miss Kathleen. I began dance at the age of 3. I have a bachelor degree in nutrition and dance and I’ve enjoyed a fulfilling ballet career in NJ as well as all over the world including Lincoln Center (NY), Walt Disney World (FL), Carnegie Hall (NY), and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Dance has always been the center of my world and family (I even married a fellow dancer!). As a mother to 2 children I know how special our children are to us and how important it is to provide them with positive role models and activities.  I look forward to all the dancing adventures ahead!


Hello dancers! I am Miss Marcy and I’m very excited to be a part of the Shore Stars staff. I began dancing at age 3 and studied Theater and Dance at Ithaca College. After graduation, I enjoyed a career as a performer. My credits include the national tour of South Pacific and sailing the seas as an entertainer for Holland America Line, as well as many musicals. I transitioned into teaching and have been sharing my knowledge and passion with young dancers for many years. As a mother and an educator I have a passion for helping children learn and grow. I look forward to meeting you and am grateful for the opportunity to help your child SHINE!


Miss Katie started dancing at the age of 2 in Jackson, NJ. She studied all styles and continued her dance education at Montclair State University where she graduated in May 2019 with a BA in Dance Education with a concentration in Studio Teaching and a BFA in Dance Performance. She also received a minor in Business. During her time at MSU, she had a the chance to have an internship at Sharron Miller’s Academy for the Performing Arts where she participated in both the teaching and administrative work. She is excited to continue her dance teaching career at Shore Stars Dance Academy!