About Dana Shelley
Three Phrases that Describe my Dance Background:
- I've been dancing with Miss Alvina at Encore since 1987. Miss Alvina was my first ballet and pointe teacher. I also loved having Miss Marjorie and Miss Karen!
- After graduating from Warwick High School, I went on to double major in Dance and Business Management at Goucher College in Baltimore, MD. Performance/Choreography and Arts Administration were my concentrations.
- My favorite company that I danced for is Opus 1 Contemporary Dance. I danced with Opus before, during, and after my pregnancy with Reese!
My Role at Encore Dance Center:
Ballet Director and Instructor
Dance Classes I Teach:
I love Pilates and Yoga - a great compliment to any dancer's training!
Favorite Encore Recital:
2012 Greeting Cards - was my 1st advanced modern piece
2013 On The Radio - was my 1st ballet Etudes & 1st finale Encore's Best Dance Crew
When I'm not at Encore:
Hanging out with my awesome family - my thoughtful, quick witted, most wonderful husband Ben; my kind, smart, and creative son Reese; my wild, giggling, bouncy baby boy Graham; my cuddly, sweet yellow lab Abe; and my loving and supportive parents!!!