Dance has always been an important part of Stacey’s life. Stacey danced since the age of four and trained at the Laurel Youth Ballet Theatre, Point Park College, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, Ballet Met and with Shely Pack Performing Arts Center. In high school, she was accepted into the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts. She attended the University of the Arts on a talent scholarship. There she received outstanding artist awards and graduated with a BFA, majoring in ballet.
She has performed roles in ballets such as The Nutcracker, Peter Pan, Coppelia, Serenade, Don Quiote, Tarantella, Bartered Bride, La Bayadere, and Raymonda as well as various original works. She has taught dance for numerous years at different studios and for the State of Hawaii’s Department of Education. She has performed professionally in a variety of productions ranging from contemporary ballet companies such as Opus Dance Ensemble and Contemporary Dance Forms, to Broadway review tours in China and Japan, to the casinos in Atlantic City and Las Vegas. Her last professional performances were with Steve Madden, MGM, and Seigfried and Roy, where she retired from the stage to have children and manage a Vegas Production Show. Stacey is thrilled to be a part of your teaching staff where she can continue expressing her love of children and the art of dance.