STAFF AT TONI'S...
Toni Schwartz, Owner/Operator for 30 years. Professional Dancer/Competition Judge; a lifetime of teaching experience; STEPS on Broadway; Broadway Dance Center; The Princeton Ballet School; School of the Pennsylvania Ballet, Former Miss Dance of PA; Miss Bucks County 1st Runner-up. Toni teaches many styles of dance.
Michelle Scenna: Masters in Education; BS in Secondary Ed; Broadway Dance Center, STEPS on Broadway, Bristol High Theatrical Choreographer Cheerleading Coach; Trenton Shooting Stars; Cutting Edge Entertainment performer/choreographer. Junior and Senior Hip Hop Dance Team Choreographer/Instructor. Award-winning Choreographer. Michelle teaches many styles of dance.
Teena Cummings: Studied at Horizon Dance Studio; Trained in all forms of dance and gymnastics. Performed in Nutcracker, Rhapsody in Blue, Swan Lake. Gymnastics Instructor/Coach at Bensalem Gymnastics. She is the Instructor/Choreographer for the Emeralds Dance Team. Teena teaches many styles of dance.
Jill Comport: Returning for the third time, Jill trained with Derva Snider at Mission Viejo School of Dance in California and at the University of CA Irvine. She was awarded a number of scholarships and was a Joffrey Scholarship Trainee in NYC. A Professional ballerina with San Francisco Opera Ballet, Los Angeles Classical Ballet, Eugene Ballet, Oregon Ballet Theatre, Sacramento Ballet, Oakland Ballet and was a guest with many other companies. Appearances were in Toyota, Caruso Hair System, and Peggy Fleming's Figure 8 commercials and has taught all levels of dance for many years. Jill teaches advanced levels of ballet.
Katie Hopkins: Texas A&M Graduate with BS in Health Education; Dance Instructor/Competition Choreographer for Robin's Dance Studio in Houston TX; participant in Dancemakers, Inc and Tremaine Conventions/competitions; attended Houston Ballet Academy. Broadway Dance Center, NYC, Orange County Dance Center in SoCal under the direction of Anthony and Terri Sellars. She is the instructor/choreographer Gems Competition Team as well as the Diamonds Competition Team and teaches many styles of dance. Recipient of Choreographer Awards.
Emily Buccello: Broadway Dance Center, NYC, Sesame Place Character, featured soloist and competition winner, student of Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap and HipHop. Currently teaching HipHop 1.
Allison Knorr: BA, Education from Temple University, TSSD Long-Term Substitute for Pre-Schol, Tumbling, Jazz and more. Extensive Twirling Coaching, Modeling and Pageant preparation. Many years of Dance Education including Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Tumbling Lyrical and more.
Shayna Schmitt: BA, Temple University, Early Educaion, 21 years at TSSD, Hip Hop, Ballet, Jazz, Tap and more. Hip Hop Instructor, Hip Hop Dance Team Member, PHS Cheer Squad and Captain. Soloist in Peter Pan Production and Hip Hop Production.
Rebecca (Bec) Moser: Broadway Dance Center, TSSD Graduate and Hip Hop Team Choreographer/Instructor, recipients of numerous Platinum Awards and Judges Awards for two consecutive seasons. Hip Hop Dance Team Member, Soloist, Instructor and student, receiving Platinum Awards and Judges Awards for outstanding performances. Dance Education includes Hip Hop, Ballet, Jazz, Tap and more.
Britney Cosello: BA Tempe University, Strategic Communications, Public Relations, Graduate of Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Performing Arts with a focus in Ballet. Studied at the Pennsylvania Performing Arts Academy. Classical Ballet and the Central PA Youth Ballet. Guest Artist with the Hartford Ballet Company with performances in the Nutcracker, a Midsummer's Night's Dream, Paquita, Pas De Quatre and more.