TIFFANY STALEY DELIO earned a BFA in Jazz performance from The University of the Arts, 2000. She began her dance training
at the age of six in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she performed with the New Mexico Ballet Company and Jazz Company Expose.
In addition to these traditional forms Tiffany has been a company member of both local hip-hop companies Montazh and Chosen.
Her recent work has been with The Movement Lounge at the Drake Dance Theater and Conwell Theater as a guest artist.
ELIZABETH BURGOON has studied Irish Step and Ceili dancing with Rosemary Timoney for the past 18 years. She has performed
on Good Day Philadelphia, QVC, and at the Pennsylvania Convention Center at the swearing in of Congressman Jon Fox. Since
1994 she has been teaching with the Timoney Irish Dancers. Elizabeth graduated from LaSalle University with a degree in English
and is presently pursuing a Master of Arts Degree in Education.
BRITTANY BARTKUS began her dance career at the age of two. She was a member of the Elysian Dance Company for five of her sixteen
years at Anna Marie's Academy of Dance. Brittany is an instructor and choreographer for the Department of Recreations Young
Performers Theater Camp at the Annenberg Theatre. In 2008, she graduated from Temple University with a BS in Kinesiology (The
study of the mechanics of body dance movements) and a Health and Physical Education Certification. Brittany is currently teaching
Dance, Health and Physical Education at The Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts. She is also the
choreographer for the St. Hubert High School Musicals and Dance Club.
DANIELA GALDI began dancing at the age of 3 at Anna Maries Academy of Dance where she was a member of the Elysian Dance Company.
In 2008 she received her BFA in Modern Dance Performance from the University of the Arts. She has interned with Philadelphia
dance companies such as the contemporary Ballet company, BalletX and Melanie Stewart Dance Theatre. From 2006-2008, Daniela
was a member of this Philadelphia KIXX Dance Team. Currently she is collaborating with fellow University of the Arts Alumna,
Tiffany Delio, on The Blind Faith Project as a freelance choreographer. Daniela is also a Romanas Certified Pilates Instructor
at Equilibrium Pilates in Center City Philadelphia and teaches at various studios in the Philadelphia and Bensalem areas.
EMMA KRAUSS, originally from Virginia Beach, VA. Emma Moved to Philadelphia to pursue a BFA in Jazz performance at the University
of the Arts and will be graduating in 2010. Emma is currently a senior company member and artistic associate of Smoke, Lilies,
and Jade Arts Initiative. She has thoroughly enjoyed teaching here at Anna Maries Academy of Dance!
AMY NOVINSKI began her training at the age of three at the Tulsa Ballet Academy under Moscelyn Larkin. After moving to Colorado,
Ms. Novinski spent six years under the guidance of Olga Tozyiakova at the Academy of Colorado Ballet and International Ballet
School. In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania she attended the University of the Arts on scholarship with a concentration in Ballet
where she performed leads in choreographic showcase ensembles by such chorepgraphers and coaches as BalletXs Christine Cox,
Brandywine Ballets Scott Jovovich, Bolshoi Ballets Anastasia Babayeva, and Joffrey Ballets Beatriz Rodriguez. Ms. Novinski
is currently on staff at the University of Pennsylvania as Ballet teacher to the Sparks Dance Company.
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