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The Staff and Teaching Artists

The Staff and Teaching Artists

Executive Director 
With a decade of experience as a Teaching Artist and Educational Liaison with Dancing Classrooms NYC, Melissa brings valuable experience to her role as Executive Director for Dancing Classrooms DC. Melissa was recently recognized by Dancing Classrooms as Teaching Artist of the Year (Award for Excellence 2014). She holds a Bachelor in Fine Arts from New York University- Tisch School of the Arts, where she specialized in musical theatre at CAP 21 studios. 
Melissa also teaches Private Voice and Piano lessons and has been studying music and dance for over thirty years.

Melissa Corona

Teaching Artist

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Vivian Thurman

The Board of



Executive Director

Melissa Corona



Jeff Poulin



Marcia Askin



Theresa Flanders

Committee Heads

Melissa Curling

Cecelia Dade-Winfield



Robert Jones

Charles Williams



Olivia Cintron

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