Meet Jodi Palmieri!
Artistic Director and Teacher
has an "all for one and one for all" approach to her students and classes.
She feels that all of her students are individuals and are equally talented
each in their own way. She encourages her students to share, to create
and enjoy who they are as dancers, singers, and actors - and equally as
fine young people. Jodi has been dancing since the age of 3. Early in
her career, she was part of a professional dance troupe which toured for
2 years in the Philadelphia and New Jersey regions. After the tour ended,
she began teaching full-time. She had choreographed at least 25 original
productions; as well as several popular shows such as, Music Man, Jr.,
Beauty and the Beast, Twelve Dancing Princesses, Annie, Jr., Oliver, Charlotte's,
Web to name a few. Jodi was a founding Board Member of The Children's
Theatre of Mason. During her 5-year tenure with the children's theatre,
she directed and choreographed several of their productions including,
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Aladdin and His Wonderful, Magical
Lamp. Jodi has also written and directed short children's plays entitled,
Camp Zippedy, and Pipsie,The Perfect Pup. Jodi shares over 25 years of
teaching experience with her students and looks forward to many more…….the
Meet Courtney Welsh!
Hip Hop with a Twist
Hi I'm Courtney! I am really excited to be teaching at Lets Sing Dance Act this year! Last winter I became a student teacher at the studio and loved it. I also had the opportunity to run my own Cheer Dance Camp over the summer. I was a cheerleader for 5 years and my favorite part of it was the dancing. I'm so excited to have the opportunity to teach my own class this fall!
Meet Katie Bartleson!
Hip Hop 4 Boyz
Katelyn Bartelson started her dance education at the West Concord Dance Academy with Robin Magee. Ms. Bartelson is a graduate of Keene State College, where she received a B.A. in Dance and B.S. in Elementary Education. While at Keene she attended and performed at the American College Dance Festival, and was an executive member of the Keene State Dance Team. Ms. Bartelson has also choreographed musicals for schools and theater organizations. She is a member of the Cambridge Dance Company. Ms. Bartelson teaches Hip Hop, Modern, Jazz, and Lyric at dance studios in Upton, Sudbury and Concord MA.
Meet Kate Osborn!
Hi! My name is Kate and I just graduated from Montclair State University with a BA in English with a minor in Musical Theatre. I absolutely love to sing and dance. It is my greatest passion in life besides writing and I love to share my passion with kids who are excited about performing. I also love snowboarding and video games! I can't wait to start the fall session and become a part of the Lets Sing! Dance! Act! family.