Kelley Larkin Kelley started her career as a professional dancer, then moved on to be one of the most successful teachers/ choreographers in the dance world. Many of her students move to a professional career in dance. Her students have gone on to dance for Broadway, Disney, music videos, film, and nationally ranked college dance teams. She has choreographed for industrials, TV, films, and commercials. She is also involved in casting and gives many students the opportunity to appear in movies.
Danielle Larkin Danielle comes from a nationally renowned dance family and studied dance with the Larkin Dance Studio in Minnesota for 16 years. Her performance credits include Star Search, Polaris commercials and industrials, special Disney performance with Vanessa Williams, Super Bowl XXXIII half-time show with tap dancer Savion Glover, Stevie Wonder, Glorida Estefan, and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. Danielle has been awarded numerous awards for her choreography and is an inspiration to all of the dancers.
Emily Raiche Emily comes to us from Minnesota, where she also trained at Larkin Dance Studio. Emily is in charge of the tap program at Studio L and also helps teach our competitive team. Along with teaching, Emily is head of the music department and is in charge of editing, mixing and mastering all of the music for the studio. Aside from dance, Emily was recently licensed as a registered nurse for the State of NJ.
Jessica Fernandez Jessica was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida she started dancing at 3 years old. Jessica turned professional with the Miami City Ballet at the age of 14. At 18, she became a soloist with ballet Gamanet & Miami Contemporary Dance Company. Jessica then went on to be a part of the top 20 on “So You Think You Can Dance”. After touring with SYTYCD, Jessica toured with Shakira. She has performed with many artists such as Pitbull & NERD to name a few.
Jamie Gallo Jamie was born in Plymouth, Michigan where she started dancing at age 5. She has been trained by many well known choreographers along with traveling and assisting them around the area. She has performed in Pre-shows and halftime shows for the Detroit Pistons basketball team as well as appeared on the show Extreme Forensics on Investigation Discovery. Jamie teaches our once a week program along with our competitive team.
Karyn Kulik Karyn has been teaching dance for the past 25 years. Her energy and enthusiasm are contagious, and her students all lover her and can’t wait to dance each week! Karyn has that special touch that makes each child feel so wonderful. The wonderful foundation she gives to all of our students helps them to develop into tomorrow’s future stars.
Nicole LaGuardia Danced at RHPAC under the instruction of Kelley and Danielle Larkin. Nicole attended Arizona State University where she earned her B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies. She spent four years on the nationally ranked Sun Devil Dance Team, two of which she was captain. She has danced in the Superbowl XLII Halftime Show and was featured as Sports Illustrated’s Cheerleader of the week.
Marci Kyme Graduated from the University of Miami with a BA in Management and a Minor in Marketing. She was the Vice President of the New York Health and Racquet club for 15 years. After working in Manhattan, she went on to open her own design store for 10 years. Marcy now works as an office manager at Studio L.
Diane Lockhart Diane hails from London, England. She performed as a professional dancer and appeared in many TV shows, Broadway Shows and films. She graduated from the Royal Academy of Dancing and the International Dance Teachers Association. She now competes as a ballroom dancer on the pro/am circuit and is the New England 10 dance champion. Diane now leads our Ballroom program and Studio L.
Lorraine Sherba Lorraine has been a competitive dancer and gymnast since the age of five. She was a member of The New Generation Dance Company and Imperial Gymnastics team and has received many successful awards throughout her career. Lorraine is in charge of our Acro program and has been a great addition to our Studio.
Nicole Guidetti Serapiglia Nicole started dance when she was only 3 years old and is currently a top professional dancer with a long career of notable performances. She has danced with various artists such as: P. Diddy, Beyonce, Ashanti, Black Eyed Peas, Gwen Stefani, Mario Vazquez, Ricky Martin, Lil’ Eddie, Thalia, Sean Paul, Smashmouth, Musiq, and the NYC Knicks Dancers. She has guest starred on “Law & Order: SVU.” Nicole continues to pursue her dancing and acting career and we are excited to have her as part of the Studio L faculty.
Lynda Madison A classically trained singer, actor and songwriter, with a B.A. in music and theatre arts from Scripps College, as well as additional training at HB studio and the Pasadena Playhouse. As an award-winning vocalist, Lynda has performed all styles of music and has been in numerous lead roles both in regional and national venues. She has been teaching and sharing her love for music and acting with children of all ages. Many of her students have gone on to roles on Broadway, national tours, TV and film- even an “American Idol” winner.