Mr & Mrs P
Mr & Mrs P

Mr P
Bachelor of Science, mathematics
Lifetime graduate member of Dance Educators of America
Graduate member of acrobatics and musical theater
Richmond Gymnastic School, Staten Island New York
Acrobatic instructor at Bea Christie School of Dance Brooklyn, New York
Shotokan Karate, Black Belt (Brooklyn Academy of Music)
Co-founder and director of Mrs.P’s School of Dance, Brooklyn, New York
Co-founder and director of Mrs P’s Dance and Acrobatic Studios, Coral Springs, Florida since 1978

Mrs P
A lifetime graduate member of Dance Educators of America
Graduate member of ballet arts and musical theater
Vreeland New Jersey School of Dance
Protégé to Beatrice Lee Christie, founder and past president of Dance Educators of America, N.Y.C.
Bea Christie School Of Dance, Brooklyn, New York
Acrobatic and dance instructor at Bea Christie School of Dance
Richmond Gymnastic School, Staten Island, New York
Broadway Dance Center, various dance instructors
Co-founder and director of Mrs. P’s School of Dance, Brooklyn, New York.
Co-founder and director of Mrs. P’S Dance and Acrobatic Studios of Coral Springs, Florida since 1978
President of JP Dance Enterprises Inc. (franchisor to Boca Raton and Port Saint Lucie)


Kelli Abbott
Kelli Abbott
Kelli started dancing at the age of three and hasn’t stopped since. For the past fifteen years, Kelli has found her passion for the Ballet, Tap, and Jazz. This led her to audition for the Broadway Dance Company.

Kelli has been an assistant teacher for the past eight years. She is a certified and graduate member of Dance Teacher Training Association (DTTA).


Lindsay Ahmed
Lindsay Ahmed

Lindsay has been dancing for the past 13 years. During this time she has developed a deep understanding and passion for the styles of dance such as Jazz, Tap, Ballet, and Contemporary.

Ten years ago Lindsay auditioned for and was accepted into the Broadway Dance Company at Mrs. P’s. While she followed her love for the dance she became a competitive dancer and received many honors and high scores at numerous competitions.

The opportunity arose that she performed at Downtown Disney as well as being selected to perform in a production of Grease as ChaCha.

To round out Lindsays performing arts, she was selected to be a member of the worlds largest voice concert at NBPS and was also a member of the Universal State Choir. To complete her education in the performing arts, Lindsay is a certified member and graduate of Dance Teacher Training Association (DTTA).


Ashley Bachner
Ashley Bachner

 

During Ashley Bachner’s professional career, she performed both on Broadway in the Tony Award winner for Best Musical, “Fosse”, as well as the National Tour. She has worked with dance luminaries Gwen Verdon, Anne Reinking, Chris Chadman, Chet Walker, Frank Hatchett, Bob Audy, Henry LeTang, and ballet legend Madame Davarsh. She has also performed as a Rocket at both Radio City Music Hall and the Flamingo Hilton in Las Vegas.

Other credits include “Tommy”, “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers”, “Jazz on Jazz”, and “Singing in the Rain”. Her television credits include “The Tonight Show”, “Law and Order”, “The Chappell Show”, the PBS Great Performances taping of “Fosse”, and “Good Day LA”. She can also be seen in the motion pictures “Across the Universe” and Tim Burton’s “Mars Attacks”.


Tracy Bailey
Tracy Bailey

 

Associate of Arts – University of Florida; Florida Atlantic University

Dance Educators of America – graduate member ballet arts and musical theater
Instructor at Mrs. P’s for 16 years
Assistant to Mrs. P
Instructor/Chreographer to the Broadway Dancers
Broadway Dance Company alumni
Floridance Company, Dance Alive Company, Gainesville
member/chreo. Soundstage Dance Company
Profahl’s Dance Company, Gainesville
Danza Dance Company, Gainesville
Various industrial performances in south Florida
Award winning choreographer

 


Vadim Boldirev
Vadim Boldirev
Karla Boldirev
Karla Boldirev

Vadim and Karla Boldirev are Southern Florida 8 time Closed American Smooth, 3 time Closed American Rhythm, 2 time Open American Smooth Champions and also placed Silver and Bronze in American Smooth in numerous regional, inter regional and national Championships! At the Fred Astaire World Championships, they placed in both Rising Stars American Smooth and Closed American Smooth.

Vadim began dancing in his native country of Azerbaijan Republic at 14. He was Champion of the Capital and of the Republic two years running.

Karla began her career at the age of 3 in Mexico. She has dance major and holds a master’s in both choreography and production.


Sondra Bonitto
Sondra Bonitto

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Boston Conservatory of Music, Musical Theater and Dance
Education/Training:
Frank Hatchett School of Performing Arts, Staff Instructor Broadway Dance Center, N.Y.C., classically trained vocally (opera/musical Theater)
Performance:
Broadway debut in Ragtime (original cast/album) House of Flowers-featured singer , Encore Series Starring Maurice Hines, Nominated for a Barrymore Award,(Pa.), Dreamgirls (standby for Jennifer Holiday) Ain’t Misbehavin, Sophisticated Ladies, Blackbirds of Broadway, soloist in concert with the NY Festival of Song (Carnegie Hall), Female performer of the year, Frank Hatchett choreography award, multiple award winning choreographer.

 


Nova Lishon-Savarino
Nova Lishon-Savarino

 

Education:
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Minor in Theater
Bachelor of Science – Nova University
Adjunct Professor – Broward College

Education & Training:
Ballet Elite Dance Studio
Joy Deco Enterprises

Performance:
Choreographer – NSU
The Nutcracker – various schools, churches, synagogues, charities, & benefits
Dancer – Gold Coast Opera (Snowiest/Winterfest);
Coral Springs Center for Arts (MLK);
Bailey Hall/Amni, as well as Kermis Center of Performing Arts;
Figure Skater – tested at advance levels

 


Anna Pozzuoli
Anna Pozzuoli

 

Anna was born into the business. Her parents owned and operated Mrs P’s Dance  and Acrobatic Studio of Weston, Fl. Anna has been dancing for more than fifteen years. Her love for dance led her into the Weston Dance Company.

Anna is a third generation acrobat, so it is not surprising that after being trained by her father (Mr. Joey) and grandfather (Mr. P) that she following in their footsteps and specialized in acrobatics.

Anna decided to attend Dance Teacher Training Association (DTTA) where she received and became a certified graduate member.

 


Fiorella Rossi
Fiorella Rossi

 

Fiorella has been studying dance for the past fourteen years. Fiorella’s forte is Tap, Jazz, and Hip Hop, however she has also studied Ballet and Lyrical.

She has been an assistant teacher for the past five years, which led her to study and become a certified graduate member of Dance Teacher Training Association (DTTA).


Melissa Tussing
Melissa Tussing

 

Bachelors degree of Science in Education in Exercise Science and Health Promotion from Florida Atlantic University.
 Missy has been dancing since the age of 5, with over 18 years at Mrs. P’s.  She also studied ballet at FAU.  Missy’s forte is in Ballet, Tap and Jazz, however she has also studied Modern, Lyrical, and Acrobatics.
Missy has been an assistant teacher for the past three years.  Her love of teaching, in various other activities, and love of dance, led her to study and become a certified graduate member of the Dance Teacher Training Association (DTTA).

Deborah Wicke
Deborah Wicke

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Suny University, Purchase – prima ballerina
Instructor at Mrs. P’s for 15 years
Education /Training:
Sherill Central School, Vernon, Mohawk Valley Performing Arts, Sandies Dance Academy, Empire School of Gymnastics, Valley Gymnastics, Burklyn Ballet Theater, R.A.D. Toronto, Boston School of Ballet, NYS School of Arts
Performance:
Ballet Nova of So. Fl., Charleston Ballet Theater, Pennsylvania/Milwaukee Ballet, Chautaugua Dance Festival Co., Buffalo Ballet Co.
Judge:
Dance Elite Competition, Tri Valley Competition