About Our Faculty

Meet our experienced faculty

Welcome to Releve’ Dance Company, Inc. 2020! Our teachers are excited to share their passion and talents with you. We have been eagerly waiting for our doors to open! Join our qualified staff as they guide you across the floor, instruct you with knowledge and precision, while allowing you to learn and mature with every new step taken. We are honored not only to share our expertise with you but our hearts as we RISE together. Our joy is seeing every student walk through the door with dance bag in hand excited for their class(s). To witness growth and confidence, not only within the studio walls, but deep within themselves. Dancing at RDC will bring a sense of freedom and acceptance. Free to explore and pursue one’s goals while being accepted for all you are. We hope to assist each dancer in chasing their dreams wherever their path may lead. The staff is so thankful for entrusting us with your children during our journey of Releve’.

Meet Our Instructors

Learn about their background and specialties

Lindsay Mangione

Lindsay Mangione

Owner / Director

Lindsay has been teaching and continuing her dance education for over 22 years and is also a member of Dance Masters of America and Acrobatic Arts. Her students have won numerous awards under her direction, choreography and training. 

Emily Thomas

Emily Thomas

Dance Instructor

Emily is in her 3rd year of instructing and has performed with the pre-professional dance program Infinity Dance Co. during her dance training, and currently works as a Go-Go Dancer and Performer with Foxy Entertainment Co.

Gloria Dale

Gloria Dale

Dance Instructor

Gloria Dale, originally from Buffalo, NY, is a technically trained dancer who has a passion for performing and teaching. Gloria’s versatility includes tap, jazz, ballet, musical theater, lyrical, contemporary, modern, pointe, and hip-hop.

Sam Tallard

Sam Tallard

Dance Instructor

Sam has extensive choreography and performance experience in multiple art forms of dance. She is thrilled to be joining the RDC Faculty Family!

Kaylee Herkey

Kaylee Herkey

Assistant/Dance Instructor

My name is Kaylee Herkey and I have been a dancer for 17 years. I have taken all types of dance classes such as tap, jazz, contemporary, lyrical & character. The two types of dance that I’ve loved the most are ballet & pointe!

Megan Prell

Megan Prell

Assistant/Dance Instructor

Megan has been a dancer for 16 years, and also became an assistant throughout her training, for 5 years.  Megan danced competitively and has won numerous awards.

Melissa Rossi

Melissa Rossi

Assistant/Dance Instructor

Melissa has been dancing for 18 years now.  She has been assisting classes and teaching for 6 plus years at her local home studio.

Grace Dale

Grace Dale

Special Guest Teacher

Grace is joining us for a special summer camp that will focus on style, character, technique and performance in musical theatre arts.

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