Meet The Team
Brian and Nicole
Artistic Director - Ballet Director - Production Coordinator - Choreographer
Aretuza C Garner, originally from Rio de Janeiro Brazil, started dancing when she was 4 years old. At age of 16 years old Aretuza graduated by the Sindicato dos Profissionais de Danca and started traveling and performing professionally with many local and international dance companies. Few years after Aretuza went to refine her dance studies at the University fur Musik und Tanz in Colony, Germany where she received full scholarship. She was trained by many international Ballet Masters including Ukraine Master Eugenia Feodorova (Bolshoi) and (Paris Grand Opera Ballet) dancer Tatiana Leskova both Directors of Teatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro Brazil. After performing internationally; Aretuza owned her Dance School for 10 years in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands. There she became the resident choreographer for the Pageant Miss Universe in Turks and Caicos Islands where she also participated in Music Festivals as a Dancer and Choreographer where Alicia Keys, Michael Bolton, Ne-yo and Lionel Richie performed. She's a Master Classical Ballet Teacher with Russian and French syllabus . She brings her knowledge, experience and passion to our community here in the sunny Florida.
Jazz - Lyrical - Contemporary - Musical Theate - Ballet - Elite Competition Coach
Cindy Heen has been dancing since the age of 2 and teaching dance since 2006. Currently, she is adjunct faculty of dance at the University of Central Florida, teaching for Orlando Ballets enrichment program at various schools, and teaching/choreographing competitively and recreationally throughout Florida and California with various schools/studios. Ms. Heen graduated from Mills College in Oakland, CA with her MFA in Dance and Choreography in 2018. Some of her recent performances in California have been with Santa Clara Ballet for their Nutcracker, Left Coast Chamber Ensemble A Soldier’s Tale, and Berkeley Ballet Theatre’s Collage. She launched her dance company in 2018 called Emergence Dance and has presented her choreography at Push Festival in San Francisco, Works in the Work in Berkeley, and East Bay Dances with Oakland Ballet. She was an artist in residence with SafeHouse Performing Arts. Dancing professionally, choreographing, teaching, and being an advocate for the arts is what Cindy has dedicated her life to.
Hip Hop - Jazz - Contemporary - Tap - Elite Hip Hop Squad
With 20+ years of training in the industry, Clarissa has obtained extensive experience in the art of performance, instruction, and artistic direction. She is known for her precision, versatality, and stage presence.
Clarissa is the Founder, Director, and Choreographer for the Nomads Dance Crew as well as a Member and Assistant Choreographer for the Funkywunks Dance Crew. Clarissa perfromed at more than 50 NBA halftime shows for Street Beatz and represents the Orlando Magic as part of the Inagural NBA COED Hip Hop Team '407'.
She strives to educate an d encourage her students and peers to be open to learning a variety of styles. She pushes to communicate the importance of understanding and respecting your craft. By doing so, you give yourself the ability to show who you are within it.
Contemporary - Jazz - Lyrical - Improv - Junior Company Team - Teen Company Team
Samantha Wong just graduated from the University of Central Florida. She’s originally from South Florida where she started dancing at the age of 8 and trained in many different styles. Since coming to Orlando she has had many different opportunities to continue her training. She has danced with the Knights and Damsels Dance Company and Rukus Entertainment, a hip-hop based dance team. Samantha also minored in dance at UCF where she danced annually in the UCF Dance Concert and also choreographed for the show in 2019. Samantha spent this past summer in New York, training in Alvin Ailey’s summer intensive program, where she studied Ballet, Horton and Graham modern styles, Jazz, Contemporary, and Musical theatre. Samantha’s dreams are to apprentice with Alvin Ailey’s, Ailey II company. She’s excited to be joining the team this summer!
Jazz - Ballet - Lyrical - Contemporary - Musical Theater - Tap - Mini Company Team
Lindsiann realized her passion for dance at a young age and has over 20+ years of training and experience. She has traveled the east coast of the United States and has won several awards at competitions including a four time national recipient of Starpower International & Nexstar’s Victory Cup award. Her dance training has also allowed her to perform internationally for Carnival Cruise Lines in North, Central & South America. She has been actively involved in UCF Celebrates the Arts, Dance Moms, The World Dance Pageant, Royal International Miss Pageant & various community events across Central Florida.
Teaching and choreographing is her passion where she can positively impact through dance. She is pursuing her Masters in Education at the University of Central Florida, where she can continue to integrate dance and education into the community. She is thankful to be a part of your dance family!
Acro - Tap - Ballet - Musical Theater - Jazz - Contemporary - Lyrical
Atelah St. Cyr
Hip Hop - Mini Hip Hop Squad - Intermediate Hip Hop Squad
Atelah St.Cyr has been dancing since she was two years old. Atelah started off her training with ballet, Atelah ventured to try several different styles, Hip Hop ended up have her heart! hip Atelah has trained with influencers to the dance world such as; Debbie Allen, Elizabeth Parson, Janai Martin and much more! Atelah enjoys dancing with her twin sister Zeylah with whom she explores the creativity of dance with! Atelah strives to encourage, motivate, and uplift every dancer and student who comes in her path! Atelah is a Hip Hop Choreographer at Movez Dance Inc!
Acro, Tumbling, Silks, Aerialist
Brett DeBeaulieu is a Rhode Island native currently living in Orlando, Florida. He found his way into performing after deciding a career in computer engineering wasn’t as much of an adrenaline rush as being on stage. After gaining his degree, he focused more intently on his dance training and through the years is now an accomplished acrobat, aerialist, and dancer who has performed locally, around the US, and around the world, including Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Paris. He is currently sharing the knowledge he has gained coaching acrobatic gymnastics, acro-dance, and aerial arts, and is always looking for new performing experiences.
Salsa - Bachata - Merengue - Ballroom - Swing - Musical Theater
Billy was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and made his theatrical debut at the age of seven when he was cast in the lead role in The Ugly Duckling. After that experience, he was hooked. Billy began performing anywhere and everywhere he could: in school plays, at community centers, during choral concerts, in marching band competitions and any other venue where an audience could atch him. By the time he reached college, he decided to focus his talents solely on musical theatre and dance. Currently Billy teaches dance and theatre all over the Central Florida area. He also serves as both a coach and judge for such events as Florida Thespian Annual Festivals and National Beauty Pageants. Coaching, teaching, choreographing all result in satisfaction in his profession. However, the true passion for Billy’s work centers on his desire to enhance people’s self-esteem.
Hip Hop - Contemporary - Jazz - Modern - Heels
Leah Dirienzo began dancing at the age of four and is trained in a variety of styles including jazz, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, modern, and heels. Throughout her training across the U.S., she has assisted a variety of top choreographers including Chehon Wespi-Tschopp, Matt Cady, Mark Villaver, and Ricky Palomino. Leah has also choreographed for on stage performances that have appeared at World of Dance competition as well as several on screen commercial projects. As she continues her journey in dance, Leah wishes to provide a valuable and unique experience to her students.