About Us

Kacie Lyn Hartman, Artistic Director & Owner

Kacie Lyn Hartman is known for her fun personality and energetic mindset. She enjoys working with the students and helps them to develop the proper technique to advance in the dance world. She devotes time to develop self confidence in her students, and believes with that they begin to enjoy dance even more. 

 

Kacie has been dancing since she was three years old. She began her career at The Hanover School of Ballet. She has traveled all over the country dancing in Virginia, New York City, Florida - Walt Disney World, Myrtle Beach and many more. 

 

She has also combined her dance with song in many professional shows including FAME, Toyland, Joseph & The Technicolor Dreamcoat, Batman, Vietnam and many more.

 

She has been technically trained by NYCDA, Broadway and Dance Center. In 2008, she performed in the Capital One Half Time Show! 


Erica Grudi - Combo, Jazz & Musical Theatre Instructor

Erica Grudi has been dancing for 25 years. She is a dedicated teacher in the community and loves to share her passion for dance. She has taken classes at NYCDA, Access Broadway and more. Erica has a degree in Human Development & Family Studies from Penn State University. 

Maria Hane - Tricks, Hip Hop, Tap & Musical Theatre Instructor

Maria Hane has been a part of the dance scene, as a student and teacher, for over a decade! Teaching around Pennsylvania, Maryland and the DC area - she is an engaging and thoughtful instructor. Ms. Hane is trained in multiple dance areas: ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, hip hop and acrobatics. She has been under the instruction of choreographers such as Melissa Sandvig (So You Think You Can Dance), Mark Biz Burke (Jabbawackeez Dance Crew, Las Vegas), and Ade Obayomi (So You Think You Can Dance). She was also selected to dance with previous American Idol contestant, Pia Toscana. She has won numerous awards around the nation for her dance instruction and choreography including Best Choreography Golden Ticket and Cool As Ice Award(Starpower Talent Competition Baltimore, Md),  & LA Funk Style Award (Nexstar National Talent Competition Woodbridge, VA).

Robin Lombardi- Dainty Dancer, Combo & Ballet Instructor

Robin Lombardi was a dancer with The Hanover School of Ballet for 13 years, where she was trained in ballet and jazz. She was a member of their dance company, where she traveled to China for two weeks to dance, perform and train. Robin is currently a para-educator and working towards her college degree to become an Elementary Education teacher. 

Erica Quinn-Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet, Barre & Pointe Instructor

Erica Quinn has been dancing since the age of four. Growing up, she danced at The Hanover School of Ballet under the direction of Debra Blume-Byers. This gave her the opportunity to dance in many foreign countries - including, Austria, Hungary, Czeck, Slovakia, and China. She has also danced in many dance competitions through the United States. After High School, Erica attended Lock Haven University being trained by Professor Jayme Host in the areas of ballet and modern dance. While in college, she was a member of Dance Consort with the title of Vice President, both junior and senior year. Erica has her Bachelor's of Science in Elementary Education and works with the Lincoln Intermediate Unit. She is currently working on her Master's Degree in Special Education. 

Rachel Rohrbaugh - Musical Theatre & Cheer Instructor

Jennifer Koliscak - Yoga Instructor


Our Student Teachers

Karsen Hax, Hip Hop

Brielle Bricker, Tap

Chloe Linebaugh, Tap


Our Alumni

 

 

Katie Vrankin, attending Slippery Rock University

Major: Dance BFA, Concentration in Performance and Choreography

 

 

 

Maria Hildebrand, attending Radford University

Major: Dance Performance

Minor: Music Performance and Theatre

 

 

Shannon O'Reilly, attending Slippery Rock University 

Major: Dance BFA, Concentration in Performance and Choreography

Minor: Adapted Physical Activity