Faculty& Staff

Enrique Brown

Founder of Brown Productions, Enrique is a theatrical producer, director, choreographer and performer. From a young age Enrique was drawn to the stage and show business. His early training began in Dallas and continued with many instructors all over the nation including schools like the Houston Ballet Academy and Virginia School of the Arts. Enrique spent four seasons with Ballet Oklahoma where he danced roles from the Prince in The Nutcracker to Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet. Other favorite ballet roles include Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream, D'artagnon in The Three Musketeers and the world's shortest George Bailey in the premiere of It's a Wonderful Life. From there, Enrique went on to become an actor/singer/dancer in many Broadway, national touring, regional and stock productions. He was last seen playing multiple characters in The Little Mermaid at The Lunt Fontaine. From 2004 to 2006 he was in the revival of Fiddler on the Roof starring Alfred Molina, then Harvey Fierstiein and Rosie O'donnell, where he performed the famous bottle dance for two years. Other Broadway credits include The Music Man where he performed the role of Tommy Djilas and Oklahoma! He can also be seen dancing in the film titled "Across the Universe" directed by Julie Taymor. Enrique has traveled the US in the national tours of Fame-The Musical and in the comedy role of Big Deal from West Side Story.Director and Choreographer?Having worked with directors and choreographers such as Susan Stroman, Kathleen Marshall, David Leveaux, and Francesca Zambello, Enrique has found a growing passion in directing and choreographing. He has choreographed numerous ballet pieces and was the assistant choreographer for the national tour of Oklahoma! . Directed/Choreography: Merrilee Mannerly: A Magnificent New Musical (Reading), The Rockford Peaches (NY Reading), The Awakening of Angel DeLuna (NY Reading), Bunnicula (Associate / Theatreworks USA), Spidermusical (Associate), Broadway Bares 20, Fat Camp-The Musical (Associate), The Music Man, Duck for President (Associate / Theatreworks USA), Broadway Bares 19 (Associate), Funny Girl (Asst.), Battery's Down (Asst. / thebatterysdown.com), The 20 Gypsy of the Year, Song and Dance, The 22 Easter Bonnet (Asst.), Hello Dolly (Asst.), Broadway Bares 18 (Asst.).

Angela Denniston

Angela Denniston began her dance training under the direction of Maureen Fogarty in Bellevill, NJ and with the Garden State Ballet in Newark, NJ. She continued her studies in New York at Luigi Jazz Center, Jo-Jo’s Dance Center, and Morielli studio. Angela then went on to work with the Atlanta Ballet and Metzger Contemporary Center and was a core member of the Laura Metzger Contemporary Dance Troupe, performing in Southeast area of the United States. Further studies were with Alice Korsick and Anita Lupow.

During this time she studied Creative Movement and Dance Therapy at Emory University Training Center, Georgia State University, and the Horsham Clinic, PA. Angela also has Psychodrama training, which she studied with Rosalie Mingin. She is the co-founder of Kaleidoscope, a psychodrama group that has performed across the United States.
Angela has a Master’s Degree in Counseling as well as a Master’s Degree in Student Personnel and has numerous certifications for working with children. She has taken her life long love of dance and children and has combined it with drama education and movement therapy to be used as a powerful teaching tool. She has been the recipient of numerous grants to create programs which use the performing arts to enable and empower students to communicate ideas and feelings through the art of movement.

Ms. Dennitson has been teaching dance and fitness for many years. Angela has been an instructor in Jazz fitness/Aerobics/Stretch at Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Burlington County YMCA’s, Physically Elite Center, Bob Boone Center, Clark’s Courts, and the Franklin Plaza in Philadelphia. She has taught dance at numerous New Jersey and Philadelphia dance studios and has been with Today’s Dance Center for the past Twenty -Five years!

Amy Megules

Amy Megules began dancing in her hometown of Vineland, NJ, with the Vineland Regional Dance Company. She went on to receive her BFA in dance from State University of New York at Purchase, where she received the Bert Terborgh Dance Award. She apprenticed with the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, and then danced with American Repertory Ballet. She has taught on the faculties of Princeton Ballet School, Todays Dance Center, the National Dance Institute of Trenton, and Mercer County Community College. While living in Cincinnati, Ms. Megules taught and choreographed for the Otto M. Budig Academy of Cincinnati Ballet, the College Conservatory of Music Preparatory Division of the University of Cincinnati, and was the ballet instructor for the elite and accelerated gymnasts at the Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy.

Ayla Price

As a resident of South Jersey, Ayla L. (Kaminski) Price began her training at Today's Dance Center in Medford where she focused her technique in ballet. Graduating in 2006 from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey with a BA in Psychology and a BA in Criminal Justice, Ayla kept dance in her life by helping out at TDC and taking classes through out college and in Philadelphia & NYC. Though she was able to expose herself to a variety of disciplines while studying at out-of-state summer dance programs when she was younger, Ayla had found a new found love for movement through Modern dance. Presently, She is a core member of KAOS Dance Company and acts as the assistant to Director, Kim O'Connor-Sparks.

Lisa Burdette

Lisa Burdette started dancing at the age young age of four years old. Through her years of dance she has studied ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical and modern. At the age of thirteen, Lisa earned a scholarship to the Joffrey Ballet in New York City. After studying for a period of time at Joffrey Ballet, Lisa then moved on to the Rock School of Philadelphia for Dance Education.

After graduating from high school, Lisa began her professional career. Beginning in the summer 2000 Lisa performed in the Basin Street Follies in the Showboad Casino Hotel, Atlantic City. In that same year she began working for Legends in Concert at the Claridge Casino Hotel. Lisa continued to perform in Legends in Concert for the next four years. In June 2004 and 2006 Lisa was invited to perform for Donald Trump’s birthday party. From then on she had been asked to perform in numerous shows, from New Year’s Eve celebrations to special event dance performances.

While Lisa was engaged in her professional dance career she also attended college where she earned her associates degree in early childhood development. She was also teaching dance education to students of all ages in studios from Bristol Township, Pennsylvania to Hammonton, New Jersey. Lisa became part of the Today’s Dance Center family in January 2011, where she is now teaching ballet, tap, jazz, modern and hip hop.

Andrea Costello

Andrea Costello began her intensive training in dance during her high school years. She attended Today's Dance Center in Medford, NJ and quickly improved her technique and performance skills gaining her access into the TDC Company. As a dedicated pupil, Ms Costello continued her training by attending summer programs at Joffrey Ballet, American Academy of Ballet, & Koresh Dance and taking class in Philadelphia & NYC. A top graduate of Stockton College, she presently is on TDC's teaching staff and is a member of the KAOS Dance Company.

Victoria Sonntag

Victoria began her dance training at Rebecca Martin's School of Dance in Pt. Pleasant, NJ at the age of five. It was there that she studied ballet, tap, jazz, and pointe for twelve years and student taught under the direction of Rebecca Martin for four years.

Ms. Victoria attended Rowan University , where she studied theatre-child drama, and dance. During this time, Victoria was a member of the Contemporary Dance Company, which along with performing in the annual spring dance concerts, Duke and Dance, and Convocation, also had numerous pieces in the American College Dance Festival Association (ACDFA). Her main stage theatre and dance performances at Rowan include Cabaret, Alice in Wonderland, Play it Again Sam, and Fuse.

Since graduating from Rowan University in May, 2001, Victoria has worked teaching child drama and dance at several locations in the South Jersey area. Her credits include The Philadelphia Sports Club, YMCA, Child Craft Developmental Activities, Rebecca Martin School of Dance, and the Haddonfield School of Dance. Victoria has been with Today's Dance Center since 2002.

Katie Nanni

Katie Nanni was born and raised outside of Philadelphia in nearby Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Her love for dance started when she began taking class at just three years old! She trained around the Philadelphia area concentrating mostly at the Rock School for Dance Education, at the Pennsylvania Ballet.

It was about this time that her love for musical theatre began as well. Her teachers insisted that to succeed at either one, one must devote their entire focus to that discipline. With passion for each and unable to choose, she continued to explore both avenues. Dancing was always fun, but was always serious business. Katie's teachers quickly were able to identify the passion and focus she possessed within.

As she continued to study and take class, she auditioned and was offered the opportunity to spend the summer training at the North Carolina School for the Arts. While there, she met other dancers, actors, musicians and artists from all different walks of life training in their respective disciplines. It was about this time she began to dream of having her own successful career in the arts. After her two summers at NCSA, she had to decide on a path to take. She chose first to chase her desire to become a concert dancer and was accepted as a Ballet major at SUNY Purchase.

It wasn't long after she arrived at Purchase that she was offered the opportunity to return to Pennsylvania Ballet, this time on full scholarship with the opportunity to dance with the company in several of their ballets. She left college to fulfill the first of her many dreams. After dancing with Pennsylvania for two years, she was then chosen as one of two women to join the contemporary ballet company Ohio Ballet.

At the Ohio Ballet, Katie used her technical skill from the ballet world and her passion for theatrical jazz. She worked for three years in Akron and Cleveland doing corps, soloist and principal work. But, after three years she wanted to be fulfilled in a new way and took a leap of faith by auditioning for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. After excepting a role in the show, she was now performing in New York City on the stage of Radio City Music Hall.

Once firmly planted in New York City, she began auditioning strictly for musical theatre and worked in many shows, including FAME, GREASE, CATS, WEST SIDE STORY and KISS ME KATE. She also toured with the 1st National tour of THE MUSIC MAN acting as the dance captain and swing as well as assisting the choreographer with setting the 2nd National. Katie toured with the production of DOCTOR DOLITTLE which was choreographed by Rob Ashford and whose work she has always greatly admired!

After DOCTOR DOLITTLE closed, Katie came back to the city and auditioned for the new Disney musical MARY POPPINS. After a plethora of callbacks and nervous nights, she was given an offer to open a brand new show on Broadway. She had finally accomplished what her dance teachers said she could not, so many years ago. She's become a celebrated concert dancer as well as an actress on an original Broadway production.

Shaun Doyle

Shaun Doyle began his training as a young adult when he found dance to be the “inspiration of life”. He was born with a natural ability in Ballet and performance and trained in Philadelphia & New York with top masters in the field. Shaun was then picked up by the Pennsylvania Ballet where he was a member for many years. He then went on to train tin NYC with the Joffrey Ballet where he landed a lead male role in the company. Continuing through his journey, Shaun began teaching in many dance schools & academy’s through out the tri-state area sharing his gift and love of dance. His love of the art encouraged him to open his own school where he trained young pre-professionals. After he completed that chapter of his life, Shaun continued teaching and became the resident ballet master of Ballet South which was the resident Ballet company at Glassboro State College where was also on the teaching staff at the college for many years. Presently, Mr Doyle is on staff at Burlington County College and is the resident choreographer for their Musical Theater program.

Kate Martin

Kate Martin is an assistant teacher at Today’s Dance Center. She is a graduate of Today’s Dance Center’s Company and has been dancing since she was a young girl. She has been seen on TDC’s main stage as a soloist and ensemble member. Kate has represented TDC in many regional competitions, festivals, and community events as well has been on the main stage at Disney World, Great Adventure, New York City’s Project Dance, Disneyland, & LA’s International Dance Festival, to mention as few. She has won many awards for her outstanding performances and has been a student teacher at TDC for the past 7 years. Presently, Kate is a college student and continues to share her love of dance by teaching & choreographing.

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