Live, Learn, DANCE, Be You! Cincy Dance Studio, LLC is located in Madeira, Ohio and attracts people from all over the greater Cincinnati area. We offer two spacious studios for learning along with programs in a wide range of dance styles. The studios are also available for rental for private dance parties or practice space.

The atmosphere at Cincy Dance is always welcoming and fun, catering to people of all levels, from the absolute beginner to the advanced student. Classes are offered in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop & Technique. Ages 3+, Beginner- Advanced. The studio has also hosted workshops with dancers from, Legally Blonde, Chicago, The Book of Mormon and tour dancers from Justin Bieber, Gwen Stefani and Chris Brown. The studio also offers competitive dancing with our team, The Cincy STARS! The STARS have won numerous achievements including 2015 National Champions, Most Entertaining Dance Group and numerous other high scores and judges awards during their 8 seasons.


INSTRUCTORS:

lauren andrewsLauren Andrews
Owner / Instructor
Lauren began her dance training in Richmond, Virginia and since the age of 8 dreamed about sharing her passion for dance with others. After studying at numerous studios in Virginia, Lauren was inducted into the Richmond Ballet during Fall of 1996, making her the youngest member to receive the honor. Shortly after studying ballet, Lauren begin to make a name for herself on the competition circuit winning many ballet, lyrical, tap and jazz solo awards. In 2000 Lauren was selected to be a member of the 2001 Dance Caravan Kids, traveling the nation performing and assisting in workshops. Also during that summer Lauren took the main stage in Walt Disney World to perform a variety of dance forms. After high school Lauren was asked to join Manhattan Dance Project's founder Bill Hotaling and his dance troupe to complete an intensive dance program in New York City. Lauren has since been involved in the performance and choreography groups at the Miss Virginia pageants and Virginia Special Olympics. Her dance education spans around Virginia, the Carolina's and the prestigious Broadway Dance Center in New York City. In addition to the studio, Lauren was also head coach for the Saint Ursula Academy High School Dance Team during the 2007-2010 seasons. Lauren continues her dance education by attending workshops and taking class from world renown choreographers. She always brings fresh ideas and cutting edge choreography back to the studio, while focusing on dance technique. Her upbeat personality and creative energy helps motivate students in each class. As she begins her 9th year as director of the studio's competition team, Cincy STARS, she hopes to add to their growing collection of achievements and looks forward to delivering more national championship routines!

ricky mesinaRicky Mesina
Instructor
An innovative hip hop dancer & choreographer, Ricky has developed material for several dance troupes in Southwest Ohio and Indiana, and was also featured in a National BET Hip Hop Dance Competition. Ricky is a 2006 graduate of Ball State University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mollie Sadler
Instructor
Mollie has been dancing since the age of 5 and continues to share her love for dance through teaching. She has trained for 19 years in ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, tap, hip hop and pom. Mollie competed at both a state and national level, where her team competed a variety of styles. Her training took her to a collegiate level at Miami University where her team placed in the top ten in the nation for 3 consecutive years at NDA College Nationals. She went on to be captain her senior year and graduate as a two-time All-American dancer. Mollie still enjoys taking classes (especially jazz!) and passing on her knowledge and passion for dance through teaching.

 

Arin Contra
Instructor
Arin's love for dance began at the age of 3. She is an accomplished dancer and teacher in the Cincinnati area and has trained in multiple styles, such as, ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, and hip-hop. Arin began her teaching career in 2008 at Cincy Dance Studio, LLC. She then attended the University of Kentucky where she served as Alpha Delta Pi's Art Director, responsible for costumes, props and designs for the organizations' performances. Arin then returned to Cincinnati to further her education and continue teaching. Arin recently received her Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Cincinnati. She now works as a Mental Health Specialist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital and teaches dance at multiple studios in Cincinnati. Arin also teaches for non-profit organizations in the area. In the summer of 2016, The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati contracted Arin to begin a summer dance program. She is also teaching for the Cincinnati Academy of Preforming Arts. Arin uses her education in counseling to teach dance by choosing age appropriate activities that will demonstrate proper technique in multiple styles of dance. As one of the original dancers at Cincy Dance Studio, LLC, Arin is thrilled to contribute to the studios' growth while sharing her love for dance in a creative and fun way for her students!

 

Hillary Hahn
Instructor
Hillary has been training in music, dance, acting and singing in the Northern Kentucky/ Cincinnati area since 1996. She has performed under the direction of Meridith Benson, Mario de la Nuez/ de la Dance Company, Kim Popa/ Pones Inc., Diane Germaine, Mandie Rieber, Matt Wilson and Angela Kahle/ The Incline Theater. She is currently performing in the Incline Theater's production of Chicago the musical as Hunyak and an ensemble dancer. She has coached the Summit View Dance team (2007-2009), the Kenton Elementary School Dance Team (2008-2009) and The Dance Center's Performance Company 2014-2016). She was also the choreographer for Summit View Academy's production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2016) and Clifton Performance Theater's productions of Cinderella, Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, Hansel and Gretel, Snow White, and Treasure Island. Hillary is also very excited to be traveling on scholarship to the Rochester Fringe Festival this September to perform excerpts from Mandie Reiber's "T[here]" a show that Hillary danced in and also wrote the music for!

 

 

 

 

 

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