Ashley has studied dance for 22 years and has a diverse education in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, pointe, musical theater, hip hop and acrobatics. She has performed for various benefits such as Dancers Responding to AIDS (DRA) and the Governor’s Inaugural Ball. Ashley performed with the Joffrey Ballet School Summer Intensive Program in NY, at Union Square Park & LaGuardia High School. She also was a New Jersey Devils Dancer for three years and was named Captain. Ashley has performed alongside artists such as Jay Sean and Run-D.M.C. She currently coaches the Lakeland Dance Team and lead them to win Nationals last year. Ashley is very excited to share her passion with her students and join the staff at Dance Designs!
Jeffery brings nearly 15 years of voice teaching experience to students her at Dance Designs. He is a long-time student and associate teacher of internationally renowned voice teacher David L. Jones. Jeffery has successfully coached many students on Broadway, Cruise Ships, Las Vegas, Film/Television and the Recording Industry. He is a firm believer that if a student is taught healthy vocal concepts, rooted in old school Italian traditions, then he or she will be able to sing any genre of music without damaging their voice! Jeffery will take your “little superstar” to the next level. His motto is “LET YOUR VOICE SOAR!”
Jessyka grew up in New Hampshire, where she studied dance and theatre from a young age. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Dance from Dean College, where she set choreography on her peers in her pieces Heartbeat, Tap Through The Ages, Body Rhythms, Embodiment, Found Object – A Gene Kelly Tribute, and The Reason. Jessyka has gained experience teaching many styles of dance, spanning all levels and ages, from toddler through adult. She was the choreographer for the 2014 New Hampshire Professional Theatre Association Auditions. She is currently looking forward to teaching at Dance Designs, while building her life in New Jersey, along with her fiance and beautiful pit bull puppy.
Pamela began performing at the age of twelve as a soloist with the Westchester Children’s Ballet Company. For several years, she appeared at Radio City Music Hall in the Corps de Ballet. Pamela received extensive training in Ballet, Pointe and Character dancing at the School of American Ballet and at the Igor Youskevitch School of Ballet in NYC.
TicTock brings over twenty years of Hip Hop experience to Dance Designs along with past choreography with the likes of Missy Elliot, Jay-Z, Whitney Houston, Fabolous, Beyonce, Busta Rhymes and many more. When he is not working with today’s popular artists, he is doing guest master classes around the world with his unique brand of Hip Hop Street Jazz Blast. TicTock also formed and choreographs for the All-N-1 Hip Hop Crew.