Teachers

photo Miss Cami

Miss Cami is a 1998 graduate of Upper St. Clair High School, as well as a 2002 graduate of Penn State University. She earned degrees in both Business Management and Psychology at Penn State. While in college, Cami co-founded "Tapestry" - Penn State's Tap Company.  Cami is also a graduate of the internationally acclaimed Dance Masters of America. She has studied dance since the age of 3, and continues her education at Dance Masters of America’s Teachers Training School every summer. She was captain of both her cheerleading squad and dance team in high school, and continues to be involved in the community, having coached the Upper St. Clair Dance Team and choreographed for the St. Louise de Marillac Cheerleaders.  Miss Cami was inducted into the Upper St. Clair Hall of Fame in 2008 for her contribution in the Arts Field for her Dance Studio.  In 2012, Miss Cami was named one of "Pittsburgh's 50 Finest" with a feature in Whirl Magazine.

     
photo Miss Amy

     
photo Miss Melissa

Melissa has been a Dance Instructor at Dance by Cami for over 7 years, with over 23 years of dance experience. Melissa graduated Cum Laude from California University of PA with a bachelor’s of science degree in Elementary Education in 2006. Prior to attending Cal U, she attended Kent State University for a minor in Dance. Melissa has a strong belief in higher education. “You are never too old to learn.” Throughout her dancing and teaching career, she has attended Dance Masters of America in Buffalo, NY and the American College Dance Festival in Detroit, Michigan. Melissa has both dancing and teaching experience in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern/ Lyrical, Hip Hop, Cheer-Dance, and Preschool Combo. It was any early calling, as much as I love to dance, I was meant to teach. Outside of dancing and teaching, Melissa enjoys spending time with her son, singing, and shopping.

     
photo Miss Danielle

     
photo Miss Michelle

 

Miss Michelle grauduated from Point Park College (now University) in 1995 with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and a minor in dance with a concentration in Classical Ballet along with training in all styles of dance.  She has studied under renowned dancers, teachers, and choreographers such as Mary and Nicholas Petrov, Kenneth Johnson, Roberto Munoz, and Ron Tassone.  She has been teaching for over 20 years.  She currnetly lives in Upper St. Clair with her husband and 3 children, Isabella, Alex, and Adam.
     
photo Miss Miriam