Tiffany Dance Academy Staff

Tiffany A Joseph-Zebrowski

Owner/Director

Tiffany A Joseph-Zebrowski is the owner and director of Tiffany Dance Academy, Inc located in Jackson, New Jersey.  Miss Tiffany began her performing arts career at the age of 5 years and continued for well over 20 years, winning numerous national dance awards and titles.  She was trained in all disciplines of dance by many renowned teachers and choreographers. Her resident training was received from Dance Stop, Dance Education Center and Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre School. She also received vocal and acting lessons at various schools in the tri-state area including The Music Factory and Sandy Roseser Studio for over five years. Professionally, she has appeared in I’m a Celebrity Prime Time Cable TV Talent Show, Detours feature film, performed annually at the Miss Atlantic City Pageant in Atlantic City and has appeared as a feature dancer for the Some Sorta Somethin’ Dance Company. While simultaneous working diligently on her career, Miss Tiffany decided to venture off into the business world, establishing her own performing arts center at the tender age of 19 years old. Miss Tiffany, to date, has carefully taught and nurtured numerous students that have gone on to study at Alvin Ailey and Joffrey summer intensive programs, OCVTS Performing Arts and various performing arts Colleges nationally to further their careers. Additionally, she is also a DEA certified instructor.

Stephanie DiZenzo-Priestley

Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Creative Movement  Instructor 

 

Miss Stephanie began her dancing career at the age of two, studying ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, and hip-hop until graduating high school. She co-founded the Georgian Court University Dance Theatre as a freshman at Georgian Court University in 2004 and served as the modern, lyrical, and jazz choreographer, as well as the President of the club.  She still tries to take class in her spare time and practices yoga. Miss Stephanie specializes in lyrical, ballet, and pointe.  Outside of the dance world, Miss Stephanie is pursuing her Ph.D. in counselling.   

Ashley Clack

Tap Instructor
 

Miss Ashley Clack holds a B.A. degree in Dance with a minor in Education from Mason Gross School of The Arts at Rutgers University.  She has been teaching at various dance studios in New Jersey and New York since 2006 and is a certified member with Associated Dance Teachers of NJ.  Ashley previously attended The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago. There, Ashley had the opportunity to receive additional training from The Joffrey Ballet School and ​M.A.D.D. Rhythms Tap Collective. She also received further training from Michael Minery, Jimmy Payne Jr., Erica Sobol, New Jersey Tap Ensemble, and Middlesex County Arts High School. With her extensive training, Ashley has choreographed and danced for national and international commercials airing in parts of South Africa and France. Her tap dance choreography was showcased at the 2014 NYC Dance Arts Dance Festival, Disney World (Orlando, FL), 2015 Fleet Weekon The Intrepid, & 2016 Dance Astoria. She choreographed Hairspray for Main Street Theater Company (Winner of 18 MSTC Tony Awards 2015 including Best Choreography & Best Production).  As a performer, Ashley has appeared onGood Morning America LIVE on ABC with rap artist Silento, Dancing With The Stars, & 'Evolution of Dance Man' . Other performance credits include: New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Symphony Hall, The Manhattan Center, opening for Jabbawockeez (Season 1 Champions, America’s Best Dance Crew), and appeared on So You Think You Can Dance (Season 7, Chicago Auditions), to name a few.  Currently, Ashley tap dances in New York City at ​The Cotton Clubin Harlem with Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and 'The Sophisticated Ladies', every Monday night.

Melissa O’Kane

Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical Instructor

 

Miss Melissa has been a part of the dance world for over 15 years. She began dancing at the tender age of 3. After moving to the local area when she was 8 years old, she began taking recreational classes at Tiffany Dance Academy. At the age of 11, she auditioned to be a part of Tiffany Dance Academy competition team to help further her dancing career. Miss Melissa continued on through high school and even at Georgian Court University where she was a member of their dance club. During those years, Miss Melissa was also being mentored as an instructor by Miss Tiffany before officially becoming a member of TDA teaching staff 4 years ago.  Miss Melissa is experienced in all styles of dance and in competition etiquette.

Joelle Beuschel

Jazz Instructor 

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