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28 Rutledge Natick MA 01760 US              1-508-651-9100            mhds@missheejin.com

Heejin Thelen

Christine Caimares dedication to art of dance began at age 3, she received the majority of her training from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. She’s performed with the company, performing classics like Revelations and Hymn.  At 2004, she went to the Professional Performing Arts School located in New York. From 2008 - 2012 she attended California Institute of the Arts, In her senior year she was awarded the “Love Lace Award” which was a full awarded scholarship. Shortly after she received her B.F.A. degree, she got her license in Massage Therapy. She had the opportunity to choreograph for Emmy Award winning Violinist, Damien Escobar. In 2017, she was chosen to choreograph for vocalist Mayah Dyson for Essence Festival held in New Orleans. Later on in 2017, Christine choreographed for the musical Unto This House: The King of Kings is Born, performed at Hibernian Hall in Boston, Massachusetts . Christine. looks forward to 2018!

Christine Caimares

Stephanie Ernst grew up dancing in at Willow Street Dance Theatre in the suburbs of Chicago.  From a young age she developed a passion for dance and performing, and studied all styles from ballet to hip-hop.  She pursued this passion in her higher education and receive her Bachelors in Theatre and Dance from Northwestern University.  After graduation, she moved to Boston and has been here ever since!  The past four years she has been working at various charter schools in Roxbury, Dorchester, and Brighton, building theatre and dance curriculum and programs, in addition to directing and choreographing for school musicals and dance teams.  She has trained at various studios and conventions including Lou Conte Dance Studio, Giordano Dance School, Chicago National Association of Dance Masters, Broadway Dance Center, and Jeanette Neill Dance Studio.

Stephanie Ernst

Kris Rainville

Miss Leanne began dancing at the age of three at Hackworth's School of Performing Arts and Pioneer Valley Ballet.  As she got older, her training continued by attending numerous ballet intensives including American Academy of Ballet.  Leanne entered competitions starting at the age of five and continued to do so until she graduated from high school, receiving regional and national titles.  Miss Leanne was also nominated for the World Dance Team as a representative from the United States.  At the age of 14, she found her love of choreography and began to assist and teach in a variety of classes.  In 2007 she was named Greater Easthampton's Junior Miss with awards and scholarships in Talent, Interview, and Fitness.  She continues to be a board member and choreographer for the State level of the Massachusetts Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program.  After graduating from high school, Leanne joined Extensions Dance Company in Newport, RI as their youngest member.  She continued on to receive her Bachelor's of Science in Sports Management with a minor in Dance and Business Management from Springfield College.  Leanne has traveled throughout the country teaching and choreographing and has the incredible opportunity to work with world renowned dance professionals including Mia Michaels, Teddy Forance, Dee Caspary, Mandy Moore, Travis Wall and many more.  She looks forward to passing along her love of dance and all she has learned to her students.  

Danielle Carangelo joins Miss Heejin's Dance Studio with extensive training in Acro, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical/ Contemporary, Modern, Hip Hop &Tap. Beginning her career as a gymnast she broadened her education through the art of dance where her talents and strengths complimented one another. Throughout her dance career she was honored with many prestigious titles and overall high score placements from nationally ranked competitions and conventions. Danielle graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Health Science from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Danielle was a part of a NDA nationally ranked college dance team and also had the opportunity to assistant teach college level classes under the head of the dance department, Liz Lapuh at UMass Boston. Shortly after College, Danielle moved to Los Angeles, California to enhance her training. There she had the chance to train under many top choreographers; Galen Hooks, Jojo Gomez, Brian Friedman, Antoine Troupe and Kolanie Marks just to name a few. She was also part of LA’s 1st exclusive elite training academy known as KreativMndz Dance Academy where she studied with many hiphop legends. The limits do not exist for Danielle but what she enjoys most is passing on her abundance of knowledge of dance and being a positive influence on her students dance education. She is delighted to share her talents and knowledge with you!

Leanne Rose

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Originally from South Korea, Miss Heejin began dancing at the age of four. She continued her dance career at Westwood High School where she was the captain of the dance team. After High school Miss Heejin attended Plymouth State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance and Business, she is also certified in Dance Pedagogy. Miss Heejin has had the pleasure of working with many teachers and choreographers such as Patricia Biagini, Priscilla Wagner, Carol Morrison and Joan Wiegers. She has performed with the Contemporary Dance Ensemble and the Dance Team for Plymouth State University. After graduating college Miss Heejin continued her dance training with United Styles Production Company. But it was during College when Miss Heejin discovered her true calling, her love for teaching dance. For the past 10 years Miss Heejin has studied and taught with various dance companies and choreographers throughout the Boston area. Miss Heejin’s dance career has opened up other professional opportunities such as becoming the campaign model for Health Works and City Sports. It has been her lifelong dream to open up her own dance studio. Her goal is not only to teach her students dance, but also to share her passion for dancing in a professional, upbeat and fun environment.

Danielle Carangelo

Kris Rainville currently teaches a variety of styles of dance including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Hip Hop to students of all ages .  She was the dance choreographer with The Arlington Children's Theatre for 5 years which included performances of "Grease", ' "Sound of Music," "Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," "Thirteen," and "Shrek."    Kris is a graduate of Emerson College with a B.S. degree in Performing Arts and a minor in Psychology.  She began dancing at the age of four years old with Mary Bertagna's School of Dance located in Arlington, MA.  She studied extensively with Bill Fowler, Jr. winning several awards with Terpsichore Competition of New England & Headliners Dance Competition.  She also won a scholarship to attend the Dance Teachers Training of America.  She performed in The Nutcracker with The North Atlantic Ballet Company at age fifteen and studied under the direction of Skip Warren at Marie Paquet Classical Ballet School.  She attended The Boston Ballet's summer intensive workshops which explored all areas of artistic expression including dance and drama.