Meet Our Teaching Artists

Twirl is proud to have teaching artists who love to share their passion for dance with their students.


• 20 years performing at Walt Disney World and Tokyo Disneyland
• Teaching Artist and Resident Director for Disney Performing Arts Workshop Program
• Beauty and the Beast National Tour
• West Side Story National Tour
• Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Sam Sinns

Musical Theatre Dance, Acrobatics, Down Syndrome Dance, Team Twirl

• B.A. Dance- Eastern University
• Danced for Philadelphia's SHARP Dance Company and Apex Dance Company of Johnstown, PA
• Awarded Ray of Light Award for Student Choreography at Eastern University

Hannah Brumbach

Ballet, Tap, Musical Theatre Dance, Team Twirl, Ballet/Jazz

• Certificate in Dance- University of the Arts; B.A. Arts Administration- Cabrini University

• Certified in Progressing Ballet Technique

• National Registry of Dance Educators- Master Level Accreditation

• Columnist for The Dance Journal and Phindie

• Performed in Cruise Ship shows and musical productions in Europe, Tokyo, Canada, and the Carribbean

Debra Danese

Musical Theatre Dance, Contemporary, Jazz, Tap/Jazz, Twirl Junior
This studio is amazing! The instructors are talented, enthusiastic, patient and supportive.

- Brynne


• Recent graduate of Temple University
• Certified Acrobatic Arts Instructor
• Certified Rhythm Works Integrative Dance Instructor for those with individual learning differences
• Choreographer for area competition dance teams

Kayla Babicki

Musical Theatre Dance, Contemporary, Tap, Acrobatics, Down Syndrome Dance, Tap/Jazz, Ballet/Jazz, Twirl Junior
Stephen Everson

• Currently a principal dancer for First State Ballet Theatre
• Performed with Ballet 5:8 and Charleston Ballet Theatre
• Studied at Royal Danish Ballet

Stephen Everson

Ballet, Pointe

• B.A. Dance- Eastern University
• Certified Rhythm Works Integrative Dance Instructor for those with individual learning differences

• Former Dance Program Director for children with physical disabilities at Helen Keller Services in Garden City, NY

Samantha Ambrico

Twirl Junior, Tap/Jazz
Karen Lacy

• B.A. Dance- Skidmore College
• American Ballet Theatre Certified Teacher- Primary through Level 7
• Performed with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, New York City Opera, Neville Dance Theatre, and more.
• Teaching artist in NYC public schools for City Center and American Ballet Theatre.
• Senior Fitter and Dance Teacher Liason for Gaynor Minden pointe shoes.

Karen Lacy

Ballet, Pre-Pointe
Gina Galdo

• Current Dance Minor- West Chester University
• Performs with University Dance Company- WCU
• Award winning hip hop and lyrical competition dancer

Gina Galdo

Hip Hop, Ballet/Jazz
Cortney Lovenguth

• Dance Minor- Eastern University
• Fluent in American Sign Language

Cortney Lovenguth

Ballet/Jazz, Tap/Jazz
Aleksa Lawry

• B.A. Dance Pedagogy- Anderson University
• Performs with Glorify Dance Theatre
• Ballet instructor for Anderson Young Ballet Theatre

Aleksa Lawry

Paige Fiore

• Dancer and choreographer for Cabrini University Dance Team
• Choreographer for Cabrini musicals

Paige Fiore

Ballet/Jazz, Lyrical