Miss Bryanna - Owner / Director

Since Dance Theatre opened its doors in Wellington in 2008, Bryanna has strived to make Dance Theatre a studio that is warm and welcoming to each and every student that walks through the door. Bryanna has always been passionate about dancing and to be able to watch the students grow in their dance education at Dance Theatre has been an amazing journey over the years. Bryanna studied Business and Management at Palm Beach State College when she moved to Florida with her family in 1989 from Upstate New York. Bryanna is married to Howie and is mom to Jesse, Tayler & Jordan.

Miss Kimberly

Currently serves as Artistic Director at Dance Theatre. Originally from North Carolina, Kimberly received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance and Drama from East Carolina University. Upon graduation she continued her dance training under scholarship at NC School of the Arts, the American Conservatory of Dance and Gus Giordano Dance Chicago. She has extensive pageant experience earning her numerous titles, awards, and scholarships. Kimberly developed quite a diverse performance career with Ballet and Musical Theatre companies and traveled the world choreographing and performing on Crown and Cunard Cruise Lines. She is a member of the Actor's Equity Association. Some of her dance highlights here at Dance Theatre include leading the Dance team to many titles and top awards such as Grand Champions at Starbound Nationals and Showstoppers, Top Finalist in the International Dance Challenge Senior Division, numerous Best Choreography awards, and opening number for the 2004 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Adding to that list in November Kimberly will be leading another talented group of our dancers to perform in the 2016 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Currently in her 21st season here at Dance Theatre.

Miss Danielle

Danielle Ramos was born in NY and moved to Fl when she was 18 yrs old. Danielle started competitive gymnastics at the age of 5. She was a level 10 gymnast, one step below elite, and went on to compete in the Jr. olympics at the age of 17. Danielle has won many 1st place medals and trophies. In addition, Danielle was the vault and floor champion in the state of NY in 1988. The same year Danielle competed in the Empire State Games in Canada, Danielle took home the gold medal in the all around. Danielle loves teaching acro classes of all ages and levels. Danielle is also mom to Jaiden who currently dances with us at Dance Theatre.

Miss Pauline

Pauline Bradford has been dancing since the age of seven. She started in a private studio where she completed a graded examination which earned her a certificate from the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) which is a UK-based examination board specializing in dance education training, with an emphasis on classical ballet. She also has extensive training in tap, modern, jazz, lyrical, and pointe. She attended Bak Middle School of the Arts and Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts where she had the opportunity to work with many great artists. She aspired to be a professional cheerleader, and cheered for the Mako semi-professional cheerleading team for over 3 years. She has performed at many different public charity events around the county.

Miss Allison

Allison is a passionate and driven professional ballet instructor who graduated Summa Cum Lauden from Lynn University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Her greatest love classical ballet and everything it has to offer. Beginning at the age of 13 she recerved the "National Trainee scholarship from American Ballet Theater for three consecutive years. Al 13 years old she became homeschooled and dedicated her life to ballet training under the prestigious Magaly suarez at The Art of Classical Ballet. At 18 ears old Allison was accepted to the international ballet competition known as Prix de Lausanne in Switzerland, where she received company position offers. Due to an injury, Allison chose to pursue a career in teaching ballet rather than dancing. To complement her ballet classes, she completed a 500-Hour Pilates training program and a Progressive Ballet Technique (PBT) certification. She began teaching dance privately and in local ballet studios in the South Florida area. Allison is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 3 of the ABT National Training Curriculum. She's always hungry to keep learning and growing as an instructor. She also has a passion for choreography, in which her pieces have placed Ist & 2nd in multiple ballet competitions in the US. She won the "Outstanding Choreographer" award at YAGP 2019.

In August of 2019, Allison decided to open up her own ballet studio in Wellington, Florida. She was able to keep her business growing even through the global pandemic in 2020. In just three years. Allison was able to direct and manage her own business to success, which allowed her to put on multiple in-theater pertormances and take her students to top ballet competitions. Her students have placed in the overall top-I2 in many competitions such as YAGP, ADCIBC, and UBC. Allison's students nave landed intensive invitations/year-round acceptances to schools such as American Ballet Theatre, Ballet West, Next Generation Ballet, Royal Winnipeg, Colorado Ballet, and Butler University Ballet Program. She decided to close her studio and wants to take her career to the next level by continuing to grow with local studios across South Florida. Through positivity and love, Allison's goal is train dancers to become the ultimate Athletic Artist and be prepared for any professional experience they may encounter.

Miss Samantha

Sam is a professional dancer as well as a choreographer and teacher. Her dance training began at the age of 4. She has trained in numerous styles such as jazz, ballet, hip hop, contemporary, ballroom, and pointe. Sam has been in movies, music videos, & has worked with artists such as Pitbul, Amara La Negra, Prince Royce, DJ Khaled, Venus & Serena Williams, and Farruko. She has extensive knowledge and experience in the industry, which she loves to bring to her classroom and share with her students. She brings a fun and energetic atmosphere to her classes and rehearsals. Her pieces have won outstanding performance awards.

Miss Francesca

Francesca Carlo has been dancing since she was three years old, but began her more intense studies at age eight in Erie, PA with Gina Illingworth. She trained at the Rock School for Dance Education, and at the Patterson School of Ballet under the artistic direction of Michael Patterson, and Barbara Sandonato as the artistic advisor. Francesca is a 2021 graduate from Point Park University's Conservatory of the Performing Arts and received her BFA in Dance as a Ballet Concentration. She has taught and choreographed at local dance schools in her hometown, and is looking forward to now teaching dance in Florida, and dancing as a company artist at Ballet Palm Beach.

Miss Sam

Samantha Ricciardi (Miss Sam) is a seasoned dance teacher and choreographer with over 15 years of experience. Miss Sam has been honing her craft since she was 3 years old, getting her earlier training from the premier studio in Long Island, NY, taught by Tina Ciardullo, and eventually working with professionals from all over the US. Miss Sam began competitively dancing at the age of 7 and has always had a passion for choreography and working with kids. Miss Sam continued her training in Jazz, Musical Theatre, Hip hop, and burlesque while living in LA. She's worked at a few of the larger studios in the area, and once she found her home with the Dance Theater family, she hasn’t looked back.

Miss Pamela

Pamela Sotomayor has been dancing her entire life. She began dancing professional at the age of 16, where she trained mostly in Hip-Hop in New York City, Orlando, Miami and Palm Beach.

Pamela has been teaching dance for over 6 years to all ages, focusing on building and sharing the craft of Hip-Hop, Jazz Funk, and many other dance fusions. Pamela has a vast experience in not only dance teaching, but also has choreographed large numbers of dance pieces for artists, shows, recitals and competitions.

Pamela is extremely excited to be coming back for the 2022-23 season, and cannot wait to begin dancing and teaching again at Dance Theatre.

Ms. Lindsey

Bio coming soon!