Ms. Colleen ~ Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Modern, Ballet, Tap & Fitness
Colleen is originally from the Pocono Mountains and began her dance training at the David Blight School of Dance. She studied various forms of dance including tap, jazz, ballet, and hip-hop. Colleen began teaching these styles at the age of sixteen as an assistant and has since had the opportunity to teach at studios in the Pocono area, as well as the Philadelphia region. During her time as a competitive dancer, Colleen participated in various competitions and conventions across the country, along with other performance opportunities including: the half time show of the Citrus Bowl; the Miss America Parade; The Wells Fargo Center, Lincoln Financial Field, the Philadelphia Union, the Philadelphia Furball, the Philly Bridal Show and Steam Team dance team in Reading, PA. She also had the honor of performing at the Association of Performing Arts Professionals Festival in NYC, alongside Project Moshen Dance Company.
Colleen is a proud member of two Philadelphia based dance companies: Project Moshen Dance Company, under the direction of Kelli Moshen, as well as Sanbrooka Productions, under the direction of Sammy Reyes.
Colleen then came to Philadelphia to attend Temple University, where she continued to dance and perform with various ensembles. Colleen has had the opportunity to work with many choreographers and directors since coming to Philadelphia. She has performed in Philly Fringe festivals, Koresh artist showcases, and shows at Temple University. She continues her training at Koresh Dance Company in Philadelphia and Broadway Dance Center in New York.
“Coming Home” ~ Project Moshen Dance Company
Colleen loves working with kids, and is currently teaching Jazz & Tap dance at Freestyle Dance Academy. She is also a party motivator/dancer at Cutting Edge Entertainment. Colleen received her degree in Art History from Temple University, and worked at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Along with being a dancer, Colleen is now an avid & respected fitness instructor in the Philadelphia region. She teaches regular barre, cardio & fitness classes at multiple locations including Fitness Works Philadelphia, Sweat Fitness, Lithe & more.