Artistic Director - General dance Programs
Christina began her serious dance training in Connecticut with the Manchester Youth Ballet under the direction of Priscilla Gibson. Later, while studying Musical Theatre and Arts Administration at Wagner College, she continued her training with jazz masters such as Frank Hatchett, Charles Kelly, Luigi and Phil Black. After attending college, Christina performed and acted as dance captain for various touring companies, dinner theaters, and summer stocks based in New York, Connecticut, and Florida. Early in her career, Christina was a member of the Inaugural Entertainment Company for the President in Washington D.C.
Locally, Christina was on staff with the Connecticut Concert Ballet for 22 years where she led the jazz program. She was also the Artist in Residence for the Windham County School System for 14 years where she created classical ballet outreach programs via the Ossen Foundation for the Arts. Christina is a passionate adjudicator for several national dance competitions where she judges both Regional and National Dance Competitions.
Currently, Christina is the Artistic Director and co-owner of Dance Progressions, LLC and Rave Studios in South Windsor CT, as well as the Director of the competitive Rave Dance Team.