Meet Our Teaching Artists

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

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• 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, Twirl Junior, Down Syndrome Dance, Team Twirl
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• B.A. Dance- Eastern University
• Dances 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, Ballet/Jazz, Tap/Jazz
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• BA Dance- Eastern University
• Certified Acrobatics Arts Instructor
• Soloist for Roger Lee Dance Company
• Studied modern dance at the Martha Graham School in NYC

Emilee Carey

Ballet, Ballet/Jazz, Acrobatics
This studio is amazing! The instructors are talented, enthusiastic, patient and supportive.

- Brynne

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• Recent graduate of Temple University
• Certified Rhythm Works Integrative Dance Instructor for those with individual learning differences
• Choreographer for area competition dance teams
• Studied with So You Think You Can Dance choreographers Travis Wall and Sonya Tayeh

Kayla Babicki

Twirl Junior, Musical Theatre Dance, Tap
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• 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

Tap/Jazz, Contemporary
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• 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, Down Syndrome Dance
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• B.A. Dance- Goucher College
• Certified teacher in Yoga and Aerial Yoga
• Performed with the dance history ensemble Chorégraphie Antique
• Mother of three awesome children

Emily Gach

Ballet, Ballet/Jazz, Tap/Jazz, Twirl Junior

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• Trained and performed with Philadelphia house company Just Sole: Street Dance Theatre
• Performed on the TV series Dancin' on Air
• Danced and choreographed for the modern dance company Pillardance

Tiffany Holmes

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