Meet the Staff

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Nicole Ceballos

Artistic Director

Nicole has been teaching and choreographing for 20 years. She is currently the choreographer for ArtsPower National Touring Theatre and has directed and choreographed numerous local theatrical productions. She has received two Basie Awards and one Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star award for Outstanding Choreography while working with Shore Regional High School. She is also the Show Choir Choreographer at The Ranney School.

Nicole began performing at age 12 and went on to dance at Hersheypark, Walt Disney World Orlando and the Broward Stage Door Theater in Coral Springs, Florida. She lives in Fair Haven, New Jersey, with her husband T.J. and their three children, Grayson, Harrison and Milan.

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Amanda Belfiore

Instructor

Amanda started dancing at the age of four. She was a student at The Gallery of Dance in Freehold, New Jersey, for 13 years where she was trained in contemporary and ballet by Nicole Ceballos and Katya Strelnikova. She then trained at The Dance Stop in Parlin, New Jersey, for three years. Amanda is a 2011 graduate of Howell High School's FPAC program where she practiced ballet, modern, jazz, acting, and voice. Amanda is a Point Park University Conservatory of Performing Arts alumni with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in commercial jazz.

At Point Park, she was trained in pointe, ballet, contemporary ballet, pas de deux, contemporary partnering, modern, Horton technique, Graham technique and skills of choreography by Jason McDole, Ronald Tasson, Garfield Lemonius, Kiesha Lalama, and Susan Stowe.