About Us

Rebecca Wilson
Owner/Artistic Director

Rebecca has been dancing for over twenty years and has extensive  training in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and ballroom dance. She graduated from Emerson College with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance and Theater. Throughout college she choreographed and performed with Emerson Dance Company and worked with choreographers such as Sean Curren, David Dorfman, Violette Verdy, and Daniel McCusker.  She also had the privilege of studying and performing Balinese Leong dance in Indonesia.  Upon graduating, Rebecca joined Avatar Flux Dance Company where she performed throughout California.  She has studied at the Boston Conservatory, San Francisco Dance Center, and Oberlin Dance Collective.  She has taught dance at many studios throughout California and Massachusetts including running the Dance Program for the town of Brookline and teaching at Fred Astaire Dance Studios.  Rebecca is continuing to educate herself in the dance field.  She attended Dance Teacher's Summit in NYC where she had the opportunity to work with todays leading choreographers and teachers, including Finis Jhung, Tony Dovolani, and Mandy Moore.  She is also certified through Acrobatic Arts to teach AcroDance. Rebecca enjoys teaching all forms of dance to children and adults.

Joy Kapp

Instructor

Joy has been dancing for over thirty years.  She grew up studying ballet at DeDe Guercio’s School of Dance and then became a student at The Granite State Ballet.  Joy studied tap with Susie Michaud and as a teenager was a student of Maria’s School of Dance.  She has been teaching in the area for over twelve years.   In 2008, Joy graduated from the Dance Teacher’s Club of Boston training school, where she was awarded the Pam Feri Award for 3 years of excellence in ballet.  Joy continues to pursue her education each summer at Broadway Dance Center in New York City.  She is a graduate of Fitchburg State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services.  Joy has a love and appreciation for all styles of dance, but has a great passion for ballet and tap.

 

Kate McGuiness

Instructor

Miss. Kate has been with Just Dance since the studio's opening teaching tap, hip hop, & ballet.  She is CPR certified at the health care provider level and First Aid certified.  She has been dancing for over 25 years. She has studied all different genres of dance including tap, ballet, pointe, lyrical, jazz, hip hop, modern, and contemporary. Kate studied dance education at Bridgewater State College 1997-1999.  She then moved on to pursue a career in dental hygiene. After being away from dance for many years her passion was renewed and starting dancing again.  She truly believes the love of dance is something you have in you and will always be part of your life.  Kate enjoys instilling a love for dance in the younger students and building confidence in her students.

 

Melissa Woolfrey

Instructor

Bio coming soon!

Allison Hamel

Instructor

Miss. Allison, from Baldwinville, MA., our hip hop teacher at Just Dance.   Allie began dancing at the age of five, studying all genres. She graduated from Narragansett Regional High School in 2013 and continued her education in Exercise Science at Colby-Sawyer College, where she graduated with her Bachelor of Science in 2017. While studying at Colby-Sawyer, Allison was an active member and choreographer for their dance club. She also was a member of their Performance Dance Company from 2015-2017, where she danced and choreographed under the artistic direction of Laura Dunlop Shepherd. Allison is currently working towards her master’s degree and is enrolled in Fitchburg State University’s Online Accelerated MBA Program. She is employed as the Member Communications Admin at Oak Hill Country Club in Fitchburg, Mass.

 

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