Cortney Puza | Owner + Director

  • Degree / Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Dance Education, Bridgewater State Dance Team Alumni, Nuvo Dance Convention Teacher Training, Dance Camp Director of Friends Academy, Acrobatic Arts Certified

  • Classes taught: Acro, Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet, Conditioning, Technique

  • Favorite artists to dance to: James Bay, Lauren Naigle, James Arthur, Lewis Capaldi

  • Favorite class to teach: Acro

  • Fun Fact: Miss Cortney is a neat freak

  • My favorite part of being a teacher at MTDS is the committed students, parents and staff that make up MTDS. It really is magic.

Andrea Souza | Staff

  • Degree / Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Bridgewater State Dance Team Alumni, 10+ years of competitive dance experience

  • Classes taught: Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Technique

  • Favorite artists to dance to: Anything soulful or with a good beat

  • Favorite class to teach: Hip Hop & Contemporary

  • Fun Fact: Miss Andrea danced at MTDS the first year it opened

  • My favorite part of being a teacher at MTDS is the relationships that are built between teachers, students, and their families. There is no family like the MTDS family! 

Liz Fournier | Staff

  • Degree/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Dance Education (Bridgewater State University), BSU Dance Team Alumni, Bridgewater State University's National Dance Education Organization, BSU's Dance Company/Executive Board, National Dance Education Organization Conference, NUVO Dance Convention Teacher Training

  • Classes taught: Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Performance Technique

  • Favorite artists to dance to: Beyonce, James Bay, Sara Bareilles, Lauren Daigle

  • Favorite class to teach: Contemporary and Hip Hop

  • My favorite part of being a teacher at MTDS is the equal dedication from each and every member of the MTDS community. From the teachers, to the students, to the parents, every effort is a team one!

Alysha Elie| Staff

  • Degree/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education & Dance Education (Bridgewater State University), Head Coach BSU Dance Team, Grade 3 Teacher (Bridgewater-Raynham), Public Relations Officer for National Dance Education Organization at BSU, Conducted research at NDEO national conference, Nuvo Dance Convention Teacher Training

  • Classes taught: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Technique

  • Favorite artists to dance to: Hozier and Beyonce

  • Favorite class to teach: Ballet and Tap

  • Fun Fact: Miss Alysha has been getting her hair highlighted since she was 5.

  • My favorite part of being a teacher at MTDS is watching students grow up inside and outside of the dance room!

Bre Holmes | Staff

  • Degree/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Dance Education, Minor in Business Management (Bridgewater State University),  2018-2019 President of the National Dance Education Organization at BSU, Choreographer for the BSU Dance Company, Instructor at the Holmes Studio of Dance and Music, Dance Instructor at the Berkshire Hills Music Academy, Intern at KAOS Balletto di Firenze.

  • Classes taught: Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Tap, Musical Theatre, Acro

  • Favorite artists to dance to: Mumford and Sons, Ed Sheeran, John Mayer

  • Favorite class to teach: Jazz and Musical Theater.

  • Fun Fact: Miss Bre studied dance in Florence, Italy for a semester in college

  • Favorite part of being a part of the MTDS community is the warm and family-like atmosphere. I feel so lucky to be welcomed into such an amazing studio!

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Friday: Office Closed

Saturday: 9:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Sunday: Office Closed

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