About Happy Feet Dance School


Meet Our Staff

 

Mission:
Our mission is simple. We believe that everyone can dance! Read more...

Philosophy:
We believe that every student has their own unique potential and should be encouraged to reach their own, personal goals. Learn more...

About Us:
Happy Feet Dance School, LLC opened its’ doors in 2005 with a handful of classes per week, hoping to share a love of dance. Find out more...

 

 

Meet the Staff:

Miss Erica (Director):

The school is owned and operated by Erica O’Donaghue. Erica has extensive dance training in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop, and Lyrical. She also holds a multitude of college credits in early childhood and elementary education, in addition to a Bachelor of Arts degree in business. She is a certified member of Dance Masters of America, Inc. by successfully completing oral and written exams. She began working in dance education as an assistant teacher, while in high school. She has been working as a professional dance educator for over 10 years. Erica founded Happy Feet Dance School, LLC in 2005. She currently instructs students from the age of two through adult, beginner to advanced. She has received many bouts of recognition for her work with children. Her of love of children and her passion for dance make every child’s experience an enjoyable one.

Currently, she instructs and oversees a wonderful group of instructors at Happy Feet Dance School, LLC. The staff is comprised of a professional, adult group of dance educators. All of the staff members bring enthusiasm and love of dance to their classrooms. They also continue to educate themselves in dance through conventions, classes and seminars on a regular basis.

Miss Andrea (Instructor):

Miss Andrea has received extensive training in Ballet, Modern and Jazz from some of New England’s finest instructors. She started working at Happy Feet in 2005 as a teacher in training. This gave her hands on training with students of all ages and levels in multiple forms of dance. Once she completed her training, she quickly grew to be a well respected member of the Happy Feet team! Her students are drawn to her fun personality and inventive choreography.

Miss Jackee (Instructor):

Miss Jackee grew up training in both dance and gymnastics. She has been professionally working as a dance educator since 2005. She holds a dance education certificate and many college credits in dance. She has danced in productions such as Fame and Chicago. She has also performed two years in a row at the American College Dance Festival. Miss Jackee has been with Happy Feet since 2008. Her students enjoy the creativity she brings to her classes.

Miss Tara (Instructor):
 

Miss Tara has been studying dance for over 30 years at various studios throughout New England. For 16 years, she's been teaching Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Jazz, Musical Theatre, and Hip Hop in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. She has performed roles in Alice In Wonderland, Cinderella, and The Nutcracker with the Ballet company Dance Prism. Miss Tara has also had the opportunity to perform with the SRO players and at the Celtics half time show. She has also choreographed for performing and competitive dance teams. Her Hip Hop choreography has been awarded top teen and junior high score overall awards. She has also had the pleasure of choreographing a Hip Hop piece that was performed at Walt Disney World. Miss Tara is very dedicated to the art of dance and is excited to spread her knowledge to her students.

Happy Feet Dance School, LLC is also very lucky to have a wonderful office staff and many student volunteers that help with the day to day operations in the office and the classroom.
 
 

 

Happy Feet Dance School, LLC     ∙     25 Indian Rock Road     ∙     Windham, NH 03087     ∙     Phone: (603) 434-4437     ∙     Email Us