Stephanie Pitocco has been trained in jazz, tap, ballet, pointe, and hip hop across Long Island and NYC since the age of 2. She has previously performed as the lead role of “Clara” at the age of 10 for Long Island Ballet’s Production Of “The Nutcracker,” as well as several other featured roles in the ballet performance. Stephanie‘s work with several high school dance teams has led her to a grand national title, along with many other awards, such as an innovative choreography award. In 2008, Stephanie had the opportunity to train and perform with the national hip hop company Hip Hop Connxion Chicago, focusing on empowering youth through dance and movement. Her work with Hip Hop Connxion Chicago exposed her to performing with some of the top hip hop artists in the country and several television appearances. Stephanie has also previously choreographed several children’s productions for a local theatre organization, where her choreography has been noted as fun and energetic. Currently, Stephanie teaches at several dance studios and school communities across Long Island, sharing her love for dance and music, while providing youth with a confident self vision.
Stephanie currently holds a BA in Speech-Language Pathology from Hofstra University and a MA in Social Welfare from Stony Brook University.
Originally from West Africa, Oya began her dance career as a scholarship student with Jacques d’Amboise and his National Dance Institute. She has appeared at Madison Square Garden’s Felt Forum, Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Center’s Outdoor Festivals, American Ballet Theatre, New York State Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music. She has appeared with the Pointer Sisters, Mary Tyler Moore, Ann Reinking, Cloris Leachman, Charlotte d’Amboise, Christopher d’Amboise, Judy Collins and Savion Glover. Extensive training at Dance Theatre of Harlem, Alvin Ailey and Broadway Dance Center, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Alvin Ailey and Broadway Dance Center, Boston Univerairy Suffolk County Community College, Long Island University. Oya is the Dance Coordinator for the Great South Bay Y Dance Program. Currently, Oya teaches and choreographs all over Long Island for several theatre production organizations and dance studios, as well as The Tilles Performing Arts Center’s Arts and Education program at LIU-Post.
Nuala DeGeorge’s dance career of 20+ years encompasses a wide variety of techniques including Contemporary, Tap and Jazz as well as Competitive Latin Ballroom. In addition to performing, Nuala has established herself as a teacher, director, judge and choreographer throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Her proximity to New York City during college allowed her to regularly perform and work with artists from major companies such as Martha Graham Dance Company, American Tap Dance Foundation, Limon Dance Company, Dance Theatre Etcetera, Manhattan Tap and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Nuala has created several organizations fostering the art of dance through choreographic residency programs as well as public and private school curricula.
Nuala currently holds a B.A. in Dance and a Theater-Dance Associates from C.U.N.Y. Queens College.