Teachers

Passion. Experience. Diligence. The teachers of Studio 13 Dance Academy!

Jessica Petrosky 

Jessica started dancing at the age of 11, under the direction of Shelleh Harkcom at Deltona Dance Academy where she was trained in ballet, pointe, jazz, lyrical, tumbling, and hip hop. Jessica decided that she wanted to share her passion for dance and returned to her hometown and started teaching at local studios. She now manages the Orange City location of Studio 13 Dance School. She hopes to grow the studio into a positive environment where everyone feels apart of the dance family!

Genres

  • Lyrical, Jazz, Competition Choreographer



Anjali McFadden

Grew up in Orlando, Florida. She started dancing at the age of 3, training in Ballet,Jazz, Hiphop,Contemporary,Tap,Acro, Musical Theater and Modern. She started her dancing career at Xtreme Dance Studio under the instruction of Sheri Metcalf. At the age of 8 she continued her training at Focus Performing Arts under instruction of Jenny Strickland-Clifton and Shelleh Harkcom.Anjali is so excited to be apart of the Studio 13 family and show her passion in dance with them!

Genres

• Contemporary, Jazz, Competition Choreographer




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Lisa McNinch

Lisa started dancing at the age of five under the direction of Debra Coe (DebCo studio) of Daytona Beach, learning ballet and tap. As a teen to young adult she attended Dee Dee's dance studio, of Deltona, then A Class Apart studio where she studied ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, and danced as a soloist for a season with Volusia Dance Theater and the Wilde Coward Company. Throughout her life she has had a strong passion for the arts. Lisa is very excited to join the Studio 13 family!

Genres

• Tiny Tot and Mini Teacher

Nina Ufret

Nina started dancing when she was 3 years old at Georgios American dance center. Throughout the years, attended multiple studios were she competing on their respective teams, focusing mainly on ballet and hip-hop. Nina was a part of the award-winning Seminole High School Dazzlers dance team throughout her 4 years of high school. Nina began teaching hip hop and jazz at Elevate studios, and dancing on the Elevate senior pro team. Nina is very excited to bring a solid hip hop program to Studio 13!

Genres

• Hip Hop Teacher

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Tori Roman-Secor

Tori Roman-Secor is a recent graduate from the Joffrey ballet School in New York City. She was enrolled in the Jazz and Contemporary program under the direction of Michael Blake for four incredible years. Tori has studied rigorously in many different styles of dance such as ballet, pointe, modern, contemporary, jazz, street jazz, Latin jazz, musical theater, tap, and hip hop. Tori started dancing at the age of eighteen months old and fell in love with it ever since. Tori is very excited to join the Studio 13 family and will be a great addition to the faculty. 

Genres

• Ballet Teacher