Director of Children's Programs/Dance Instructor
After 11 years as a student in Spring Lake Theatre and Dance, Kerry has worked as a director, choreographer, workshop and dance teacher at SLTD for the past seven years and now is the Director of Children’s Programs. Kerry attended Rowan University and studied under an accredited team of theater and dance professors. She graduated with a BA in both Theater Performance and Theater Education. During her time at Rowan, she was part of the Dance Extensions Company as well as Alpha Psi Omega, the National Theater Honor Society. She was also chosen to study theater in London, England for a short time with a highly acclaimed theater professor. Kerry has been a part of the workshop and dance staff since 2011 and has directed the highly successful Spring Lake Theatre Company productions Cats, Anything Goes, Peter Pan, Crazy for You, Seussical, Scrooge and The Music Man. Kerry could not be happier to work at her home away from home and truly loves everyday she has with such amazing students.
Director of Dance/Dance Instructor
Danielle Schindledecker has been training and performing for eighteen years and finds interest in all facets of performance due to her versatile training background. She has been lucky enough to travel internationally as a solo performer with the non-profit organization Dancers Responding to AIDS. Her traveling doesn’t stop there, as she has trained all over the country in convention and studio settings in multiple disciplines including ballet, musical theater, tap, contemporary/jazz & hip-hop. Danielle received her B.F.A. in Dance from Temple University in December 2012. Since then, she has worked professionally with Philadelphia-based modern companies, coEXISTdance and SomaticMovers. She danced in the Capezio Ace Award Winning performance “Brown Eyed Girl”, choreographed by “So You Think You Can Dance” choreographer, Al Blackstone and has assisted world-renowned teachers such as Martha Nichols, Lauren Adams and one of Justin Timberlake’s own Tennessee Kids, Dana Wilson. One of Danielle’s most memorable performance experiences occurred here in Spring Lake at Doolan’s with Cabaret for Life in the production “Fascinatin’ Ira!” Besides performing, Danielle works administratively with New York City Dance Alliance and Onstage New York dance competitions. She has also been fortunate enough to take part in New York Theatrical Event’s annual production of the Fred Astaire Awards where she has been a celebrity escort to talents such as Jacques D’Amboise and Marvin Hamlisch. Danielle also takes pride in the creative movement work she has done with young children who are with and without disabilities, under the guidance and direction of Dr. Teresa Benzwie. Danielle has taught classes and workshops throughout the New York/New Jersey region and is always inspired by her students. She is thrilled about the next step on her journey as part of the Spring Lake Community Theatre family.
Robyn Jo Gallicchio
Tyrone Young was born in Lakewood, New Jersey and a Graduate of Georgian Court University. He continued his studies at Rutgers University in Government Services. As of April 2012, he is a New Jersey State licensed Certified Tax Collector and has been appointed as the Tax Collector for the City of Asbury Park.
Tyrone started dancing and competing in talent competitions at the age of 6, where he would do Michael Jackson impersonations. As a teenager he attended Ocean County College where he was Co-President of the dance club under the direction of Jackie West-Farbman. He has performed for various schools, talent shows, festivals, recitals and background dancer for several local recording artists for over 30 years. In 1989, he founded, and is currently the President of, a non profit Performing Arts organization that is geared toward “At-Risk” youth. He successfully coordinated and conducted over 15 talent showcases in various theaters in New Jersey. He has been teaching multiple styles of Hip Hop/ Creative movement for 30 years at various dance schools, theaters, colleges, fitness clubs and community centers.
Tyrone's dance influences derives from Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. His inspiration comes from his students determination and drive. He believes that the art of dance is a universal language of expression that gives everyone a voice that demands to be seen and heard. He would like to thank the parents of his students for allowing their children to study and grow with him; his students and his mentors for believing in him and his children, Tynire and Tajanese, for their dedication, love and support over the years.
Erin Bonczek is an assistant professor and the
Coordinator of Dance at Georgian Court University
for the past ten years. Formerly the owner and
director of Shore Performing Arts Center. Erin
received her BFA from the University of the Arts in
jazz and dance education. During her time at UArts, Erin received the promising artist
scholarship for all four years. She has studied at the Joffrey Ballet and the Pennsylvania Ballet as
well as trained with dance masters such as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Suzanne Farrell and tap legend,
Lavon Robinson. She has traveled the United States performing works by famous
choreographers such as Mia Michaels, George Faison and Hope Boykin. Miss Bonczek is also a
guest judge for national dance competitions and directed the Teens Arts Festival for Monmouth
County from 2012-2016.
Jessica Huch is a graduate from Rowan University
with a BA in Theatre Arts and MA in Theatre Arts
Administration. Jessica has trained with the Radio
City Rockettes at their Summer Intensives by
invitation. Jessica has performed in many regional
theatre productions including The Eagle Theatre’s Rock of Ages and Catch Me If You Can and
BoeBe Productions’ National Tour of Sweet Charity as Charity Hope Valentine. Jessica is the
founder of Bellarine Theatre Company in West Creek, NJ. Jessica is a fitness instructor and
teaches master classes and audition workshops throughout the state.