Meet Our Dance Instructors

Bambi

Bambi

Owner/Artistic Director/Instructor

For Bambi, it was literally a dream come true when she had the opportunity to open her own dance studio in 2013. After 15 years of teaching dance, Bambi opened Dance With Me School of Dance in Bel Air. She is the studio’s main instructor and the artistic director of the company. She has been dancing since age 2, and since then has had an exceptional dance career. She majored in dance in college, where she competed in, and won many dance competitions. She has danced along side well renounced hip-hop dancer Esperanto Bean and his company Dimensions of Funk. She also has performed as a back up dancer for Erica Martinez. In addition to dancing, Bambi is a hair stylist at Cheveux Salon and Spa in Bel Air for the last ten years. Bambi has two young sons who share her passion for dance and performing.

Tori

Tori

Instructor

Tori spent ten years dancing with Debbie at the Emmorton Rec Dance Program. She was also a competitive gymnast with Harford Gymnastics for ten years, where she won the station championship on the vault. Tori also performed and competed with The Maryland Viper All-Stars Co-Ed Cheerleading Squad and Dance Team. A new instructor with DWMSOD, Tori teaches gymnastic skills to the dancers in the Acro-Dance classes. Tori loves working with children and coaching gymnastics. She is very excited and honored to be a member of the dance staff!
Stephanie

Stephanie

Instructor

Stephanie began dancing when ballet classes were offered through her preschool and has never stopped. She studied at Jeanette’s Studio of Dance, then Erin’s Studio of Dance, where she became an assistant and eventually a teacher. While at Erin’s Studio she became a certified instructor. She bought the studio when the owner retired and formed Dance Connection for 11 years. Throughout her years owning and operating Dance Connection, Stephanie also choreographed for local schools plays and other groups who needed choreography for competitions. Stephanie is a huge musical theater lover and has performed in a number of musicals and revues. When Stephanie closed her studio, she was teaching with Debbie and other studios and fitness centers around the country. She decided to stay with Debbie and Bambi when they opened DWMSOD. Stephanie teaches ballet and pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical and theatrical, as well as technique and choreography classes. She has a degree in psychology. When she’s not dancing she helps her husband run his business and loves spending every spare minute with her two amazing sons.

Emily

Emily

Instructor

Originally from Arizona, Emily began studying dance when she was 3-years-old. She is an accomplished dance ballet, tap, jazz and lyrical dancer and has studied other forms of dance in her training. For eleven years, she was a member of the {INSERT NAME} performance and competition dance team. During that time she trained, performed and competed in London with the Royal Ballet, in Scotland and across the U.S., including Hawaii. She has had roles in the Nutcracker and Swan Lake. Emily has had experience teaching dance at schools in Arizona, as well as far away as Zimbabwe, Africa. After a small break from teaching to raise her 4 young children (and dancing in her living room), she is thrilled to be teaching again with Dance With Me School of Dance. She can’t wait to fulfill her dream of performing on stage again!

Cait

Cait

Instructor

Originally from North Jersey, Cait began studying dance when she was 2-years-old. She studied musical theater, choreography and dance history at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, and received her bachelor’s degree in speech communication and has a Master of Education in higher education. Cait has studied ballet, jazz, and lyrical dance, with a focus on tap dance. She spent nine years in community theater as a performer, director and stage manager. She lives in Baltimore City now with her husband and 2-year-old son.

Shannon

Shannon

Instructor

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Ontel

Ontel

Instructor

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Jessica

Jessica

Instructor

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