Ally Thorpe, Head Coach
(603) 856-6615 - Allyson.firstname.lastname@example.org
Ally is a graduate from Plymouth State University (2005, BA Music Theater/ Minor in Dance Performance) and has 10+ years of teaching all forms of dance including tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, music theater, contemporary and creative movement to dancers ages 3-83. Having spent the majority of her teaching career as a staff member at Concord Dance Academy in Concord, NH, Ally is also a sought-after Master Teacher and in 2010 had had the honor of being the Artist In Residence for the Concord School District. Her choreography has been given top honors in performing arts competitions all over the country and has made her a very proud teacher of all those she has worked with. In addition to high school, dance school and pageant choreography, Ally is also an adjudicator for Elite Dance Challenge - a national performing arts competition. Ally is also an established performer, having earned Actor's Equity Candidacy through her tenure at the prestigious Walnut Street Theater in Philadelphia, Galveston Island Musicals in Texas and most recently as a dancer/singer/actor on three national tours of Sesame Street Live. She is excited to share her passion for performing with the NHTI dance community and can't wait to kick off the 2012-2013 season!