Unbound Dance Academy
Maria Bradbury - Ballet & Pointe
Miss Maria is a California transplant who has lived in Nashua since 1995. She trained with SJ Dance Theater and danced professionally there as well. She has taught classical ballet and pointe for over 25 years. By way of her husband's military career, she has had the good fortune of living in various locales, all offering wonderful opportunities for professional growth. Maria has trained with master teachers such as, David Howard, Finis Jhung, Densil Adams and Eleanor D,Antuono, and is certified to teach through Dance Masters of America. Besides her husband, Maria has a daughter, Lauren, and son, Colin.
Sara Kelley - Lyrical, Modern, Tap and Jazz
Originally from Indiana, Miss Sara moved to Boston to pursue her in Masters in Sport Psychology. Sara has more than 15 years of dance experience as has won regional and national competitions with her team! Today, she is an licensed mental health counselor working for Beacon Health Options in Massachusetts. Sara has done a beautiful job in growing the teen tap and lyrical programs at Unbound and we look forward to expanding her teaching palette next year to give more dancers the opportunity to work with her!
Allison Barstow - Ballet, Lyrical, Modern, Tap and Jazz
Miss Allison has been dancing for over 20 years, starting at age 2, along with about 10 years of gymnastics training. Throughout the years at her studio, New England Civic Ballet, she trained in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, modern, hip hop, lyrical and pointe. She and her competition team won many special awards and high score overalls along with different performing opportunities in New York City, and Boston. Allison continued her dancing career with a full performing arts scholarship at Dean College where she worked with very respected choreographers/professors such as Jill Silverman, William “Bill” Evans, Todd Shanks, Kristina Berger, and Robbie Mulrey. Allison is so happy to be at Unbound and loves being a teacher to all her students and sharing her love of dance!
Mandy Digan - Acrobatics
Miss Mandy has been a gymnast since the age of 2 and a cheerleader since age 9. She worked as a Counselor In Training for the Derry Demons 16-18, coached rec level 1/2 gymnastics, Mommy and Me gymnastic classes and also coached Team Level 4/5 gymnastics at the Goffstown YMCA. Mandy currently works as a paraprofessional in the Manchester School District. Mandy trained under Miss Kara for a year, co-teaching acrobatic levels 1 through elite. With her gymnastic background and acrobatic training, she has helped expand the acrobatic program. Mandy brings a passion for teaching all abilities to Unbound!
Rachel Ennis - Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical & Contemporary
Miss Rachel trained and performed for 9 years with New England Civic Ballet. She also received additional ballet training from CPYB, Boston Ballet and Oregon Ballet Theater. In 2007 she founded contemporary dance company, Freedom in Motion. With this company she teaches and performs in many venues around New England and Quebec. She has also performed two seasons with Saving Grace Dance Ensemble. Rachel is passionate about the arts and strives to exemplify authentic expression in every facet of life!
Kayla Provencher - Ballet & Lyrical
Miss Kayla has been dancing for 20 years. Growing up, she trained in ballet, lyrical, contemporary, jazz, tap, and hip hop. She had years of experience as a dance camp counselor and teaching assistant at her old studio. In college Kayla was a member of the audition-based student-choreographed Stoneworks Dance Company and the Vice President of her colleges Dance Club. She also has her license in teaching Elementary Education.
Lori Liadis - Ballet
Miss Lori has been involved at Unbound Dance Academy since it opened in 2015 as a mom of 2 dancers. Lori danced from the ages of 5-17 studying ballet, tap, jazz, acro & pointe. She was an assistant instructor for the youngest dancers at her studio. Lori received her degree at the University of Maine in Orono and is a former first grade reading specialist. She took time off for 7 years to be home with her 2 daughters, Emily and Rachel. Lori currently continues her work with young children as a Youth Services Librarian at the Hooksett Public Library. Lori is very excited to carry her love of ballet and passion for child development and working with young children over to the dance studio.
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