Ballet ~ Tap ~ Jazz ~ Hip-Hop ~ Lyrical ~ Pointe ~ Acro ~ Modern ~ Work-Out

Staff & Studio


 
Caroline Cunningham - Co-Artistic Director / Co-Owner

Caroline has been dancing for almost 30 years and teaching for over 15.  Over the years she has studied Classical Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip-Hop and Musical Theatre.  She is also a student member at Broadway Dance Center in NYC where she attends classes regularly to keep up with the latest techniques and trends.  She has studied under Frank Hatchett, Slam, Q, as well as Jeff Shade, and many other wonderful choreographers.  She has choreographed for musicals arranged by the Liberty Partnership Coordinator at Binghamton High School.  And in 2005, she created the Broome Community College Dance Club and choreographed for it regularly.  Caroline was also a member of NADAA (National Association of Dance and Affiliated Arts, Inc.) from 2007-2009.  In 2010, Caroline joined the local performing group, the Rock Bottom Players, as a featured dancer and choreographer.  Also in 2010, she joined the American Association of Dance Instructors and was a Delegate for New York State for National Dance Week.  Throughout 2013 and 2014, Caroline was a Dance Team Coach for the Middle and High Schools in the Union Endicott School District.  Caroline has also served as a judge for competitions held at Binghamton University.

 


Emily Nickerson - Co-Artistic Director / Co-Owner

Emily has been dancing for almost 25 years.  Throughout her years she has studied Classical Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary and Hip-Hop.  At the age of 14, she began teaching.  Emily has been involved in the competition scene for many years and has competed at both Regional and National levels.  Emily has attended many workshops sponsored by NADAA where she has studied with Tony Bradford, Jeff Shade and Justine Colon, among many others.  In 2005 & 2006, Emily performed with a local dance group at the YESCAP functions hosted by Senator Tom Libous.  In 2009, Emily became a student member of Broadway Dance Center in NYC where she studied with legendary Jazz teacher and choreographer, Frank Hatchett as well as Comtemporary teacher, Slam.  And in 2010, Emily joined the American Association of Dance Instructors.  Also in 2010, she joined the local performing group, the Rock Bottom Players, as a featured dancer and choreographer.  Emily has also been featured in different news specials showcasing local arts performances and various festivals at Binghamton University.  Throughout 2013 and 2014, Emily was a Dance Team Coach for the Middle and High Schools in the Union Endicott School District.  Emily has also served as a judge for competitions held at Binghamton University.





Candee
Cunningham - Office Manager 
Candee, who is Mom to our own Miss Caroline, has been around the dance scene for almost three decades.  As a longtime "Dance Mom" she knows the ropes, and is a great asset to our BCDC Staff.

 

We at Broome County Dance Center are very excited and proud to be entering our eighth dance season.  The studio and our dancers have accomplished great things and look forward to continuing dancing and serving our great community. 


Throughout our years, BCDC Staff and many of our students have contributed to and participated in the following:

* Lend-A-Hand

* Binghamton Senators Hockey Performance Nights

* American Civic Association Memorial Park Fund

* The Rock Bottom Players – featured choreographers

* Sts. John & Andrew Cabaret Performance – featured choreographers

* BOSCOV’S Holiday Parades

* BOCES Career Day Demonstrations

* Elk’s United Dinner Dance Graduate Scholarship

* Various car washes for the Booster Club

* Produced choreography and provided back-up dancers for local musical artists

* Attendance at Regional/National level dance competitions

* Established BCDC Booster Club to aid in the cost of costumes, competitions, etc.

* Established BCDC Scholarship Fund to assist with tuition costs
* Donations made to the Girl Scouts
* St. Jude Children's Hospital
* Binghamton High School's Varsity Softball Team
* Blue Ridge Drama Club
* Donations to Muscular Distrophy Awareness
*Southern Tier Young Professionals

* Recipients of Choreography Awards, Special Awards, Costume Awards, High Scores and Titles at the Regional/National level

* Featured choreographers/performers in local holiday news broadcasts showcasing local arts performances

* Demonstrations for organizations headed by Senator Thomas Libous


Our staff and our instructors strive to provide the most current and up-to-date styles of dance and choreography to our students.  Our staff has traveled throughout the East Coast to attend various workshops held by some of the most famous choreographers in the country.  Our mission is to provide quality dance education for all ages and abilities.

                                                                

Come join the fun at BCDC where we’re not just another dance studio.
We’re a fun, family-oriented, professional place to grow and dance!
 

 

 

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