Our Staff

Suzanne Boire (Miss B) is the director and owner of Boire Dance Academy. She has been a dance educator for 29 years. She teaches all levels of ballet and modern. Ms. Boire was trained in the Royal Academy of Ballet Syllabus as a student. She received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance from Jacksonville University with honors and her Master’s in Education from Grand Canyon University Summa Cum Laude. She danced professionally in Jacksonville, Houston, Los Angeles and Miami. Her last company she danced with,” Demetrius Kline Dance Company” she found her love for choreography and became an award-winning choreographer. Her choreography has been adjudicated at the national level and have won all-around high scores. She has had works created and shown in Florida, Georgia, and Rhode Island. She has choreographed musicals, dance productions and independent ballet and modern works. Her pieces have won high scores and choreography awards at ADA, Headliners, Star Quest, Dance Ovations, Star power, Turn it up, and Step it Up to Dance. She has been a guest teacher at several Summer Schools in Florida and New Hampshire. She has been a director of dance for over eighteen years.

 

 

 

Robert Hennessey is a Hip-Hop instructor and has been dancing for 11 years. He has attended many dance conventions such as The Pulse, Monsters of Hip Hop and Shock. He enjoys all styles of dance such as Urban dance, Contemporary, Modern,  his favorite style being Break Dancing. Rob has been on many Hip Hop dance crews through out New England. Rob has also performed at the annual Christmas show at City Lights as well as events at Wellesley College and the Institute of Performing Arts. He has danced in the musical videos of Louie Bello in his song ‘I like you” and  was also featured in the  video  “What a Wonder” A Stevie Wonder tribute by Beautiful Mess Productions, 2015. Rob has taught Hip Hop at the Kingsley Montessori School in Boston while with Urbanity Dance of Boston. He has also volunteered as a hip hop teacher at Boston City Lights Performing Arts Center. Rob is excited to be joining the BDA staff and teach is love of Hip Hop.

Screenshot_20160729-160116Sarah Efstathiou has been dancing for 18 years. Sarah has had the pleasure of performing such roles from Little Mermaid (Ursula), The Nutcracker Suite (Snow Queen, Spanish, Lead Mirliton, and Sugar Plum Fairy), Beauty and the Beast (Belle). Sarah was also a competitor on the competition circuit and was a part of many award-winning pieces. Sarah is a part of our pre-school program and lower level dance curriculum.

 

 

 Tina Cassidy, a native of Erie, PA, trained under Arlene Ashton Hay of the Diana Byer’s Dance Ring and later Robert Steele and Jeff Satinoff of the Elliot Feld Ballet. Ms. Cassidy received her BA in Dance from Mercyhurst University and her MFA in Dance Performance from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee. Her professional affiliations include the Lake Erie Ballet, Indianapolis Ballet Theater, Indianapolis Dance Company, Boston Dance Company, Burklyn Ballet Theatre, Melrose Youth Ballet and the Northern Ballet Theatre of Nashua, NH for ten seasons. Ms. Cassidy is a former Adjunct Faculty member at Berwick Academy and Northern Essex Community College. For twenty seasons, Ms. Cassidy was a Faculty Member and later Director with Northern Ballet Theatre Dance Centre where she has taught ballet, pointe, and contemporary dance and choreographed original works including the Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Beauty and the Beast, Alice in Wonderland, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Favorite dance roles include Concerto Barocco, Walpurgisnaught, Fairy Godmother in Cinderella; Flower Festival at Genzano; Balanchine’s Tarantella, Blue Bird in Sleeping Beauty and Snow Queen, Sugarplum, and Dew Drop in The Nutcracker. Ms. Cassidy has previously danced in six operatic centerpieces with the Boston Early Music Festival including the Grammy nominated Ariadne. Ms. Cassidy has also choreographed extensively for musical theatre including the Actor singers, NH Theatre Factory, Nashua High School , Music and Drama Company, Stage Coach Productions, and  Peacock Players of Nashua where she received an award for “The Best Choreographer of a Community Musical” at the NH Theatre Awards. Tina teaches the upper level Ballet program.

Jessica Greenbaum grew up dancing at North Shore Dance Academy in Danvers, MA. During her time at North Shore Dance Academy she was trained in Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, and Tap. She started competition team at the age of six and stayed on the team till she graduated from high school. At her high school, she danced on the dance team and was captain of the team her junior and senior year. She is a recent graduate from Fitchburg State University with a honors in Human Services. During college she was highly involved in the Dance Club between teaching and taking a variety of classes. She started and taught an intermediate Jazz Class for two years. She spent 2015-2017 working at Academy of Dance Arts in Leominster, MA where she taught competitive and recreational students Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Broadway, and Beginner Acro. Jessica is thrilled to be apart of Boire Dance Academy!

 

 

Molli Young always had a passion for dance. She grew up dancing at New England School of Dance and by high school was versed in many styles. She had attended Alvin Ailey Summer Intensive, completed her Royal Academy of Dance Exams. Molli graduated from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia PA with her BFA in Dance in 2013. She began working as a freelance artist and completed an internship with Brian Sanders Junk, a modern and aerial based company. She also performed at the Fringe Festival as an aerial dancer, as well as dancing at weddings, baby showers, in parades, as a country line dancer, and as an actor/dancer in a kids charity show. Once out of college she began teaching full time at Philadelphia Studio Ballet in Pennsylvania, Directed and Choreographed a jazz based dance company Frankie’s First Ladies which performed monthly at a local theater, until she moved back to her hometown in New Hampshire. Once back in NH she began teaching and choreographing for New England School of Dance and Boire Dance Academy, and became a certified Zumba Instructor. Molli’s goals for the future is to continue to learn and grow through dance and bring her knowledge and love of her career wherever her movement takes her. Molli teaches the tap program and upper level Ballet program.