Suzanne Boire (Miss B) is the director and owner of Boire Dance Academy. She has been a dance educator for 30 years. She teaches all levels of ballet and Contemporary. 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 has danced professionally in Jacksonville, Houston, Los Angeles and Miami. Her last company ” Demetrius Kline Dance Company” is where she found her love for choreography. Her choreography has been adjudicated at the national level and has 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 ballets 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 Beyond the Stars. Her has also won at the National level. She has been a guest teacher at several Summer Schools in Florida and New Hampshire. She has been a director of dance for over 20 years.
Sarah Efstathiou has been dancing for 20 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. Tina also trains our YAGP candidates.
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!
Alyssa Klem attended Northern Essex Community College and earned her Associates degree in Dance Education. She specializes in ballet, jazz, modern, contemporary and pointe. Alyssa’s twenty years of trained for 20 years. Alyssa has also done a large amount of auditions as a student and was accepted into Summer Intensives such as Bolshoi Ballet, The Rock School for Dance, Burklyn Ballet Theatre, and the Nutmeg Conservatory. Alyssa spent two years with the Huntsville Ballet Company in Alabama. She has performed in “The Nutcracker Ballet” as Snow Queen, Dew Drop, and Spanish. She also performed in the Royal Ballet version of “Alice in Wonderland” as the Red Queen (Queen of Hearts), and Sleeping Beauty as one of the Fairies. Alyssa really loves and enjoys teaching all ages, and she is excited to be a part of the BDA faculty and family.