Our Staff

Suzanne Boire (Miss B) is the director and owner of Boire Dance Academy. She has been a dance educator for 28 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 was the Demetrius Kline Dance Company where 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 works 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 seventeen years.

 

 

 

Corinne PociaskCorinne Pociask graduated summa cum laude from Dean College, School of Dance in 2011. Gaining knowledge and technique in all genres of dance, Corinne studied under the tutelage of Jill Silverman, Nailah Bellinger, Michele DaSilva-Ball, and Brian Steele. While performing in college, Corinne knew her niche in the dance world would be teaching. Connecting with students of all ages and being able to share the artistry of dance has been the driving force in Corinne’s career.  She has been teaching in Southern New Hampshire for the last three years and has been fortunate enough to have been part of several teaching opportunities, from performances in Walt Disney World to being awarded National titles at competitions, she is truly grateful to see her dreams coming true. She recently moved to Milford, NH and is loving her new home. In her free time, Corinne enjoys taking her two Siberian Huskies for runs and trail walks. Corrine is expecting her first child in September. Corrine teaches Tap and Jazz.

 

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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.

 

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Sarah EFstathiou has been dancing for 16 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. We are so excited to have Tina join our Ballet Program this year!