Suzanne Boire (Miss B) is the director and owner of Boire Dance Academy. She has been a dance educator for 31 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 Bachelor’s 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.
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, Stagecoach 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.
Kiersten Oliver danced for 16 years at Boire Dance Academy. She has won numerous Dance Titles including American Dance Awards. Her choreography won her senior year in High School. She has brought her choreography to the next generation of company members. She also teaches our young dancer program, puggle program and contemporary dance.