• Faculty

  • Reina Faith

    Artistic Director

    Young Children's Program, Beg Ballet, Adv Beg Ballet, Ballet I, II, IIII/IV, V, Adv Ballet Technique, Pointe I/II,Pointe V, Lyrical II/III , Beg Jumps and Turns
    Company coach and choreographer

    Reina received her early dance training from Irene Fokine where she was a jazz scholarship recipient and a member of Ms. Fokine's company. Her background was furthered with concentrated study in Boston at Emerson College where she was a member of the contemporary dance company Off-Balance and Moving West. She then moved to New York City where she was a graduate from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She is an Equity performer whose many credits include the Off-Broadway production and national tour of The Secret Garden, as well as regional, dance and television work. She has been on faculty at Interlochen Center for the Arts, Summer 2000, where she also choreographed the main stage production of Kiss Me Kate. Her contemporary piece "A Cello Romp" (created for the International Ballet Competition in Jackson, MS) was performed at the Palm Desert Choreography Festival Under the Stars. Reina was the choreographer and director of the full length dance theatre piece called Fortune Cookie Fortunes based on the book by author Grace Lin for the non profit organization Families With Children From China. She was also proud to have her piece "Kindertransport" based on the Kindertransport of World War II commissioned by the Kindertransport Survivor Society and shown at their annual conference in New Jersey; it was a recipient of a Pennsylvania Humanities Grant through the Children's Cultural Center. Reina has been the Associate Director of Dance at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA where she was one of the choreographers involved in Collaboration, the premiere of a new Jazz Ballet produced by Moravian College at Foy Hall. She was a finalist in the Leo's Jazz Dance Choreography Event at the Jazz Dance World Congress in Chicago Summer 2009. This summer Miss Reina completed the Teacher Training Program at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet in Carlisle PA under the direction of Marcia Dale Weary and Darla Hoover.

  • Alicia Sehn

    Lyrical III/IV, Lyrical V, Company Choreographer, Competition Team Choreographer 

    Alicia Sehn is a professional dance artist based in Philadelphia. She is a graduate of Muhlenberg College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in both Dance and Psychology. Alicia began her performance career in Musical Theatre, earning regional theatre credits in shows such as A Chorus Line and Annie Get Your Gun. She continues to work in theatre as the Resident Choreographer for Central Bucks East High School where she  has staged twenty-five musicals including dance - intensive shows such as Grease!, 42nd Street, West Side Story, and most recently, Newsies. In her modern and contemporary dance career, Alicia has performed with several Philadelphia-based companies at venues throughout the region. As a Master Teacher, she has taught for the Lehigh Valley Dance Alliance, Muhlenberg College, and the Nazareth College Movement and Dance Festival in Upstate New York, as well as for independent studios throughout the tri-state area. Her concert dance choreography has been presented at East Stroudsburg University, The Philadelphia Youth Dance Festival, The Las Vegas Dance in the Desert Festival and the Inhale Concert Series to name a few. In September 2014 she was the artistic director/choreographer for Philadelphia in Motion presented at the Rochester Fringe Festival. Her work for the festival received critical acclaim in Attitude: The Dancers' Magazine. She is currently the Artistic Director for Convergence: Community Harmony through Dance in Doylestown, which strives to bring professional concert dance to the Bucks County area. Her choreography has received awards and recognition from New York City Dance Alliance, the Youth America Grand Prix Ballet Competition, All Amerian Talent Awards, and the Bucks County Playhouse Student Theatre Festival. After serving as an annual guest teacher at the Dance Arts Collaborative summer intensive since 2008, Alicia was thrilled to join Miss Reina's staff in 2017. Alicia and her husband are the proud parents of two loving and energetic little boys.

  • Jess Adams

    Jazz II , Jazz III/V, Adv Jumps and Turns and Adv. Jazz


    Jess Adams grew up in Oreland, PA and began her dance training at the age of two. She graduated with a BFA in Dance from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia (2016). After graduating, Jess worked as a dancer and an aerialist for Norwegian Cruise Lines, touring the Panama Canal, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, Alaska and Canada. There she performed 9 production shows a week. After her return from NCL in 2017, she performed her own 2017-2018 solo work throughout Philadelphia. She has danced for Kevan Sullivan and Dancers and Jim Bunting Dance Company.

    Since October 2017, Jess performs as an Associate Artist for Almanac Dance Circus Theatre. In September 2018, Jess also joined Project Moshen, an all female Contemporary Jazz dance company. In November she became a performing artist in Brian Sanders’ JUNK. With three companies, Jess continues to teach dance and choreograph for numerous studios, in addition to training and performing aerial work at Secret Circus of Philly. Jess is thrilled to work with the talented dancers of Dance Arts Collaborative!

  • Nicole D'Angelo Ludt

    Beg Tap , Tap I , II and Adv Tap

    From a young age, Nicole has had a passion for musical theatre, and she hopes to inspire that same sort of excitement in her pupils, now, while teaching all levels of TAP at Dance Arts Collaborative.

    With that innate passion for dance and the performing arts driving her, Nicole has attained a strong background in musical theatre through studying Vocal Performance, Costume Design, and Dance at Muhlenberg College and Temple University.  In addition, she completed an Accelerated Program in Costume Design in NYC while performing there.

    Pursuing her love of the arts has seen her performing in theaters throughout the East Coast— even traveling in international waters, for a time, while performing on DCL.   She also took part in the regional tour of Seussical The Musical.

    Nicole has exhibited her creative flair by performing original choreography in a number of productions, such as Crazy for You (Patsy), 42nd Street (Anytime Annie), Cabaret (Sally), Hello Dolly, and Will Rogers’ Follies.

    All of this experience, as well as formal training from Robert LaFosse, Stephen Casey, Bob Durkin, and Karen Dearborn, has served to bolster her as not only a skilled instructor in a specific school of dance, but as a true enthusiast of the art form as a whole.  She is thrilled to join Miss Reina’s faculty and the rest of the fabulous dancers at DAC. 

  • Cheyenne Shannon

    Into To Jazz, Beg Jazz, Heels 

    Cheyenne Shannon is a professional dancer/performer, teacher, and choreographer. Cheyenne grew up in Spring City, PA and began her dance training 15 years ago at Creative Steps Dance Studio. Aside, she also has experience in cheerleading and gymnastics training. She began her dance journey studying the fundamentals of Hip Hop. From there, she trained in Break Dancing, Dance Hall, Partnering, Classical Ballet, Pointe, Jazz Funk, Broadway Jazz, Heels, Lyrical, Modern, Contemporary, and Broadway Musical Theater. Throughout her dancing career, Cheyenne has performed and competed in national and local dance competitions. As well as, national and local dance workshops. She has previously performed in the 6ABC Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade (2014, 2019), West Chester Christmas Parade, Globetrotters Half-Time Show and was also a member of Penn State University - Altoona Dance Team from 2016-2017. Cheyenne has been actively auditioning for many companies and Sports Teams, such as the Eagles Cheerleading Team and the 76ers Dance Team. In 2019, Cheyenne became a member of the Artistic Edge Dance Company, directed by Narissa Fell-Wescott. In addition to joining the Dance Arts Collaborative faculty, Cheyenne teaches all levels of Hip Hop and other styles at dance studios in the surrounding area. 

  • Sarah King

    Tiny Tumblers, Beg Acro , Adv Acro


    Sarah has been a dancer and gymnast for almost 15 years. She is experienced with floor routines, beam, vault, and uneven bars and has studied various dance styles including ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical, modern, hiphop, and novelty. Throughout her time dancing and training in gymnastics, Sarah has taken several master classes and dance intensives and Dance Works of Quakertown, DeSales University, and Radio City Music Hall. Sarah has also performed at Moravian College and Northampton Community College. Immediately after graduating high school Sarah began teaching at Dance Works in Quakertown and currently teaches there along with Dance Arts Collaborative in Doylestown. When she is not teaching, she spends time pursuing her undergraduate degree in Business and Communications at Moravian College in Bethlehem.


  • Tyger-B


    Beg Hip Hop , Pre Teen Hip Hop and Teen Hip Hop


    International multi-artist, Tyger-B, is known for his achievements around the world, dedicated mentality, career path, and knowledge about his fields. Making history as one of the first people to represent USA in France for the style of HipHop at Juste Debout is just one of his previous achievements, as he is also a graduate of the dance department at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, has starred in several music videos and short films as a principle actor/ dancer/ choreographer, including most recent recording artist Madison Ryan Ward’s "Mirror", and has set work on major dance companies around the world, like Pennsylvania Ballet II. Despite having a company that supports other hard working homogeneous artists in multiple fields like visual arts, stand up comedy, and modeling, Tyger-B hasn’t slowed down a beat as he continues to tour the world teaching, competing, and spreading the hard work mentality in the dance styles of Dancehall, HipHop, House Dance, and many more. Finishing up his third solo tour doing just those things in China earlier this year, not to mention touring back and forth to Canada and Russia since 2012, Tyger-B has continually been moving back towards the music industry after taking a break from choreographing and dancing for recording artists like Ginuwine and Raven Symone; all the while pushing his acting career more and more each day. From taking his abilities around the world in places like South Africa, Paris, Tokyo, Uzbekistan, to teaching workshops in locations like Vancouver, Moscow, Ukraine; Tyger-B has always held tight to his lessons from prior loved ones, teachers, and supporters, assuring his purpose is to do a huge deal for others, like they have done for him. His wide range if vocabulary, random facts, and passionate heart with have you wrapped up in his life just as much as he is focused. 
    Tyger-B is also a mixed martial artist, clothing designer, graphic designer, videographer and cinematographer,  and the author of "The Nov. 5th Baby’ book of poetry. 

  • Tara Madsen Robbins


    Tara Madsen Robbins is a professional dance artist based in Philadelphia. She received her MFA in Performance and Choreography from Smith College as well as her BA from Slippery Rock University. She performed/toured with the modern company Tania Isaac Dance for 3 years. The company toured to Jacob's Pilllow, Bates Dance Festival and many college residencies. As a freelance choreographer, Tara has presented her work internationally throughout Spain, Italy, Greece, Guatemala and Scotland where her work received critical acclaim. Nationally she has presented her work throughout NYC, Philadelphia, Washington DC, California and much more. She has served as guest artist at Bucknell University, Kutztown University, SUNY University at Buffalo, Slippery Rock University and Northampton County College. She has been part of the dance faculty at DeSales University since 2007. Tara teaches master classes at colleges/universities, conventions, camps, conservatories and private studios along the East Coast.

  • Narissa Fell Wescott

    Jazz II, Jazz III/IV, Advanced Jazz, Jumps and Turns

    Narissa is a professional dancer, choreographer, and instructor who has been in the business for years and is continuing her dance career. Ms. Fell received her BA in Dance in 2008 from DeSales University and has also studied at The University of the Arts. Narissa has worked with well-known educators, professional dancers, and choreographers. Her credentials span from performing, choreographing, and teaching all over the Bucks County, Lehigh Valley, and Philadelphia areas. She has performed as a dancer/entertainer at Dorney Park, as well as, been a member of Coexist Dance Company and The Philadelphia Fight Vixens Dance Team. Currently, Narissa has been dancing for Project Moshen Dance Company for the past two years. Ms. Fell is a dance instructor at various studios and teaches workshops and master classes to youth dance companies and dance schools. Narissa choreographs for a variety of dance teams, such as, high schools and small universities. She has also created works as an independent freelance choreographer working with pre-professional and professional dancers. Narissa continues to grow as an artist and believes in following the light of your own destiny. "Never give up on ones' true passion".

  • Josh Epp

    Jumps and Turns I

    Josh is a transplant of Bensalem, Pennsylvania. He started his training at the age of 15 years old at Release Dance Academy. He found himself falling in love with the art form after his first year. Josh went to further his education at the University Of The Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as a Jazz Dance Education major with a minor in Creative Writing, where he rigorously studied all facets of dance including Ballet, Modern (Graham, Horton, Limon and Paul Taylor), Jazz, Fosse, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Tap and Vocal/Acting lessons. He studied under several faculty members including Roni Koresh, Molly Misgalla, Wayne St. David, Manfred Fischbeck, Andrew Pap, Scott Jovovich, Jennifer Johnson, Dinita Clark, Crystal Frazier and Rochelle Haynes. After graduation Josh continues to audition in N.Y.C. and attend workshop classes throughout the Tri-State area. He has been educating students for over 10 years. Josh works for several studios including Dance With Celeste, Concord Dance Center, Main Line Dance Center, Industry Of Dance Arts, Broadway Bound Dance Center and Dance Strong Dance Academy. He guest choreographs and teaches throughout the PA, NJ, NY, CT and DE area. He often sets choreography for high school theatre programs, fall festivals and performing arts high schools. Josh is currently on the judging panel for Starquest, Precision Dance Arts, Edge Performing Arts, Take Center Stage and That’s Entertainment. While teaching, he is planning on pursuing his Masters degree in Choreography, Dance Therapy and Exercise Science. When not being engulfed in the art form, Josh hangs low with his four cats at home while watching horror movies or playing video games. He also plays the Pokemon Trading Card Game competitively and has placed in several regional tournaments. 

  • Jordan Brennan


    Jordan Brennan is a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College with a BFA in Dance and brings his experience as a dancer to the Hunterdon and Bucks Counties. Recently off Holland America's MS Ryndam as a dancer, he now choreographs high school shows for NHS in New Hope, directs at Upper Moreland Middle School, as well as teaches at DPAC in Lambertville. This summer Jordan will be the Co-Artistic Director of the Open Air Theatre's 5th Season, check us out at www.dpactatoat.com.

  • DAC Company Manager - Jackie Dolan

    For any questions regarding our DAC Company or Competition Schedule, please email Jackie Dolan