Cathy Sciarratta started dancing at age 5 under the tutelage of Sandy Stramonine, of West Walworth NY, whom she still considers her teacher. She danced with the Pittsburgh Ballet for two and half years, then returned to New York where she taught for Sandy Stramonine and also danced with the Joffrey Ballet School in NYC. After moving to Colorado she taught at the Durango Ballet Academy often times working with the Aspen Ballet. Cathy returned to her New York state roots in 2002, teaching in Canandaigua. She opened Finger Lakes Ballet Academy in 2003.
Jaime Hull started dancing at age 4 at Dance Connection in Rochester, N.Y under the instruction of Denise Ronco. After her move to Canandaigua she began attending classes at Finger Lakes Ballet Academy in 2005. Jaime graduated from Canandaigua Academy and continued to dance, demonstrate, and teach at FLBA while attending Finger Lakes Community College where she earned her Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts. Jaime often taught summer classes at FLBA and also choreographed local productions of Once Upon A Mattress and Bye Bye Birdie. She went on to receive a Bachelor Degree in English Literature and Middle Childhood Education from Nazareth College. After graduation, Jaime decided to return to her passion — teaching dance classes at FLBA, where she has been since 2012. Currently Jaime has completed Teachers Training School of Dance Masters of America- Level 2. She expects to return until she has completed the program and receives the Teachers Training School Diploma. ?
Alisha Love graduated from State University of New York: The College of Brockport with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance. While pursuing her degree, Alisha got the chance to study abroad in London, England at Roehampton University. Alisha has had the opportunity to work with Mariah Maloney Dance, Zelma Badu-Younge, Clyde Morgan, and many other wonderful choreographers. She has performed at Jacob’s Pillow in Becket MA, Rochester Fringe Festival, Dance New Amsterdam in NYC, Smith Opera House in Geneva NY, The Gatesinger Company at Gates Hall, and Hochstein School of Music in Rochester NY. Alisha also enjoys choreographing musicals for local high-schools and companies. Past musicals she has choreographed include Damn Yankees, Annie Get Your Gun, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, The Fantasticks, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Singing in the Rain, Once on this Island Jr., Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Thoroughly Modern Millie, and The Pajama Game.