Director/Instructor/Choreographer – Susan Smith has been teaching dance for over 28 years throughout New Jersey, Maryland and Pennsylvania. She specializes in teaching dance technique to children of all ages and levels. She was a former student of the Peterson School of Dance where she later became an instructor. She furthered her education at Union County College, The Broadway Dance Center and Steps in New York City. She has studied with some of the great master teachers Frank Hatchet, Bob Rizzo, Bill Dericco, Alan Onickel, Patricia Dickinson, Joe Lanteri, Michele Assaf and Mia Michaels, to name a few. She has attended numerous conventions, workshops and has also spent several summers touring with Dance Camp America in Texas, Missouri and New Jersey. Susan has choreographed for the famous Paper Mill Playhouse and Florham Park players throughout New Jersey and for Lafayette College’s production of “Little Shop of Horrors”. Some of her other works include West Side Story, Gypsy and a Chorus Line. Susan has served as an adjudicator for dance competitions throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She is the founder and director of Centre Stage Dance Company. Her choreography has lead to numerous awards in dance competitions and have been performed at Disney World, National Cherry Blossom Parade, Ikea Thanksgiving Day Parade, National Tap Dance Day, and numerous events throughout the Lehigh Valley. Susan continues to strive to provide the best dance training in a positive, fun, family atmosphere for each and every student.