Miss Brooke Baird – Hip Hop. Lyrical. Jazz. Company Director.
Miss Brooke started dancing when she was just two years old and made her way to Dream Dance Academy at the age of three. She danced with Dream until senior year of high school and spent four years here as a student teacher before graduating high school. She went on to study Psychology and Criminal Justice at Rutgers University. While in college, Miss Brooke auditioned for and made the school’s dance company where she went on to dance for four more years. Miss Brooke eventually became the Vice President of her dance team and a choreographer who choreographed numerous dances that competed and won special awards at National Dance Association competitions. Miss Brooke has competed dozens of times, won numerous awards, and took part in numerous workshops with famous dancers/choreographers. Miss Brooke even got to perform in a halftime show at the Prudential Center. Miss Brooke has studied in basically every type of dance—including Hip Hop, ballet, lyrical, jazz, contemporary, tap, and musical theater, with Hip Hop being her favorite! After graduating from Rutgers, she went on to become a case manager and recovery counselor for adults with severe mental illnesses. Brooke also came back to teach on her own at Dream right after her graduation. Miss Brooke is beyond thrilled and excited to continue teaching at the dance studio that made her the strong woman and dancer she is today!
Miss Sabrina Brooks – Lyrical. Jazz. Ballet. Company Director.
Sabrina has been dancing since the age of 3 and has always had a passion for teaching dance! She has danced her entire life and competed for 11 years. She has won countless awards throughout her years of competing. She started student teaching at the age of 12 and started teaching her own class when she was 16. Sabrina attended Morris County School of Technology where she majored in dance and minored in drama. She was able to study under some amazing teachers and choreographers who helped expand her knowledge of dance. Sabrina participated in dance showcases, plays, and acting classes. In college she two two semesters of dance which included ballet and modern.
Sabrina is a well rounded dancer with her two favorite styles being jazz and contemporary! Hip hop is also one of her favorites! She enjoys going to take class in the city to maintain and improve her technique and gain inspiration. She once had an opportunity to travel and perform for world known DJs and music artists which she did for 3 years. It is some of her best memories!
Dance is a huge part of Sabrina’s life but she knew she wanted to do something more. She wanted to help people and that’s why she became an EMT. She has been an EMT for 4 years and currently works for Saint Clare’s Hospital. She loves being able to know how to help her students if there was ever a medical emergency.
She has audition experience which includes the Brooklynettes, NY Lizards, Philadelphia Eagles, and NY Jets Flight Crew! She has made it to semi-finals and finals multiple times for a couple of those teams!
Sabrina likes to make sure her students have a safe place to dance and express themselves without judgement. Confidence is so important and she wants to inspire young girls to love themselves and be the best they can be.”
Miss Meghan McCormick – Tap. Technique. Modern.
Meghan has been dancing since the age of three, receiving her bachelors degrees in both dance and exercise science from Rutgers University. Meghan has been teaching at Dream for the past fifteen years. She is very passionate about dance and loves sharing that passion with her students. Meghan specializes in tap as well as modern, technique, and jazz! She has won numerous awards for her choreography and is well loved by students and parents!
Miss Kaitlyn – Ballet. Lyrical. Musical Theater.
With more than 20 years of dance experience, Kaitlyn first studied at Linda D’Amico’s Academy of Dance (LDAD) then trained in ballet, modern and the choreographic process at Morris County School of Technology (MCST) in the Visual and Performing Arts Academy of Dance. After studying modern at the County College of Morris (CCM), she continued her college dance training at Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) as part of the Chamber Dance Choir in ballet, tap and the choreographic process. Kaitlyn is the Founder and former Artistic Director of the Fairleigh Dance Project, a social issues dance company at FDU, Florham Campus, where she choreographed over 15 works, taught dance technique, workshops, master classes and artist development and coordinated semesterly dance concerts. In addition, Kaitlyn has choreographed five full length theater productions for MCST and Pequannock Summer Theater Camp and has taught dance classes at Dream Dance Studio, LDAD, Spotlight KIDS Company and AlphaBEST Explorations. She graduated with her Masters in Communication from FDU in 2021, after completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication in 2020 with a concentration in Public Relations and minors in Dance and Sustainability Management. Kaitlyn works as a full-time public relations professional at Coyne PR and is currently a Season Seven member of Continuum Dance Company while training at The Studio at Hoboken and substitute teaching at local dance studios.