Welcome to East Dance Studios "Fabulous Feats"! 

We are so very proud to share East Dance Studios alumni and student accomplishments with you.  Dream ~ Dance ~ Achieve! (c)

East Dance Studios beams with pride for its teaching faculty and students who have received numerous local and national accolades and dance achievement scholarships. Miss JoAnn is equally proud of the East Dance Studios alumni who have gone onto accomplish not only professional employment and success in the dance and entertainment industry, but also to the East Dance Studios alumni who have achieved incredible success and achievement in their college studies and chosen careers. JoAnn feels honored and privileged to have been a part of these former students lives as they grew up studying dance and sharing memories and milestones at East Dance Studios. Your accomplishments bring pride to the community and the East Dance Studios family.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ashley Wagner Pavone

Ashley Wagner Pavone: Currently employed as a dancer on the Boston Cannon's Dance Team (a major league Lacrosse team) (2008-2009)(captain) and on the NLL's Boston Blazers Sparks Dance Team (2008-2009) (which is professional indoor lacrosse).

Miss Ashley is an accomplished dancer having actively participated in JoAnn East Dance Co. and Competition Team.  Miss Ashley is also an honors graduate of The Dance Teacher's Club of Boston's Dance Educator Training Course and has also earned her BFA from Dean College.  Miss Ashley is an East Dance Studios' faculty member and has also contributed her talents to competition team pieces; one of which (the whimsical "Bug Ball") won the prestigious "Entertainment Award" for being the judges' 'favorite pick' of over 100 entries at the highly acclaimed: West Coast Dance Explosion. It seems to be a tie for what role she is best known for at East Dance Studios,  "Tinker Bell" in  "Peter Pan" and "Nala" in  the "Lion King".

In addition, Miss Ashley is a Captain of the Boston Cannons Dance Team (Major League Lacrosse) and Ashley also uses her talents to coach the Bentley University Dance Team, and participates in the Nationals Dance Alliance Competition.  Miss Ashley has also danced with the Boston Blazers Sparks Dance Team (National League Lacrosse), DanceEdge (a Boston based Dance Company).   She was selected for the MLN Major Attitude Dance Team 2010, which is made up of the Top 20 cheerleaders/dancers in Minor League and alternative sports throughout the Nation.       

 

 

 

    

Lindsey Barrows shown here (center) with Jon Bon Jovi, Bob Kraft, Jonathan Kraft, Chip Bergh and hosts of CNBC's morning show.

 

Lindsey Barrows:  Lindsey enjoyed an adventurous career employed as a dancer on the New England Patriots' Cheerleading Team (including earning a position as one of four dance captains). Miss Lindsey modeled and toured the world with the Patriots and Charitable Events.   Lindsey was also selected as the only Patriots cheerleader to join seven other NFL cheerleaders to represent the NFL in Japan. During that week long trip they performed on live Japanese television shows and made several appearances. The mission was to promote the Super Bowl and American football. Lindsey also proudly traveled to Afghanistan to perform for our troops.

Miss Lindsey is a 10 year alumna of the East Dance Studios where she was actively involved with the JoAnn East Dance Co., Competition and Touring Team, and three Disney Performances.  In addition, Miss Lindsey is an honors graduate of The Dance Teacher's Club of Boston's Dance Educator Training Course and has both student demonstrated and been an assistant to the East Dance Studios faculty and staff.  Probably best remembered at our studios for her role as "Wendy" in East Dance Studios "Peter Pan", other fond memories of Lindsey include:  appearing as an "Ugly Step Sister" and "Princess Aurora" at the ball in East Dance Studios' "Cinderella". 

 

 

 

 

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Chantal Erasmus 

Chantal Erasmus:n The Boston Celtic's DanceTeam. Miss Chantal studied Ballet, Pointe, Tap and all styles of Jazz including Hip-Hop at East Dance Studios after moving to MA from Africa. Chantal is probably best remembered at East Dance Studios for her role as "Charlotte" in  "Charlotte's Web". 

 

Are you an alumnus living your dance or professional dream? Please drop us an e-mail. We would love to continue adding to the great news!