Shana Pirie

Shana began her dance training at ASD at the age of 3.  She has also trained in gymnastics, acrobatics, and tumbling at Dunne’s Gymnastics.  Shana has won countless awards in regional and national dance competitions.  She has trained extensively with Alyson Ayer and continues to perform with the ASD Company.  Shana graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University with a Bachelors degree in Sociology.  While at ECSU Shana was a member of the dance team, and became captain her senior year.  Shana has been a member of the WNBA CT Sun Solar Power dance team for 5 years, and the New England Black Wolves “Howlers” dance team for 2 years.  This is also Shana’s fifth year as the assistant coach of the WNBA CT Sun dance teams.  Shana has been a member of the ASD staff since 2008.  Her routines have brought home numerous awards, as well as many judges awards.  This year Shana received the honor of a choreography award for her contemporary routine “Helium” at Starpower International Talent Competition.  Shana’s creative eye along with her strength and patience make her a hit among our students.

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