DANCERS

STEPHANIE BOISVERT

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New Hampshire

Stephanie received the bulk of her dance training at Melissa Hoffman Dance Center in Hudson, NH. As a teenager she had the opportunity to travel to Namibia, Africa on outreach missions, performing and teaching in schools throughout the country, which ignited her passion for community dance education. She graduated summa cum laude from Suffolk University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Art History. As a professional, Stephanie has previously danced with Hyperbole Dance, and has been a member of BoSoma Dance Company since May 2013. With BoSoma, she has had the opportunity to dance in festivals at Boston Common, on the New England Conservatory stage, and within art exhibits at the Peabody Essex Museum. Stephanie spent four years in the public school system, establishing the Dance Program at Salem Academy Charter School in Salem, MA. She is the Director of BoSoma School of Dance, Co-Director of the BoSoma Youth Company, and teaches a variety of classes for ages 2-adult.

KRISTEN CONNOLLY

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Massachusetts

Kristen received her early training from Bill Fowler and later, Jeannette Neill's Boston Youth Moves (BYM). While training at BYM she was honored to work with master choreographers including Hope Boykin, Kirven Boyd, Chet Walker, and Richard Havey. She graduated from UMASS Amherst with a BFA in Dance, performing works by Camille A. Brown, Adirenne Hawkins, and Billbob Brown. She has also performed with Jazz Inc and Hyperbole. She joined the Boston Conservatory in 2014 as a Jazz Dance Instructor.

COURTNEY COSTA

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Massachusetts

Courtney has been dancing since the age of 3, she received the bulk of her training from local New England studios and summer programs such as Boston Ballet, Carolina Ballet, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and the Boston Conservatory. During this time she received many awards and recognitions at both regional and national dance competitions and conventions. In May of 2017, she graduated from the Hartt School at the University of Hartford with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. During her time with the Hartt School, she had the opportunity to study under renowned professors/ choreographers such as Stephen Pier, Debra Collins Ryder, Hilda Morales, Ralph Perkins, Miki Orihara, Katie Stevinson Nollet, Betsy McMillan and Nina Watt. She also had the opportunity to perform in classical pieces by Balanchine, Limon, Martha Graham, Laban technique and other Contemporary works. Courtney has been dancing with the BoSoma Dance Company since 2017. During her time, she has had the opportunity to perform in many dance festivals, within art exhibits at the Peabody Essex Museum and perform at the Providence Performing Arts Center. Courtney is now the Assistant Director of BoSoma School of Dance where she shares her passion and love for dance with her students of all ages.

MARGARET FALCONE

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New York

Margaret Falcone is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher from Syracuse, NY where she trained at The Ballet & Dance Center. She graduated summa cum laude from Boston Conservatory at Berklee in 2019 with a B.F.A. in Contemporary Dance Performance and emphases in modern dance and creating performance. At the Conservatory, she performed works by Otis Sallid, Roderick George, Joe Chvala, Merce Cunningham, and Stephanie Martinez, among others. She also had the opportunity to produce three of her original works on Boston Conservatory’s mainstage. Now, she is currently the Administrative Coordinator for the Boston Conservatory at Berklee Dance Division. Additionally, Margaret is the program director of two divisional outreach programs: Movement Matters, which brings dance to senior citizens in the Boston area, as well as Step by Step, an adaptive dance program for students who have Autism and Down Syndrome. She is on faculty at BoSoma School of Dance and Metrowest Dance Academy, and she is an annual guest choreographer at Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School. Margaret previously danced with DrumatiX and has been a member of BoSoma Dance Company since 2019. Dance has always been a major influence in Margaret’s life and she is excited to continue her explorations at BDC.

CASSIE LASKOWSKI

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New Hampshire

Cassie’s dance training began at various studios in southern New Hampshire, including New Hampshire School of Ballet where she remained until graduating high school in 2015. While there, Cassie trained in ballet, jazz, modern, tap and lyrical dance. She also had the opportunity to train at The Nutmeg Conservatory in Connecticut during this time. In 2019, Cassie graduated cum laude from The Hartt School at University of Hartford with a BFA in Dance Performance. Cassie’s time at Hartt allowed her to study ballet, contemporary, composition, and classical modern techniques as well as perform works by Martha Graham, José Limón, Paul Taylor, George Balanchine, Michelle Thompson-Ulerich, Claudia Schrier, Katie Stevinson-Nollet, and Stephen Pier. In addition to her studies at Hartt, Cassie had opportunities to travel to San Francisco Conservatory of Dance and Henny Jurriëns Studio in Amsterdam for summer programs, where she focused on Gaga and improvisation. After graduating, Cassie remained in Hartford, CT and performed with The Hartford Dance Collective under the direction of Jillian Foley. In addition to joining BoSoma, Cassie is currently working towards a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Dance/Movement Therapy at Lesley University. 

DANA MAZUROWSKI

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New Hampshire

Dana Mazurowski began her dance training at the New Hampshire School of Ballet where she remained enrolled for ten years. There, she trained in numerous styles, including ballet, pointe, modern, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, musical theater, tumbling, and danced competitively around the country. In May of 2016 Dana graduated from the Hartt School with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Pedagogy. While attending the Hartt School she expanded her training in other genres including Limón, Graham, character, and contemporary dance forms. She had the good fortune to train with renowned teachers and choreographers including, Stephen Pier, Nina Watt, Hilda Morales, Jackie Nowicki, Miki Orihara, Betsy McMillan, Katie Stevinson-Nollet, and many more. She had the opportunity to study abroad for a period in Amsterdam, Netherlands at the Henny Jurriens Foundation during her time at the Hartt School. In June of 2016 Dana was nominated by the American College Dance Association to perform at their national showcase at The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. After moving to New York City in 2016 she began working as a freelance dancer, teacher, and choreographer.  She participated in many showcases and projects including Queensboro Dance Festival, solo work for Nancy Meehan company member Frances Rosario-Puelo, guest performer for Vivid Ballet at Alvin Ailey,  Shifting Tides performance at The Mark O'Donnell Theater at The Actors Fund Arts Center, and many more.  Dana also performed as a company member with One Day Dance for three seasons. Presently, she works as the Assistant Director at Martin School of Dance in Bedford, NH.

MARLEE SROKAS OSBORNE

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New York

Marlee hails from Syracuse, NY where she received her early training at Tawn Marie's Dance Center in Liverpool. She went on to study at the University at Buffalo, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance and Bachelor of Arts in mathematics, graduating summa cum laude in 2013. While at UB, she trained under the direction of Thomas Ralabate and was a member of Zodiaque Dance Company, performing in works by Gina Pero, Teal Darkenwald, Nailah Bellinger, Leanne Rinelli, Melanie Aceto and Anne Burnidge. As a senior, Marlee's choreography was selected to represent the UB Dance Department at the American College Dance Festival held at UMass Amherst. Since graduating, Marlee has performed professionally in both New York City and Boston with Rich Dance Project, At the Brink Dance Projects, Roza Dance Company and BCDP Global, and continually teaches and choreographs throughout Central New York. 

KEEGAN SCESNY

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Massachusetts

Keegan Scesny is a twenty year old dancer who currently trains at Dawn’s School of Dance, and has past training experience with Aurora Borealis Dance Company. She enjoys learning all styles of dance but her favorites are Contemporary,  Modern, and improvisation. She has taken from many teachers such as Cat Cogliandro, Hayden J Frederick, Emily Greenwell, Jaclyn Waguespack, and Joy Davis. She also has experience in teaching drop-in classes as well as weekly classes at Dawns School of Dance. Her passion for expression, creativity, and allowing herself to be vulnerable has paved the way for a life involved in dance and the performing arts.

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