Miss Ann Fonash, Instructor/Director
Miss Ann has been a dance educator throughout the Chester, Delaware and Berks County areas since 1993. Her choreography has won numerous honors and awards. She has had extensive training in jazz, modern, ballet, tap and hip hop having studied at prestigious schools such as the University of Performing Arts, Kutztown University, and the University of Southern Florida. Miss Ann has danced professionally in Philadelphia’s Fourth of July Parade (televised), Philadelphia’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (televised) and with the critically acclaimed “ContempraDance Theatre”. Miss Ann has also been the owner/director of “Petite Performers Dance” since 1993 where she specializes in training young children at child care centers. Miss Ann is very proud to be on the Chester Valley Dance Academy’s faculty for over 24 years.
Ms. Angie Cibelli trained with the L.A. Dance Theatre, Inc. where she was a featured soloist both competitively and in theatrical productions. While competing as a soloist with the L.A. Dance Theatre, she won multiple talent titles. Angie continued dancing and exploring as a choreographer at West Chester University. At this time she also performed for “Under the Sun Productions” making appearances in the Sunoco Welcome America Parade, Fairmont Waterworks Gala, and Good Morning America. Angie has since continued teaching dance in area schools Phoenixville H.S., Owen J. Roberts H.S., Springton Dance Academy, St. Maximillan Kolbe, Dance Arts Conservatory, West Chester University, P.S.B.A., Kimberton Dance Academy and Chester Valley Dance Academy. For the past ten years, she has worked at Wayne Ballet and Center for Dance Arts as assistant director, choreographer, faculty member, and featured performer. Angie has been a soloist in ballet productions such as “The Nutcracker,” “Sleeping Beauty,” and “Snow White,” as well as a range of other contemporary ballet pieces. Her dance education also includes classes at Alvin Ailey Dance Theater and a certification in the Vaganova method of pedagogy from the Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet. Angie is married and has two young daughters with whom she devotes her free time.