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Joyce Miller Lichtenberger

Director of Dancentral

Joyce earned her B.A. in dance from SUNY at Buffalo. She also holds an M.A. in dance education from the Ohio State University.  She was a recipient of a Creative and Performing Arts Scholarship while at SUNY, and is a former memeber of the Zodiaque Dance Company.  In addition to teaching courses at both the Elementary and Secondary school levels, Ms. Lichtenberger has taught dance at the Ohio State University and SUNY at Buffalo, where she is currently on faculty.  She has served as both Director and Associate Director of the Zodiaque Studio Dance Ensemble at the Universiry of Buffalo for over 10 years and has been actively teaching dance and choreographing for over 30 years.  Dancentral is the product of her expertise.   

Karen Costello

Dancentral Faculty

Karen holds a B.A. in dance from the State University of New york at Buffalo and is also a graduate of Dance Masters of America (DMA) Teacher's Training School.  Karen has been certified to teach dance by DMA and has choreographed for the Zodiaque Studio Dance Ensemble at SUNY at Buffalo.

Jennifer Eldridge

Dancentral Faculty

Jennifer received an M.S. in Elementary Education and a B.S. in Special Education from the State College at Buffalo.  She has been teaching dance for over 25 years and has been an adjunct faculty member at SUNY at Buffalo.

Tim Goodman

Dancentral faculty

Tim is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo receiving a B.F.A. in dance.  Since his graduation, he has continued his education achieving certifications in Group Fitness and Zumba Gold.  Tim has worked as a choreographer for RPM Entertainment, the University at Buffalo, the Buffalo Infringement Festival, and Core Theatre Project.  He continues to perform, teach, and choreograph regionally.

Cari Herrmann

Dancentral Faculty

A graduate of Erie Community College was a competitive gymnast for 12 years.  She is currently on faculty with the Stumpf's Gymnastic Center and has been teaching acrobatics/gymnastics at various WNY locations over the past 13 years.

Jodi Kowalski

Dancentral Faculty

Jodi graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a B.A. in dance.  While at SUNY she was a member of the Zodiaque Dance Company.  She returned to Buffalo after a three year tour with Sesame Street Live.  Since her return she has taught at numerous dance studios as well as the University of Buffalo.  She has choreographed for the Zodiaque Studio Dance Ensemble at SUNY and continues to teach and choreograph locally.

Elijah Coleman

Dancentral Faculty

Elijah holds a B.A. in theatre from the State University of New York at Buffalo.  In addition to his theatre degree, he is currently puruing a B.A. degree in dance from SUNY at Buffalo.  Elijah has danced with the Zodiaque Studio Dance Ensemble and is currently a member of the Zodiaque Dance Company.  He has performed in numerous theatre productions including the recent production of FAME held at Artpark in Lewiston, NY.

Colleen Morris

Dancentral Faculty

Colleen is no stranger to Dancentral having studied here for over 10 years.  She recently graduated from SUNY at Buffalo with a B.A. in dance.  She has performed with the Zodiaque Studio Dance Ensemble, the Zodiaque Dance Company and the Lockport City Ballet.  She continues to teach and perform regionally.