Michelle's Studio of Dance
Michelle's Studio of Dance

"My daughter has been a member of Michelle's Studio of Dance for the past eighteen years. We have been very happy with all aspects of Michelle's from the dance education to the professionalism with which Michelle's is run. I would recommend Michelle's Studio of Dance to all who want to participate in a wonderful dance experience." (A.Asci Plympton, MA)



Michelle's Studio of Dance has been providing dance education for over 25 years. We are proud to be located in a state of the art facility which provides dancers with a fun and safe learning environment that encourages our students to strive for their personal best. Our studio is dedicated to helping each and every student realize their full physical and creative potential, while most importantly … having fun!!

We offer a wide variety of classes to fit each and every child. We specifically tailor our classes around your child's preschool or kindergarten schedules, as well as later afternoon, evening and Saturday classes to suit the needs of our school age dancers.


FACULTY 2016-2017



MICHELLE LESSARD - Michelle is the Director of Michelle's Studio of Dance. She has owned and operated the studio for over 25 years. Michelle is a member of the Dance Teachers Club of Boston and former President of the Greater Brockton Dance Teachers Association. For many years, Michelle has coordinated and directed the Summer Dance Festival held annually in Sturbridge, MA. She has choreographed many award winning routines for local and national competitions and has been recognized as an “Outstanding Teacher” by the Dance Ovation Competition. Michelle is a lifelong resident of East Bridgewater and is married with two daughters.
MELISSA POTTER - Melissa grew up in North Reading, MA where she trained and danced competitively at From The Top Dance Center.  Througout the years she has studied many styles of dance including ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, contemporary, and hip hop.  She discovered her passion for choreographing her own solos.  Over the years she has won awards for choreography at competitions inlcuding Dance Ovations and Spirit of Dance Awards.  Melissa now attends Salem State Univerisity where she is studying Elementary Education.  She is currently a dancer and chroreographer for DanceWorks Boston and can't wait to join the family here at Michelle's Studio of Dance!

MEGHAN KENNEDY - Meghan has been teaching for 21 years, has coached cheerleading at the college level as well as competitvely at the high school level.  She is a former NFL cheerleader for the New England Patriots and still an avid football fan.  Teaching all styles of dance, including gymnastics/acro, she is excited to share her love and passion for dance with all of ther students.

 LINDSAY GARERI- Lindsay is a 19 year old from East Bridgewater.  She currently attends Bridgewater State University.  She is a sophomore studying Communications.  Lindsay graduated from East Bridgewater High School Class of 2015.  This is her first year at MSOD and she is so excited to meet an greet everyone at the front desk.

JILLIAN ALOMA - Jillian is a graduate of Dean College with a BA in dance. She has been dancing for 24 years and is trained in Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Tap, Jazz and Hip Hop. Jillian has studied under Nailah Bellinger, Michelle DaSilva-Ball and Jill Silverman. Jillian has been teaching for seven years and has an amazing combination of focus and enjoyment in her work.


AMANDA CHIPMAN- Amanda is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and a lifelong lover of dance. At a young age Amanda would follow her mother’s dance steps around the house and then later on the stage. Growing up dancing in the area, Amanda was named 2008’s Greater Bridgewater Junior Miss and talent award recipient. Her experiences performing and competing led her to be named Captain of numerous dance and cheerleading teams. At UNH Amanda was a member of the UNH Dance Company where she practiced Jazz, Tap, and Aerial under the direction of Gay Nardone. She has participated in such performances as the Wizard of Oz and Sherlock Holmes. Amanda is excited to be able to share her passion for dance and creativity with the team at Michelle’s Studio of Dance.


MICHELLE VLACHOS - Michelle has been running the office for Michelle's Studio of Dance during the morning classes for the past 8 years. With her friendly and approachable demeanor, Michelle is able to answer and assist our parents and students with any questions or concerns they may have. Michelle is the mother of three daughters and a graduate of Salem State College where she met her husband Chris and they reside in Kingston.

 CHANTAL LORETH - Chantal is from the South Shore area. She is a recent graduate of the Dean College of Dance program and has received her Associate of Arts degree. While at Dean, she appeared in many dance performances and her pointe choreography was chosen to be staged in the elite choreographer's showcase. She has been a Principal dancer with The Braintree Ballet Company for the past 6 years and has also trained in many other styles of dance while attending The Dance Studio of Braintree. She has worked as a dance captain, overseeing rehearsals for the ballet company as well as taught and choreographed for the resident studio summer programs. With many years experience in the classroom as well as the stage, consisting of both performances and competitions, Chantal is excited to work with students and share her love of dance and joy for teaching. She brings creativity and inspiration to the world of dance and hopes she can teach dancers how to have a positive attitude and be proud of their dance successes.


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Michelle's Studio of Dance  •  602 Oak Street  •  East Bridgewater, MA 02333  •  Phone: (508) 690-1350 •  E-mail: msod@verizon.net

Michelle's Studio of Dance

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