Leah Dustin- Leah started dancing at the age of 2. She is now 23 years old and has recently graduated as a dance major at Bridgewater State University. She danced with the BSU dance company, was part of the competition team at Pat Snow’s Dance Academy for 8 years, and danced on her high school dance team for 1 year. Leah has been trained in ballet, tap, jazz and hip-hop. She was an assistant teacher in each of those styles for about 5 years. Along with Jess, Leah has also performed in Disney and Hershey Park, and has competed as a soloist for 7 years. She has had a lot of experience in both performing and teaching and is looking forward to starting her 4th year with XDC.
Jess Teague- Miss Jess has been teaching at Xplosion Dance Center since 2011 and has been dancing since the age of 3. Jessica competed with the Pat Snow's Dance Academy Competition Team for 11 years and in those years she performed twice in Disney, including being a part of the Disney Dance Around The World Parade, she also performed in Hersey park, Pa. She danced throughout her college career including several shows with the BSU Dance Company and was a part of the Dance Advisory Committee for one semester. Jessica minored in Dance and Criminal Justice at Bridgewater State University in addition to having a BA in Psychology. Jessica has a certificate in Paralegal studies that she received at Boston University and currently holds a position as a paralegal in Brockton. Jessica specializes in tap and took private lessons from ages 9-20. Jessica grew up dancing with Miss Leah and continues to dance with her on a team in Taunton called Dance2Save where they perform with hip hop and contemporary to raise money for various charities. In 2017 she performed with this group at the Celtics game! Jessica has a passion for teaching dance and has a special place in her heart for her students at Xplosion Dance Center!
Michelle Antle has over 32 years of dance experience. Michelle is the Owner/Director/Teacher of XDC (formerly Dance Kaleidoscope). Michelle holds an Associates Degree in Dance from Dean College, School of Dance, along with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Bridgewater State College. She has been a member of Greater Brockton Dance Teachers Association for the last 13 years and has just finished her first term as President. Michelle has completed certification and is now a member of the Dance Teachers Club of Boston.
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