Lisa Bradby-Towers Owner/Director
Lisa has been dancing since the age of five. Her love of dance and music led her into ice dance at which she has had an extremely successful competitive career.
Lisa and her husband, Alan, were ranked 2nd in Great Britain and went on to represent their country in many international events. Their greatest success was placing 2nd in the 1990 World Professional Championships in Jaca, Spain. They then went on to tour for five years with an international show as a principle adagio couple. Lisa moved to Coral Springs, Florida in 2000 and has since enjoyed passing her love of all forms of dance and movement on to her students.
Alan Towers Owner/Director
Alan originates from Great Britain and represented his country in ice dance internationally with his wife Lisa. They were ranked second in Great Britain which meant they had a very successful competitive career travelling the world. Their greatest achievement was placing second in the 1990 World Professional Championships in Jaca, Spain.
From there they went on to tour for five years with an international show as a principle adagio couple.
Alan also trains competitive skaters to National level and is excited to share his years of experience at Dynamite Dance.
Alyssa is a graduate of New World School of the Arts in the dance program where she trained in classical modern techniques and ballet. Alyssa received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Florida.
While pursuing her degree, she performed works by Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, Peter London, and Josee Garant. After college, she joined the Repertory Dance Theatre of Utah where she toured nationally. As a professional dancer, she had the opportunity to perform in famous works by Michio Ito, Jose Limon, Doris Humphery, Ruth St. Denis, Isadora Duncan, Shapiro and Smith, Zvi Gotheiner and Ze’eva Cohen.
ALYSSA THOMPSON is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 3 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum.
With over 10 years of teaching dance in studios, colleges, and public schools, she is happy to be a part of Dynamite Dance’s outstanding staff.
Cindy Dale Grossman
Cindy’s training as well as well as her greatest influences on her style was formed during her studies at American Ballet Theater and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
During Cindy Dale’s years at American Ballet Theatre she trained with Patricia Wilde, the multiyear principal with American Ballet Theatre in the 1950s and 60s. Cindy Dale’s early training was with Madame Swaboda from Ballet Russe during thetime she performed with the Richmond Ballet.
In addition to her training she also had performance experience over a nine year period including Giselle with the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, Romeo and Juliet with the Stuttgard Ballet and Swan lake with the American Ballet Theater.
Dynamite Dance feels very honored to have Cindy on there staff.
Michelle began dancing at the age of five and continued her dance education through college. She studied dance at the University of Arts in Philadelphia, PA and achieved a degree in dance at the New World School of Arts in Miami. Ms. Michelle has danced for “Star Search” and has performed with “Chase Dance Company” and “La Mystique”.
We are so fortunate to have Ms. Michelle here at Dynamite Dance as she is a very talented professional teacher with many years of experience. She has earned many awards for choreography in every discipline of dance and is certified with the Florida Dance Masters and Dance Educators of America.
Jessie was born in New York and grew up in Boca Raton, FL. She attended the Dreyfoos School of the Arts and is a graduate of Boca Raton High School. She also completed studies at the New York Film Academy in New York, NY and has attained certification in their Musical Theatre program. Jessie has performed her one woman show throughout South Florida working with various celebrities including comedians Pat Cooper and Pete Barbutti. She also did a guest spot in the TV show Parenting and Beyond and appeared in the independent film The Audition.
Kings Point Showtime Magazine – “This is a performance you won’t want to miss!”
Century Village Happenings – “Jessie is a rising star on her way to the big time!”
Dennis Bach: Pearl Studios, New York, NY – “I had no idea how well Jessie sounds and presents herself to an audience. I’m really looking forward to working with her again.”
Jessie has also won competitions from Florida to New Mexico with her singing and acting talents. One of her proudest moments was being chosen as a “long lost member of the Addams family” by the original Broadway cast of The Addams Family, which included such stars as Nathan Lane, Bebe Neuwirth, Kevin Chamberlin, and Krysta Rodriguez.
Although Jessie has wowed audiences with her one woman show, her first love is the theatre. She’s had leading and supporting roles in many shows including the Off Broadway hit The Fantasticks, The Wizard of Oz, Into The Woods, RENT, Spring Awakening, Footloose, Gypsy, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, and has appeared in and directed 13 the Musical.
Jessie has worked and directed at Children’s Theatres and camps for over eight years and enjoys nothing more than sharing her love of the theatre with kids of all ages. She’s very much looking forward to working with Lisa and Alan to help build and expand the Dynamite Theatre Program by creating and directing shows for their summer camp and helping kids put together performances for the Vocal and Song and Dance categories at various competitions throughout the year.
Kelly has had 40 years dance/competition experience and 30 years teaching experience. Trained in acro, ballet, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, tap, theatrical dance from some of the top teacher/choreographers such as Gus Giordano, Frank Hachett, Judy Bassing, Karen Hebert, Ron Daniels, Charles Kelley, Serge Aly. She turned down job offers with top Cruise ship lines, and the European Tour of CATS …in order to continue doing what she loved to do which was teach. Kelly owned, directed, taught, choreographed, and designed costumes for her own dance studio for 25yrs. Other accomplishments include choreographer for body builders, male dancers, country music video for Mad Max Allen, Piper High School show choir, Broward Center for Performing Arts-Performance Project Summer Camp 2011-13, Synergy Project Glee Club, backstage manager for Angeles Gitanos annual Flamenco shows 2009-2012, backstage manager for XCL Productions show Adrenaline, backstage assistant for Black-n-White showcase.
Dynamite Dance is so excited to have a dance educator of Kelly’s vast experience on staff.