Colleen MegleyColleen Megley
(Class of 2006)
is currently School Coordinator and instructor within the Young Movers Program at Peridance Capezio Center in New York City. She graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Biology and Dance from Connecticut College. While at Connecticut College she studied ballet and post-modern dance under the direction of David Dorfman Since graduating she has been working in the Manhattan and Long Island area, teaching ballet and creative dance. An ABT National Training Curriculum Primary through Level 5 certified teacher, she is currently pursuing her Masters in Dance Education and Ballet Pedagogy at New York University in partnership with American Ballet Theatre. At FSPA, Colleen studied ballet with Cheryl Madeaux along with other dance styles, voice with Hallie Wetzell, and toured Europe with Electric Youth. She danced many roles in Franklin Performing Arts Company’s The Nutcracker
(including Snow Queen) and played the title role in their production of Cinderella.
"FSPA was so much more than a school to me - it was my second home! As a dancer, performer and educator, I now know how rare the high level of training I received at FSPA is and I am so grateful for all the incredible opportunities provided. The professional teaching faculty and staff are beyond compare and continue to support me in every step of my career”
– Colleen Megley