Alyssa Mentzel

Dance Instructor

Miss Alyssa started dancing at the age of four at The Dance Shop. Under the guidance of Joyce Smilek, she trained in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Musical Theater and Hip Hop. She continued her dance education at Dance Attitudes of Hamilton and graduated from Front & Center Dance Studio under the ownership of Lauren Brenna. Throughout her years of dance, Alyssa has competed in countless dance competitions and has attended conventions and workshops with highly acclaimed instructors and choreographers. Alyssa has been a student assistance at the dance studio since the age of 12 and started teaching dance at Front & Center after graduation. She is a graduate of The College of New Jersey, where she received her Master of Arts Degree in Teaching and Special Education. She is currently a fifth grade teacher in Montgomery Township. Alyssa has combined her love of teaching and dance to create a positive, educational and fun dance atmosphere for each and every one of her students. She feels extremely lucky to be able to share her experiences and knowledge with her students and hopes to inspire each of them to follow their own passions in life.