Meet our team!
Our faculty of teachers
Founder and Owner
Nancy has experience as a performer, school director, preschool teacher and dance teacher. She creates The Little Dance Project with the mission to offer artfully designed enrichment classes for preschoolers and toddlers. Nancy is passionate about teaching dance to little ones because it gives them a creative outlet to get moving and also challenges them cognitively and physically!
Lead Teacher - Northern and Central NJ
Tracy’s love for dance began at a young age. She grew up dancing in studios and began competing at 8 years old. She trained at Broadway Dance Center in NYC during her college years and soon after became a Jets Flight Crew Cheerleader. Tracy just finished her fourth season with the NFL. She’s now focused on sharing her passion for dance with the next generation.
Lead Teacher - Northern and Eastern NJ
Ms.Caroline started dancing when she was just three years old! She continued to dance through school and graduated from Rowan University with a BFA in Dance. She uses her knowledge and experience to spread her love of dance to little ones!
Ms. Caroline enjoys teaching because she loves watching her students light up as they walk in to class and learn new moves!
Lead Teacher - Central NJ
Shannon ’s love for dance began at a young age. She grew up dancing in studios since she was just 2 years old. and began competitively dancing at 10 years old. She has her bachelors in psychology and loves working with children and sharing her love of dance with them. She teaches with high energy and encourages a variety of skills in both ballet and hip hop styles.
Lead Teacher - Northwestern NJ
Brielle Castaldi, a native of Flanders, New Jersey, graduated Montclair State University with her BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography.
Brielle has performed works by Stephanie Batten Bland, Larry Keigwin, Christian Von Howard,
Kathleen Kelley, Jessie DiMauro, and many more. Brielle has interned for Freespace Dance
Company, based in Montclair, New Jersey, and has become certified in Progressing Ballet
Technique (PBT), by Robin Segel Shifren in May 2021. Brielle enjoys introducing the art of
dance to young dancers, as well as educating and creating a safe, welcoming environment for her
students to grow and thrive in.
Lead Teacher - Northeastern NJ
Luna began her love for dancing at the age of 4 at her local dance studio. She has education in Ballet,
Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Salsa, Bachata and Flamenco. From age 7 to 18 she was involved in many
different dance competitions and conventions, winning numerous scholarships an awards. At age 15, Luna began assistant teacher at her dance studio which is where she found her love for children. Luna continues to teach little ones the beauty of the arts and self