Elizabeth Florentine began dancing at the age of two and danced at The Dance Corner for 14 years. Elizabeth competed with The Dance Corner Company for seven years in their jazz, tap, lyrical, and production groups. Elizabeth has also been Irish step dancing since she was 7 years old and it continues to be one of her favorite styles of dance. In 2011, she traveled to Ireland with the Mulkerin School of Irish Dancing as a member of their elite group, the Emerald Dancers, to perform for two weeks.
Elizabeth recently graduated from Sacred Heart University in 2017 with a major in Social Work and a minor in Dance. As a member of SHU’s Dance Company, Elizabeth studied under the direction of many distinguished teachers such as Kari Williams, Keith Leonhardt, and Christina Coleman. Elizabeth is currently attending Columbia University for her Masters in Social Work with a concentration in child, family, and youth studies. Elizabeth is very excited to be back at The Dance Corner to share her love for dance with all of the students!