Stretch Dance Studio ® 2936 N Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657
Meghan Link Camilletti
Meghan Link Camilletti is a professional dancer and an experienced instructor and choreographer. Spending over three years as a preschool and elementary school teacher in Chicago, Meghan understands how to enrich your young dancer. Developing a comprehensive and creative curriculum, she serves as the after school Dance Instructor at various schools in Chicago. Prior to this, she performed as the Director and Dance Instructor for an after-school dance program that served various private and public schools in Miami, FL. Meghan graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Tampa with a Bachelor of Arts degree with additional Minors in Dance and Theatre. Dancing for over twenty years, she has been recognized with many prestigious awards for her choreography and performances from The University of Tampa and the University of South Florida. Professional accomplishments include dancing at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL. She also danced as a principle member of Revolutions Dance Company of Tampa, FL and as a guest artist with Orlando Ballet. With over ten years experience teaching all ages instructing beginners to professionals, Meghan is thrilled to share her talents with both Chicago and Miami at Stretch Dance Studio.
Meet the Owner and Instructors
Creative Movement (ages 2-4):
Dates: September 13th-December 13th
When: Saturdays 10am-10:45am
Ballet I (ages 4 and up):
Dates: September 13th-December 13th
When: Saturdays 11am-11:45am
Hip Hop/Jazz Combo (ages 6-10):
Dates: September 11th-December 11th
When: Saturdays 12pm-12:45pm
Email StretchDanceStudio@yahoo.com to sign up
Fall 2014 Classes
Dancing since the age 4, Bailey has always been passionate about dance. Bailey received her dance training in Colorado, and then furthered her dance education at The University of Northern Colorado where she earned a degree in Exercise Science. She trained extensively and performed with 8th Street Contemporary, Danse Etoile Ballet, Meredith Black Dance Company and Ascential Dance Theatre. Teaching in numerous dance schools throughout Colorado, Bailey is so happy to be able to continue sharing her love of dance at Stretch Dance Studio, Chicago.
Hip Hop & Tap Instrcutor
Almost 2 years ago Natalie moved to Chicago from her home city, Bath, England. She graduated in 2001 from The Hammond School of Dance in Chester, United Kingdom with degrees in both Performing Arts and Dance Education. Since then she has danced in numerous prestigious venues around Europe and the U.S., most prestigiously at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles. She has performed professionally with companies, such as “This is Jazz” of Barcelona, Spain, “Spirit of Dance” in Germany and as the Dance Captain for Estonian Cruise Lines. Currently, Natalie performs as an apprentice for Joel Hall Dance and is a member of JHD11. Her rich teaching background ranges from ballet to hip hop to yoga and barrefit styles, and she has many years of experience instructing students from preschool levels up through adults. Natalie is both ACE certified and hold a current Yoga RYT certificate. Now she is delighted to be a part of the Chicago dance community, sharing her love of dance and expertise with aspiring young dancers at Stretch Dance Studio.
Assistant Dance Instructor
Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Martha began her training with the Milwaukee Ballet School under the direction of Rolando Yanes. In 2014, she graduated from Butler University with highest honors and a B.A. in Dance Pedagogy and B.A. in Anthropology. Martha’s love for the Chicago dance community began during her participation in summer intensives with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and The Nexus Project. Upon graduation, she moved to Chicago to further her studies in dance through the Lou Conte Scholarship Program under the direction of Claire Bataille. Martha is thrilled to begin her first season with Project606 Dance, and wants to thank her friends and family for their continuous support and inspiration. She also teaches various dance techniques around the Chicagoland area, and is excited to begin her involvement with Stretch Dance Studio this year through its after school program.