MEET OUR STAFF
Artistic Director and Owner
Founder of the Simply EnFuego Dance Company
Member of Connecticut Dance Alliance
Member of NADAA
Kimberly is a graduate of the Hartford Conservatory and holds a degree in dance performance and dance pedagogy and has studied at the Martha Graham studio in New York as well as Broadway Dance Center. She has studied with such dance masters such as Reba Mehan, Frank Hatchett, Mia Michaels, and Avi and Offer Ben along with many others.
Kimberly is a well-known state wide choreographer for local high school dance teams, cheer leading squads, theater productions and is a well-known choreographer for theaters throughout Connecticut. She is currently working with Newington High School choreographing the musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie" .
Kimberly has an extensive background in all forms of dance and has received numerous awards for original choreography and style. Kimberly and her dancers recently received the "Class Act Award", i 2011 and 2012 for being classy, well mannered, and having age appropriate choreography/costuming. Kimberly has won numerous awards for outstanding and innovative choreography. She is a member of the first IDO USA Hip Hop team and went on to compete in Bremen Germany. She has been a dancer for the Connecticut Pride, Just For Kix National Dance Team, several music artists such as Tyrese, and is currently on the Judging panel for regional and national dance competitions. Kimberly also has been part of the teaching staff for the Hartford Conservatory Diploma Program.
Ms April is a certified PE, Health and dance teacher with a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership both from Central State Connecticut. She is also trained in tap, ballet, hip-hop, jazz, lyrical,modern and contemporary. April is currently a certified personal trainer and is a master trainer for CIZE LIVE, Shaun T's dance fitness format; as well as a master trainer for Jillian Michaels BODYSHRED. April's favorite style of dance is anything but ballet, although she respects it well and greatly appreciates it because of the conditioning, training, and discipline it provides to all dancers.
Ms. Liz has been dancing for 24 years. and joins BAD for her 2nd season. Throughout college she was a member and captain of the SCSU Dance team and had competed at the UDA Nationals in Disney World as well as many regional and local competitions.
Liz currently holds an undergraduate degree in accounting, as well as a Master Degree in Business Administration. She is a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society, Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society, The National Society of Leadership and Success, as well as Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.
Ms. Liz is trained in all styles of dance, but her favorite style to perform is contemporary. She continues to train and grow as a dancer and has performed in various music videos for local artists as well as at KISS 95.7's Boo Bash.
John Sleek Covington
Ms. Kate has been dancing for 21 years and her favorite style is lyrical. Kate Is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University with a degree in elementary education. While at SCSU Kate was a 2 year captain of the dance team and competed at UDA Nationals in Disney World as well as regional and local competitions.
This past summer Kate pursued a dance goal and auditioned to be a dancer for the Boston Celtics and said it was a memorable experience. She is excited to join BAD for her first year and cannot wait to what is instore for her.
Ms. Shari - Front Desk
Ms. Camie- Office
Makenzie Connors Courtney DelBuono Juleana Rodriguez Stephanie Ruiz Karlena Tyburski Sherilyn Tyburski Lauren Wusterbarth