Cindy Timms Pulice - (JAZZ INSTRUCTOR) is an established dance instructor in our area. She has been teaching and coaching young dancers for over 25 years. Her professional credits include: "Cats" as Rumpleteazer in Hamburg, Germany, "42nd Street" as Peggy Sawyer - European Tour, Pittsburgh Playhouse, and Chicago Lincolnshire Theatre, "West Side Story" as Velma - European Tour and recently as Ms. Darbus in "High School Musical" and Maggie Jones in "42nd Street" at West Virginia Public Theatre. Cindy's others credits include musical theater performances at Papermill Playhouse, Bucks Co. Playhouse and theaters throughout Europe. She attended Point Park University for dance/theatre in Pittsburgh and graduated from West Virginia University while on a dance scholarship and was a member of the WVU Ballet Ensemble. Cindy is a member of the Actor's Equity Association (the union of top professional stage performers) and was the first coach/choreographer of the Bridgeport High School Danceline.
Albert Altovilla began taking formal dance classes here in Harrison County at the age of 15. He studied Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, and Tap with the Timms and McGowan families. Through several seasons he burned the midnight oil in Morgantown at West Virginia Public Theatre, performing in at least 20 Summer Stock musicals there.
Albert was an original Stage Cast member of the Walt Disney Company’s first cruise - The Disney Magic. He portrayed both Aladdin and Young Hercules. He twice toured the forty-eight contiguous states as a featured actor in productions of Hello, Dolly! and Annie Get Your Gun (Tommy Keeler) at truly historic theaters nationwide. Based out of New York City for a decade and carrying his Actors’ Equity Union membership card, he performed in numerous theatre productions at Austin Musical Theatre (TX), Gateway Playhouse (NY), Sacramento Music Circus (CA), Alabama Shakespeare Festival and the New Amsterdam Theater in Chess on Broadway. He has also worked at Pisces Moon Theatre Company in Santa Cruz (CA), and for the Giattino family at Stage Door School of Dance on Long Island.
Locally, he has contributed to the performing arts by working with students at RCB HS, Liberty HS, Bridgeport HS, and SMS among others. He feels that each and every bit of these listed experiences, as well as those not noted, hold a distinct place in his heart. He is forever grateful for the unique family of friends that has amassed along the way. He’d taught classes of varying levels including Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet and Dance for Adults at Annabel Timms School of Ballet for 6 years before the studio transitioned to S9DA and is pleased to continue instructing for Heather (with whom he shared the stage when he first started dancing) at her studio.
Jenna Snyder-Futten - (TUMBLING CLASS) has 8 years of experience as a competitive gymnastic coach for levels four through ten. She was previously a level 10 gymnast. She graduated from WVU with her doctorate in physical therapy in 2012, and she is currently a physical therapist at UHC.
Stacey Romano graduated summa cum laude from Radford University in 2010 with a BS in dance education. She has had extensive training in ballet, jazz, and modern, and has participated in numerous workshops and intensives at Dance Alloy Theater, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, Point Park University, WV Governor's School for the Arts, American College Dance Festival, and West Virginia Dance Festival. She was an apprentice for the Kitchen Sink Dance Company, under the direction of Michael McGowan and danced as a company member with d a n a h b e l l a DanceWorks.
After graduating college, Stacey moved to Baltimore, MD, where she spent six years dancing with Full Circle Dance Company and teaching dance in public schools and studios throughout the area.
Stacey now resides in Bridgeport with her husband and two sons. She is thrilled to be sharing her passion for dance with students in her hometown!
Carrie Wickline - (HIP HOP) began dancing at the age of 4 and later joined the Annabel Timms School of Ballet/Studio 9 at the age of 12. She was a member of the Liberty High School danceline, where her choreography won several awards. While in high school, Carrie had the opportunity to perform with The Moscow Ballet in a performance of The Nutcracker. She also appeared in “Megan’s Christmas Miracle” as a dancer. A dance major at West Virginia University where she has been honored on the Dean’s List every semester, Carrie has danced in two showcases at WVU and has performed at the American College Dance Association’s conference in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2019. Trained in hip-hop, ballet, pointe, contemporary, modern, and jazz, Carrie serves as an instructor at Studio 9. She also works as a choreographer and assistant coach with the South Harrison Middle School danceline, and she is a choreographer with the Liberty High School danceline.
Jason Campbell - (ACTING CLASSES) is the President of JCFilms and serves as the writer and Executive Producer for each of the JCFilms productions. He started JCFilms in 2013 with a passion to change the culture through film. He is a graduate from Liberty University and currently lives in West Virginia.