Inspiring Teachers in a Nurturing Environment
Teaching young students the joy dance in a safe and nurturing environment is at the foundation of the Metamorphosis Dance Youth Program. Our studio's 720 square foot Marley Dance Floor allows students to learn safely and comfortably, and for our instructors to teach with care and passion.
Meet the Metamorphosis Dance Youth Program Instructors
Alicia Wilder, Director and Choreographer
Alicia founded Metamorphosis Dance Company in 2015 and embodies the spiritual, cultural, and community-building aspects of dance. As an active member of the New England arts community, Alicia also teaches at TLC Performing Arts, is a choreographer for the Johnson and Whales University Dance Team and St. George’s School, and a company member of the Elm City Dance Collective. Alicia is a graduate of Rhode Island College where she studied dance and theater.
Ellen Oliver, Youth Program Director
Ellen spearheads the Metamorphosis Youth Dance Program with emphasis on cross-disciplinary collaboration. She is on the ballet faculty at Franklin School for the Performing Arts and taught at the College of the Holy Cross and Festival de las Artes. Her work has been presented at festivals worldwide. Ellen has performed with Fusionworks Dance Company and Cynthia McLaughlin and is currently a dancer with Lorraine Chapman The Company and Metamorphosis Dance Company. She co-founded ProviDANCE Project and 3 Spice Dance and received a NEFA Grant in 2018/19.
Contact us today for questions or to register for Youth Classes.