OUR FACULTY

Extreme Dance Company has a distinguished faculty that strives to be ahead of all others. All our faculty members are certified in dance education from the Dance Educators of America and the Dance Teacher Training Association or trained under their direction. Our faculty is consistently taking classes and attending workshops to stay on point with today's "dance world." The staff takes pride in enriching their students with QUALITY dance instruction from a QUALITY dance school!

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Lorraine Pannozzo

Owner, Founder & Director of Extreme Dance Company. Graduate member of the D.T.T.A. Over 28 years of dance and teaching experience. She has trained and worked with some of the top dancers and choreographers in the industry. This also includes tap and musical theatre instruction from a former Rockette for over 5 years. Her choreography is original and has been accredited with prestigious praise and recognition for her work including winning multiple "Best Choreography" awards. Ms. Lorraine's dedication to her students and staff is noticeable as each and every student is undeniable.

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Lisa Mobley

Franchise owner of the Port St. Lucie studio. Graduate member of the D.T.T.A. Founder and Director of the Extreme Dance Company. Over 28 years of dance experience and 14 years of teaching experience. She has trained and worked with some of the top dancers and choreographers in the industry. This includes lyrical, jazz, and contemporary training with Michael Jackson's backup dancer for 10+ years. She is also and digital media specialist for the studio. Her spirit is contagious and her love for the students is noticeable in every class she teaches. Ms. Lisa's work has been highly acclaimed.

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Lisa Giannini

Owner, & Founder of Extreme Dance Company. Graduate member of the D.T.T.A. Over 30 years of dance experience and 14 years of teaching experience. She has trained and worked with some of the top dancers and choreographers in the industry. This includes lyrical, jazz, and contemporary training with Michael Jackson's backup dancer for 10+ years. She is also the

digital media specialist for the studio. Her spirit is contagious and her love for the students is noticeable in every class she teaches. Ms. Lisa's work has been highly acclaimed.

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Nathalie Brown

Nathalie Brown has over 15 years of Dance experience. Accreditations include work with Spanish network Univision, Telemundo, and artist such as J Balvin, Dylan y Lenny, Zion y Lennox, Anita, Mariah and other well known artist. She has also had the opportunity to work assisting in choreography for Zion y Lennox World Tour and Miami Heat dancers as well as performing, choreographing and assisting in stage performances. She has been able to participate in multiple music videos and promo tours as well. Nathalie has advanced training in Hip hop, jazz, jazz funk, flamenco, and contemporary.

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Kristen Whitaker

Kristen is a certified instructor and member of Dance Masters of Wisconsin, Chicago National Association of Dance Masters, and Dance Educators of America. She has 23 years experience teaching ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary, pom, lyrical, modern, and musical theater. She grew up in Atlanta studying at the Georgia Ballet under the direction of Ms. Iris Hensley and then moved to Florida where she worked in the entertainment departments of Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and Sea World. She spent 9 years in Milwaukee, WI coaching All Star dancers in the UDA circuit winning back to back National titles. Moving back to Florida 4 years ago, she continues her true passion teaching and sharing her love of the arts with the next generation 

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Natasha Anderson

Natasha was born and raised in England where she trained in various styles of dance and acrobatics since the age of two. She competed competitively winning many awards including at the All England dance championships in London. She has been teaching in Jacksonville, FL for 7 years and is certified in Acrobatic Art’s Module 1 and 2. Natasha also teaches HipHop, Jazz, Contemporary, Musical Theater, and Tap. She has been choreographing on the competition circuit for 4 years producing award winning competition pieces. Natasha was company manager of her dance company at FSCJ where she received her AA in dance. She has also had the chance to work with teachers and acrobatic who train and work with the cast of Cirque du Soleil.

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Brittany Foster

Brittany has over 15 years of dance experience training in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and lyrical.  Brittany is originally from Pittsburgh, PA, where not only did she receive her dance training from, but also danced on the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg's dance team as well as semi-professionally with the Steel City Angels. Brittany has choreographed for her studio in Pittsburgh, as well as assisted with choreography for the Angels. She was also the primary instructor and choreographer for a high school color guard and winter guard program in the Tampa, FL area for 2 years.  Brittany absolutely adores kids and is very excited to begin her teaching journey with the Extreme Dance Company.

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Jordan Pagan

Jordan has been dancing for over 12 years. She has extensive training in ballet, lyrical, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, pointe, musical theatre, and acro. She holds multiple overall title placements in various competitions as well as scholarships to The Joffrey Ballet, Wild Dance Intensive, AMDA and more. Ms. Jordan has proven a successful competitive choreographer with her dances winning multiple overall placements and recognitions. 

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Skylar Sikora

Skylar has been dancing with our studio for 10 years now. She is proficient in acrobatics and tumbling and we are pleased and honored to have her on our faculty as an acrobatic instructor for her second season. Ms. Skylar has proven herself a strong choreographer, having choreographed multiple acrobatic routines for the studio in an organized and professional manner. She has won multiple overall titles with her acrobatic solos and group performances over the past 8 years. She has won many scholarships and her work ethic, level of responsibility, and accountability are unmatched.

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Isabella Gilarski

Ms. Izzy  has over ​15 years dancing experience and over 9 years on the competition circuit as a competitive dancer. She is always spreading her contagious happy spirit and warm smile. Ms. Izzy is proficiently trained in ballet, jazz, acro, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, musical theatre, pointe, and tap. She is also an award winning, National Title holding Champion on the competition scene. We are thrilled and honored to have Izzy join our faculty this season.