About Our Instrutors

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Ms Kelly, Dance

Ms. Kelly has been teaching dance in the neighborhood at Allstar Studios for 7 years, and has taught throughout NYC and the Northeast while pursuing her career as a performer in multiple  professional dance companies. She received her Bachelors of Arts Degree from Dean College where she majored in Dance and studied pedagogy, early childhood development and kinesiology.

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Mr. Petty, Movement

Mr. Petty is a Queens local resident and received his Bachelor's Degree in Theatre Arts. He is a seasoned children performer and educator, is passionate about fostering imagination through participatory activities. His previous work experience with children includes performing and overseeing youth theatre education program at Featherstone Art Center in Martha's Vineyard, M.A. and volunteering as an educational guide at the American Museum of Natural History. 

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Blance & Jesse, Musiquita!

Blanca and Jesse are local parents to two young children. Blanca holds a Masters in Music Degree from The Juilliard School in New York City. Jesse has performed sold out concerts throughout the world as the music director/pianist of Postmodern Jukebox at venues such as Radio City Music Hall (NYC), Red Rocks Theater (CO) and L’Olympia (Paris). 

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Ms Sam, Sensory, Science & Preschool Accelerator

Ms. Sam has been teaching in the community for almost ten years. She received a Master Degree in Early Childhood and Special Education from Teachers College at Columbia University, Sam currently works full time as a certified early childhood teacher. She is a local mom and has lived in Forest Hills for 10+ years.

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Ms. Corrie, Bunny Hop, Sensory, Art & Mandarin

Ms. Corrie received a Master Degree in Elementary Education from Teachers College at Columbia University and has been teaching for more than 15 years.  She is also a local mom of two young children, a classically trained professional musician, and has worked as a foreign language interpreter at the Department of Justice,  and as a CPA and hedge fund tax manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers.