Kimberly Blisard began her dance career at Bradford College, graduating with a BA in Humanities. While pursuing her career, Kim trained with Irene Weiss, Kathryn Mickel, Luigi, Adrienne Hawkins, Christina Polos and Lance Westergard. She also studied extensively in NY with Lynn Barr, traveling to Italy for training and performance opportunities. Kim opened the Cape Ann Center for Dance in 2004. In addition to running the dance studio, Kim is the artistic director of the Cape Ann Performance Company. Over the years, the company dancers have performed Ms. Blisard’s award winning choreography at many venues, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Martha Graham Studio Theater and the KoDaFe International Festival at Ailey Citigroup Theater in NYC.
Molly McGee was raised in New Jersey, where she began dancing at the age of four. Growing up, she studied contemporary, hip-hop, jazz, ballet, and tap at a competitive level. At seventeen, she moved to New York City, where she attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy to study dance theatre. After graduating, Molly began teaching all over the tri-state area, including masterclasses, intensives, competition choreography, and conventions. With over a decade of teaching experience, Molly continues to teach and choreograph as she obtains her psychology BA, focusing on child and adolescent development.
Talia has been dancing for thirty years and has over fifteen years of teaching experience. She is trained in various styles and has taught Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Acro, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Lyrical, Modern, and Hip Hop to all ages and skill levels. At the age of 17, she began volunteering to teach Hip Hop to adolescents with disabilities. Talia then went on to train as a dance educator at her home studio teaching Ballet and Tap. Additionally, Talia enrolled at Salem State University focusing her studies in Dance. She was a choreographer for both Salem State Dance Ensemble and Repertory Dance Theatre and held the position of President for the 2012-2013 academic year. Talia performed with the Boston based company, Pictures in Concrete , and has spent the last sixteen years dedicating her dance career to teaching on the North Shore.
Courtney Corey join the CACD family in 2014. She began her professional journey as a specialist in breakdance. After a couple of years she began fusing break dance with modern hip-hop. Currently Courtney is committed to competitive hip-hop choreography. She brings a fierce and athletic routine to challenge her students and guide them to be the greatest dancers they can be. She also incorporates positive values such as self-confidence, teamwork, and commitment to further the overall growth of the performer, dancer, and individual.