“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”
— William Arthur Ward



Erin Marcucci
Erin's dance career began over two decades ago under the direction of Sharon DiCrosta at The Dancers Studio in New Haven, CT. While at The Dancers Studio Erin also attended the Educational Center for the Arts High School, where she had the privilege to perform original works of the Mercer Cunningham Company, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the Paul Taylor Dance Company, and more.

Upon high school graduation Erin matriculated to the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA where she continued to development and master her craft. While in Philadelphia Erin worked directly with The Pennsylvania Ballet, Koresh Dance Company, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, BalletX, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and The Jose Limon Dance Company.

Brittany Danek
Logan is an accomplished businessman with a wide array of experiences. He has worked in finance, supply chain management, and operations, and is currently a Director at Saint Mary's Health System. He holds a bachelors degree in Public Relations from The University of Alabama, and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Quinnipiac University.

Erin and Logan are engaged to wed in January of 2016.

Our Teaching Staff

The Cheshire Performing Arts Academy is fortunate to employ several of the most accomplished and well-rounded dance instructors in the state of Connecticut. Each of our teachers brings with her multiple years of competition and recreational dance instruction experience, and a true passion for the craft.

While we are extremely proud of the awards and accolades our teacher's and their students have received, we are most proud of the strong reputations they have built as dedicated, hard-working, and committed role-models.

At CPAA you can always rest assured that your children are receiving the finest care and attention possible. This is made possible by the amazing women below: