"Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach." - Aristotle
A dance teacher helps their students find the song in their heart, the beat in their feet and a passion for life - Unknown
Lisa Drouin Goff, Owner/Director
Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical, Technique and Performance Team
Lisa Drouin Goff grew up in New Hampshire where she began dancing locally and then trained through high school with Sidney Leonard of Boston Ballet. She earned a full scholarship to Point Park University as a dance major and was a member of its in-house dance company. Moving to Boston and then NYC after college, she became a member of the Modern Jazz dance company Impulse, under the direction of Adrienne Hawkins. In Boston she taught for Boston College, Joy of Movement Centers, Boston Center for Adult Education, Natick School of Ballet, and later St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire. While in NYC she studied daily with Lynn Simonson, Frank Hatchett, Phil Black, and Finis Jhung. She also earned a scholarship to study with the prestigious Alvin Ailey School.
Lisa has been married to her husband Jim for 38 years, her favorite thing in life is when her whole family can be together this includes her daughter Chelsey her husband Rod and son Cameron, son Drou and his fiance MJ and can't forget the maltipoo Winnie! She attributes her passion for the art of dance in part to some very special teachers: Chuck Davis, Adrienne Hawkins and Lynn Simonson.
Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Pom
Emma is an alumn of TPCD and trained with us for 15 years. Emma also graduated from the Student Apprentice Program here at Turning Pointe in June of 2016. As a student Emma was cast in many leading roles Clara and the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Nutcracker and Dolly in Hello Dolly among others. As a part of our Performance Team Emma has performed in NYC, Disney World, Universal Studios, Chicago's Navy Pier and Washington DC. Emma is a familiar and loved face here at TPCD with her strong leadership qualities, upbeat personality and dance/performance abilities the students always enjoy her classes. Emma also teaches dance at Studio 109 in Rochester NH as well as works full time at Zoe's in Concord. In what spare time she can find Emma loves going to the movies and sleeping and is inlove with everything Disney.
Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical , Tap
Emily is a familiar face here not only because she has taught 5 years at our dance camps but she danced with TPCD for 10 years and participated in our Student Apprentice Program for two years and has helped backstage at many of our performances. .
She is a graduate of Dean College with a Bachelors degree in Dance. She is a member of a dance company in Boston, "Onstage" and teaches at Fortitude for Dance in Manchester NH.
This is Emily's first year teaching back at her home studio and we are so happy to have her we know the students will love her passion for dance and her positive/fun personality when it comes to merging two things she loves Dance and children!
Look for Emily in our Saturday classes.
Apprenticeship Program Student -
Kirsten Rasmussen a TPCD in her 14th year , this is hear 3rd year in the program and on target to graduate the program her Senior year.
Class room helpers
Gracie Dean, Ella Krochmal and Angie Lemieux