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Dance Class



Ages 17+

Designed for adult dancers of all levels who seek to enjoy the art of dance in a no-pressure, welcoming community. Classes are offered throughout the year in ballet, contemporary, tap, musical theater, and jazz.

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Tuition is paid at the beginning of a class session.  We also offer a walk in rate for by-the-class students.   All classes are held at AXCBT Studios @ Bell Works (101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel, NJ).

For 1.5-hour Classes (8 week session)

$125 per session / $25 by the class

For 1-hour Classes (8 week session)

$100 per session / $20 by the class

Have a question? Email

or visit us at AXCBT Studios @ Bell Works 

APAA's Faculty

APAA Pre-Professional Dance Faculty


Olivia Miranda – APAA Faculty

A founding member of AXCBT, Olivia graduated from Ailey/Fordham with a B.F.A. in Dance and English (2018). She previously danced with Ballet Hispanico's BHdos and has performed works by Alvin Ailey, Paul Taylor, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Colby Damon, Graham Lustig, and Riccardo de Nigris. She has performed at Lincoln Center and the historic Apollo Theater. Olivia has presented and performed choreographic works at Asbury Park Dance Festival, Ailey Citigroup Theatre, Dixon Place, Rider University, The Tank NYC, and Bell Works.

APAA's Faculty

APAA Pre-Professional Dance Faculty


Kathleen Pearlberg – APAA Faculty

Kathleen Pearlberg danced professionally with the NJ Ballet and is a certified personal trainer (ACSM) and group exercise instructor.  She danced professionally for 15 years and has 30 years of teaching experience.  She is excited to share her passion and knowledge of dance to all her students at Axelrod Academy.

APAA's Faculty

APAA Pre-Professional Dance Faculty

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Jessica Totaro – APAA Faculty

Jessica Totaro is a Contemporary, Choreography Skills and Hip Hop teaching artist from Neptune City, NJ.  She received her BFA in dance from Rutgers, Mason Gross School of the Arts and has been teaching and choreographing professionally for over a decade. Her movement vocabulary is deeply rooted in Limón Modern technique while integrating the Hip Hop fundamentals of Breaking, Locking, House and Popping. She is the founder and Artistic Director of the Movement Arts Project Dance Company. Jessica has presented original choreographic works at various academies and performing arts programs. She has recently expanded her dance composition class to dancers internationally. Her teaching method is to not dictate but guide each dancer deeper into their own creative ability and communicate authentically through movement. 

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