Pizzazz Dance Center is owned and operated by Aimee Rogers-Minarich. Aimee has been dancing for 35+ years and has been teaching dance for over 25 years. Aimee is an alumni of Rowan University where she earned a Bachelor's of Science in Business with a specialization in marketing. While there, she also studied dance in the university's performing arts department.
Aimee has danced with and was an instructor with Ballet South of NJ. While there she played the role of the wicked step sister in Cinderella. She has attended workshops and conventions with Dance Educator's of America, the Dance Teacher Summit, Rhee Gold Dancelife Teacher Summit, Dance Teacher Web Convention, and Associated Dance Teacher's of NJ.
In addition to loving the art, dance has taught her self-discipline, poise, and self-confidence
Nicolette Bertulis is an alumni of Pizzazz Dance Center where she began dancing at a very young age and was a member of the Pizzazz family until she graduated from high school. She graduated from Rowan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Health and Exercise Science and a minor in Dance. While at Rowan, she participated in the Rowan Dance Team and Rowan’s Contemporary Dance Company. She has also taught ‘Movement and Exercise for the Actor’ for Schalick High School’s Theater Academy and has choreographed numerous musicals for Schalick HS and the Landis Theater. She is an ACSM certified Exercise Physiologist and currently works with the Region 10 Cancer & Chronic DiseaseCoalition at Inspira Medical Center. Miss Nicolette hopes to be able to pass along her passion, love, and appreciation of dance and music to each and every one of her students!
Jessica Brotherton is a graduate of Rowan University with a double major in dance and psychology. While at Rowan, she choreographed numerous pieces including a devised cabaret, showcase piece, and senior project piece while also performing in numerous shows and concerts as a member of the contemporary dance company. To add to her performing experience, Jessica participated in the Disney College Program in Walt Disney World as a Character Performer cast member and became a professional dance team member of the former Atlantic City Diamonds. During the day, Jess works as a Registered Behavior Technician and supports/provides behavior therapy for students with autism and other developmental disorders. She aspires to earn her masters degree to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in the near future. Jessica has been teaching dance for many years and is very excited to share her passion and experience with Pizzazz Dance Center!
Anna Plowman started dancing at a young age where she trained in several styles of dance. She is currently studying at Rowan University with a double major in marketing and management. While at Rowan, she participated in the dance program and choreographed pieces for her class. Anna has also competed at World of Dance in Boston, MA with L3gacy Dance in a hip-hop routine. In addition to her dance career, Anna is a preliminary champion in Irish Dancing and continues to compete at competitions in the Mid-Atlantic Region. She also volunteered at the Cumberland County Library teaching basic beginners hip-hop. Looking into the future, Anna hopes to complete her degree and obtain a private pilots license. She is very passionate about dance and is looking forward to teaching at Pizzazz Dance Center!