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 20 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!
Giuliana Sauro (Miss Jewel) was trained at Pizzazz Dance Center since the age of six. While a student she took classes in seven different disciplines of dance which included ballet, jazz, tap, pointe, musical theater, hip-hop, and Irish Step. She has danced at the Disney World Holiday Parade which was broadcast on Christmas Day! Miss Jewel is currently attending Arizona State University and Rowan University to earn her Bachelor's Degree in Educational and Psychological Studies and Elementary Education. Miss Jewel currently teaches Irish Step, Hip-Hop, and Musical Theater.
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 Donahue has studied dance since the age of two in various styles such as ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, contemporary, and modern. Anna has always known that she wanted to be a dance teacher. While in high school she was a member of the dance company where she took part in many shows and performances and from there her teaching inspiration grew. Miss Anna has danced at the 76ers games and at the Philadelphia Soul games. She continues to take master classes to gain more knowledge in hopes of passing it on to her students. She currently is attending Rowan College at Gloucester County for Business and Accounting. Miss Anna loves sharing her passion for dance with her students!