on the pier

Rhonda Carol, Founder-Director

"Every block of stone has a statue inside it, and it is the task of the
sculptor to discover it."    


Jeanne P. Kogut

BA Boston University; Founding
Member of Calliope;
Member Royal Academy of Dance & Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing Great Britain

Jeanne was trained in the Royal Academy and Imperial Society methods, U.K. and is both a member of the Royal Academy of Dance and Licentiate of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing of Great Britain, the pre-eminent dance examinations board worldwide.  She was formerly on the Dance Department faculty of the renowned Boston Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA, the Cathedral School of St. Mary, Garden City, NY and a dance instructor for Pathways Women's Health.  Jeanne was on the Advisory Board of Children's Entertainment Review, a NYC based magazine, where her Dance School Guide was reviewed as exemplary by the New York Times.  She was the Director and Principal of the Academy of Dance, Garden City, NY.  Jeanne has a B.A. from Boston University and is one of only six instructors in the Northeast qualified in both the Royal Academy and Imperial Society methods.   Royal Academy of Dance and Imperial Society of Great Britain are part of British Ballet Education, together covering every form of theatre dance.  Jeanne is a Founding Member of Calliope working as Artistic Director and  Artistic Adviser to Calliope and her invaluable support and artistic contribution has helped to launch the company.  Jeanne is currently taking registration for Ballet (Adult) Workshops and Children's Ballet classes at Calliope.