Our teachers have had a passion for dance since they were children. That passion took them through their schooling and on to performing or teaching dance. Now they want to share that passion with our students.
Mommy & Me, Ballet, Pointe and Modern Teacher
Alyce graduated Magna Cum Laude from Temple University with a BFA in dance. During that time, she performed with the Philadelphia Civic Ballet and Ballet South where she was a soloist. Upon graduation Alyce moved to New York City to study at the Martha Graham School, where she was on scholarship for three years. During that time she performed collaborative and independent choreographic works with various company members, as well as performing with several other companies. Alyce then began teaching workshops at the 92nd Street YMCA. Upon her return to Philadelphia, she performed at The Painted Bride and was on scholarship at Philadanco. She then resumed position as owner of the Barn Studio of Dance.
Pictured is Alyce with her two daugthers.
Jazz and Ballet Instructor
Tom DiFeo is a Pennsylvania native that has just returned to The Barn after 6 years in NYC. Tom started his training at Miss Cindy’s School of Dance in Quakertown, PA and then continued his studies at The Koresh Dance School, The Rock School for Dance Education, and holds a BFA in Dance from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Tom also holds a Conservatory Certificate from The Stella Adler Studio of Acting in NYC. while I’m NYC Tom was a member of The Borne Dance Company where they held regular workshops focusing on mental health and eating disorder awareness through creative moment, visual art, and guided imagery. Tom’s professional credits include, Dorney Park, Holland American Cruise Lines, West Side Story (Indio, Ivoryton Playhouse), Saturday Night Fever (Joey, Ivoryton Playhouse).
Susan’s background is based in classical ballet. From the age of 3-21, she studied at numerous studios and danced semi-professionally with the Devon Festival Ballet Co. in Devon PA. After taking a break to have her three children, she became a certified aerobics instructor in 2005. She has taught cardio, strength and toning classes for years. In 2008, Susan discovered Zumba Fitness and found that it was the perfect combination of her two passions - dance and fitness. She became a certified Zumba instructor in 2010 and has taught classes for several dance and fitness studios in Montgomery County. Susan still loves ballet and continues to take adult classes at the Barn Studio in Souderton. For two years she has performed with the studio holding lead roles such as the Sugarplum Fairy in Nutcracker and Blue Bird in Sleeping Beauty.
Susan lives in Schwenksville with her husband and three children.
Barn Studio of Dance
113 E Chestnut St
Souderton, PA 18964
The studio is open for phone calls during the following hours from September-June:
Wednesday 5:00pm- 8:00pm
Thursday 4:30pm - 8:30pm