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Our Professional Staff

Universal Dance Studios

Claudia Alvarado – Creative Director

Claudia Alvarado is native to South Florida and is a graduate of the University of South Florida in Tampa, with a degree in Dance Studies. During her time at USF, she received Dean’s List of Scholars award, Compass Award, several talent awards, grants, and scholarships. She attended Bates Dance Festival, American College Dance Festival Association (ACDFA) Conference, and Studied Abroad in Paris, France with the USF Dance program. As a professional, she is dedicated to Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Acrobatics, and Polynesian Dance Styles. She teaches all ages and levels of dance. She enjoys mentoring young dancers who share her passion for the performing arts and are interested in this area as a career. She has taught in St. Petersburg, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale and Miami. As a teacher, she believes in educating students to become complete dancers, by developing confidence, self-discipline, control, fitness, proper technique and injury prevention.

Mirando Atemici


 Aminah Angrand

Aminah Angrand was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She began her journey into dance at 12 years old. She specializes in tap dance. She currently teaches Tap, Contemporary, and Jazz Dance at Universal Dance Studios. She has recently completed her Associates in Arts degree. She continues to study and train in dance and will soon go on to pursue my Bachelors of Arts Degree.





Hannah Greenside

Current Schedule Classes
August 2017-December 2017