Arenda Pagats (Alumni 2007) Assistant Director

Arenda has been dancing for 25 years and teaching professionally for 9 years. She has learned many dance forms throughout her childhood and while furthering her dance education including Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Lyrical and Modern. She is currently the Assistant Director at Nardi Dance Studios, Owner/Director of Grand Jeté Studio of Dance, Tap Ties Dance Company Member, Dance Coordinator for the Precious Metal Dance Team (Lehigh Valley Steelhawks) and a Blue Status Presenter with Younique Cosmetics.  When she's not busy in the studio she likes to spend her free time with her husband and family and taking classes. She can be seen taking community classes, conventions and workshops in the Lehigh Valley, NYC and New Jersey including Jump Dance Tour, 24/7 Dance Convention, Big Apple Tap Festival, The Dance Teacher Summit and Tap Ties Festival Classes just to name a few. Some accomplishments Arenda has made includes an Annual Youth Dance Clinic that hosts over 100 children ages 3-18 for a one day event that she's been organizing for 7 years. She also has now won multiple special awards with our Performance Companies for her choreography.