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Meet Our Staff

Our people are among the most talented in the industry. We have certified dance educators & cheer coaches, well trained assistants, and professional dance & cheer instructors for all ages and levels. It would be our pleasure to put our extensive experience to work for you!

Artistic Director Amanda Morey grew up in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts and is currently raising her four children in the neighboring town of Westford. She holds a Certification in Dance Education from Northern Essex as well as her Associates Degree in Dance. Morey has been a Chelmsford’s Pop Warner Cheerleading Coach for 11 seasons now. She enjoys teaching all styles of dance as well as continuing her dance education by attending conventions and classes at Dance Teacher Summit and other local workshops, conventions, and network events. Over the past twenty-five years, she has studied numerous forms of the art including gymnastics, cheerleading, ballet, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, and many more. Morey has been a dancer and instructor for the FSU Dance Team, a Premiere Dancer for a family entertainment company, and has trained competitive dancers at a national and regional level for many years now.

Hip Hop Instructor - Shawn Krayenborg is originally from California and has trained from a very young age in Hip-Hop and Breaking. He has been in several movies including “Ten Things I Hate About You” with Heath Ledger. Krayenborg auditioned in 2007 for “So You Think You Can Dance” and made it through to the final Vegas cuts. Krayenborg expanded his dance range when he enrolled in Northern Essex’s dance education program in 2009 where he studied many forms of dance including World Dance, Ballet, and Jazz. Krayenborg was hired in 2010 as a Premier Dancer for Bates Entertainment where he performs live for hundreds of people all over New England every year. He enjoys furthering his dance education by attending several dance conventions each year such as “The Pulse”, “Monsters of Hip Hop”, “West Coast Dance Explosion”, “Jump”, and many more. He is a high energy teacher and performer, and we are excited to have him as a part of Studio A’s growing team! 

Cheer/Tumbling Coach- Kaitlin McGowan began her cheer journey as a Chelmsford Pop Warner Cheerleader. She leveled up at the age of 7 when she became an athlete at ECE in 2006 and cheered until she graduated out of the program in 2018. She began coaching for CPW where she coached both 5 years of athletes that all made it to Nationals. Two of those teams now hold National Champion titles for 2 consecutive years now. Coach Kaitlin has been coaching for Studio A since 2022 and is now the Head Coach of our Sparks Junior Level 3 team. 

Cheer/Tumbling Coach - Paige Hughes is Currently living in N. Chelmsford, MA with her family and fur baby! Coach Paige started her cheerleading career in Dracut, Ma at the age of 7. For last 16 years she has cheered and coached for her home town of Chelmsford. She has loved every minute of it! Coach Paige has earned her 4 year Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Westfield State. Believe it or not thanks to Cheer Paige has just began her new found career as a Correctional Officer for Middlesex County. She believes that Cheerleading is about pushing your body and mind to extreme limits and this is where she finds her passion for cheer the most. You only have 2 and half minutes to prove that you a worthy to earn that title. She loves finding the loop holes in the cracks of the rule books to really push her athletes to the next level!

Coach Paige has attended multiple cheerleading clinics ran by some of the most known all-star cheer organizations across the country. Most recently she coached the Chelmsford Pop Warner Varsity team who took first place and now 2 times National title holders! Coaching has been a passion of her for the last 7 years and she hopes to continue to do great things through our programs at Studio A. 

Dance Instructor -Bryanna Rowley arrived at her first dance class when she was 3 years old and instantly found her independence! She grew up in the dance world experiencing art from multiple studios, teachers, choreographers, professional performers, training programs, competitions, workshops, conventions, annual shows and fellow dancers who share in her passion. Rowley pursues her dance training and consistently works on her performance, choreography and teaching skills in and outside the classroom by attending master classes and conventions on a regular basis. She believes that continuing her dance education is the only way to instruct the students in the most informative, safe and open-minded manner possible. She only hopes to bring the joy and passion she has discovered in the performing arts to her students and all she meets.

Miss Bry has a bachelor’s degree in Classics and Dance from Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI. As she was away at school, she also took part in the RWU Theatre Department, selected performer with Kairos Dance Theatre, RWU Dance Team member and Dance Club as both a member and choreographer. She is a graduate of DETC (Dance Education Training Course) as of the year 2010 by Dance Teachers’ Club of Boston & The American Society through written and performance exams and proceeded to be inducted as a member of DTCB in October of 2011. As a dancer, educator, and choreographer she always encourages students to take full advantage of the opportunities afforded to them, no matter how challenging they may seem. Miss Bry believes those unique experiences will only make you a better dancer and overall individual.

Miss Bry's passion continues to grow as an instructor and choreographer by the day! Each student she has had the privilege of working with has given her new perspectives and methods of teaching that have changed her for the better. She hopes to provide students with values in dedication and appreciation for the performing arts. She wants all of her students to realize and accept their unique abilities and characteristics, for she believes those are what make one shine in this world! Miss Bry realizes that she would not be who she is today without dance and all of those who have influenced her throughout her continued journey in life as an artist and performer. She hopes to do the same for all of her students. 

Dance Instructor- Rebecca Harris has been dancing for over 13 years. In 2000 she started dancing at a local studio in Tewksbury, MA. She studied dance in many different styles and was also part of their competitive team. Jelley graduated Northern Essex Community College in 2010 with her certificate in dance education and her Associates Degree in dance. During her time at NECCO, Jelley earned the opportunity to participate at the American College Dance Festival three years in a row.

Jelley started her teacher training as an assistant in 2005 and has been teaching and choreographing her own classes for over three years. She currently teaches various styles of dance for different ages such as, ballet, tap, hip hop and jazz.

Preschool Dance/Combo Cuties Instructor - Jayla Garvey began her journey as a dancer 13 years ago under the training of Miss Amanda. She was selected to be one of Studio A's DreamGirl dancers in 2012. 

Before she was chosen as one of Studio A's Elite DreamGirls she was selected to dance in Disney World with a local Elite Competitive Dance Team. She also danced aboard an international cruise ship in the Bahamas during this time. Garvey continues to expand her range and resume by attending several dance workshops and master classes every year. She danced at the Orange Bowl Half-Time Show as well as on board the Intrepid Aircraft Carrier in New York City. She continues to expand her range by attending several workshops throughout the year. Some of 

these workshops were taught by celebrity choreographers Victor and Angel from Dance Moms: Miami and lead choreographer Britney from Abbey Lee Dance Company in Pennsylvania. Mandy Moore, celebrity choreographer for "So You Think You Can Dance". Jayla is the Preschool Dance Instructor at Studio A Dance Company as well as one of our substitute instructors!

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