Faculty

Jelissa Acosta

Jelissa Acosta has trained in dance for 13 years at ABC Dance Studio. She has been technically trained in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical, Tap and Acro. Jelissa joined the ABC Dance Company when she was 6 years old. She competed in dance for 12 years where she received numerous awards and scholarships with the ABC Dance Company. She attended Southwood Middle school in the Magnet Dance Program where she also danced on their nationally awarded Dance team “The Superstars”. Jelissa was accepted into Coral Reef High School Dance Magnet program where she made it onto their JV and Varsity “Cudettes” Teams and won several National dance titles in her four years there. Jelissa has won several recognitions and awards in her Dance Magnet programs and conventions that she has attended throughout the years at Reef. Jelissa just recently graduated from High School and is now attending FIU. She is looking forward to expanding her skills in teaching dance and her knowledge in choreography as she continues her dance career.