About Us


Elevate Studios is designed to bring out the full potential in YOU! Our curriculum is to develop you in all areas of the arts such as Dance, Performance Techniques, Vocal Training, Artist Development and Acting through our classes, intensive training seminars, workshops and live performances. Elevate Studios promises to provide a program that will develop your talent, build self-esteem, and create a path to give you the confidence to pursue your goals and dreams. 


Elevate Studio’s professional coaches are all University trained or have years of performance and teaching experience. Our industry professionals consist of Elite Actors, Dancers, Singers & Musicians who have a passion for their craft and the performing arts as well as a history of success in their own careers. The team at Elevate Studios have a desire to train and inspire their students while also teaching discipline, work ethic, team work and respect for each other and themselves.

Cheryl Ritchie

Founder/Executive Director

Mark Izzo

Technical Director

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Kristen Tabor

Director of Operations

Jeni Valtinson

Administrative Coordinator

Sarah Newton

Artistic Director

Marisa Rosado

Elevate Live Coordinator

David Pellegrene

Vocal Coach

Eve Koch

Acting Coach

Angelo Jannotti

Guitar Coach

Lauren Rodriguez

Dance Coach