MM2 Modern Dance Company is pleased to announce the addition of Angela Frezzo, Jennifer Laucella and Matthew Varvar to our company for the 2012 season.
Angela has studied dance since the age of three. She began her instruction at Karen Myers Dance Company, focusing on ballet, tap, jazz and musical theater. Angela recently graduated from West Chester University with a bachelors degree in Education. During her studies at West Chester, she also minored in dance and was President of the University Dance Company. Her responsibilities as part of the company included not only performing, but development of choreography for many of the productions. Angela’s focus has been primarily modern dance, in which she completed an internship, working with a variety of guest artists. During her senior year at West Chester, she was given the opportunity to showcase her work “Obstructed” in the adjudicated performance at the American College Dance Festival. Angela has continued at Karen Myers Dance Company, but now as an instructor and choreographer.
Jennifer Laucella began her dance training in the Philadelphia area at the age of four. She continued her training at the Hartt School at the University of Hartford where she graduated with a B.F.A. in Dance Performance in 2011. While at the Hartt School, Jennifer was fortunate enough to study under world-class faculty including Hilda Morales, Nina Watt, Stephen Pier, Katie Stevinson-Nollet and many more. She has also had the opportunity to study at the Julidans festival in Amsterdam, and received her Pilates certification from the Pilates Center of Western Massachusetts. Jennifer has performed with the Rebecca Davis Dance Company, DancEnlight, and Music and Motion Dance. Currently, Jennifer also performs with Tikvah Company of Artists and teaches dance at Delaware Valley Dance Academy.
Matthew has studied dance for the past nine years at Showbiz Kidz in Lopatcong, NJ. He also teaches tap, jazz, acro and hip hop at that studio. He currently attends Warren County Technical School, we he majors in theater arts. Matthew has placed and won numerous competitions and in 2010 was the recipient of a Freddie Award. He currently has leading roles in Seussical The Musical.