Unbound Dance Academy

Freedom to Express, Freedom to Grow, Freedom to Excel

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Kara Lavigne - Assistant Director for Acrobatics and Development, Tap & Jazz

Miss Kara was involved in dance for 10 years from 1993-2003. She studied styles including jazz and hip hop while focusing mainly on tap. From dance, Kara took interest in gymnastics and eventually began cheerleading competitively. She furthered her love for tumbling by becoming a tumbling instructor at an all-star cheerleading facility in the Nashua area in 2006. Kara earned her dual degree in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education at Granite State College and currently works full time as a preschool teacher in the Manchester area. Over the past 3 years, Miss Kara has grown the acrobatics and tap programs to a point where we are expanding! We now offer six levels of acrobatics and four levels of tap! Kara has a passion for working with children and is looking forward to bringing her fun and outgoing personality along with her unique skill sets to the Unbound community! 


Sara Kelley- Lyrical, Modern, Tap and Jazz

Originally  from Indiana, Miss Sara moved to Boston to pursue her  in Masters in Sport Psychology.  Miss Sara has more than 15 years of dance experience as has won regional and national competitions with her team! Today, she is  an licensed mental health counselor working for Beacon Health Options in Massachusetts.  Miss Sara has done a beautiful job in growing the teen tap and lyrical programs at Unbound and we look forward to expanding her teaching palette next year to give more dancers the opportunity to work with her! 



Emily Gray - Ballet, Lyrical & Pointe

Miss Emily, in her formative years, trained primarily in classical ballet and modern at Southern NH Dance Theater under the direction of Patricia Lavoie. She had the honor of performing in roles such as the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, and the title role in the ballet "Giselle." She has received scholarships to train at summer intensives all over the country. Her professional career included working with Ekklesia Contemporary Ballet and Vivid Ballet. Miss Emily has her A.S in Business Studies and has one year remaining before she completes her B.S. in Accounting from Southern NH University.



Maria Bradbury - Ballet & Pointe

Miss Maria is a California transplant who has lived in Nashua since 1995. She trained with SJ Dance Theater and danced professionally there as well. She has taught classical ballet and pointe for over 25 years. By way of her husband's military career, she has had the good fortune of living in various locales, all offering wonderful opportunities for professional growth. Miss Maria has trained with master teachers such as, David Howard, Finis Jhung, Densil Adams and Eleanor D,Antuono, and is certified to teach through Dance Masters of America. Besides her husband, Miss Maria has a daughter, Lauren, and son, Colin.