Raquelle's Dance Studio

Rachel Buffer

Rachel Buffer hails from North Brunswick, NJ and began her dance training at the School of the Arts Dance Center. She has recently completed a dgree in fashion Merchandising at Mount Ada College. Rachel has been dancing with Boston-based Tribe, the Dance Company since 2008 serving as rehearsal diector this past season.  In addition to dancing with Tribe, Rachel is also a member of the Unyted Stylz Crew under the direction of Ricardo Foster, Jr. As a choreographer, Rachel has created full-length pieces for Tribe as well as choreography for various youth troupes throughout New England and in the tri-state area.  Rachel is a passionate teacher and has instructed master classes all over Massachusetts including a promotional master class for Tribe, the Dance Company's "Tribe Vibe 8" show.  Miss Buffer has served as a faculty member at Boston University, School of the Arts in North Brunswick, NJ and many other professional studios in New England. 

Kenzie Finn

(Sagamore Beach, MA) Kenzie began her dance training at Center Stage Dance Academy in Plymouth, MA. At fourteen, she transferred out of her local high school to pursue her dance training at the Boston Arts Academy. At the BAA she had the opportunity to work with professionals such as Ina Hahn, and Sean Curran while also broadening her range of dance styles and uderstanding of movement concepts. After graduating, Ms. Finn began work on her B.F.A. in dance choreography at Long Island University's Brooklyn campus. While in New York, Kenzie also became on of the Inaugural members of the Calvin Wiley Dance Theatre in Manhattan. Since returning to Boston, Kenzie joined the Boston-based dance company, Rainbow Tribe, and spent a summer as an intern at the Bates Dance Festival. Currently, Kenzie spends most of her time teaching dance, learning about dance, and dancing. 

Stacey Melvoen

Stacey has been dancing almost all of her life and loves teaching. She received her training at The Cambridge School of Weston, the Boston Ballet and the Boston Conservatory. She has taught for various studios throughout the South Shore as well as run her own dance program at the Mass Gymnastics Center. As a mother of 4, she splits her time between her family and her love of dance.

Katrina Dianne Lumbert

Katrina began dancing at Raquelle's when she was 3 yrs. old. At age 11 she began assisting with teaching and administrative duties. Her junior year she participated in a studio internship where she assisted in classes as well as teaching and choreographing her own sections.Katrina has participated in many competitions and received many awards including the Dance America "Most likely to perform" and Dance Olympus summer VIP.  Katrina is presently employed as an administrative assistant while recovering from injuries. She hopes to return to the classroom soon.