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Melanie Boniszewski

Founder & Director 

Melanie Boniszewski is the Owner and Director of Tonawanda Dance Arts.  She began dancing at the age of three and has over 40  years of experience teaching dance to children.  Melanie completed her teaching certification and holds a degree from Dance Masters of America (DMA) and is also a member of More Than Just Great Dancing™ (MTJGD) organization.  Melanie has been recognized by MTJGD for her contributions to the dance community by receiving their Positive Action Award and is also a Certified Coach with the organization. 


Kelsey Griffin

Associate Director 

Kelsey Griffin is the Associate Director of Tonawanda Dance Arts.  She started taking class at the age of three, and has also studied with Classical Ballet of Western New York. Kelsey received her teaching certification from Dance Masters of America’s Teachers Training School.  Kelsey has her Masters in Business Administration from Canisius College.  Kelsey is also a Certified Coach for the More Than Just Great Dancing™ (MTJGD) organization.  

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