Terrie Legein, Artistic & Administrative Director,
Dance Educator, Choreographer
Mrs. Legein is a certified teacher from the Levesque School of Dance, Providence; a certified member teacher of Dance Masters of America; the Dance Teachers Club of Boston; Dance Alliance of RI and the International Tap Association.
Terrie has served on the National Board of Directors for DMA as the National 1st and 2nd Vice President, Affiliations Chair and Solo Title Directors Chair. Mrs. Legein is a 4 - term Past President of Dance Masters of America, N.E. Chapter 5 and has served as an Area Vice President for DMA for the Northeast Region of the US and Canada, National Membership Chairperson and National Scholarship Chairperson.
Terrie is a nationally certified examiner in all dance disciplines and routinely examines qualified teachers across the country and Canada for membership in DMA. She has served on the Board of Directors for Dance Teachers’ Club of Boston as Program Chair and Advisor for their Teacher Training School Program. She frequently travels as a competition judge / adjudicator and Master Tap Teacher throughout the US and Canada.
In July of 2000, Terrie was awarded the prestigious Bachna Scholarship for Leadership and Dedication to Dance Education from Dance Masters of America in Buffalo, NY. As an advocate for dance education, she continues to study annually at DMA’s Teacher Training School in Buffalo. Mrs. Legein will serve on faculty once again this year in Buffalo at Teachers’ Training School as a Master Tap Teacher, Music Theory Teacher and as a National Judge for the DMA Solo Title Competitions.
Mrs. Legein has had the honor of performing with Master Teacher, Brian Jones at Trinity Repertory Theater in Providence and at the Orpheum in Foxboro. MA. She served as co-chair for the United We Dance event in Providence which raised more than $15,000 for the families of the victims of 9/11.
Additional professional affiliations include: Resident Choreographer for area schools and theater groups including: URI, Warwick Players, Valley Players, West Warwick High School, Mt. Hope High School in Bristol and most recently with the Pawtuxet Valley Theater Group and RISE on Broadway in Providence. She served for a number of years on faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Orleans, MA as Chair of their Tap Department.