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The Talent Lab - Performing Arts Studio


About The Talent Lab

Our mission is to foster a supportive and inclusive environment that caters to the individual needs of each dancer and performer. We aim to create a fun and enjoyable experience for our students while equipping them with the skills and preparation necessary for the professional world!

At The Talent Lab, we prioritize the technical growth of every performer. We don't separate students by age in technique classes. Instead, we assess their abilities and place them in appropriate levels based on availability. Our goal is to provide comfortable and tailored training for each student, ensuring they receive the attention they need to thrive. We believe in nurturing individuality and creating a supportive environment where students can reach their full potential.








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4:30 - 5:30:  BALLET    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

5:30 - 6:15:  TAP          --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

6:15 - 7:00:  ACRO      --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  

7:00 - 7:45:  JAZZ/LYRICAL      ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Level 1

Level 1

Level 1

Level 1

(Audition Only)


5:30 - 6:30:  ACRO        ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

6:30 - 7:30:  BALLET      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 

7:30 - 8:30:  ACRO         ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

8:30 - 9:30:  BALLET        --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Private Lessons - Call for Availability

Level 2

Level 2

Level 3

Level 3


4:30 - 5:30: ACTING        ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

5:30 - 6:30: TAP               ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

6:30 - 7:30: TAP TEAM   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

7:30 - 8:30: ACTING       ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Private Lessons - Call for Availability      

Level 1/2

Level 2/3

(Audition Only)

Level 3


4:30 - 5:30: JAZZ       ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

5:30 - 6:30: CONTEMPORARY       ----------------------------------------------------------------------

6:30 - 7:30: JAZZ                              ----------------------------------------------------------------------

7:30 - 8:30: CONTEMPORARY        ---------------------------------------------------------------------

Private Lessons - Call for Availability      

Level 2

Level 2

Level 3

Level 3

Weekly Class Schedule


Need help deciding what class to sign up for? Contact us today!

Want To Compete?!

Here's what is required:

  • Attend auditions & contract signings!

  • Take required technique classes and a minimum of 1 elective (Acro, Tap or Acting)

  • If you take any electives outside of the studio, please see Aly and Krystle!

More Info



Acro- A fusion of Gymnastics, Contortion, and Dance where students are to able to showcase their budding flexibility and strength in a disciplined manner. 
Acting- The young performers will learn the fundamentals of being a good actor, while getting in touch with their emotions and learning how to use their body freely
Ballet- The root of all dance styles that features formal steps and vocabulary.
Contemporary/Lyrical- A blend of Jazz, Modern and Ballet that allows for artistic freedom and storytelling 
Jazz- A combination of Ballet and African dance styles that call for rhythmically complex and syncopated movement. There are many subsections of this style. 
Tap- Where dancers wear heeled shoes with metal sections that create audible beats by striking the floor or other hard surfaces. 


Private Lessons 






Privates are offered almost everyday and will be available to all TTL students. Privates may be used to rehearse solos or work on building technique in a certain style. If interested, please contact us for more information! 


Alyssa Anne Ross

Dance Director

Miss “Aly” is a former competitive dancer at “Dance Theater of New Jersey”. She trained under the ABT curriculum, instructed by Jaimie Bernstein. She had the privilege of working with other famous choreographers such as Al Blackstone, Derek Mitchell, Andy Blankenbuehler, and  Andy Pellek to name a few. She continued her dance career at Hofstra University where she had the honor of working with Larry Kegwin, Robin K. Becker, Anita Feldman, Amy Marshall, and the Limon Dance Company. Miss Aly received her Bachelor of Science in Dance Education and her EdTPA certification. She has been recognized for her work throughout her teaching and choreographing career. She has multiple nominations and winnings ("Best Choreography" award) from the National Youth Arts, Hofstra University, and the Competitive Dance World. Miss Aly is excited to begin the next chapter of her teaching career as the owner of The Talent Lab. 


Krystle Lyn Tomlinson

Theatre Director

Miss Krystle is a skilled and trained Musical Theater artist from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in NYC. She brings 25 years of dance, 20 years of vocal, and 17 years of acting training to the classroom! From growing up a rhythm tap artist and winning many awards on a national level to becoming a professional performer at age 10, Krystle is ecstatic to take this new leap into her career. Her teaching experience spans the state of NJ in all things theatrical. You may have recently seen Krystle in 'Spongebob' The Musical at Plays In The Park. Krystle's other credits include, 'Elf On The Shelf National Tour’ playing 'Sugar Plum Dreidel', 'Annie' in 'Chicago' at Winnipesaukee Playhouse in New Hampshire, and various RWS hit theme park shows around the USA. She warmly welcomes everyone to "The Talent Lab"!



Experimentation in dancing is a creative and innovative approach that encourages dancers to explore new movements, styles, and techniques. It involves breaking free from traditional boundaries and venturing into uncharted territory. Through experimentation, dancers can push their artistic boundaries, challenge conventional norms, and discover new ways to express themselves physically and emotionally.


The artistic expression nurtured in dance can be applied beyond the dance studio. Dancers learn to communicate through movement, convey emotions, and tell stories, which can be transferred to other creative endeavors, such as theater, film, or even public speaking. The ability to express oneself effectively and connect with others is a valuable skill in personal relationships and professional settings.



Creativity in dance extends beyond individual expression. Collaborative creativity emerges through the interaction and exchange of ideas between dancers, choreographers, and other artists. It involves the ability to listen, adapt, and contribute to a collective creative process, resulting in collaborative choreography and performances that transcend individual visions.


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