Alexa Soriano began her career as a dancer at Dance Academy of Stuart studying all styles from ballet, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Tap and Jazz. In the past four years she has choreographed for various local high schools, church groups and has been hired as a private instructor for students preparing for college auditions. She has been the principal dance instructor for Little Prodigy for the past three years choreographing Medleys such as Hamilton, Wizard of Oz and Hair Spray. She assisted in choreographing and performed for Speaklife the Musical a nonprofit organization for anti-bullying awareness. Alexa is also classically trained in vocal and piano and is one of our principal instructors here at Little Prodigy.
Born and raised in Arizona, Rebecca O’Neill has been dancing since she was 3 years old. Although she’s studied many forms of art in both Arizona and Florida, most of her training is in contemporary and ballet. Moving across the United States has helped her to gain experience in a variety of ways including workshops, competitions, masterclasses, and conventions. She continues to train her technique in order to expand her creative work as a performing artist. Last summer, she choreographed and performed for Speaklife the Musical (a nonprofit organization for anti-bullying awareness). She has shared her passion for serving Martin County by contributing to many artistic and faith-based organizations. She recently graduated from Clark Advanced Learning Center and IRSC. As she continues to grow in the teaching industry, she plans to pursue dance and holistic nutrition at USF next year. Rebecca enjoys portraying themes of life through movement. Her heart for all her students is to know that they are valued beyond their skill but as a unique individual with a story to tell.
Kristen Vencel dances professionally and serves as Rehearsal Director with Demetrius Klein Dance Company. She earned her BA in dance at Palm Beach Atlantic University and has enjoyed cross-cultural studies in dance internationally, as well. Kristen is also a filmmaker and homeschooling mom of four. Dance is part of her expression, her worship, and the depths of who she was made to be.
Aaron Pauly received his BA from the prestigious Julliard School of Fine Arts and trained at the Governor's School for the Performing Arts. During his career, Mr. Pauly performed as a dancer for various Theme Parks such as Busch Gardens in FL and VA as well as Six Flags in PA and Spirit Cruises, VA. His accolades include performances in Film, Television, Commercials and featured dancer for New York Little Theatre and Harrison Opera House. His specializes in Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet and Latin.
Evan began his career at a young age dancing on special projects with many successful choreographers and artists like DJ Khalid, Vanilla ice, Flo Rida, Ozuna, Becky G, and Wisin . He has performed in commercials, music videos, award shows, Jingle Ball Pre-Show, Musical Theater shows and competitive dance. Evan teaches Hip Hop for several dance studios and is actively working on new projects in the dance industry. Evan is excited to bring the many styles of Hip Hop he has experienced to our studio.
Freya Neale began her career as a professional artist and musician 15 years ago teaching various mediums of art. She specializes in sculpting, painting and graphic design.
She believes that being able to transform silence to a cacophony of emotion or a grey ball of clay into an infinite number of creations is real life magic. It is her grounding and ultimate creator of peace. This will be her first year at Little Prodigy serving as the Principal Art Instructor.