Meet the Instructors

The faculty at East Coast Dance Center are experienced, professional, and passionate about our industry!

Ms. Brittany Davidson

Ms. Brittany Davidson

is originally from Ashburn, Virginia and established East Coast Edge Performing Arts Center at the age of 21. She graduated from Southern New Hampshire University with a degree in Small Business Management. Ms. Brittany began dancing at the age of three and began competing at the age of eight. While dancing, she had the opportunity to perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade for four consecutive years. She has studied under many different master teachers, and has assisted choreographers across the US. She has been teaching for over seven years, as well as choreographing award-winning dances. She is excited for the opportunity to open her own studio and continue her passion for choreography.

Ms. Cami Spring

Ms. Cami Spring

holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance from George Mason University, where she performed the work of Mr. Robert Battle in the 2014 GMU Residency Gala, and understudied the work of Mr. Ulysses Dove. She is trained in jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary, ballet, pointe, hip-hop, musical theater, modern, and improvisation, and has 20 years of dance competition and performance experience. Cami has taught and choreographed for the past nine years for both children and adults. Her choreography credits include the 2014, 2015, & 2016 Washington, DC Cure Fest for Childhood Cancer, the Loudoun Lyric Opera production of Pirates of Penzance, and two dance pieces for George Mason’s Dance Company Concerts. Her work was selected by the George Mason dance faculty to be presented at the 2015 Arts by George Spring Event, as well as at the 2015 George Mason University College of Visual and Performing Arts Convocation Ceremony. Cami studies voice with Ms. Jennifer Randall M.M., and has studied classical guitar for six years with Ms. Jan Edmondson. Cami has a passion for musical theater, and most recently performed in Signature Theatre’s production of West Side Story, where she played the role of Clarice, and understudied six female tracks. She was also a cast member of the Sterling Playmakers’ 2014 musical theater production of Anything Goes. Cami enjoys teaching, choreographing, and performing, and is thrilled to be able to share her passion with others.
Mr. Igor Sapotko

Mr. Igor Sapotko

a native of Belarus, graduated from the National Choreography College of Belarus class A. I. Kolidenko. His professional dancing career began during his last year in college. Mr. Sapotko was invited tojoin the National Academic Theater of the Opera and Ballet of Belarus where he worked with the brilliant choreographer Valentin Yelizariev. In 1989 Mr. Sapotko joined the Moscow Festival Ballet and a year later Bolshoi Theater Grigorovich Ballet where he worked with the world known choreographers and dancers such as Yuri Grigorovich, Leonid Lavrovsky, Yuri Vladimirov. In 1995 Mr. Sapotko came to the United States and danced with Sacramento Ballet, Washington Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet and Manassas Ballet.​
Ms. Jasmine Coon

Ms. Jasmine Coon

grew up dancing competitively at her family-owned studio in Rochester, NY. During her competitive training she was awarded many scholarships, titles, and high score awards with her solos as well as group dances. While training in the studio, she also attended many workshops and conventions through DMA, ADA, and ACDA. In 2016 she graduated from the University at Buffalo with a BA in Dance-Magna Cum Laude. During her undergraduate education in dance, she studied Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-hop, Contemporary, Modern, improvisation, aerial arts and choreography as well as pre-medical course work. While at UB, she performed in many shows such as Emerging Choreographers Showcase, Zodiaque Dance Ensemble, and Dancer’s Workshop. Jasmine also Choreographed many works for the University at Buffalo both in class as well as for their in house productions. While studying at UB, she taught classes at various studios in the Buffalo, NY area, and continued to set choreography as well as teach master classes at studios in her hometown of Rochester, NY. Upon graduation, Jasmine relocated to the northern Virginia area and spent the last year performing choreographing, and teaching at local studios. She also continues to take master classes, and has continued her dance education through Dance Masters of America Teacher’s Training School in Buffalo, NY. For Jasmine, dance is a creative art that can have a powerful effect on the lives of others both through performance as well as instruction, and is excited to share her passion and knowledge of dance with our students!
Ms. Kristen Stevenson

Ms. Kristen Stevenson

was born in Baltimore, Maryland and most recently relocated to the Maryland National Harbor area with her husband and son. She originally fell in love with dance at the age of 2 and has studied with The Washington Ballet, The Peabody Conservatory, The Julliard School, The Dance Theater of Harlem, The Donetsk Ballet and The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. She is a National NAACP Gold Medalist as a classical ballet soloist and contemporary soloist, holds both certification and membership with the Royal Academy of Dance and has performed on major stages such as The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and The Merriam Theater. While studying with the University of the Arts for a Fine Arts degree in Dance Performance; she performed works choreographed by Anastasia Babayeva, Nikolay Momot, Eva Szado, Scott Jovovich, Andrew Pap, Kim Bears-Bailey, Kurt Hayworth, Faye Snow, Ronen Koresh, and Wayne St. David. Mrs. Stevenson performed professionally with The Philadelphia Dance Company- Philadanco II and worked with numerous choreographers concentrating on Classical Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary, Graham, Horton, Taylor, Limon and Cunningham. She is now a full-time ballet faculty member with The Joan Izzo Academy of Dance and East Coast Edge Performing Arts Center. Her students have gone on to continue their training with the Bolshoi Ballet, The School of American Ballet and The Boston Ballet along with scholastic scholarships from Long Island University and the University of Tampa. Kristen Stevenson is ecstatic to continue educating and sharing her passion for fine arts by influencing others through dance. ​
Ms. Lucy Spring

Ms. Lucy Spring

graduated magna cum laude from George Mason University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance. Dancing since age three, Lucy has many years of training and performance experience in contemporary, ballet, modern, tap, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, hip-hop, pointe, and acrobatics. She has performed the works of Charlotte d’Amboise, Christopher d’Amboise, Robert Battle, Ulysses Dove, Mary Ann Lamb, Terrence Mann, Mark Morris, Soon-ho Park, Nick Pupillo, Karen Reedy, and Susan Shields. Lucy was an apprentice company member of the NYC contemporary dance company, marInspired; the storytellers. Most recently, Lucy performed with the American Pops Orchestra in You Spin Me ‘Round: an 80’s Dance Party at the GW University Lisner Auditorium, hosted by Olympic diver, Greg Louganis, and directed by Kelly d’Amboise. Lucy has set original choreography for Ethno World Orchestra, Inc., George Mason University Dance Company, Evita production played at the Olney Theatre, CureFest for Childhood Cancer, and local dance studios throughout the Northern Virginia area. She is the recipient of the Bette Carter Award in Dance, GMU Emerging Freshman Artist Award, NYCDA Foundation College Scholarship, and Triple Arts Summer Intensive Scholarship. Lucy is currently working toward earning her PK-12 Licensure in Dance Education.
Ms. Marlee Burroughs

Ms. Marlee Burroughs

as been dancing since she was three years old. She began competing at the age of 11 and continued through high school. She has studied ballet, pointe, lyrical, tap, and jazz. Ms. Marlee recently graduated from The College of William & Mary with a BS in Developmental Psychology and Sociology. During her time at William & Mary, Ms. Marlee was a member of Pointe Blank Dance Company. She choreographed for the company, and she was an active member of the executive board for four years. Marlee is currently studying at Marymount University for her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Marlee is so excited to continue her passion for dance at East Coast Edge Performing Arts Center.

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44190 Waxpool Road, Suite 147
Ashburn, VA 20147

(703) 729-5700
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