Studio Director & Lead Instructor
Ms. Lydia is a Nationally Board-Certified teacher who has been performing all her life. She began as a child actress in commercials, print, and television shows. Lydia was a competitive dancer for over ten years, trained in ballet, jazz, and tap dancing. Her dance career flourished at a young age, when she performed at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, GA and was a member of Floridance Company at the University of Florida. From there, Ms. Lydia began her teaching career while performing with the Potomac Community Theater in Guys and Dolls and Anything Goes. She made her directing and choreographing debut with Guys and Dolls, Jr. in Montgomery County. Since then, Lydia continued to develop her love of bringing children to the stage with the Central Elementary School Drama Club, Willy Wonka, Jr. and Seussical, Jr. Lydia’s lifelong passion for dance and performing has driven her to bring Class Act Performing Arts to Edgewater, Maryland.