Teaching Staff

Rose Cremonese Norton
Owner of Rose’s School of Dance for over 50 years. Rose is a member of Dance Masters of America and Dance Educators of America. She teaches a structured program with emphasis on proper technique with correct terminology. In addition to teaching, Rose annually produces musicals for the Mount Pleasant
Community Theater. Rose is pleased that 50+ of her former students have used their dance/theatre  experience professionally.

Malcom Norton
A Julliard Graduate, Malcolm is the pianist accompanist for all classes. He also gives private voice and piano lessons in his private studio. He is the choral director for Mount Pleasant Community Theatre, and has performed in pro-opera and musical theatre.

Kerry Brown Gallagher
A graduate of Hofstra University with a double major in Elementary Education and Dance, Kerry is the Acrobatics teacher as well as a Dance teacher. Kerry has performed (singing, dancing and acting) in many area productions in several theatre groups.

Silvana Osorio Larkin
A graduate of Manhattanville College with a major in Dance, Silvanna is a Dance teacher of all forms of dance. Silvana has been a featured dancer in many Mount Pleasant Community Theater musicals.



Rose’s School of Dance • 338 Elwood Avenue, Hawthorne, NY  10532 • 914-769-7077