The Young Ladies of Grace
The Young Ladies of Grace Developing the heart, body and spirit of young ladies

Welcome to The Young Ladies of Grace! We are a unique Performing Arts Academy dedicated to developing young ladies ages 3 - 17 with self confidence, self esteem, poise, respect for themselves and respect for others through the arts. We will help your daughter realize her inner beauty as well as her outer beauty. Not what the world wants her to be or look like, but what she sees as beautiful in herself! Our goal is to help your daughter realize that she is an incredible gift!

  About Us
Angela Lukaszonas Orfanos, Owner & Artistic Director for The Young Ladies of Grace

Angela Lukaszonas is the creator, owner and artistic director for The Young Ladies of Grace Performing Arts Academy. Angela has been dancing since the age of three and has been teaching for 10+ years. She studied in Los Angeles and New York City at the Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. She is a Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor, Certified Children's Fitness Specialist and a Certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant. Angela worked professionally in the modeling and acting industry and now scouts and develops new aspiring talent. Angela's education, knowledge and experiences have inspired her to create the unique Confidence Coaching Techniques she incorporates into every single one of her classes. She is passionate about teaching young women self-respect, confidence, self-worth, healthy body image and above all things ... GRACE. It is her life goal to instill these values in all her Young Ladies of Grace.

Angela is the main instructor at both our Rochester and Buffalo locations.
To contact her directly you may email her at or call
585-350-8297 for Rochester inquiries - or - 716-908-8342 for Buffalo inquiries.

Janine Lukaszonas As co-owner at The Young Ladies of Grace Performing Arts Academy, Janine Lukaszonas is the office manager and head of business operations at the studio. With 25+ years experience in creating, managing and refining businesses, Janine's consulting skills allows The Young Ladies of Grace to run efficiently. With 5 children herself, Janine is empathetic towards child-development and always has her door open to all parents with questions, concerns and advice.
Allison Bohman Allison Bohman grew up dancing on Long Island and throughout the tri-state area. Making her professional theater and dance debuts at a young age, she has performed at Gateway Playhouse and Papermill Playhouse in various musical theater productions. Currently, Allison is a professor of dance at The College at Brockport: State University of New York, and Colgate University. She completed her MFA in Dance at The College at Brockport and spent the summer teaching dance and theater at The American School in Switzerland (TASIS). Allison received her undergraduate degree in Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) and Special Education at SUNY Geneseo with a concentration in dance and is a certified PreK-12 dance educator in New York State. Allison is also an administrative assistant for New York State Dance Education Association and Associate Editor for "Attitude: The Dancer's Magazine" based out of New York City. She has danced with Vanessa VanWormer, Kevin Warner, William (Bill) Evans, and Cheryl Johnson throughout New York and has had her choreographic work featured in STEPS on Broadway Performance Lab in NYC. Most recently, Allison is thrilled to be teaching dance to beautiful young dancers at The Young Ladies of Grace!

Sierra Morabito Sierra Morabito- Dancing since the age of two, Sierra received her ballet training with the Draper Center for Dance Education and has trained with TYLOG. Experienced in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Tap and Musical Theatre style, Sierra has performed professionally with The Rochester City Ballet, Geva Theatre Center, and Pittsford Musicals and is a member of the Roc City Singers Regional Show Choir. She has also directed and choreographed several local musicals. Sierra has held multiple media roles regionally along with internationally, and has appeared in feature films and documentaries with PBS/WXXI. Sierra finds great passion in expressing her knowledge and poise through her students.

Evelize Ramos

Evelize Ramos is The Young Ladies of Grace photographer with 5 years of experience in fashion photography, family, newborn and special events. She has the art of capturing that perfect moment that will last a lifetime. You can follow her work on Facebook or Instagram at Rivera_Photos_ .

Leah Farrar Leah Farrar grew up dancing around the Rochester area. She trained in ballet at the Lynn Scott School of Dance and the Orcutt-Botsford School of Dance, took course work at Garth Fagen Dance, and trained in modern and lyrical dance with Elizabeth Clarke Dance. While living in Copenhagen, Denmark, Miss Leah studied lyrical technique and the history of the Royal Danish Ballet. Miss Leah continued her study of lyrical expression through movement as a figure skater with the Thomas Creek Figure Skating Club and the Mirror Images synchronized skating team.

While studying for her undergraduate degree in fine arts and literature at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY, Miss Leah was a dancer, choreographer, and the president of the school’s Dance Ensemble. A strong believer in life-long learning, Miss Leah is currently expanding her dance repertoire to include ballroom dance and aerials work.

Miss Leah is also skilled in costume design and construction for theater and dance: she was employed as an Assistant Costume Designer while at St. Lawrence University, and has worked in wardrobe and costume design roles for area theater companies, including Geva Theater and TYKES.

When not dancing Miss Leah works as a licensed attorney experienced in Art Law and related matters. She credits the discipline and self confidence learned in dance as one of the foundations of her success.



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    - Acting
    - Ballet
    - Pointe
    - Jazz/Hip-Hop
    - Tap
    - Lyrical/Expressive
    - Grace, Poise & Etiquette
    - Modeling & Audition
    - Nutrition & Fitness
    - Pageant Training

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The Young Ladies of Grace

3300 Monroe Avenue, Suite 211
Pittsford, NY 14618