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!
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 Buffalo, as well as our workshops in Rochester.
To contact her directly you may email her at email@example.com call
716-908-8342 for Buffalo inquiries – or – 585-350-8297 for Rochester inquiries.
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 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!
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 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_ .
Keriann Dengos began her dance training at the age of two in the Syracuse area. She joined CMC Dance Company in Cicero as a competitive member at the age of 8 and trained and performed with the company until she graduated high school. She then went on to SUNY Geneseo to major in history and minor in dance. During her time in college, Keriann was a member of the Geneseo Dance Ensemble, becoming a Student Choreographer, Student Assistant Director and a Teaching Assistant for dance history her junior and senior years. In addition, she was captain of the Knightline dance team, and treasurer for the Orchesis dance club. She has worked with teachers and choreographers across the country (John Lehrer of LehrerDance, members of the NYC Ballet, among others), honing her skills in ballet, tap, jazz, musical theatre, lyrical, modern, contemporary and acrobatics. Keriann is so excited to be working with the dancers of TYLOG and be able to share her knowledge of dance and its history with her students.