Alex Brodeur Kotuby is the owner of Danceworks, and has been an instructor since 2009. She began dancing at the age of three and has trained at Danceworks since its inception in 1998. She is passionate about all styles of dance, including ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, hip-hop, and modern, and continues to study all forms.

Lisa Carissimi founded Danceworks in 1998. She started dancing at the age of five in her hometown of Weirton, West Virginia. She studied tap, jazz, ballet, pointe, adagio, acrobat, and precision line dancing. Lisa graduated in 1993 from the Dance Teacher’s Club of Boston Teacher Certification Program, and has taught dance classes to children of all ages since 1990.

Danielle Mello has grown up in the Danceworks studio taking classes in ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, and modern and has competed for many years. Danielle graduated from Bristol Community College and in June 2019 with a degree in Dental Hygiene.

Emily Prisco has been a student at Danceworks since the age of 12 and studied various forms of dance, including ballet, pointe, contemporary, jazz and tap. Emily graduated from Rhode Island College in May 2018 with a degree in Elementary Education.





62 Gooding Ave

Bristol, RI 02809

Phone: 401-253-5114