Our Staff

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Shannon Wilson


Meet Ms. Shannon She is starting her 7th year as the Owner & Director of CID and her 31st year of teaching! From the littlest of dancers, to the graduating seniors, she loves watching the love of dance grow in all CID students! Ms. Shannon is a self- improvement junkie, loves to read, is obsessed […]

Julie Figueroa

Business Operations Manager

Meet Ms. Julie This is Ms. Julie’s, 5th year on staff at CID! Miss Julie is back at CID after a little time away. She loves getting to know & be of service to so many wonderful kiddos and their families. It’s truly her pleasure to get to be a small part of their journeys. […]

Ceci Huerta

Member Experience Specialist, Children's Classes

Meet Miss Ceci This is Miss Ceci’s 1st year at CID! Ms. Cece’s favorite thing about teaching is getting to connect with the dancers and inspire young dancers to be kind to themselves and others. Her favorite food is Mexican Food! Ms. Ceci loves reading, baking, and snuggling with her cat

Miranda Wilde

Curriculum Coordinator, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Technique & Hip-Hop

Meet Ms. Miranda This will be her 7th year of teaching at CID! She loves sharing her passion for dance, seeing her students master a skill they have been working on and allowing them to express their creativity in class While in college, she was on a traveling dance company. A few of her favorite […]

Gina Mangiariacino

Ballet, Children's Classes

Meet Ms. Gina This will be her 4th year of teaching at CID! She loves sharing the artistry and excitement of the art of Dance and passing this on to the next generation! Her attributes include contagious energy and enthusiasm for bringing people together and her ability to choreograph to any genre of music! Spontaneously, […]

Molly Frisinger

Children's Classes

Meet Miss Molly This will be her 3rd year of teaching at CID! She loves teaching dance because it shares her love of dance with the next generation of dancers and seeing how much it impacts their life, as much as it did hers . Ms. Molly has a twin brother and they don’t know […]

Cameron Wilson

Tap, Jazz, Tech

Meet Mr. Cameron This will be his 2nd year of teaching at CID! He loves to teach dance because he get to share his knowledge and passion for dance with his students. Cameron recently had the opportunity to perform and travel in Europe over the summer in 5 different countries. He loves joking around and […]

Jimena Flores

Children's Classes

Meet Miss Jimena This is Miss Jimena’s 1st year at CID! Ms. Jimena grew up dancing at Bender Performing Arts & is excited to be sharing her love of dance at CID! She is fluent in Spanish, is a dance major at ASU and performed in Super Bowl LVII Ms. Jimena loves dark chocolate, Nutter […]

Jen Warkentin

Member Experience Team

Meet Ms. Jen This is Miss Jen’s 2nd year at CID! Ms. Jen was a dance mom at CID for 8 years! After her daughter Abby graduated, she has joined us on staff! She has played soccer in both Scandinavia & Russia! Ms. Jen may or may not like the least popular kinds of sweets […]

Sarah Rogan

Special Events Coordinator

Meet Ms. Sarah This is Miss Sarah’s 1st year at CID! Sarah’s childhood dream was to be a dancer or a dance teacher. Working at CID and serving our CID families is just about as good as I could have dreamed! Singing is her absolute favorite! She’s performed with choirs in some of the best […]

Sarah Figueroa

Member Experience Team

Meet Miss Sarah This will be her 3rd year on staff at CID! Sarah is looking forward to building relationships with all the families at CID and getting to know another part of the studio that she’s called home for the past 9 years! Ms. Sarah has a really good memory! She remembers the first […]

Annaliese Kilzer

Member Experience Team

Meet Miss Annaliese This is Miss Annaliese’s 1st year at CID! Annaliese is a current member of the CID Collective and has been a student at CID for the past 8 years. She is a junior at Xavier High School and is looking forward to furthering her education to become a neuro surgeon. Annaliese loves […]