Hallie Berger is beyond excited to be a ZZ DANCE Mentor. Hallie was born and raised in Cherry Hill. She has been dancing since she was three years old and focused heavily in her ballet training. She later studied modern dance at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. She received her BFA in dance performance. In addition to teaching dance, Miss Hallie is also a certified yoga instructor. She taught at the JCC Camps at Medford for many summers, and choreographed many musicals at Cherry Hill High School West.
What is your favorite dance memory?
Getting my first pair of pointe shoes. I was so excited and couldn’t wait to practice and train.
Why do you love teaching?
I love teaching because I love sharing my love of dance with all people, especially kids. Watching kids find passion and joy in what they are doing makes me beyond happy.
What is your favorite dance accomplishment?
My favorite accomplishment was choreographing the musical Chicago. It was a lot of work, but it was very exciting to choreograph one of my favorite shows.
What is your favorite dance movie?
Favorite dance movie is The Turning Pointe. My mom and I watched it together growing up and still do!!
What stands out to you in your dance career thus far?
I got the opportunity to travel abroad to Israel and study dance my junior year of college through Rutgers. It was fantastic!!
Do you have any pets?
I have a beautiful kitty named Cooper. She came up to my doorstep and quickly after that I adopted her 🙂