Edison 732.548.8452
Milltown 732.548.2333
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Three Generations

Jackie Lynn - Founder-Director of Kaye-Lynne Dance Studio established in 1955. Miss Lynn has taught thousands of children in all forms of dance throughout her career. She has given her pupils knowledge, confidence, self-respect and a positive feeling in the world of dance.

Robin Kaye - Robin Kaye, a graduate of JP Stevens High School – 1980, is the co-owner and Director of Kaye-Lynn Dance Studios which is a professional, non-recital dance studio, with over fifty years of family-run dance training located in Edison & Milltown.  Robin is the Director-Choreographer of the award winning Encore Ensemble Dance Company, established in 1983. Her goal has always been to provide parents and children with the best dance education under the guidance and knowledge of her highly trained, professional staff and teachers.

 Robin is recently married to Dave Villalona and is enjoying her very busy life with her blended family.

Jasi Lynn - The third generation teacher. Jasi has studied dance under the direction of her grandmother and mother since she was three. Jasi in now following in the footsteps and passing along her love and passion of teaching and dance.

Our Staff

A New Jersey native, Miss Jenny grew up dancing at Maureen's Danceworks studying ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical and pointe. She competed with their competition team Par Excellence for 10 years performing and attending a variety of conventions each year including The Pulse.

Miss Julie started dancing with Kaye-Lynn Dance Studio at the age of 3. She was member of the New Jersey Dance Theater Guild Ballet Company for 10 years in which she performed in many dance productions including the annual
production of the Nutcracker.  

Born and raised at the Jersey Shore, MaryAlice Crelin began dancing at the late age of ten-years-old. Since then, her training has molded her for the competitive, commercial, concert, and theater worlds. 

Alyssa is currently a sophomore at Rutgers University with a double major in Dance and Exercise Science. She has been dancing since the age of three and is currently still performing with a modern dance company, KAOS, under the direction of Kimberly Sparks. Alyssa has been teaching and assisting since the age of fifteen and she enjoys sharing her love of dance!

In 1984, the front door of Kaye-Lynn dance studio swung open, and a two year old girl named Lori walked in.  It only took minutes...her life path was chosen.  Lori Beth Katz is a graduate of Kaye-Lynn Dance Studio, who has pursued a career in dance.     

Ashleigh is a graduate EdM and Special Education student at Rutgers University. She received her B.F.A. degree in Dance Education K-12 from the University of Tennessee at Martin and is a licensed teacher as well.  Ashleigh has been dancing for 15+ years and has attended many dance workshops and intensives in different areas such as New York and Tennessee.

Nancy has been an accomplished teacher and choreographer with Kaye-Lynn Dance Studio for over 10 years.
She attended Montclair State University with a minor in dance and was a member of the NY Knicks City Dancers!
Most recently she has performed and choreographed throughout the states and overseas with Defected Records in the UK. 

Jenna Zatz has been dancing and loving it since age three. Starting as a member of Encore Ensemble and moving on to becoming a dance teacher, Jenna has been a part of Kaye Lynn family for over 15 years. Jenna graduated from Rutgers University with degrees in both Psychology and Dance, and is currently working towards her masters degree in Special Education. Jenna's goal is to use the art of dance to bring passion and career together to positively impact the minds and bodies of others.

Eileen has been a part of the Kaye-Lynn family since she was 3 years old. She was selected for the Encore Ensemble Dance Company at age 6 and has been teaching at the studio since she was 17.  Eileen teaches ballet, tap, lyrical, jazz, and hip hop to girls and boys of all ages.  She is currently the Head of the Tap department and the Vice President of the Encore Ensemble Dance Company.    

Jackie has been dancing since the age of 3. She has competed regionally, nationally and has performed internationally under the tutelage of Michele Selvanto-Kowalski. She is extensively trained in many genres including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical and Hip Hop. She has had the opportunity to take Master classes from Frank Hatchett, Rob Hoffman, Marty Dew and Laurie Johnson. Jackie has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from Rutgers University and currently works as a freelance Event Coordinator for Tribeca in NYC. 

Heather Favretto obtained her BFA in Dance from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. She is the founder and co-artistic director of Glitterati. Her choreography has been presented at DTW's performance lab, H.T. Chen's NewSteps Series, HATCH, Triskelion Arts Center, NJPAC's Dance Jam, Rutgers University, Connecticut College, The Outlet Project, and at several concerts in and around the greater New York area.

Robert Taylor Jr. graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a bachelor's degree in dance. His credits include television shows, music videos and the national tour of "Hairspray." Taylor is honored to have once performed for Michael Jackson. He has trained with numerous professionals and has performed in some of the country's most prestigious dance shows.