Welcome to Brandi Rae's School of Dance! We are conveniently located at 116 Cochituate Road (Rt 30), Framingham, Massachusetts near the intersection of Route 30 & Route 126 and easily accessible from Route 9.
Dance Class Offerings Include: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Pointe, Hip Hop, Modern, Lyrical, Contemporary, Creative Movement, Preschool Classes, All Boys Class, Adult Classes & More!
All Ages from 2.5 Years through Adult & All Levels from Beginner to Advanced are welcome!
Class Registration is ongoing throughout the year.
Our goal is to provide a positive, educational, enlightening and fun dance experience. Whether or not one wishes to pursue a professional career, correct dance training is a valuable asset that cannot be equaled. We know you have a choice of dance schools and we want you to feel confident that we will continue to strive to meet all of your needs. Our customer is always our number one priority.
The dance school was formerly known as "The School of Dance Arts", which was previously owned and directed by Paula Scardino for 33 years. Brandi Rae Lochiatto took over as owner and director in 2003, changing the school name to "Brandi Rae's School of Dance" in 2004.
Please take a moment to browse through our site to learn more about our school and what we have to offer. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you!
Students of all ages from the Metrowest area have attended classes at our studio. In addition to Framingham (Saxonville, Nobscott, Pinefield, Downtown Framingham, Framingham Center), we've had students from other towns including, but not limited to Wayland, Sudbury, Natick, Holliston, Southboro, Northboro, Marlboro, Ashland, Newton, Maynard, Hopkinton, Westboro, Worcester, Newton.
"Just Dance! Dance Company", a student dance company established in 2007, is sponsored by Brandi Rae's School of Dance and is run and organized by students here at our dance school. Please contact us if you are interested in getting more information regarding this dance company.
Director, Brandi Rae Lochiatto graduated in 1992 with a BFA in Dance from UMASS Amherst where she also taught non-major dance classes for the Performing Arts Division. She has taught and choreographed throughout Massachusetts for multiple dance studios; public, private and performing arts schools; non-profit organizations; camps; daycare centers, universities; fundraising events; and dance companies. Brandi has choreographed many musicals and performed in musicals at venues such as Reagle Players and Turtle Lane Playhouse. She has performed and toured in New England with several dance companies and still performs with Moving West Repertory Dance Theater, which she has been a member of since 1992. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge and love of dance to all and is proud to announce one of her graduates from last year just completed her 1st year of dance at Dean College and a graduate this year will be going off to study dance in the fall.
Joni Rose Lebov is a graduate of the Boston Conservatory-Dance Major. She danced professionally for four years in a Show Band traveling New England. Joni was an actress with The Casting Co. in Boston, a promotional model for many products at trade shows and conventions in Boston, and a judge for the Star Model and Talent Pageant. Her most recent specialty is to bring dance and music to senior adults and has a cable show, Dance Time! with WACA-TV. She also works on the fitness staff at Gold’s Gym and teaches dance and fitness for Weston Recreation.
Allison Cummings was a former student for 13 years at The School of Dance Arts. She studied ballet, tap, jazz and pointe, taught pre-school ballet, and choreographed and performed hip-hop routines. She graduated in 2005 with a B.S. in Mathematics from UMass Amherst where she continued her studies in ballet and jazz. In the past Allison has taught dance at the Performing Arts Center in Framingham, Center Stage Dance Studio in Hudson, and through the Winter Scene program at Hemingway Elementary School in Framingham. Allison is currently a member of Shadows Dance Art Experience dance company and has also previously performed and choreographed for the non-profit dance company, Stylized Movement. Allison has been teaching at “Brandi Rae's School of Dance” since 2005.
Gina Ray will be attending Hofstra University this fall as a double major in Dance and TV Production. Gina has been a student of Brandi Rae’s School of Dance for eleven years, studying ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, hip hop/tap, etc. She also has been Brandi’s teaching assistant for four years with several ages and styles. In addition, Gina is a full-time student at a Russian pre-professional school, Koltun Ballet Academy. She also was a teaching assistant and teacher for ballet at KBA. She performs with Moving West Co at PAC as a 4 year member. Gina has been president of student-run and choreographed company Just Dance! Dance Co. for the past two years.
Karen Welch is the bookkeeper at Brandi Rae’s School of Dance. Karen has been working at the dance school for 5 years and is there to help Brandi with her client's needs in any way she can!