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, 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" and 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.
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 from all over the Metrowest have attended classes at our studio. Some towns include, but are not limited to Saxonville, Wayland, Sudbury, Natick, Holliston, Southboro, Northboro, Marlboro, Ashland, Newton & Maynard.
"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.
Brandi Rae Lochiatto, Director graduated from UMass Amherst in 1992 with a BFA in Dance. In 1990, she began teaching non-major dance classes for the Performing Arts Division at the University and has been teaching ever since at dance studios, public and private schools, non-profit organizations and camps throughout Massachusetts. Brandi has choreographed over a dozen musicals and has performed in several musicals at venues such as the Reagle Players and Turtle Lane Playhouse. She has performed with several dance companies including Moving West Repertory Dance Theater, which she has been a member of since 1992 and most recently performed with them this past fall. She is a member of the National Dance Association (NDA). This is her 10th year as director of Brandi Rae's School of Dance.
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. She also works on the fitness staff at Gold’s Gym and teaches dance and fitness for Weston Recreation.
Jennifer Weeks is a former student of Paula Scardino and has been teaching at the studio since 2001. She was a dance major at Dean College and received her degree in 2003. Jennifer also teaches at multiple studios in and around the MetroWest area including the YMCA, where she has also choreographed routines for the Gymnastics Summer Camp shows. She has started Creative Movement classes in many daycares and nursery schools as well as doing dancing birthday parties. Jennifer has choreographed the Ashland High School Jr. Prom Grand March and also choreographs for private party events. This Christmas she choreographed dances for a charity event put on for "Andrews Helping Hands”. She is a member of the Dance Teachers Club of Boston and attends annual meetings, where she continues to learn new material!
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. Allison has performed in hip-hop talent shows and has taught jazz/hip-hop at the Performing Arts Center and through the Winter Scene program at Hemingway Elementary School in Framingham. She also performs and choreographs for the non-profit arts organization, Stylized Movement, of which she is a board member. She has been teaching at “Brandi Rae's School of Dance” since 2005 and also teaches at Center Stage in Hudson.
Karen Welch is the bookkeeper at Brandi Rae’s School of Dance. Karen has been working at the dance school for 4 years and is there to help Brandi with her client's needs in any way she can!