Shooting  Star  Dance  Studio
Barre, Vermont
Shooting  Star  Dance  Studio
Barre, Vermont
Shooting Star Dance Studio
47 Cherrywood Drive, Barre Vermont  05641
8 0 2 - 4 7 9 - 1 2 9 3
Shooting Star Inc. © 2006-2020. All Rights Reserved.
“Shooting Star Dance Studio was established in 2002 to provide students of all ages with a pre-professional dance
experience.  Shooting Star maintains artistry and a high his or her full physical and creative potential.”
instruction. We focus on enriching the lives of each student through the journey of dance. At SSDS, we offer a wide
variety of class options for the beginner or aspiring engage in various forms of contemporary dance in a fun and
encouraging environment, while focusing on correct techniques to build a strong and articulate foundation. Dance
builds character and at SSDS we emphasize creativity, self-expression, and confidence at each lesson
Samantha Marceau
Owner/Director/Lead Dance Teacher/Zumba Basic, Gold, Toning, & Zumbatonic Instructor
Samantha Marceau, a competitive dancer for over 20 years, is an award winning
choreographer and has been an outstanding instructor over the past 8 years.
Her passion for dance began at a young age when she studied and assisted classes
throughout Vermont.  She then went on to earn her Associates degree in The Arts, at
Dean College, in Franklin Mass.
She opened Shooting Star Dance Studio in 2002, and still going strong.  Samantha
continues her studies at: NADAA, Urban Reach, Dance Educators of America and
In addition to teaching many different levels and styles of dance to all ages, Samantha
is CPR and First Aid Certified with The American Heart Association and Zumba 1,
and Zumba Toning certified.  Samantha was the first Zumba Instructor in Barre, VT
area. After getting certified in 2008, it was her goal to bring it to Barre, VT, so that she
could share this exciting, fun, effective workout. In 2010, she got certified in Zumba
Toning, Zumba Gold, and Zumbatonic..
Her passion, love for children, dance experience, and Zumba knowledge gives her the
ideal combination to inspire and motivate her classes.
Past Teacher Bailey Flores
Jazz/Tap Instructor/Pre-Ballet Instructor/Hip-Hop Instructor
Bailey joins us from Texas.  She has her dance educator certificate from Texas.  
Graduated from Texas State University/Tylor Junior College with a degree in dance.  
Bailey was on the Texas dance team.  Bailey hopes to use all your skills that she has
learned and bring it to Shooting Star Dance Studio dance classes.  
Bailey teaches Pre-Ballet, Jazz, Tap, and Hip-Hop.
Past Teacher Bj Paulin
Hip-Hop Instructor
BJ Paulin came to Shooting Star Dance Studio in 2002 moved on throughout
Vermont taking dance classes.
BJ returned to Shooting Star Dance Studio in 2008 to start teaching Hip-Hop.  
Students love his passion to dance and love the amazing dancer he his.
We love watching him grow....

Bj attended the Urban Reach Dance Convention in Burlington, VT on February 6th
and 7th, 2010.  Bj and Leslie (Student at Urban Reach Dance Complex) was pick out
of 60+ dancers, as the best dancers in the Advance group.  They received a gift
certificated to take classes at The Broadway Dance Center.
Susan Couture
Zumba Basic & Toning Instructor
Susan Couture has been sending her granddaughter to Shooting Star Dance Studio for 3
years now.
When Zumba started at Shooting Star Dance Studio, Sue joined ASAP...and fell in LOVE
with Zumba.
In 2010, Sue expanded herself and got certified in Zumba Toning, Zumba 2, Zumba
Gold,and Zumbatonic.
Sue brings a smile to every Zumba class that she teaches.  
Bill Pedrick
Ballroom Instructor