Susan Rosler, Elmhurst, PA, has been studying dance for 30 years. She holds a B.A. in Communication from the University of Scranton and has been teaching dance for the past 17 years. Susan is the Junior Company Director at Linn McDonald School of Dance and teaches pre-ballet, ballet, tap, and jazz in both the Junior and Senior Companies. Susan also taught at the Cristina Sohns-Williams Studio of Dance for 8 years. She is thrilled to be a part of CaPAA of NEPA. In addition, she is a dance department assistant at Marywood University for their dance company, Dance Elan, and has taught at Marywood University’s Summer Music Camp. She has also taught at the Scranton Cultural Center for their Artist in Residence Series, Pennsylvania Youth Theatre in Bethlehem, PA, United Neighborhood Centers, and has choreographed for several local theatre groups and schools. Susan has also Stage Managed several Green Ridge Youth Theatre productions as well as choreographing.
Susan has studied dance locally and at Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway, and Ballet Arts Center for Dance in NYC, the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, and at various workshops throughout PA. She was also proud to be selected to study at the Rockette Summer Intensive at Radio City Music Hall during which she learned Rockette technique and numerous dances from their repertoire.
Susan has studied voice and acting and has performed in many local theatre productions such as “The Will Rogers Follies,” “Nunsense,” “Footloose,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Full Monty,” “The Producers,” as well as various musical revues, original plays/musicals and Christmas productions. Susan also appeared in Harry Connick Jr.’s “The Happy Elf” last year as well as serving as dance captain. Her favorite theatre role was playing “Hunyak the Hungarian” in her favorite musical, “Chicago.” She has also performed at the Manhattan Center in the “Broadway Nutcracker” and in many children’s theatre productions at the Pocono Playhouse. Her favorite dance roles include the Sugar Plum Fairy, Snow Queen, and Arabian in “The Nutcracker,” Mercedes in “Don Quixote,” and the Fairy Godmother in “Cinderella.”