Maureen Caffery Aresco - Owner and Director
1976: Caffery’s Dance and Gymnastic School opens in Cromwell,
1978: Cafferys relocates to Middletown/Newfield Street and adds
a formal Gymnastics program.
Dance studies with; Kenneth Plauss, Choreographer
from No, No, Nanette; and studied with various chorographers from
The U.S.A Attending National Dance Conventions in New York City
Gymnastics studies with; Muriel Grossfield Gym:
Southern Connecticut College ; Olympic Competitor Kurt Thomas.
Tap studies with; New York’s world renowned
Tap masters including; Bob Audey, Frank Hachett, Phil Black, Charles
Goddertz and Susan Sammuels.
Trained by A.C Cuilla Director/ Choreographer of New York’s
Broadway Show ‘Footloose’-Star Search Finalist.
Ballet studies with; Christopher Gibson of The
Jo Matos of The Hartford Ballet
Susan Murphy of The New Haven Ballet.
Continued Training at: Broadway Dance Center,
New York City
Dance Center, New York City
• Voted best Tap National Starbound Talent Competition.
Other active involvement:
Middletown Public School chorographer for Farm Hill School.
Higganum ,CT : Director of Gymnastic Program for Park and Recreation
Dance and Gymnastics instructions at various nursery and elementary
schools throughout Connecticut. Maureen has also extended an open
invitation to her school district for all town sports and social
groups, non profit organizations (such as the mom’s group),
to participate in a session at no cost.
Greatest Accomplishments: “My superior
training has given seven former students the knowledge and ability
to operate their own successful dance/ gymnastics schools.”