Judy Comiskey – Studio Owner/Director
Judy has had a life-long love of dance.   She started her study of dance in her native Indiana when she was just 4 years old.  By the time she was in high school, she was teaching neighborhood children to dance in her basement.  While in high school she helped to establish a school dance team which toured Europe during her senior year and still exists to this day.   

After graduation, she attended Purdue University where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts with an emphasis on speech and drama.  Judy’s dance training includes studying under some of the most reputable teachers and choreographers across the United States and Europe.  After Judy relocated to Florida; she worked steadily as a dance teacher in the Brandon/Valrico area.  In 1991, Judy finally fulfilled her dream of opening her own dance studio and Judy’s Dance Academy opened its doors.  Many of Judy’s students are currently continuing their dance educations at some of the most prestigious universities in the country.  Others are pursuing their careers as members of Ballet Companies, sports team dancers and as theme park entertainers.  Her goal for the past 23 years has been to pass on the love of dance to her students while providing quality dance education.



Sined Comiskey – Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Combination

Sined has over 35 years of experience in the dance world.  She started dancing at the age of 3 and began her teaching career at the age of 16.  She has been involved in numerous dance competitions and has choreographed many award winning dances.  She also has been the choreographer for many community musical theater projects.  Sined holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of South Florida.  She has been with Judy’s Dance Academy since 2003 is the wife of Judy’s oldest son and mother to her grandsons, Charlie 5 and Enzo. 

Lynn Engerski – Ballet, Jazz, Tap


Marum Rosedale – Ballet, Pointe, Variations

Marum got her early training at the University of Cincinnati, College of Conservatory of Music.  She danced in the Cincinnati Ballet Company and the Cincinnati Opera Ballet for 5 years before moving to Chicago at age 16.  There she danced professionally for 4 years with the Ruth Page Chicago Ballet Company and the Chicago Lyric Opera.  Her love of Ballet then took her to New York City where she danced with the prestigious American Ballet Theater for 7 years.  She studied under such respected teachers as David McLain, Ruth Page, Alicia Markova and Rudolf Nureyev.  Marum has been sharing her talent and passion for Ballet at Judy’s Dance Academy since 2000.




Alex Rosian – Clogging & Hip Hop

Alex's love for dance started 25 years ago. She has danced everything from ballet to hip hop but her passion is clogging. She took her first clogging class when she was 10 at Judys and has never looked back! This will be her 11th year teaching. Not only has she won numerous awards but in 2009 she was inducted into the prestigious America’s Clogging Hall of Fame’s All American Team. This year Alex will be getting her certification to be an FCC Instructor. When shes not at the studio she is an administrative assistant for a daycare and a mom of 2.






Kassandra Siegler – Combination, Jazz, Contemporary, Modern

Kassy began taking dance classes with Judy's Dance Academy at the age of two.  After 6 years, she tried out for the competition team and stayed with it until she graduated high school.  Since her senior year in high school, she has been the choreographer for Durant's High School's Show Choirs.  She was a Lady Raider with the Lakeland Raiders Indoor Football League and has worked with local community theatres choreographing/staging shows.  She started teaching her own classes at Judy's in 2012.  


Maureen Sullivan – Clogging

Maureen began Clogging at age 10. She has traveled the country performing and competing. She is a Certified Clogging Instructor through the Florida Clogging Council, a Certified ACHF Clogging Competition Judge, and a member of the prestigious America’s Clogging Hall of Fame. She is an Overall Grand Champion Traditional Clogger who is very passionate about teaching and sharing the traditions of Clogging with her students.





Meghan Trivunovich – Jazz


Meghan came to Judy’s Dance Academy as a student in 1992.  She was the youngest member of Judy’s Competition Team.  She was a dedicated student and showed an early aptitude for teaching and began teaching classes at Judy’s while still in high school.

Meghan attended the University of Florida and received an MA in Education.  While at UF, she joined the University Extreme Dance Team and during her junior year became president of the group.  Today, she teaches first grade at Walden Lake Elementary School.



Kristine Wilson – Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary