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Meet The Team


Morgan Cacciapouti

Miss Morgan began dancing at the age of 2 and was hooked instantly. Morgan grew up dancing competitively and attending conventions with master teachers such as Mia Michaels, NappyTabs, Sonya Tayeh, Travis Wall, and many more. She was recognized numerous times for “emotional execution” and “intensity” in her dancing. Morgan took every opportunity she could to dance and took multiple classes at Broadway Dance Center. 


Following her high school graduation in 2014, Morgan attended Dean College in Franklin, MA where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with two Bachelors Degrees, one in Dance and one in Arts and Entertainment Management. During her time at Dean, she took every opportunity to choreograph and perform in shows. Her choreography was chosen for several Dean shows and she was even presented with opportunity to bring her choreography to Philadelphia to perform in the Koresh Artists Showcase in coordination with the Koresh Dance Company. Morgan also had the opportunity to perform with Flo Rida in front of 60,000 people at the Patriots Opening Game after winning the Super Bowl. Additionally, Morgan had the opportunity to intern with Bill Evans, a master in the fields of tap and modern dance. During her internship, she attended the Bill Evans Teachers Institute and was able to take classes with professional teachers and choreographers from around the world, many of whom are teachers on the collegiate level. 


Since her graduation from Dean College, she has continued her education through teacher conferences and trainings. Morgan is certified in Progressing Ballet Technique, an innovative body-conditioning and strengthening program, and just recently attended the Rhee Gold DanceLife Teacher Conference where she studied with world renowned teachers, choreographers, and dancers. Morgan has won awards for her innovative choreography and has been on faculty at a dance convention for the Maine Dance Teachers Club. Morgan is passionate about continuing her education and giving her students the most well rounded education she can offer them. She is excited to take on the new year and share her passion for dance with her students. 

Nikki Mead 

Nikki started dancing at one of the most structured and technique-based studios in the area, Kimberly's School of Dance Education. She was exposed to competitions and conventions at an early age and was recognized by some of the greats in the dance industry as having exceptional tap technique and best execution; She was selected to tour the country as a VIP to famous choreographers throughout various convention outlets. She attended Eastern Connecticut State University and doubled majored in Fine Arts-Dance and Business Administration. During that time, she competed regionally and nationally, traveling all over the United States, as part of the ECSU Dance Team. She later captained and coached the team and taught various classes at local colleges including ECSU as part of her internship. She also taught Pilates, Raise the Barre, choreographed competitively for various studios throughout the New England area, and performed in plays, shows, and musicals before opening a dance studio in 2006. Since the opening of her studio she has continued her training through master classes held throughout New England and is looking forward to a lifetime of working closely with her students to help build their dreams and pass the torch!

Julianna Brissette

Julianna is a dancer, teacher, and choreographer who has been involved in the dance world for 19 years. She was a member of the class of 2020 at Nichols College, where she attained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Sport Management and Hospitality Management. During her time at Nichols College, she was a member of the Nichols College Dance Team. 

Throughout her many years in the dance community, she has grown a passion for performing, but found her real love in teaching and choreography. She loves working with her Inspired Arts Company family! 

Lori Hutchinson

Lori has more than 29 years of dance and tumbling experience. She began her studies at Debbie Sichols Dance Center where she took several classes in all forms of dance and tumbling. Lori danced competitively for many years and traveled around New England taking master classes from the best in the world. Lori received her degree in Early Childhood Education. She was a preschool teacher for 10 years at Grace Preschool in Oxford, MA. She currently manages the office for a family owned construction company and teaches tumbling at several studios in the area. She resides in Dudley with her loving husband and two amazing sons.


Renee Paire 

Renee began dance and gymnastic lessons at the age of 3 with Debbie Sichol’s Dance Center and Giguere Gymnastics. She performed in local shows and competitions, being chosen twice to perform in the Nutcracker with the Pittsburgh Ballet and the Performing Arts School of Worcester. She was also given the opportunity to dance in Copenhagen, Denmark and Minsk and Moscow, Russia with her dance company. During high school and college she was a dancer in local summer productions of Jesus Christ Superstar, Pippin, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Renee graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science while dancing with the UNH Dance Company. After a brief time working in the laboratory her love of dance led her back to the studio to teach and choreograph at Debbie Sichol’s, local gymnastic schools, and the YMCA. Renee took a break to raise her 3 amazing children, Lucas, Keegan, and Millie, and is excited to get back into the studio to teach again. 

Hailey Kasper

Hailey began dancing at the age of three, studying ballet, tap, jazz, modern and pointe. Growing up, she performed in the Nutcracker every year. 

Hailey continued her education in dance at Dean College, graduating in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance. From there, she went on to complete her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Rhode Island in 2021. Her focus is improving ballet technique in a safe manner and educating dancers in injury prevention techniques.

Tammy Brissette

Tammy has a degree in Early Childhood Education and has taught young children for the past 34 years. She was promoted to Director of a Child Care Center in Charlton, MA, in May 2023. She continues to expand her knowledge of the latest teaching techniques through professional development and is trained in First-Aid and CPR.

Tammy began dancing at Kimberly’s School of Dance Education in 1999. She raised three daughters who grew up dancing competitively from Elementary School through High School, and onto College Dance Teams.

This will be Tammy’s 14th year teaching Preschool Dance Classes. Children bring much joy to Tammy’s life. She looks forward to starting a foundation in ballet, tap, and jazz with the youngest TIAC dancers.

Brenda Cacciapouti 
Administrative Assistant 

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