Serena has been studying various styles of dance including ballet, pointe, contemporary, modern, tap, jazz, hip-hop, and acrobatics at Jersey City Dance Academy for 16 years. She attends Montclair State University as a BFA Dance Major. She attended Morris County School of Technology’s Visual Performing Arts Dance program (2014-2018) where she took Improvisation, Choreography, Dance Science, Dance Repertory, and Film Editing courses. She has studied under Ruth Clark, Lisa Peluso, Lynne Grossman, Tiffany Rae-Fisher, Alex Biegelson & 10 Hairy Legs, Michelle M. Robinson, Tammy Klinck, Natasha Del’Elmo, Marina Del’Elmo, Jamie Hickey, Oliver Till, Michael Cerwinski, and Brian Binion. Serena received the 2017 New Jersey Governor’s Award for Artistic Excellence and Leadership in Dance. She is an active member of the National Honors Society for Dance Arts and the International Thespian Society , and was nominated for the National Dance Education Organization Artistic Merit, Leadership and Academic Achievement Award (2016).