Meet the Instructors

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Jamie Ginn - Owner, Dance Instructor and Choreographer, Pageant Coach 

Jamie was Miss Delaware 2006, Top Three finalist of "Pageant School: Becoming Miss America," and fourth runner-up to National Sweetheart 2005. She was awarded both state preliminary talent and preliminary swimsuit awards. Jamie also received an Outstanding Achievement in Acting award from the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. and her students were recently featured on MTV's MADE. In 2007, she was selected as the Philadelphia area's Woman of the Year for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. 

"I believe in a positive approach to preparing each student. My passion for the arts and for helping others to reach their fullest potential allows me to offer unique and personalized choreography and coaching. Witnessing the growth of each student from the first session to the performance gives me great fulfillment. My goal is to have each student become confident in themselves in all areas of competition and in life."

Deborah Pruitt

Deborah, lyric soprano, has a Masters Degree in Voice Performance from Manhattan School of Music in NYC and a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from TCNJ. As a former Miss Cape May County and runner-up to Miss New Jersey, Deborah was a two-time winner of the Miss America Organization State Community Service Award for her platform work with drunk driving prevention. Deborah has enjoyed working with several national pageant systems as a contestant, emcee, performer, judge and producer. She has entertained professionally throughout the northeastern US with After Dinner Opera Company, Three Little Bakers Theatre and the Ocean City Pops, as well as at sea with Spirit and Princess Cruise Lines. Recently, Deborah began working as a Vocal Director for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line.  Ms. Pruitt is a certified music teacher, with private studio and K-12 public school teaching experience.  Deborah is also a professional print and product model, as well as modeling instructor.  

Junnie Cross

Junnie, Miss Delaware 2000, is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications.  Junnie earned several significant awards at the Miss America Pageant for her vocal performance, including the Preliminary Talent Award, the Bernie Wayne Scholarship for the Performing Arts, and the Bert Parks Non-Finalist Talent Award. 


Helen Snelgrove 

Helen is a college-bound student majoring in the fields of Communications and Dance Education. She has danced for fifteen years and has flourished in many dance styles. Helen has participated in summer intensives including the Radio City Rockette, American Academy of Ballet, and the Atlantic Contemporary Ballet Theatre, and also has competed nationally at dance competitions. She enjoys all styles of dance and has been in many performances from The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, and Swan Lake to dancing at the Philadelphia 76ers, Flyers, and Harlem Globe Trotters games.

© Jamie Ginn 2012