Meet the Team
Artistic Director and founder of Studio 3, Diane Shumway has been teaching dance in the Hamptons for 20 years. Certified by Dance Educators of America to teach Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern and Acrobatics in Levels 1 to 3, Diane studied with Charles Kelley, Raymond Lukens, Mark Santoro, Steve Sirico, David Scala and Louis Kavoris. She began dancing at the age of 6, receiving formal training with Genevieve Manning. Diane has conceptualized and choreographed 12 productions for Studio 3. She is a certified Leap and Learn instructor. Diane@dancestudio3.com
Faith is a recent graduate from Florida Southern College with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Dance. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Stony Brook University, with hopes to aid in the rehabilitation of dancers/performers. Faith has been trained in multiple disciplines of dance including ballet, pointe, choreography, variations and modern; and has been dancing since the age of 3. During her undergraduate studies she has performed roles including Odette from Swan Lake, Paquita in Paquita and Giselle in Giselle. She looks forward to sharing her love for ballet with students, and hopes to grow their passion and push them to achieve their artistic goals.