Welcome to Intensity Dancers’ Studio
Meet Our Staff
We are a team of dedicated professionals who take pride in the development and success of your dancer.
Maria Pacetti has been dancing since the age of four. She continued her dance education into her early 20s, under the direction of Albertina Montalvo. She formally danced as an apprentice with Miami Dance Theater under Mariano Alvarez. In 1997, she returned to dance at Florido Dance & Arts Center as a student, and in 1998 she became an instructor. In 2003, she joined Intensity Dancers’ Studio as an instructor and in 2004 she became one of the directors. She cites her greatest mentor and teacher as Eduardo Recall of Ballet Concerto.
Jennifer Cruz is a graduate dance major from New World School of the Arts high school and college programs. She received her degree in dance studying ballet, jazz, tap, modern and pilates. Jen was also a member of the Isadora Duncan dance company for five years. Jennifer is a founding director of Intensity Dancers’ Studio. She is an award winning dance instructor and choreographer in various styles and has judged for both Showbiz and Primetime dance competition nationwide since 2011.
Caitlyn Pacetti started dancing at the young age of four, where she was trained in different styles of dance. She attended Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School, where she was on the dance team for three years. Caitlyn is a graduate of Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School. In her senior year, Caitlyn started working at Intensity Dancers’ Studio as a part-time receptionist. After her exceptional work was noted, she was promoted to office manager. Once Intensity’s second location was opened in 2015, she was promoted to operations manager, where her she looks over the daily operations of the two studios. In 2022, she began her career as a nurse, while still working for IDS part-time as the account manager.