At Revive, our mission is to provide a dance education that reaches every student in an encouraging environment where every dancer feels valued. Our teachers go above and beyond to teach each and every one of their students, and motivate them to reach new goals. Our students are our number one priority and no student is ever left behind. Whether it is your first year of dance or your fifteenth year of dance, you are a crucial part of our dance family!
Why Choose Revive?
We never over fill a class with too many students
The most affordable and top-quality recital costumes
Large waiting room with books, coloring books, and toys for families
Multiple dance attire options, which we offer for sale right at our studio
No extra hidden fees
Teachers & Staff
Owner & Artistic Director
Erica Courtemanche is from Rhode Island and started dancing when she was three years old. She graduated from Plymouth State University with a bachelor’s degree in Small Business Entrepreneurship and a minor in Dance Pedagogy, with plans to open her own dance studio one day.
In college, Erica had the opportunity to work with professional choreographers, such as Betsi Graves, Jesse Robb, and Helen Simoneau and performed some of their works after intensive training. She also was a member of the Contemporary Dance Ensemble and was captain and treasurer of the dance team.
Since college, she has devoted many years of teaching dance to children of all ages. She has also attended the NYC Dance Teacher Summit, the Rhee Gold Dance Teacher Life Conference, and became certified as an Acrobatic Arts teacher. Before opening her dance studio, she created and directed “Miss Erica’s 2022 Summer Dance Camps” in Bridgewater MA.
Erica is very passionate about teaching dance to children and watching her students grow. She believes everyone should have a chance to dance and be able to express themselves through movement. Erica was very excited to open Revive Dance Studio in August of 2022 and make her dreams come true with all her students!
Lauren (Gibby) Gibson
Lauren Gibson is a senior at BSU studying dance education and social welfare. She hopes to pursue a career in dance/movement therapy while continuing to teach and choreograph recreational and competitive classes at local dance studios.
Lauren is currently the President of the National Dance Education Organization Student Chapter Organization (NSO) at BSU after previously serving as the Public Relations Officer (2020-2021) and Vice President (2021-2022). She is also a member of BSU Dance Company. While at Bridgewater, Lauren has choreographed four collegiate-level dance pieces and is now in the process of creating her advanced individual departmental honors project.
Lauren has over eighteen years of dance training in various styles of tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, modern, hip hop, contemporary, and other forms. Her goal is to raise awareness of the performing arts by spreading dance education and its benefits as well as creating more accessible opportunities for all. Lauren is excited to share her love of dance with the Revive family, learning as she teaches and promoting growth for each and every dancer!
Stephanie is a graduate of Bridgewater State University with degrees in Elementary Education and Psychology. Currently, she is a graduate student at BSU in the Special Education Moderate Disabilities Master’s Program. During her time at BSU, she was a member of the Dance Company where she performed in several student-choreographed showcases in addition to attending Master Classes in tap, jazz, and contemporary.
Stephanie’s love for teaching dance began in high school, when she was selected to choreograph Middleboro High School’s annual variety show. She then was hired as a private tap teacher and lead choreographer for The Burt Wood School of Performing Art’s productions of Scrooge Jr., Matilda Jr., Frozen Jr., and a Broadway-themed virtual production. She was the assistant choreographer for their productions of Aladdin Jr. and Godspell Jr. working alongside LA-based choreographer, Lucy Record. Stephanie has also co-planned and taught Erica Courtemanche’s April Vacation Camps, and worked as a teacher at her 2022 Summer Camps.
This will be Stephanie’s third year teaching dance in the studio setting and she is excited to be teaching at Revive Dance Studio this year in addition to working as a paraprofessional at Middleboro Public Schools. Stephanie is passionate about combining her love for dance and her expertise in child development and education.
Teacher & Assistant Teacher
Rachel is a current student at Bridgewater State University where she studies Health Sciences and Occupational Therapy. She has grown up in the dance studio setting, studying and competing in all styles of dance including ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical, modern, contemporary, and acro.
During her time as a dancer, Rachel has served as a teacher’s assistant from the pre-school to elementary level. She has extensive experience as a teacher's assistant to Acrobatic Art’s certified teachers and is passionate about safe Acro training.
Before Revive opened, Rachel spent her summer working alongside Miss Erica and Miss Stephanie at Miss Erica’s 2022 Summer Dance Camps in Bridgewater. She aided in the planning and teaching of classes and activities throughout the summer and continued to assist multiple classes for Revive's first season of classes.
Cathryn graduated from Hope College in Holland, Michigan, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art and a minor in Art History. She began dancing at the age of 4 and participated in classes of all styles as well as performed as a member of her studio’s competition team until her high school graduation. Cathryn also served as an assistant dance instructor throughout her high school dance career in the styles of ballet, tap, and jazz.
Cathryn continued to dance in college, performing in both student and faculty choreographed showcases, including the annual faculty showcase Dance 43, and studied dance styles ranging from ballet, pointe, tap, and jazz to modern and improvisation. In addition to her art background, she has spent time studying elementary and secondary education and has experience working in a variety of classroom settings as well as co-directing an art themed after school camp for kids ages 8 through 12.
Cathryn is passionate about bringing art to people of all ages and encouraging the creativity that resides in each student. She is thrilled to be joining Revive Dance Studio as a dance instructor in addition to being the Programs and Events Coordinator with the Metro South Chamber of Commerce.
Teacher & Assistant Teacher
Lauren is a current student at Bridgewater State University where she is pursuing a degree in marketing. She has been dancing for 9 years and was a part of the Senior competition team at her studio, as well as a member of her high school dance team. Lauren now dances as a college student in the dance program at Bridgewater State University.
In addition to her dance experience, she has assisted and taught numerous dance classes, including many of Revive Dance Studio's first season of classes. Lauren is excited to be joining Revive Dance Studio now as a teacher for lyrical/contemporary, intro to jazz, and musical theater.
Revive Dance Studio
8 South Main Street, Middleboro, MA 02346