Mary Cole-Founder/Studio Owner
Mary Cole is a native of Rochester NY and is the owner of Trinity Performing Arts Studio.  Suny Purchase is where she graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology.  She began her dance training at a young age in different styles of dance including ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip-hop, lyrical, contemporary and Puerto Rican folkloric.  Mary studied at several dance schools and was a member of Borinquen Dance Theatre.  She was a competitive dancer and received many awards throughout the years. In addition to her training she has opened up for several National R&B Artists such as Silk, Montell Jordan  and more.  In New York City she continued her dancing career and formed a Dance Troup.  Mary was a dance instructor at PCC Dance Studio and was a part of creating a successful program, and started the competitive dance team. Her choreography and dancers have received Overall High Score at competition.
Mary also has a passion for theatre and has been involved in a variety of musicals and shows in Rochester and New York City.  She was an instructor for Drama Kids International and worked out of the Pittsford Mendon School District.  Mary has written and directed a variety of "Shows," in Upstate New York, and completed several  Productions at Joy Community Church; where she served as the Director of the Theatre and Dance Program.  In 2017 she established the Star Theatre Program at Phelps Community Center and was the director over the workshops, performance camps and all of the PCC Community Theatre events.  Mary has a passion for Performing Arts and is thankful to God for giving her the opportunity to share the arts with the next generation.
Keziah Shaw- Dance Instructor
Keziah Shaw is an instructor at Trinity Performing Arts Studio and has a deep love for dance, and has trained in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, lyrical and hip-hop.  Her favorite genre of dance is contemporary and she enjoys mixing her passion for dance with her love of theatre through expressive and interpretive style of dance.  Keziah continues her dance education to provide her students with well rounded training in technique and musicality.  She has competed in several competitions and has recieved overall high score, and continues to compete.  

Emily Gonzalez- Dance Instructor

Emily is an instructor, originally from Cortland, New York, where she started her dancing career.  Throughout her dance career, she has danced out of Jill Reener’s  school of dance & performing arts & Jen-X Academy of dance. She has over 20 years of dancing experience, along with 11 years of competing, with 3 years of teaching & choreographing. 


Throughout her competition carrier, she has received multiple awards with group and solo acts along with ranking first for multiple years. Her biggest accomplishment is winning two national titles in a row for her participation in musical theater performances. Her specialty in dance is musical theater, along with years of experience in jazz, ballet, pointe, contemporary, & tap.  


Emily has always had a passion for dance, and wants to use her gift to glorify God and help the upcoming generation reach their fullest potential.