School of Dance

Megan Swiderek


Megan Swiderek started dancing at Lynnette’s School of Dance at the age of 2. She continued her education in dance at Northeastern Illinois University, where she earned a minor in Dance. Megan is a Certified Member of the Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM), as well as a Certified Zumba instructor and a member of ZIN. 


Megan Buckley
Megan has been dancing since a young age spending most of those years right here at Lynnette's School of Dance. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theater Performance from Columbia College Chicago. Some of her professional credits include June in Chicago, Chorus in Copacabana and Shelley in Hairspray in which she also served as dance captain



Jessica Murphy
Jessica has been a part of Lynnette’s School of Dance almost her entire life as she started attending classes at the age of two. Throughout high school she continued to dance and became an Assistant Teacher where she further improved her skills. In 2002, Jessica became a member of the Chicago National Association of Dance Masters.

Angelica Campbell
Angelica Campbell enters her 10th year of teaching dance. As a member of the Chicago National Association of Dance Masters, Angelica displays her talents choreographing for professional theater companies, schools, and various events.

Lynnette VanDien Bertollotti
Director & Coordinator
The school's director & coordinator of all curriculum taught at the studio. All teachers are qualified, certified dance teachers. Lynnette is a Master Graduate of Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM). She is also a certified Zumba Instructor.

Our personable staff of certified instructors, teach several classes to offer a variety of levels and interests for every student. Dance training is our passion. The staff continues to study the art of dance in order to bring the most innovative methods and choreography to the studio. From the beginning levels of ballet, tap, jazz, tumbling, hip-hop and ZUMBA all the way through the advanced techniques, our hearts are in each dance class. It is such a joy to see that love and skill develop in each student. 

Lorena Free Hamzic

Director and Teacher

A graduate of Columbia College with a degree in Dance. She is also a Certified Member of Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM).  Lorena is a certified ZUMBA instructor and member of the Zumba Instructors Network (ZIN).