At age five, Denise Piane began her dance career studying tap, jazz and ballet at Miller Marley. Throughout her childhood, she performed in over a dozen shows at Starlight Theatre. During her high school career, Denise danced on the Barstow School Knight Starz Dance Team. She won many national awards including National Solo Champion and Best Overall Choreography. In 2002, Denise moved to New York City and attended New York University. She studied with top choreographers Wade Robson, Jamal and Rosero, Roger Lee and Rhapsody. While in New York, Denise served as assistant choreographer for the highly acclaimed show Broadway Bares. She made her film debut as a featured dancer in the hit film Step Up, and also served as the assistant to the director / choreographer Anne Fletcher. Recently, Denise worked as choreographer for an upcoming MTV series. Denise currently lives in LA and has begun work choreographing a film entitled Me and the Girls. Denise followed in her mother's footsteps training at Miller Marley and can't begin to show her gratitude for the support and knowledge that Shirley, Brian and all of her other teachers provided her.