"If fear is greater than your belief in yourself, fear wins every time"
Sondra M. Bonitto
Triple Threat Performing Arts was founded in 2019 as a partnership with a City in South Florida. The premise behind the partnership was to bring a more affordable performing arts program to the community. Our program focuses on Dance, Theater and Voice as an equal arts form. We're not just dance!
Triple Threat offers classes in: Combo, ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, musical theater, stretch/acro and vocal performance. Ages 3-adult.
Our class environment is nurturing, self-expressive, supportive and creative.
Our professional faculty are experienced dancers, teachers and choreographers who are passionately committed to helping our students find the song in their heart, the beat in their feet and a passion for life.
Triple Threat Performing Arts
Where versatility is key!
Sondra M. Bonitto
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Sondra started her studies in the performing arts at the age of 4 at The Frank Hatchett Center for the Performing Arts in her native Springfield, Mass. She trained for 13 years in all forms of dance as well as voice and received awards in dedication, choreography and performing student of the year.
Upon graduation from Classical High School, Sondra pursued her studies at The Boston Conservatory of Music. She was accepted with a scholarship and in 1989, she received her BFA in Musical Theatre with a minor in dance and directing. In her senior year at The Conservatory, she made her professional debut as Geneva Lee Browne in the Nickerson Theatre’s Production of 1940’s Radio Hour. To follow shortly after graduation, Sondra was one of the stars of the Nickerson’s Little Shop of Horrors.
In 1990, Sondra moved to New York City and was reunited with her mentor Mr. Frank Hatchett, and shortly after joined his teaching staff at Broadway Dance Center. She remained part of the Hatchett staff as well as establishing her own teaching style for over 10 years and maintained a reputation for being a well respected and sought after instructor/choreographer. Some of her students have gone on to work in film, television, music videos and on broadway.
Sondra made her broadway debut in the Broadway hit Ragtime (original cast/album). And was a featured singer in City Center Encore Series of House of Flowers starring Maurice Hines. In 2000, she received a nomination for a Barrymore Award (Philadelphia) for playing the title role in Harold Arlen’s St. Louis Woman. Other regional credits include: Dreamgirls (stand-by for Jennifer Holliday, where she reprised her role as Effie at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta); Ain’t Misbehavin (Charlayne); Sophisticated Ladies (The Chanteuse); Blackbirds of Broadway (World Premiere) Long Road Home (Female Lead /us); The Who’s Tommy (Acid Queen); Smokey Joe’s Café (BJ/Pattie) ; Ragtime (Sarah’s Friend).
Sondra has performed as a soloist in concert with The New York Festival of Song (Carnegie Hall) and with The Arcady Music Festival (Bangor, ME). She also performed with the Broadway Inspirational Voices (Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and Linda Eder’s Christmas Album).
Ms. Bonitto also worked in the film Malcolm X (directed by Spike Lee), as well as industrials overseas and was featured in Mode Magazine March 2000 issue as one of New York’s up-and-coming actresses.
In May 2008, Sondra served as Assistant Director/Choreographer for the stage musical Dreamgirls at Stage Aurora Theatrical Company in Jacksonville, Florida and remains an artistic associate for the theatre company.
She now resides in Tamarac, FL is the owner and artistic director for her studio, Triple Threat Performing Arts in Tamarac, FL where she instructs jazz, musical theatre, voice, tap, hip hop, ballet and contemporary. She has been awarded on the competition circuit for best choreography, 1st overall, “musical theatre at its best”, “poetry in motion” and “most entertaining.” Sondra also travels and is a featured performer with Irving Street Repetory Theater based in New York who produce several productions: Ain’t Misbehavin, Sophisticated Ladies and Smokey Joe’s Café all of which she stars in.
Mary Kate Felber is currently residing in New Jersey. Her diligence and innovativeness have made her a well sought after choreographer and teacher. Mary is an accomplished performer, choreographer, dance, yoga and pilates teacher and a certified Holistic Health coach. She has had the opportunity to perform all over the country and through- out Europe. Mary began performing professionally at the age of fifteen in the Equity productions of “Funny Girl” and “Guys and Dolls”. During this time she began teaching and choreographing. Mary is a very well rounded per- former and teacher/ choreographer with 30 years of experience and thorough training in ballet, jazz, acrobatics, tap, hip-hop, musical theater, drama and voice.
Mary’s performance expertise, perceptive teaching methods and innovative choreography from ballets to musical theater productions caught the eye of many including: TYCE DIORIO whom she worked side by side with for the hit television show, ”SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” and MAURICE HINES with whom Mary danced with in the Equity national tours of “HARLEM SUITE” and “SATCHMO” among others. She was cast as Anita in the European tour and various regional productions of “WEST SIDE STORY” to critical acclaim in the press. She has had the privilege of working with Tony award winner, HINTON BATTLE and also with Jamal Graves dancing for the television awards show, “THE BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”.
Mary has also casted and set the “SOIRBEE INTERNATIONAL HAIR SHOW”, was the assistant choreographer and dance coach for “THE 2007 HOLIDAY BOWL HALF-TIME SHOW” featuring 430 dancers, choreographed and directed “THE NUTCRACKER” at the Baker Theater in New Jer- sey and has also taught and set various pieces at numerous colleges such as Fordham University in NYC and Point Park College in Pennsylvania. Mary has taught and coached beginners from BROOKE SHIELDS to former MISS AMERICA SUZZETTE CHARLES.
When home, Mary was assistant to the legendary Frank Hatchett at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. She has been able of instill her love and respect of the art in all of her students here and all over the country where she consistently teaches master classes, judges and choreographs. Her students have won many overall high score awards at national competitions over the years and her chore- ography has consistently been awarded for excellence in lyrical, jazz and musical theater. Mary’s students have gone onto to careers on Broadway, dance companies,in television and in film.
Mary’s outstanding work ethic and being a quick study has garnered a great respect from those she has worked with. Her performance ability and teaching and choreography credits have made Mary be able to step into any facet of the entertainment world fearlessly and her diligence and loyalty, make her a valuable asset to the projects she is a part of.
Victoria Bennett is a proud former student of Miss Sandra and has 18 years of dance training in tap, jazz, ballet, contemporary, lyrical, acrobatics, and musical theatre. Of those 18 years, she was part of her studios competitive team for 12 years, which she’s received numerous awards for her achievements. After graduating from University of Central Florida and starting her professional career, she finds teaching her passion for dance to others to be the most rewarding. She has successfully choreographed routines in that past that have won judges and over all achievement awards. Looking forward to spreading her love of dance with the Triple Threat family!
Tiffany made her start at the young age of 2 in the dance world. She followed in her mom's footsteps who danced at Mrs. P's Dance and Acrobatic Studios in Coral Springs, FL. Tiffany began her journey there where she trained in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, contemporary, musical theater, acro and voice. At the age of 8, Tiffany was cast in Miami City Ballet's Nutcracker and soon after played a munchkin in the Production of The Wizard of Oz.