Photos by Phusion Photography

"Every time I dance, I want to show a story. I want to inspire people to take who they are and express it through dancing. Energy, positivity, dedication, and passion are all key to becoming the strongest dancer you can become."

Brianna Pato, Co-Owner & Choreographer

EDUCATION:

 -Belle Vernon Area High School: (2005-2009)

 -California University of Pennsylvania; BS in Human Resource Management: (2009-2013)​

 

​ DANCE INSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE:

  • BaM Choreography: Co-Owner/Choreographer

    • Providing dance choreography and fitness classes/workshops for children through adults for a variety of performances. Previously known as Hip Hop Dance by STM. (2010-present)

  • Hip Hop Dance Choreographer/Coach at PK’s School of Dance (2012-2018)

  • Adult Hip Hop Dance Choreography at Dance Loft (2017-present)

  • Hip Hop Dance Choreography at Lisa Digorio's Dance (2018-present)

  • Hip Hop Dance Sub at Cynthia's School of Dance (2019-present)

  • Biggie Smalls: Family Dance JaM Instructor at Alba Fitness & The Dance Loft (May 2016-present)

  • Dance Jam Instructor at Mecka Fitness (May 2016-Aug 2016)

  • BaM-Bics/Hip Hop Dance Instructor at Fullbody Fitness Club (Jan 2015-May 2016)

  • Hip Hop Dance Choreographer at Jozart Center for the Arts (2011-2012)

  • Hip Hop/Modern Dance Choreographer at Joyce Ellis Dancers (2006-2007)

 

 

DANCE TRAINING/GROUPS:

·         Hip Hop Dance, Intermediate/Advanced: Millennium Dance Complex (2018)

·         Tap: The Dance Loft (2018-present)

·         Hip Hop Dance, Intermediate/Advanced: Level Up Studios (2016)

·         Promotional Dancer: Range Resources Oil Company (2010-2012)

·         Hip Hop Workshop w/ Pittsburgh Heat (Feb 2012)

·         Hip Hop Competition Team: Legacy Allstars (2010-2011)

·         Hip Hop Master’s Class w/ Sean Bankhead (2010)

·         INT Dancer for Performer “Mr. International” (2009-2011)

·         Hip Hop Competition Team: Fire & Ice Allstar (2009-2010)

·         Pom Squad Competition Team: Fire & Ice Allstars (2010)

·         Hip Hop Competition Team: JED Allstars (2007-2009)

·         Dancer: Joyce Ellis Dancer Studio (1994-2009)

 

 

PERFORMANCES/WORKSHOPS/CHOREOGRAPHY:

  • Dance & Sip @ Winslow Winery, Perryopolis, PA (Aug '19)]

  • 'CONTROVERSY' Video Shootl, Pittsburgh, PA (Jul '19)

  • Hip Hop Dance Summer Camp @ Cynthia's School of Dance, Pittsburgh, PA (Jul '19)

  • 'CONTROVERSY' Video Dance Rehearsal, Wilkinsburgh, PA (Jun '19)

  • Adult Hip Hop Dance @ The Dance Loft, Charleroi, PA (May '19)

  • 'BODY' Video Shoot with Penthouse Oblivion (May '19)

  • Biggie Smalls: Family Dance JaM @ The Dance Loft (May '19)

  • Hip Hop Dance Workshop @ Lisa DiGorio's School of Dance (Apr'19)

  • Adult Hip Hop Dance @ The Dance Loft, Charleroi, PA (Apr '19)

  • Biggie Smalls: Family Dance JaM @ The Dance Loft (Apr '19)

  • Hip Hop Dance Workshop @ PK's School of Dance, Brentwood, PA (Mar '19)

  • Dance & Sip @ Winslow Winery, Perryopolis, PA (Mar '19)

  • Adult Hip Hop Dance @ The Dance Loft, Charleroi, PA (Mar '19)

  • Hip Hop Dance Workshop @ Lisa DiGorio's School of Dance (Mar '19)

  • Kids and Adult Hip Hop Dance Classes @ Cynthia's School of Dance, Pittsburgh. PA (Mar '19)

  • Biggie Smalls: Family Dance JaM @ The Dance Loft (Mar '19)

  • Biggie Smalls: Family Dance JaM @ The Dance Loft (Feb '19)

  • Adult Hip Hop Dance @ The Dance Loft (Feb '19)

  • Pgh BaM JaM @ The Glitterbox Theatre (Jan '19)

  • Dance & Sip @ Winslow Winery (Dec '18)

  • Adult Hip Hop Dance @ The Dance Loft (Nov '18)

  • Toddler N Me Dance @ Alba Fitness (Oct '18)

  • Dance JaM by BaM LIVE w/ DJ EESH @ LevelUp Pgh (Sep '18)

  • Toddler N Me Dance @ Alba Fitness (Sep '18)

  • Dance & Sip @ Winslow Winery (Sep '18)

  • Toddler N Me Dance @ Alba Fitness (Aug '18)

  • Toddler N Me Dance @ Alba Fitness (Jul '18)

  • Dance & Sip @ Winslow Winery (Jun '18)

  • Toddler N Me Dance @ Alba Fitness (Apr '18)

  • Adult Hip Hop Dance...PLUS! @ DancExplosion Arts Center (Apr '18)

  • Toddler N Me Dance @ Alba Fitness (Mar '18)

  • Adult Hip Hop Dance...PLUS! @ The Dance Loft (Mar '18)

  • Donate & Dance to Benefit LoveFirst @ The Dance Loft (Dec '17)

  • Dance JaM by BaM LIVE w/ DJ EESH @ LevelUp Pgh (Nov '17)

  • BaMFaM Fall Video Shoot (Oct '17)

  • Dance & Sip @ Winslow Winery (Sep'17)

  • Pgh BaM JaM @ The Glitterbox Theatre (Sep '17)

  • Wedding Choreography for Hakala Wedding (Aug '17)

  • Guest Choreography for 'The Choreography Project' w/ Exhalations Dance (Aug '17)

  • Wedding Choreography for Gonder Wedding (Jul '17)

  • Moves & Mimosas @ James Street GastroPub (Jun '17)

  • Dance & Sip @ Winslow Winery (Jun '17)

  • Donate & Dance @ The Dance Loft (May '17)

  • Toddler & Me Dance @ Alba Fitness (Apr '17)

  • Live DJ Dance JaM by BaM @ LevelUp Pgh (Apr '17)

  • Dance JaM by BaM @ Chelsea Collective (Apr '17)

  • BaM Video Ad Shoot (Mar '17)

  • Toddler & Me Dance @ Alba Fitness (Feb '17)

  • 5-2-1-0 Dance Station @ Phipps Conservatory (Feb '17)

  • Live DJ Dance JaM by BaM @ LevelUp Pgh (Feb '17)

  • Girl Scout Dance Badge @ Payntner Elementary (Jan '17)

  • Toddler & Me Dance @ Alba Fitness (Jan '17)

  • Toddler & Me Dance @ Alba Fitness (Dec '16)

  • Toddler & Me Dance @ Alba Fitness (Nov '16)

  • Hip Hop Dance Fitness Class @ Alba Fitness (Nov ’16)

  • Donate & Dance @ LeMoyne Community Center (Nov '16)

  • Toddler & Me Dance @ Alba Fitness (Nov '16)

  • Baby & Me Dance @ Alba Fitness (Nov '16)

  • Hip Hop Workshops @ Dance with Me by Sisters 3 (Sept '16)

  • Hip Hop Dance Fitness Class @ Alba Fitness (Aug ’16)

  • Dance Jam by BaM @Mecka Fitness (Aug ’16)

  • Hip Hop Intensive Curriculum @ A Step Above Dance LLC (Aug ’16)

  • Hip Hop Dance Fitness Class @ Alba Fitness (Jul ’16)

  • Dance Jam by BaM @ Mecka Fitness (Jul ’16)

  • Hip Hop Competition Teams’ Choreography @ Sheriff’s Allstars (Jul ’16)

  • Dance Jam by BaM @ Mecka Fitness (Jun ’16)

  • Music Video Choreography @ Punchline (Jun ’16)

  • Hip Hop Dance Fitness Class @ Alba Fitness (May '16)

  • Dance Jam by BaM @ Mecka Fitness (May '16)

  • Son & Mom Wedding Choreography @ Brighton Heights (May '16)

  • Hip Hop Dance Fitness Class @ Alba Fitness (Apr '16)

  • Hip Hop Dance Workshops @ For the Love of Dance (Apr ’16)

  • Hip Hop Aerobics Class @ Athleta (Mar '16)

  • Children's Village Dance Station for Kidsburgh @ Home&Garden Show, Pittsburgh (Mar '16)

  • Adult Hip Hop Master Class @ FitnessEnvi (Mar '16)

  • 5213 Kid's Day Fitness Class, Let’s Move Pittsburgh @ Phipps Conservatory (Feb '16)

  • Adult/Teen Hip Hop Dance Masters Class @ Fullbody Fitness (Dec '15)

  • Kids Hip Hop Dance Masters Class @ Fullbody Fitness (Dec '15)

  • Adult/Teen Hip Hop Dance Masters Class @ Fullbody Fitness (Nov '15)

  • Nightmare on Hellsworth N. Bramlett Choreography (Oct '15)

  • First Dance Wedding Choreography (Greensburg) (Oct '15)

  • Adult/Teen Hip Hop Dance Masters Class (at Fullbody Fitness) (Sept '15)

  • First Dance Wedding Choreography @ Monroeville (Sept '15)

  • Adult Hip Hop Dance Masters Class @ Fullbody Fitness (Aug '15)

  • Kids Hip Hop Dance Masters Class @ Fullbody Fitness (Aug '15)

  • Hip Hop Aerobics @ Open Streets, Strip District (Jul '15)

  • Hip Hop Competition Team Choreography @ Sheriff’s Allstars (Jul ’15)

  • Hip Hop Dance Routine for PK's Dance @ Brentwood 4th of July Parade (Jul '15)

  • Hip Hop Dance Masters Class @ North Pittsburgh Dance Alliance (May '15)

  • Hip Hop Aerobics FREE Day w/ Pgh Fitness Council @ Fullbody Fitness Club (May '15)

  • Hip Hop Aerobics Warm-Up @ Color Me Rad 5K (May '15)

  • ElectroBelly/Pgh Vegan Fest Hip Hop Performance @ Smiling Moose (May '15)

  • 8-Week BaM Hip Hop Dance Course @ Dynamic Martial Arts (Mar '15)

  • Valentine's Showcase Performance @ Fullbody Fitness Club (Feb '15)

  • Hip Hop Workshops @ For the Love of Dance (Jan '15)

  • 'Best of the Black & Gold', produced by BaM Choreography @ Kelly-Strayhorn Theater (Dec '14)

  • Hip Hop Workshops @ Variations Performing Arts Academy (Nov '14)

  • Hip Hop Workshops @ For the Love of Dance (Nov '14)

  • Hip Hop Performance @ Penn Ave Arts In Motion Festival (Sept '14)

  • Hip Hop Performance @ GetRyte Entertainment's Local Rep Night (Sept '14)

  • Hip Hop Aerobics Class @ Athleta (Sept '14)

  • Hip Hop Workshop @ Amber Terreta Dance Company (Aug '14)

  • Hip Hop Masters Class @ Dee Dee's Studio of Dance (Aug '14)

  • Hip Hop Masters Class @ Bridget Dawn's Studio of Performing Arts (Jul '14)

  • Hip Hop Workshops @ North Pittsburgh Dance Alliance (Jul '14)

  • Hip Hop Choreography for PK's Dance 4th of July Parade (Jul '14)

  • Hip Hop Class @ Greensburgh Partial Program (Jul '14)

  • Halftime Show Performance @ Pittsburgh Rangers (Jun '14)

  • Hip Hop Dance Workshop @ Athleta (Jun '14)

  • WAMO Days Performance @ Stage AE (Jun '14)

  • After School Hip Hop Workshops @ SPHS (Apr, May '14)

  • Musical/Drama/Theater Choreography @ Chestnut Ridge High School(Feb '14)

  • Pep Rally Hip Hop Choreography, @ Ringgold High School (Feb '14)

  • Solo Hip Hop Choreography, Junior National Competition (Nov-Feb '14)

  • Hip Hop Dance Workshop @ Mary Ann & Company (Nov '13)

  • Hip Hop Dance Performance @ ALS Society Charity 5K Walk (Sept '13)

  • Kids Hip Hop Dance Workshop @ BVA Fitness Center (Aug. '13)

  • Hip Hop Dance Flash Mob @Pittsburgh Cultural Crawl Flash (Jul '13)

  • Hip Hop Intensive Workshop (at M&M Dance Academy) (Jul '13)

  • Musical/Drama/Theater Choreography @ Chestnut Ridge High School (Mar. ‘13)

  • Music video for performer “King Frzy" (Jul 2012)

  • Video debut for choreographer Natalie Jean (Feb 2012)

  • Hip Hop Competitions (w/ Legacy Allstars) (Summer 2011)

  • Music video for rapper “King Frzy” (September 2011)

  • Music video for singer “Ambition” (August 2011)

  • Music video for singer “Ambition" (April 2011)

  • Hip Hop and Pom Competitions (w/ Fire & Ice Allstars) (Summer 2010)

  • Canonsburg & Washington Parades w/ Range Resource (2010 - 2012)

  • Music video for singer “Margot B" (2009)

  • Performances at Shows w/ INT Dancers (2009-2011)

  • “Washington Wild Thangs” half time show (August 2009)

  • Relay-For-Life (2008)

  • Hip Hop Competitions w/ JED Allstars (2007-2009)

  • Pittsburgh & Suburban Parades w/ Joyce Ellis Dancers (1996-2010)

  • Performances at Events and Festivals w/ Joyce Ellis Dancers (1996-2009)


 

 CURRENT DAY JOB:

Project Administrator @ Beckman & Associates, Inc (Sept 2014 - Present)

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