Mattie has been dancing since the age of 3. Most of that time she was performing on a competing line where she won multiple group and solo awards and was captain of her dance team for 4 years. She has studied with numerous professionals including Ellen Keane and Kathy Wind of Keane Sense of Rhythm, TU Dance Company, Erin Thompson, the Flying Foot Forum, Stuart Pimpsler, Marciano De Santos, Mathew Janczewski and Shannon Fahey. Performing arts has been a huge part of Mattie’s life. She has been studying numerous mediums that include Musical Theater since she was in 4th grade at the Fine Arts Interdisciplinary Resource School (F.A.I.R. School) all the way through her senior year in High School where she graduated from Main Street School of Performing Arts (M.S.S.P.A., now PIM) with an emphasis in dance. Mattie specializes in Rhythm Tap, Jazz and Musical Theater and has been teaching her love and passion for dance since 2009.