Meet The Team

Owner & Artistic Director

Tehila Nierenberg

Tehila received her early dance training in Chicago, Illinois studying with different studios in the Chicagoland area and beyond. She graduated from Blitstein University of Chicago with three degrees; in Business, Marketing, and Judaic Studies. She trained professionally in ballet, tap, jazz, and modern as well as other styles and has performed in a variety of musical theater productions around the globe.  Miss Nierenberg has over ten years of teaching experience and provides choreography to productions, schools, universities, events, music artists, & dance fitness specialists. She is a recipient of the Ralla Klepak Performing Arts Scholarship Award from Touro University of Chicago. Miss Nierenberg has involved herself in teaching various dance styles to underprivileged and disabled youth in the community as well as choreographing and performing for various non-for-profit performances. She feels fortunate to be able to share her enthusiasm and love of dance disciplines with all her young dancers.


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Teacher, substitute​

Adina Stuhlman​

Adina Stuhlman is a native of Chicago, IL where she studied dance at Performing Arts Limited and later Joel Hall Dancers and Center. She graduated from Ball State University with a BS in Dance and Minor in History. She studied at the Jerusalem Academy of Music in Dance post-graduation. In Chicago, Adina has apprenticed with dance studios, danced as a guest artist with various companies, and performed as a Supernumerary with the Lyric Opera. When not dancing or working, Adina enjoys sewing her own clothes, baking, exploring new places, and traveling.

She really enjoys seeing students’ faces light up when they figure out how to do a move or skill in  dance class.


DBT creative team​

Our team consists of some of the Chicago’s finest young ladies. Team members have experience in partaking in numerous artistic productions for the past ten years. Members were involved in singing, dancing, and even acting in performances in America and Israel. Some members have sung professionally at concerts, recorded music for businesses, and play their own musical instruments as well. Members help DanceWorks run smoothly, efficiently, and are on site at  our annual showcase.


Miriam Levy​

Miriam’s artistic journey has been shaped by immersive training experiences under distinguished Broadway and Hollywood dancers in both Los Angeles and Israel, focusing extensively on improvisation, lyrical, contemporary, ballet, and jazz techniques.
She spent time learning and performing at Jerusalem Center for Performing Arts and A Time for Dance Los Angeles. Miriam’s multifaceted contributions extend to her role as a director at a performing arts camp, where she honed her leadership skills, and as a prolific choreographer, crafting routines for a multitude of school performances and music theater productions over the past six years. Currently, she is completing a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and psychology at Ana G. Mendez University. Miriam understands the importance of dance as an art and outlet and loves to share this gift with others.