Shara is originally from Boston, MA, where she studied with “Dance Productions” under the direction of Sandi Duncan. She has also studied with Gus Giordano, Tony Coppola, Liz Imperio, and Paula Abdul. Ms. Shara moved to Orlando in 1998 to dance for Walt Disney World’s “Festival of the Lion King” at Animal Kingdom. In 2001, she lived and worked in Tokyo, Japan as a performer for Tokyo Disneyland. In 2003 she danced as a company member with Voci Dance in Orlando. Ms. Shara currently works for Walt Disney World as an Entertainment Staging Specialist. In her teaching career, she has produced award-winning dances at both regional and national level competitions.