Miss Denny Gurley
Denny Gurley has been a dance educator in the northwest Indiana and Chicago suburbs for 42 years. Trained as a dancer in Chicago studios,she had the privilege to study with many masters including: Richard Arve, Dolores Lipinski, Margaret Lynn DiCianni, Harrison McEldowney, Lane Alexander,Carole Sumner, and the late greats; Al Gilbert, Gus Giordano, and Luigi.
An adjunct professor of Integrated Arts at Calumet College of St. Joseph’s, Miss Denny has developed programs for the Riverdale, Orland Hills, Highland, and Munster Park Districts. With an emphasis on early childhood,she has choreographed the studios pre-K and primary class programs. Her next ambition is to expand the studios curriculum to include Special Education Dance.
Miss Denny would like to acknowledge the instructors who currently inspire her; the faculty who instruct our students at Susan’s School of Dance. They are talented and tireless. She is humbled by their devotion to dance instruction and so very grateful for their teamwork, ambition, and friendship. Their energy and enthusiasm is contagious, ensuring our studio functions as a loud and happy home-away-from-home for so many dancers.
Finally, Denny would like to thank all the faculty and dance families, for allowing their loved ones to spend countless hours at the studio. Your ongoing confidence in and support of Susan’s School of Dance is more than appreciated, thank you!