Meet Your Instructors!

Jessica Schoenfeld

Artistic Director / Instructor


     Jessica is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a BA in Theatre Arts and a BA in Sociology. She holds a Certificate in Music Grades K-12 and Drama Grades 6-8 and holds a Dance and Cheerleading Safety Certification from AACCA. Since 2012, she has been the Founder and Artistic Director of Show on the Road, providing affordable music, dance, and theatre classes around the Bay Area.

Amber Aversa

     Amber has been performing her entire life. She was a collegiate dancer as a USF Sundoll, Diamond Doll, and Goal Girl. She has performed at various theme parks since 2012 including Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, Disney, and Universal as a dancer, actor, and stilt walker. Amber is very involved in the Tampa Bay Area and has cheered professionally for the Tampa Bay Storm and Tampa Bay Rays.
Amber has Kidsiderate training and experience teaching kids in dance and colorguard.

Johnny Garde


Johnny Garde has been a professional actor, director, technician, and educator in Tampa Bay since 2010. Johnny graduated from USF here in Tampa with a BA in Theatre Performance and immediately went on to begin working professionally (booking his first professional role while still in school.) Johnny has worked with several professional theatres and has also taught with many reputable schools
and conservatories.

Cori Svoboda



Ms. Cori is a graduate of Stetson University in Deland, FL with a Bachelor of Music and a Minor in Psychology. In November and December of 2018, she was a performer for the Polar Express Train Ride in Mount Dora. From a young age, Ms. Cori has thoroughly enjoyed classical music performance, and she sang at Carnegie Hall with the Nature Coast Children’s Chorale in 2010. Ms. Cori performed with the Opera Tampa Chorus in 2012 under the direction of Anton Coppola. She has also sung with Andrea Bocelli’s choir for his February 2013 Tampa performance. Not only does Ms. Cori love music performance, but she also loves working with kids!