Nicole Fillmann was born and raised in Northern Virginia and began dancing competitively at the age of three. She began her teaching career at the age of 18 at the studio she grew up training in. She has been the director of recreational programs around the area and the co-director of competitive teams. Nicole is an award winning choreographer and has been recognized at competitions all around the world. Her students have gone on to perform for artists such as Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber as well as appeared on So You Think You Can Dance and Dance Moms. Nicole is excited to bring her training and knowledge to the Not Just Dance family!
Adriana DiVecchia grew up in Northern Virginia where she started dancing at 3 years old. She trained and competed in all styles of dance, but tap was always her favorite. She moved across the country to attend Chapman University in Orange, California, where she majored in Dance and Education. While at Chapman, Adriana performed and choreographed in numerous dance performances. She went on to earn a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She now teaches elementary school in Ashburn, VA.
Adriana’s performance credits include DC Tap Festival, Young Choreographer’s Festival, Fred and Adele Astaire Awards, and Chapman Celebrates. She is excited to work with the students at Not Just Dance!
Miss Bethany is a Northern Virginia native with a passion for dance. She began dancing at the age of five and grew to love many forms of dance, while developing a special talent in instructing others. Miss Outen studied extensively at a local classical ballet studio in Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Tap, Jazz, and Pilates and performed with the both the junior and senior company of the Ballet Arts Ensemble of Fairfax for many years. Along with her training, Miss Bethany was given the opportunity to study with many Master Teachers/ Choreographers such as, Maniya Barredo of Metropolitan Ballet Theatre of Atlanta, Lucy Bowen-McCauley of Bowen McCauley Dance Company, Gyula Pandi of North Carolina School of the Arts, Kathryn Posin of New York Univerity, Richard Rholdon of Delta Festival of New Orleans, Susan Shields of George Mason University, and Karen Studd of George Mason University and Laban Institute of Movement Studies. She started her teaching career early by being a teacher’s assistant by the age of 10 and a co-teacher/teacher by 16. In high school, Miss Bethany expanded her teaching skills to special needs students at her high school, teaching different dances and styles, as well as choreographing their yearly prom dance. While in college she had the opportunity to teach Pilates to students, faculty, and staff through the recreational program at her university. Throughout her years of teaching dance, Miss Bethany has been able to illustrate her love of dance to many students of different ages with or without varying physical, mental, and emotional needs and believes that everyone has the ability to dance if they have the right tools! In 2014, Miss Outen graduated with a BS in Psychology with minors in Biology and History from Shenandoah University. She continues to teach dance in her free time! Miss Bethany will be a substitute teacher at Not Just Dance and looks forward to meeting all of the amazing NJD dance students.