Celioni Colli Sena began her ballet training at the young age of three. She joined Maria Verdeja School of the Arts in 1988 at the age of seven. In 1991 and 1992 she had the honor of performing in Miami City Ballet’s The Nutcracker. During her years as a dancer, Celioni performed both classical and contemporary works such as Swan Lake, Giselle, Les Sylphides and Don Quixote to Grease and West Side Story. Celioni has been a teacher for MVSA since the age of 15. Over her years with Maria Verdeja, she has successfully directed workshops, summer camps and school dance programs. She currently enjoys teaching all levels of ballet, jazz and lyrical, and is now our Coral Gables Director.