7.8.16 – CaRu’s Nicole Lodato is invited to teach at SummerDanceFest 2016.

nygt7.6.16 – CaRuCrew’s The Tribe is selected to compete at New York’s Got Talent at the Elektra Theater in NYC.







7.6.16 – CaRu’s artistic director, Cassie Russo, is invited to be on the judging panel at Encore DCS Southeast Grand Finals.

6.10.16 – An article about CaRu Entertainment appears on BDancewear.com.

5.6.16 – CaRu’s Cassie and Emily present a donation of $3,600 to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Mercer County from the first ever ECDC Showcase. The event also brought in nearly 250 costumes for under-funded arts programs and students in need through Costume Hangers Inc.

5.1.16 – CaRu’s Cassie and Emily officially launch the East Coast Dance Confederation hosting the inaugural ECDC Showcase benefiting the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and Costume Hangers Inc.

3.9.16 – The CaRuCrew’s The Tribe and Applause, both choreographed by Cassie Russo, are selected as nominees for the 2016 Industry Dance Awards at GROOVE Dance Competition.

11745651_10207426338885078_1035039279990203743_n (1)7.6.15 – CaRuCrew dancers Arielle, Maddy and Devon (seen right) compete at The Dance Awards in NYC in the “Best Dancer” competition.




11046511_940602769335205_2200547068587321733_n6.1.15 – CaRu’s artistic director Cassie Russo can be seen in Brides.com in a feature article about her 2014 wedding to husband Sean Sweeney.

Links to the article and photos are also on BRIDES Facebook page and BRIDES Instagram.






5.31.15 – CaRu’s tiny tot dancer Juliana can be seen in various high profile, national TV commercials and print work including the American Express campaign featuring Tina Fey.

Check out more of her work at the links below!

Tiny Fey #EverydayMoments

VTech Go! Go! Smart Animals

10469487_10152501153671630_8071911284007483931_o11.25.14 – CaRu dancer Arielle is announced as the 2015 Encore DCS Northern Cover Model to be featured in Pointe Magazine and Dance Spirit Magazine.




1555266_693912814016177_4065919456247398179_n11.15.14 – CaRu dancer Devon is one of the newest models for SO&SO Apparel. You can see her showing off their latest looks at SoandSoApparel.com.






250226_691185877656032_1699718315236670150_n11.15.14 – CaRu’s creative genius, Cassie Russo, has joined the faculty as a Jazz Funk instructor at world-renowned Millennium Dance Complex in Philadelphia. Grand Opening is set for Friday, November 28.






1908034_265366890319229_6196946683458766262_n7.26.14 – CaRu’s Emily is co-hosting Philly Kids Got Talent which is slated to air on WMCN TV in the fall of 2015. More at www.phillykidsgottalent.com.








10454197_10203402578298204_5280630023790576207_o7.9.14 – CaRu dancer Maddy attends JUMP’s Best Dancer Competition in NYC. She was selected out of hundreds of dancers to attend the prestigious event.





10313412_812723798738687_5393224411528154856_n6.30.14 – CaRu dancer Devon is selected to perform alongside Broadway and TV stars in Cabaret for a Cause, a concert benefiting St. Jude Children’s Hospital on August 11, 2014 in Brooklyn. Tickets and complete list of performers here.






6.21.14 – CaRu’s Cassie choreographs a cheer routine for the opening pep rally scene in the movie Carver. CaRu dancers perform as cheerleaders in the movie.




Montessori Article5.27.14 – CaRu’s Emily is interviewed by New Horizons Montessori School about kids finding confidence through movement. Click here to read the article!






10325718_712896982095_80602217466142525_n5.12.14 – CaRuCrew’s Molly and Amanda perform their solos and 6-time undefeated overall 1st place winner duo “Chaplin” at Cabaret for a Cause in NYC to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital. They are amongst notable names from TV and Broadway including dancers from Lifetime TV’s Dance Moms.




photo (2)3.19.14 – CaRuCrew’s Molly and Amanda are invited to perform “Chaplin” choreographed by Cassie Russo at Cabaret for A Cause Concert benefiting St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. The will perform in a line up that includes Chloe, Maddie, Kendall and Mackenzie from Lifetime TV’s Dance Moms along with Broadway stars from Wicked, Marry Poppins and Matilda. Check out more here.



Encore DCS Regionals 20142.23.14 – CaRuCrew had an incredible showing at Encore DCS Regionals in Paramus, NJ with 21 dances placing in the Top 5 Overalls and nine dances placing 1st in their categories. Cassie Russo won Best Choreography for “The Big Day” and won Highest Score for “Chaplin.”






cassie21.14.14 – CaRu Entertainment’s Cassie Russo and Emily Czerniakowski launch “Cassie’s Closet,” a consignment dancewear site for the female who lives to create, express and inspire. Instagram @_cassiescloset






1003868_10202450284968600_257576675_n11.8.13 – Gianna, Haley, Travis and Tyler from the Lifetime TV series Abby Lee’s Ultimate Dance Competition stop by CaRu Entertainment on The Ultimate Dance Tour.





482267_558598027506944_1640572042_n11.6.13 – Vote for the CaRuCrew’s Molly Russo performing “Fallen Angel” by Cassie Russo in “The World Dances” November video competition. Vote by clicking here.




944331_637803770907_591398754_n8.20.13 – CaRu choreographer Krystal Mendez finishes up her stint as a dancer for Dancing with the Stars on TVN in Panama.






8.9.13 – Debi and Hannah Esptein from Lifetime TV’s Dance Moms: Miami return to the CaRu studio for a three-day intensive accompanied by Natalia Canovas of Moving Artist Dance Company.







mollycenterstage7.1.13 – CaRuCrew dancer Molly Russo appears as a featured model in Curtain Call’s 2013-2014 Perform Catalog.








5.18.13 – Members of the CaRuCrew are pictured at Pennington Day 2013 on NJ.com and in the Trenton Times.

Nationals Results




5.11.13 – CaRuCrew had an impressive showing at Headliners Regionals in Nutley, NJ. Along with sweeping the overall highest places in every category, dancer Amanda was named “Miss Headliners” and dancer Maddy was named “Miss Junior Headliners,” and Cassie Russo’s piece “Nothing but the Water” received the highest score out of every entry ages 13 and older.



4.20.13 – CaRu choreographer Krystal Mendez starts training for Dancing with the Stars in Panama on TVN.


photo (48)4.6.13 – CaRu’s Emily Czerniakowski is the emcee for Wilhelmina Philadelphia’s “Model for a Day” Competition in King of Prussia, PA.






IMG_08913.25.13 – CaRu’s Cassie Russo and AJ Jordon head to Los Angeles to train at the famed Millennium Dance Complex.







sjucircled3.20.13 – Emily Czerniakowski spends the day tweeting about her life at CaRu from @ShadowAHawk – a project that aims to help Saint Joseph’s University students with professional development and career exploration.



2.16.13 – Cassie Russo spends the weekend as a judge for the Lehigh Valley Dance Competition and as a guest choreographer for the 2013 Fightin Phils Dance Team Auditions. CaRu’s AJ joins Cassie as her choreography assistant.




603891_4962189985594_1411979237_n2.10.13 – Members of the CaRuCrew head to Philadelphia to take a master class with Abby Lee Miller of Lifetime’s Dance Moms.





photo (2)1.13.13 – CaRu Entertainment gets coverage in the Hillsborough Beacon about their recent expansion.




541871_630156669345_266386783_n1.6.13 – CaRu Entertainment goes to Atlantic City for The Pulse on Tour. CaRuCrew members meet Cris Judd, Tyce Diorio and Gia from Bravo’s Real Housewives of New Jersey. CaRu’s Cassie Russo gets pulled out of a crowd of more than 300 dancers by LaurieAnn Gibson.





307503_10151224707066448_390135670_n1.5.13 – CaRu’s Morgan takes a master class with Maddie and Kenzie from the TV show Dance Moms on Lifetime.







nj.com article12.11.12 – NJ.com and the Times of Trenton preview CaRu Entertainment’s expansion into a new space.





523727_10151112309606448_1163275645_n10.14.12 – CaRu Entertainment welcomes Hannah Epstein and her mother, Debi, from Lifetime’s Dance Moms: Miami. Hannah teaches a master class while Debi mingles with parents.





9.18.12 – CaRuCrew members take a master class at CaRu’s NJ studio with Anthony Raimondi from the national touring company of West Side Story.