Susie's extensive training includes Philadelphia Civic Ballet, Mike Lanning for tap, and Suzi Miller (of Evening Magazine Dancers) for jazz. Susie also trained at the Broadway Dance Center, Steps, and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts Center in New York, as well as Joe Tremaines and Jane Fonda's Studio in Los Angeles, CA. Susie received voice training from Roy Hisson in Washington, DC, Russ Faith in Philadelphia, and Andy Goultier in New York. She has used her extensive training to perform professionally at Three Little Bakers Dinner Theater, where her credits include "West Side Story", "Singing in the Rain", "Guys and Dolls", "I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas", and numerous musical reviews where she was featured. Susie was a finalist in the Nashville Country Music Showdown talent contest. She worked for 15 years at Cecil Community College and was the creator and instructor for the "Kids in Kollege Summer Dance Program". Susie has been the director of Bobbie Ann's Dance Studio since 1981. In her spare time she chereographs and directs plays at Elkton United Methodist Church, Northeast Middle/High School, Immaculate Conception School, and Newark High School. She additionally coached the twirl team at Salesianum High School. She proudly holds the title of Small Business Person of the Year 2012.