Buffi Wade 200x300Ms. Buffi founded Charleston Dance Center in 1999. She is the co-director of Just Dance! and teaches jazz and jazz technique.

Where were you born?  I was born at St Francis Hospital downtown Charleston.

Do you have any siblings? I was blessed to have an amazing older sister and brother…..our beloved Mrs Kim and I have a brother, Jay.

If you didn’t teach dance, what would you do?  If I didn’t teach dance, I’d definitely starve.  This is all I know how to do.  Good thing I’m ok at it!  LOL

What is your favorite season?  Summer is definitely my favorite season.

If you had free tickets to any show what would you choose?  Chicago.

If you could have an endless supply of any food, what would it be? There’s nothing I wouldn’t give for anything both of my Grandmothers cooked.  Lebanese food is by far my favorite.

What is your favorite dance-related memory?  I absolutely loved the adrenaline rush of competing.

What is your favorite music genre? My fave is anything 80’s……duh

What was your favorite Halloween costume as a kid?  Gaga made all of my Halloween costumes…. my favorite would have to be the tiger costume she made me.  My son, Hunter wore it when he was younger too!

Are you a listener or a talker?  I’m both.  I do talk a lot but I’m always there for a friend in need of an ear.

What is one piece of advice for your students? Don’t be afraid to fail. You’ll never succeed without failure first.