Manny Encarnacion is a recent graduate from Salem State University with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and Dance. He trained as a hip-hop dancer with a performance and competition group in Lynn, Ma called In The Mak’n Step Squad and Dance Team. While studying at Salem State he began training in ballet, contemporary, and modern. In his 5 years at SSU, he has performed and choreographed for both the student run dance group, Repertory Dance Theatre, and the department’s Dance Ensemble Shows. This is now his second season dancing with Impact Dance Company. He is also one of the interns helping Founder and Artistic Director, Meghan McCaffrey, with anything the company needs. He is blessed to be a part of such a wonderful company.