Faculty

Raymond Rodriguez

Head of Studio Company and Trainee Program

Karin Ellis-Wentz

Head of Pre-Professional Programs

Lynne Alberding

Adult Open Division

Shannon Alvis

Pre-Professional Division

Zineb Chraibi

Trainee Program

Mai Claypool

Adult Open Division

Daielma Decker

Trainee Program & Pre-Professional Division

Brandon DiCriscio

Pre-Professional Division

Jennifer Edgcomb

Adult Open Division

Shannon Ferrante

Adult Open Division

Victoria Fornelli

Pre-Professional Division

Jocelyn Garner

Youth & Pre-Professional Divisions

Ethan Kirschbaum

Pre-Professional & Adult Open Divisions

Miriam-Rose LeDuc

Children's, Youth, & Adult Open Divisions

Katrina Levental

Children's & Pre-Professional Divisions

Ludmila Lupu

Trainee Program & Pre-Professional Division

Elizabeth Luse

Adult Open Division

Meghann Mueller

Children's Division

Ginny Ngo

Children's Division

Sarah Olson

Youth Division

Katie Rafferty

Children's & Youth Divisions

Phylicia Roybal

Youth Division

Kim Sagami

Trainee Program & Adult Open Division

Nicole Scatchell

Children's & Youth Divisions

Wade Schaaf

Trainee Program, Pre-Professional & Adult Open Divisions

Kyle Seguin

Trainee Program & Pre-Professional Division

Jennifer Sprowl

Youth & Adult Open Divisions

Ronn Stewart

Trainee Program

Tricia Strong

Children's & Adult Open Divisions

Temur Suluashvili

Pre-Professional Division

Andrew Tamez-Hull

Youth Division

Academy Accompanists

Emily Barrett, Jordan Crice, Colin DeJong, Helena Gera, Jeremy Harris, Stephanie Kosarin, Natalia Kushnir, Sol Mendelson, Kyle Nelson, Matt Peterson, Patricia Spaeth, Vera Vasilenko

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