Faculty

Alexei Kremnev

Academy Artistic Director

Anna Reznik

Academy Artistic Director

Lynne Alberding

Adult Open Division

Phil Brooks

Adult Open Division

Zineb Chraibi

Trainee Program

Star Dixon

Youth Division

Karin Ellis-Wentz

Children's, Pre-Professional & Adult Open Division

Sarina Gomez

Adult Open Division

Nichola Goss

Children's Division

Dantriell Houston

Adult Open Division

Ethan Kirschbaum

Pre-Professional & Adult Open Division

Katie Kirwan

Nutcracker Children's Cast

Katrina Levental

Pre-Professional Division

Suzanne Lopez

Pre-Professional Division & Trainee Program

Ludmila Lupu

Pre-Professional Division & Trainee Program

Elizabeth Luse

Adult Open Division

Katrina Oeffling

Adult Open Division

Katie Rafferty

Youth Division

Natalie Rothgeb

Children's, Youth, Pre-Professional, & Adult Open Division

Kate Rowan

Children's, Youth & Adult Open Division

Phylicia Roybal

Children's & Youth Division

Kim Sagami

Adult Open Division

Wade Schaaf

Pre-Professional Division & Trainee Program

Jennifer Sprowl

Adult Open Division

Ronn Stewart

Pre-Professional Division & Trainee Program

Tricia Strong

Children's Division

Shir Lee Wu

Youth Division & Pre-Professional Division

Academy Accompanists

Hubert Clay, Grace Kim, Natalia Kushnir, Sol Mendelson, Kyle Nelson, Pat Spaeth, Ausrele Stoniene, Vera Vasilenko

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