Faculty

Alexei Kremnev

Academy Artistic Director

Anna Reznik

Academy Artistic Director

Lynne Alberding

Adult Open Division

Shannon Alvis

Pre-Professional Division & Trainee Program

Tristan Bruns

Adult Open Division

Zineb Chraibi

Adult Open Division & Trainee Program

Daielma Decker

Youth & Adult Open Division

Star Dixon

Youth Division

Jennifer Edgcomb

Adult Open Division

Karin Ellis-Wentz

Children's, Youth, Pre-Professional, & Trainee

Victoria Fornelli

Youth & Pre-Professional Division

Jocelyn Garner

Pre-Professional Division

Sarina Gomez

Adult Open Division

Charles Guyton

Adult Open Division

Medina Irsalieva

Children's and Pre-Professional Division

Rachel Janssen

Adult Open Division

Ethan Kirschbaum

Pre-Professional & Adult Open Division

Miriam-Rose LeDuc

Children's, Youth, & Adult Division

Katrina Levental

Children's & Pre-Professional Division

Suzanne Lopez

Adult Open Division, Trainee Program, Nutcracker Children's Cast

Ludmila Lupu

Pre-Professional Division & Trainee Program

Elizabeth Luse

Adult Open Division

Meghann Mueller

Children's Division

Katie Rafferty

Children's & Youth Division

Kate Rowan

Children's & Youth Division

Phylicia Roybal

Children's & Youth Division

Kim Sagami

Adult Open Division

Wade Schaaf

Pre-Professional Division

Jennifer Sprowl

Youth & Adult Open Division

Ronn Stewart

Pre-Professional Division & Trainee Program

Tricia Strong

Children's Division

Temur Suluashvili

Pre-Professional Division

Academy Accompanists

Hubert Clay, Natalia Kushnir, Sol Mendelson, Kyle Nelson, Vera Vasilenko

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