“Our staff is comprised of exceptionally trained and experienced teachers. Each teacher is not only working to educate our students, but is also currently performing and/or choreographing and directing professionally. They bring that expertise into each class with enthusiasm, patience and extremely high standards. Thank you for sharing your children with us!” Brenda Didier*-Artistic Director                                                                                                                                                         

*Chicago Joseph Jefferson (the “Jeffs”) Award Winning Director & Choreographer, recipient of numerous awards including the National Youth Theatre Choreography Award, Chicago’s Broadway World Fan Favorite Awards in Direction & Choreography, Chicago Sun Times’ Best of Dance lists for Choreography and the 2018 Recipient of the Guy Adkins Award for the Advancement of Musical Theatre in Chicago.


Brenda Didier
Artistic Director
Musical Theatre Senior, Pre-Professional, Desk host, LAD Ensemble Director


Jordan Beyler
Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz

Chris Carter
Substitute Instructor, Guest Choreographer


Clayton Cross
Ballet, Modern, LAD Ensemble Director


Morgan Cutler
Ballet, Basic Ballet, Pre-Ballet, Contemporary, Lyrical, Modern, LAD Ensemble Choreographer, Desk host


Annie Jo Fischer
Tap, LAD Ensemble Choreographer

Maya Gold
Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop and Lyrical

Felecia Hubbard
Hip Hop, LAD Ensemble Choreographer


Kate Khorolinsky
Ballet & Pointe


Tiffany Krause
Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz,  Pre-Ballet, Pointe, Leaps & Turns, LAD Ensemble Director


Nikki Lazzaretto
Substitute Instructor

Marchello Lee
Hip Hop

Kalli Loudan
Pre-Ballet, Ballet and Lyrical

Shannon Mulvey
Lyrical, Pre-Ballet, Ballet

Allie Meyer 
Substitute Instructor

Devon Perri
Hip Hop & Tap

Jordan Reinwald
Summer Acro for Dancers

Jenna Schoppe
Tap & Musical Theatre Substitute Instructor

Deborah Silvers
Ballet, Musical Theatre, Jazz, Basic Ballet, LAD Ensemble Choreographer, Desk Host, Executive Director

Kristy White
Ballet, Jazz, Leaps & Turns, Dance Team Technique, LAD Ensemble Director


Nicholas J. Ugo
Modern/Hip Hop

Chris Paquette

Modern/Hip Hop percussionist

Kenneth McMullen
Ballet/Pointe Pianist

Office Staff

Ivi Dillard
Front Desk

Annie Goldstein
Social Media manager

Frank Roberts
Desk host, Company Props Manager, Recital Technical Director

Andrew Waters
Desk host, Recital Production Manager, Substitute Instructor