Faculty

“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 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.

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Brenda Didier
Artistic Director
Musical Theatre Senior, Pre-Professional

 

Christina Bushala
Substitute Teacher

 

Hazael Castillo
Substitute Teacher Hip Hop

 

Chris Carter
Sub & Guest Choreographer

 

Clayton Cross
Ballet, Modern, Jazz & Musical Theatre

 

Morgan Cutler
Pre-ballet, Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz and Modern.

 

Annie Jo Fischer
Musical Theatre & Tap

Felecia Hubbard
Hip Hop

 

Kate Khorolinsky
Pre-Ballet, Ballet & Pointe

 

Tiffany Krause
Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Pre-Ballet, Leaps & Turns

 

Nikki Lazzaretto
Dance Team Technique

Marchello Lee
Hip Hop

Shannon Mulvey
Contemporary, Lyrical, Modern, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe & Pom Clinics

Allie Meyer 
Desk host, Ballet and Jazz

Devon Perri
Hip Hop & Tap

Madison Piner
Tap/Musical Theatre Sub

Lyndsey Rhoads
Substitute Teacher

Deborah Silvers
Executive Director, Ballet, Musical Theatre, Jazz, Pre-Ballet, Basic Ballet

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Sasha Vargas
Ballet & Jazz

Kristy White
Ballet, Jazz, Pre-Ballet, Basic Ballet/Tap, Musical Theatre, Lyrical, Pom Clinics

Accompanists


Nicholas J. Ugo
Modern/Hip Hop
percussionist


Chris Paquette

Modern/Hip Hop percussionist


Kenneth McMullen
Ballet Pianist

Office Staff

Annie Goldstein
Social Media manager

Frank Roberts
Recital Technical Director

Andrew Waters
Recital Production Manager/Sub Teacher