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.

Brenda DidierBrenda Didier
Artistic Director
Musical Theatre Senior, Pre-Professional
Bio

christina-BushalaChristina Bushala
Ballet, Pointe & Contemporary
Bio

annie-jo-ermelAnnie Jo Ermel
Musical Theatre & Tap
Bio

Tou Ger
Hip Hop
Bio

kate KhorolinskyFelecia Hubbard
Hip Hop Bio

kate KhorolinskyKate Khorolinsky
Pre-Ballet, Ballet & Pointe Bio

Deborah SilversDeborah Silvers
Ballet, Musical Theatre, Jazz, Pre-Ballet, Basic Ballet Bio

Tiffany Krause
Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Pre-Ballet Bio

Nikki Lazzaretto
Leaps & Turns, Basic Ballet & Lyrical & Pom Clinics Bio

Marchello Lee's Marchello Lee

Hip Hop
Bio

kristy whiteKristy White
Company Director

Ballet, Jazz, Pre-Ballet, Pointe & Pom Clinics Bio

shannonShannon Mulvey
Contemporary, Lyrical, Modern, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe & Pom Clinics Bio

devonperriDevon Perri
Hip Hop & Tap Bio

Lyndsey-RhoadsLyndsey Rhoads
Contemporary, Lyrical & Little Hip Hop Bio

sasha_tnSasha Vargas
Ballet & Musical Theatre Bio

sparkRebecca Sparks
Ballet & Lyrical Bio

Shannon Strollo
Ballet,Pre-Ballet & Jazz Bio

Accompanists

Nicholas J. Ugo
Modern/Hip Hop
percussionist
Bio

Chris Paquette
Modern/Hip Hop percussionist
Bio

kennyKenneth McMullen
Ballet Pianist
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Office Staff

Frank RobertsFrank Roberts
Recital Technical Director
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Heidi Reid
Sub Office Staff
Bio

Andrew-Waters-tnAndrew Waters
Recital Production Manager/Sub Teacher
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