Celebrating 39 Years of Performing Arts Education Excellence

 

LUZ GUILLEN

Musical Theater, Jazz, Tap, Hip, Hop

The Santa Fe Opera

SenseDance

 

Luz Guillen

CECILIA SEAWARD

Ballet

The Boston Conservatory

University of Massacussetts, Boston

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LEONEL LINARES

Ballet

The Joffrey Ballet School

 

Leonel

ELISA TORO

Ballet

The New Jersey Ballet Company

Elisa Toro

BERNHARD HAAKS

Percussion, Piano

Freies Musik Zentrum, Munich

Berklee College of Music

Bernhard

JACOB TAYLOR

Ballet, Choreography

Boulder Ballet

Jacob Taylor

 

HELEN FOUSTERIS

Voice & Piano

Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Music, Moscow

The International Institute of Vocal Arts, Chiari, Italy

 

Helen

JAKUB POLACZYK

Piano

Carnagie Mellon Fellow

New York Conservatory of Music

 

Jakub

PRISCILLA de LARA

Piano & Voice

JOHN TAYLOR THOMAS

Voice and Instrument

John's specialties are Piano, Voice, Flute and Guitar. He is Artist in Residence with Opera Carolina, Vallhalla Wagner Festival, Caramoor Festival & The Island Lyric Opera.

 

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Lia

LIA DANIELE

Ballet, Latin, Jazz, Lyrical

Trained at The Joffrey Ballet School & The Hartt School of Fine Arts, Sheran's daughter Lia brings her love of dance to Ballet Arts. Lia teaches Ballet, Latin, Choreography, Jazz and Tap and is available for private lessons. Lia's stage credits include 'Bye Bye Birdie', 'West Side Story', 'Havana After Dark', 'The Rat Pack Revue' & 'Children of Eden'. Lia is assistant producer at The New York Performer's Project and has performed by invitation at the World Dance Congress in Cyprus.

 

SHERAN DANIELE, Artistic Director

Ballet

After 35 years in Dance education, Sheran's network of teachers and performers brings the finest talent to the students of the studio. She can often be found in class, where she enjoys instrucing the young dancers the most. Sheran received her degrees in Dance Education and Choreography from Skidmore College, where she schooled under Melissa Hayden, prima ballerina at New York City Ballet.

 

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ELISA BONNEAU

Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap


Fifteen years at Ballet Arts, Elisa's background with Dance Theater of Harlem and Broadway Dance Center prepared her well for a career in teaching. She's a favorite with our students and her classes always fill up fast!

 

Aszmara

ASZMARA

Belly Dancing

Aszmara tours throughout the United States and Europe teaching workshops, seminars, master classes and performing.  A  leader in the field of Oriental Dance, she is co-director/co-founder of New York City's SaZ Dance Theatre, a multi-cultural women's dance company.  Aszmara is one of the founders and principal dancers of the Middle Eastern dance company, Oriental Images, winners of the AAMED  Hall of Fame award. She is principal dancer with Transition, an Ethnic Jazz fusion group, since 1988.