Guest Teachers & Master Classes


Guest Teacher
Jason E. Bernard
Jason E. Bernard

6/25
ADVANCED BEGINNING TAP
Sunday 11:00am-12:30pm
BEGINNING TAP
Sunday 12:30-2:00pm

7/5
BASIC TAP
Wednesday 1:00-2:30pm
ADVANCED BEGINNING BROADWAY STYLE TAP
Wednesday 2:30-4:00pm

7/16
BASIC TAP
Sunday 11:00am-12:30pm
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BROADWAY STYLE TAP
Sunday 12:30-2:00pm

At the age of 17, Jason made his Broadway debut in the Tony Award Winning musical Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk. One year later he returned to Broadway in the international dance phenomenon Riverdance. Most recently Jason was a part of the original company of Cotton Club Parade at City Center Encores!
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Guest Teacher
Ashley Tuttle
Ashley Tuttle

6/26
INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL BALLET
Monday 10:00-11:30am

8/5
ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL BALLET
Monday & Saturday 10:30am-12:00pm

8/20
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Sunday 2:00-3:30pm

Ashley Tuttle was invited by Mikhail Baryshnikov to join American Ballet Theatre (ABT) at the age of 16. As a prima ballerina with ABT, Ms. Tuttle’s career spanned 17 years. Ms. Tuttle’s repertoire at ABT included such roles as Juliet in Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet, Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty, the title roles in Giselle, Nikiya in Natalia Makarova’s La Bayadere, Odette/Odile in Kevin McKenzie’s Swan Lake.
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Guest Teacher
Richard Stafford
Richard Stafford

6/26
BEGINNING BROADWAY STYLE TAP
Monday 11:30am-1:00pm
BASIC TAP
Monday 1:00-2:30pm
ADVANCED BEGINNING BROADWAY STYLE TAP
Monday 2:30-4:00pm

6/23-6/27
BASIC TAP
Sunday 11:00am-12:30pm
BEGINNING TAP
Friday 2:30-4:00pm
ADVANCED BEGINNING BROADWAY STYLE TAP
Tuesday 11:30am-1:00pm
INTERMEDIATE TAP
Tuesday 1:00-2:30pm
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BROADWAY STYLE TAP
Friday 1:00-2:30pm
Sunday 12:30-2:00pm

7/5 & 7/6
BEGINNING THEATER DANCE
Wednesday 7:30-9:00pm
ADVANCED BEGINNING TAP
Thursday 6:00-7:30pm
INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Thursday 7:30-9:00pm

7/10-7/13 & 7/31-8/3
BEGINNING THEATER DANCE
Monday & Wednesday 7:30-9:00pm
BEGINNING TAP
Tuesday 6:00-7:30pm
BASIC THEATER DANCE
Tuesday 7:30-9:00pm
ADVANCED BEGINNING TAP
Thursday 6:00-7:30pm
INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Thursday 7:30-9:00pm

On Broadway, Richard was the choreographer for In My Life and Dance Supervisor for CATS. He has also choreographed Off-Broadway and directed and choreographed over a hundred musicals internationally and regionally at The Paper Mill Playhouse, Theatre Under The Stars, Walnut Street Theatre, Pittsburgh CLO, Sacramento Music Circus, North Shore Music Theatre, North Carolina Theatre, Seattle’s Fifth Avenue Theatre and Westchester Broadway Theatre among others.
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Guest Teacher
Michael Fielder
Jason E. Bernard

6/26, 7/17 & 8/14
INTERMEDIATE LATIN JAZZ FUSION
Monday 4:30-6:00pm

Michael debuted on Broadway in the Tony award winning musical In the Heights and performing in the shows’ first national tour, joining the charismatic cast of Enchanted, and participating in live performances for Mariah Carey, Placido Domingo, the Backstreet Boys and more.
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Guest Teacher
Denise Caston
Denise Caston

6/20-6/27
BEGINNING TAP
Tuesday 1:00-2:30pm
ADVANCED BEGINNING TAP
Tuesday 2:30-4:00pm
INTERMEDIATE TAP
Sunday 2:00-3:30pm

7/14
BEGINNING TAP
Friday 11:30am-1:00pm
ADVANCED BEGINNING TAP
Friday 1:00-2:30pm
INTERMEDIATE TAP
Friday 2:30-4:00pm

7/11-7/25
BEGINNING TAP
Tuesday 1:00-2:30pm
Sunday 12:30-2:00pm
ADVANCED BEGINNING TAP
Tuesday 2:30-4:00pm
Sunday 11:00am-12:30pm
INTERMEDIATE TAP
Sunday 2:00-3:30pm

6/28-7/5 & 8/16-8/23
BEGINNING TAP
Wednesday 6:00-7:30pm
ADVANCED BEGINNING TAP
Wednesday 7:30-9:00pm

7/6-8/5 & 8/17-9/2
ADVANCED BEGINNING THEATER TAP
Thursday 1:00-2:30pm
INTERMEDIATE THEATER TAP
Saturday 1:00-2:30pm

Denise Caston was a Radio City Rockette for 10 years and toured nationally with the Tony Award winning musical, Crazy For You. Denise has also had the honor of performing the choreography of Savion Glover at a showcase in New York City.
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Guest Teacher
Jennifer Archibald
Jennifer Archibald

6/28
INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED CONTEMPORARY
Wednesday 12:00-1:30pm

Jennifer, the founder and artistic director of the Arch Dance Company, graduated from the Alvin Ailey School and Maggie Flannigan acting conservatory specializing in the Meisner technique. Her work has been performed at The Kennedy Center, Aaron Davis Hall, Lincoln Theater, New World Theater, Duke on 42nd Street, Abron Arts Centre, Jacob’s Pillow Inside Out Stage and on MTV. Jennifer has also choreographed for Ailey 2, Atlanta Ballet, MADCO Dance Company, NBA New York Knicks City Dancers, the Ailey School, and the outdoor Solstice Festival in Times Square.
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Guest Teacher
Paul Boos
Paul Boos

6/25 & 6/30
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Sunday 2:00-3:30pm
Friday 1:00-2:30pm

7/3, 7/4 & 7/7
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Monday & Tuesday 1:00-2:30pm
Friday 2:30-4:00pm

7/3, 7/10 & 7/24
INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL BALLET
Monday 10:00-11:30am

Paul Boos performed with New York City Ballet from 1977-1990. He has also taught and staged Balanchine ballets on behalf of the George Balanchine Trust in the US, Europe, Russia, Korea and Japan including the Maryinsky, Bolshoi, La Scala and Paris Opera Companies.
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Guest Teacher
Davis Robertson
Davis Robertson

7/3
INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Monday 10:00-11:30am

Davis is the International Program Director for the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, and a repetiteur for the Gerald Arpino Foundation. A former Joffrey Ballet principal dancer, he was also the Artistic Director of the Joffrey Ballet Concert Group from 2010-2016. He was also a member of the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Lar Lubovitch Dance, and performed in Twyla Tharp’s Movin’ Out on Broadway.
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Guest Teacher
Alia Kache
Alia Kache

7/4
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY
Tuesday 12:00-1:30pm

Alia was a company member of Ailey II and also performed with Nathan Trice/RITUALS, Creative Outlet, Genesis Dance Company, and CeDeCe (Alcobaça, Portugal). She also acted as rehearsal director for Ailey II, under the artistic direction of Troy Powell.
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Guest Teacher
Charles Renato
Charles Renato

7/5
INTERMEDIATE TAP
Wednesday 1:00-4:30pm
ADVANCED TAP
Wednesday 4:30-6:00pm

Charles Renato’s ever-ascending career has also led him to teach in Los Angeles at the L.A Tap Fest (2011), directed by the EMMY award winner Jason Samuels Smith, and in Washington, DC at the DC Tap Festival (2013/2015), directed by the Syncopated Ladies Chloe and Maud Arnold. Since Charles moved to America, he has been teaching in New York and Washington DC, also performing with the tap company Apartment 33 directed by Chloe Arnold and with Michelle Dorrance.
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Guest Teacher
Kurt Froman
Kurt Froman

7/3-7/7
INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 1:30-3:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday 2:30-4:00pm

8/4
ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL BALLET
Friday 10:30am-12:00pm

7/21, 7/28, 8/4 & 8/18
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Friday 4:30-6:00pm

8/7-8/21
INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL BALLET
Monday 10:00-11:30am

7/31-8/9, 8/14-8/17 & 8/21-8/24
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Monday-Thursday 4:30-6:00pm

Kurt Froman just completed the film Red Sparrow, training and coaching Oscar winning actress Jennifer Lawrence for four months to perform choreography by Justin Peck (NYCB). Kurt was the original Dance Captain and Swing for the Broadway hit, An American In Paris. He also was part of the workshop Something To Dance About, a tribute to Jerome Robbins’ body of work which featured his ballets as well as his musical theater choreography. He was recently seen on the STARZ series Flesh & Bone.
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Guest Teacher
Tom Richardson
Tom Richardson

7/12
INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED CONTEMPORARY
Wednesday 12:00-1:30pm

Tom is currently on faculty with Intrigue Dance Intensive, Shine Dance (Canada) and has judged for multiple dance competitions in the US, Canada and Australia. His choreography credits include pieces for Dance: In It For Life (Off-Broadway), NDA/NCA Varsity Collegiate national championship, Midnight on Broadway for CCL, La Companyia XII International (Spain) The Winged Ones (Creative Team- Australia), Traum Novela an adaption of Stanley Kubrick’s novel Eyes Wide Shut (Associate Choreographer, Spain). Tom was assistant choreographer to Shelly Masenior for So You Think You Can Dance – Ukraine, additionally helping her set pieces in NYC.
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Guest Teacher
Nicole Corea
Nicole Corea

6/30-7/14
INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY
Friday 11:30am-1:00pm

Nicole danced with Ballet Hispanico for two years before touring through Europe with Elisa Monte Dance. In addition, she has danced with Ballet Memphis, where she has also worked as a choreographer, producing six works on the main company, as well as work on the junior company.
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Guest Teacher
Trevor Krahl
Trevor Krahl

6/28-7/14
INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 3:00-4:30pm

7/2-7/16
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY
Sunday 3:30-5:00pm

Trevor studied at The Edge in LA, and in New York with Max Stone, and Jana Hicks and Marijke Eliasberg of The Next Stage Project as well as Untitled|Collective under the direction of Ian RT Colless. Trevor’s professional career has taken him around the world with Tokyo DisneySEA, Holland America Line, and The Radio City Christmas Spectacular.
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Guest Teacher
Shea Sullivan
Shea Sullivan

7/10-7/17
INTERMEDIATE THEATER JAZZ
Monday & Wednesday 4:00-5:45pm
Tuesday & Thursday 1:30-3:00pm
Saturday 4:00-5:30pm
INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED THEATER JAZZ
Friday 12:00-1:30pm

Shea Sullivan is a film, tv and theater choreographer. Shea recently received a Carbonell Award for choreography for the 2nd consecutive year. She has choreographed for Mallory Hagan- Miss America 2013 (ABC), Pan Am (ABC), Sweet Charity (Cape Playhouse), Music Man (Maltz Jupiter, Carbonell Award) and Kiss Me Kate (Cape Playhouse).
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Guest Teacher
Edgar Clausse
Edgar Clausse

7/11-7/20
INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY BALLET
Tuesday & Thursday 12:00-1:30pm

After moving to New York from Cuba, Edgar signed a contract and spent 6 years with the world renowned Complexions Contemporary Ballet. After that he moved to Philadelphia to work with BalletX for the next two years.
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Guest Teacher
Nathan Norrington
Nathan Norrington

7/7-7/21
BootCamp
Friday 9:00am-9:45am

Graduating from NYU Tisch with a BFA in drama, New York has become his favorite place of expression and training. Nathan teaches for major gyms around the city, including Equinox and Crunch.
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Guest Teacher
Lainie Munro
Lainie Munro

7/17-7/26
BEGINNING THEATER DANCE
Monday & Wednesday 7:30-9:00pm

Lainie is a New York City-based director, choreographer, and performer. She choreographed Sweet Charity for New Haarlem Arts Theater, which won her the AUDELCO award for Best Choreography. Her work on Sweet Charity earned her praise from critics and was described in the New York Times as “new, exhilarating choreography.” Other choreography credits include: an episode of “Hope and Faith” starring Kelly Ripa and Oklahoma! starring Rue McClanahan for the Broadway Series of Charlotte. Lainie recently played the role of Flo Manero in Saturday Night Fever onboard the Royal Caribbean vessel The Liberty of the Seas, touring Europe and the Caribbean Islands.
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Guest Teacher
Josh Bergasse
Josh Bergasse

7/6-7/27
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Tuesday & Thursday 3:00-4:30pm

On Broadway, Josh choreographed the revival of On The Town which opened to rave reviews. He received an Astaire Award and was nominated for TONY, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Awards. Also on Broadway, Josh choreographed the revival of Gigi. This Spring Josh choreographed the Broadway debut of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
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Guest Teacher
Nina Goldman
Nina Goldman

7/17-7/28
INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 1:30-3:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday 2:30-4:00pm

Nina’s teaching credits include Sarah Lawrence College, The Metropolitan Opera, The Juilliard School, Barnard College, Dance New Amsterdam, Peridance/Capezio Dance Center, Dancewave and Joffrey Ballet School. Guest teaching for The Cedar Lake Dance Company, Random Dance, Rambert and New Adventures Dance Companies.
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Guest Teacher
Barry Kerollis
Barry Kerollis

7/10-7/14 & 7/19-7/31
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 2:30-4:00pm

7/21-8/6
INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY
Friday 11:30am-1:00pm
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY
Sunday 3:30-5:00pm

Barry Kerollis is a freelance artist based out of both New York City and Philadelphia. His career has included dancing with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Houston Ballet, and many other companies as a Principal Guest Artist. Barry worked as the Interim Artistic Director of Alaska Dance Theatre and currently works nationally as an award-winning choreographer, instructor, and guest artist.
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Guest Teacher
Lisa Biagini
Lisa Biagini

6/25-8/6
INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Sunday 3:30-5:00pm

A student of the Luigi Jazz Technique since childhood, Lisa has been a sub/guest teacher at Luigi’s Jazz Centre in NYC since 2010. Favorite theater credits include Hello, Dolly! as Minnie Fay, The Music Man as Zaneeta Shinn and Fiddler on the Roof as Chava.
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Guest Teacher
Margo Sappington
Margo Sappington

7/10-8/25
INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY POINTE
Monday & Thursday 2:30-4:00pm

Margo has choreographed for Broadway (Tony and Drama Desk nominations), grand opera, “Live from the San Francisco Opera”, for numerous music videos, commercials and companies including Joffrey Ballet, (New York/Chicago), Pennsylvania Ballet, Houston Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Carolina Ballet, Oklahoma City Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Ballets Jazz de Montreal and Dallas Black Dance Theater.
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