Throughout the history of the studio, our students have been privileged to have the opportunity to study under many professional dancers and teachers. These professional instructors have taught guest classes and workshops at Ballet Arts to help our students further develop their dance technique. Some of the master instructors that have taught guest classes at Ballet Arts include:
Jacqueline Briar Baligian
Kelly Colbert Baynham
Melissa Panos Carney
Lawrence ‘Loe’ Edwards
Freddie Lee Heath
Monica Jones Kuznar
Jack A. Mattachione
Sarah Pautz Pescasio
Sarah Diane Smith
Tara Lynn Steele
Aaron Parkhurst (Revel Dance Convention, 24/7 Dance Convention, Broadway Dance Center faculty) teaching tap to our adv. tap companies.
Rory Freeman (Move: the Initiative, Shaping Sound, MOMIX) teaching contemporary, acro and jazz to our company dancers.
Tommy Bracco (Broadway original cast- Newsies 'Spot Conlon', Pretty Woman: The Musical 'Giulio'. National tours- High School Musical and Beauty and the Beast. Big Brother season 21 5th place) taught jazz, acro and musical theater to our students.
Daniel J. Watts
Daniel Watts (Broadway original casts of Motown The Musical, Memphis, The Little Mermaid, Ghost and Broadway cast of Hamilton, In The Heights and The Color Purple) instructing a tap class at Ballet Arts Guest Artist workshop. escribe your image
Kathryn Sullivan (faculty- Steps on Broadway and Broadway Dance Center. Performed with- Boston Ballet and Les Grands Ballet Canadians) teaching a master class to Ballet Arts Company members.
Ballet Arts alumi, Kurtis Overby (Associate Artistic Director Arizona Broadway Theatre, National tours and Dance Captain-Crazy for You and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) returns to teach our students at workshops and sets choreography.