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Guest Artists

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:

Marcus Alford

Robert Alvarez

Jacqueline Briar Baligian

Kelly Colbert Baynham

Scott Benson

Gail Bordner

Tommy Bracco

Melissa Panos Carney

Adam Cates

Braham Crane

Christy Curtis

Dana Davis

Annie Day

Christian Donnelly

Lawrence ‘Loe’ Edwards

Victoria Everhart

Rory Freeman

Jarod Grimes

Corey Gosselin

Melissa Harres

Freddie Lee Heath

Willie Hinton

Tessa Hoctor

Alicia Howell

Shelly Isler

Katherine Johns

Sophia Koinis

Betty Kovach

Monica Jones Kuznar

Felix LaBella

Sharon Lancaster

Valery Lantratov

David Mann

Jack A. Mattachione

Gene Medler

Craig Messina

Alfredo Moreno

Courtney Muir

Casey Noblett

Cassie Noblett

Tony Noblett

Ayla O'Day

Kurtis Overby

Quisan Parker

Aaron Parkhurst

Brad Parquette

Jessica Palubicki

Sarah Pautz Pescasio

Jayson Pescasio

Ingrid Pettus

Dustin Phillips

Jerry Rose

Morgan Rudolph

Chris Smith

Sarah Diane Smith

Ally Snuggs

Tara Lynn Steele

Kathryn Sullivan

Jill Taylor

Daniel Tighe

Alissa Tucker

Shanna Vanderwerker

Lee Virgilio


Daniel Watts

Brian Youngkin

Tricia Zigarelli

Aaron Parkhurst

Aaron Parkhurst

Aaron Parkhurst (Revel Dance Convention, 24/7 Dance Convention, Broadway Dance Center faculty) teaching tap to our adv. tap companies.

Rory Freeman

Rory Freeman

Rory Freeman (Move: the Initiative, Shaping Sound, MOMIX) teaching contemporary, acro and jazz to our company dancers.

Tommy Bracco

Tommy Bracco

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 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

Kathryn Sullivan

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.

Kurtis Overby

Kurtis Overby

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.

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