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artistic staff

our Staff

We have an outstanding artistic staff of skilled professional instructors. All have professional dance careers, academic degrees and extensive teaching experience. Each staff member is dedicated to providing a creative, inspiring and fun learning environment while upholding the highest standards of classical ballet excellence and purity

Gina-marie Battista

Gina-marie Battista

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Wright State University,
Western Ballet Theater of Puerto Rico,
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company

Natalie Bruce

Natalie Bruce

KP Ballet Academy Graduate,
Principal Dancer, Delaware Valley Ballet Theater,
Delaware Valley Ballet Contemporary

Emilee Carey

Emilee Carey

Bachelor of Arts in Dance, Eastern University

Heather Holajter

Heather Holajter

First State Ballet Theater,
Opus 1 Contemporary,
Colorado Ballet

Diana Jewell

Diana Jewell

DVBT & DVBC Costume Manager

Laban Centre for Contemporary Dance, London

Heather Moore

Heather Moore

DVBT & DVBC Company Manager

Bachelor of Arts in Dance and Dance Department Administration, Eastern University

Kristin Naylor

Kristin Naylor

American Repertory Ballet,
Bachelor of Science in Ballet, Indiana University

Amy Novinski

Amy Novinski

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of the Arts, Philadelphia,
Ballet Instructor, University of Pennsylvania Dance Companies,
Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet
Melody Schwartz

Melody Schwartz

Delaware Valley Ballet Theater,
Dance Minor, Eastern University
Dillon Shifferly

Dillon Shifferly

Pennsylvania Ballet,
North Carolina Dance Theater,
Western Ballet Theater of Puerto Rico,
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company

Lesley Snyder

Lesley Snyder

Ballet Petit,
Elementary School Teacher

Elizabeth Strenge

Elizabeth Strenge

Brandywine Ballet Company,
Columbia Classical Ballet Company
Sarah Vogan

Sarah Vogan

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Dance, Mt. Holyoke College,
Opus 1 Dance Company,
The Lady Hoofers

Ruben Ybarra

Ruben Ybarra

Sacramento Ballet,
Lexington Ballet,
Pennsylvania Ballet

Guest Teachers and Choreographers

Kristin Edwards

Kristin Edwards

Bachelor of Arts in Dance,
Eastern University

Lindsay Funch

Lindsay Funch

KP Ballet Academy Graduate,
Light of the World Ballet,
Manassas Ballet Theater,
Principal Dancer, Delaware Valley Ballet Theater,
Delaware Valley Ballet Contemporary

Alyson Pray

Alyson Pray

Sarasota Ballet,
Washington Ballet,
Pennsylvania Ballet

Chandra Moss-Thorne

Chandra Moss-Thorne

Bachelor of Arts in Dance Pedagogy, Butler University,
Dance Theater of Harlem,
Cincinnati Ballet

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