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*All Faculty

Anna-Marie Holmes

Ballet Program Director | June 15-28, 2015

Artistic director, choreographer, master teacher, and celebrated ballerina, Anna-Marie Holmes is an internationally acclaimed dance luminary. She was the first North American invited to perform with the Kirov Ballet in Russia, and also appeared with leading classical companies in Canada,...

Matthew Neenan

Ballet Program Gala Choreographer | June 15-21, 2015

Matthew Neenan began training at the Boston Ballet School and later attended LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts and the School of American Ballet. Principal roles at Pennsylvania Ballet from 1994-2007, included works by George Balanchine, John Cranko, Paul Taylor,...

Ramona Pansegrau

Ballet Program Music Director | June 15-28, 2015

Ramona Pansegrau is Music Director and Conductor for the Kansas City Ballet. Prior to this, she was principal pianist/solo pianist for Boston Ballet and music director/solo pianist/conductor for Tulsa Ballet. Since 1992, she has also been Music Director and pianist...

Tamás Solymosi

Ballet Program Artist Faculty | June 21-28, 2015

International lead danseur, Tamás Solymosi was born in Hungary and trained at the Hungarian Dance Academy, the Vaganova Academy in St Petersburg, and Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo. In 2003, he graduated with a degree in Education, and from 2005-2006 was...

Emily Molnar

Ballet Program Master Class Artist | June 25, 2015 & Contemporary Program Guest Choreographer | July 26-August 2, 2015

Emily Molnar is the Artistic Director of Ballet BC since 2009 where she continues to steer the unique company of 18 dancers into an era of innovation. Named the Globe and Mail's 2013 "Dance Artist of the Year," Molnar is...

Camille A. Brown

Social Dances: Jazz to Hip-Hop Program Director | Dates TBD

Camille A. Brown is the Artistic Director of Camille A. Brown & Dancers, Choreographer of A Streetcar Named Desire (Broadway), The Fortress of Solitude (The Public Theater), William Shakespeare's A Winter's Tale (Regional), Jonathan Larson's tick, tick...BOOM! (City Center Encores!...

E. Moncell Durden

Social Dances: Jazz to Hip-Hop Program Director | June 29-July 12, 2015

E. Moncell Durden is a dancer, ethnographer, choreographer, educator, documentarian, program developer, practitioner, author, and lecturer. Specializing in the pedagogical practices of African American social dance formations from the late 1800s to present day hip-hop, Durden is well respected nationally...

Milton Myers

Contemporary Program Director | July 13-August 2, 2015

Contemporary Program Director Milton Myers is recognized worldwide as a master teacher. Myers is resident choreographer and instructor for Philadanco and on the faculties of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. Program, Peridance, Steps on Broadway, and The...

Peter Brandenhoff

Contemporary Program Ballet Faculty | July 13-17, 2015

Peter Brandenhoff is a faculty member at The Ailey School, where he teaches in the Professional, Junior, and Open divisions. He is also in charge of the Peridance Core Pre-Professional program. A Copenhagen native, he began his dance career at...

Brian Brooks

Contemporary Program Guest Choreographer | July 13-19, 2015

Brian Brooks is an award winning choreographer who began dancing at a young age in Higham, MA. Since moving to New York City in 1994, he has danced with numerous choreographers, including three years with Elizabeth Streb. Currently, the Brian...

Aya Kaneko

Assistant to Program Director Milton Myers | July 13-August 2, 2015

Aya Kaneko was born in Osaka, Japan. Kaneko was awarded the vocational examination syllabus certificate at The Royal Academy of Dance in London. She has worked with several ballet companies, projects, and schools as a dancer and teacher in Osaka...

Pamela Pribisco

Pamela Pribisco, Contemporary Program Ballet | Floor Barre Faculty, July 13-18, 2015

Pamela Pribisco was a principal dancer with the Cleveland Ballet for ten years. She served as Ballet Mistress for the Cleveland Ballet, American Ballroom Theater, and Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, for which she choreographed and staged numerous pieces...

John Levis

John Levis, Contemporary Program Music Director | July 13-August 2, 2015

John Levis is a composer, pianist, and synthesist who has been involved with the Philadelphia dance community since 1971. A graduate of the University of the Arts, he has worked with Philadelphia schools and companies, including University of the Arts,...

Meredith Webster

Meredith Webster, Contemporary Program Repertory Workshop Faculty | July 14-15, 2015

Meredith Webster grew up in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, studying dance under Jean Wolfmeyer, and received further training at The Harid Conservatory and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. As a dancer, she has worked with Sonia Dawkins and Donald Byrd in Seattle and...

Kyle Abraham

Contemporary Program Guest Choreographer | July 19-26, 2015

2013 MacArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham began his dance training at the Civic Light Opera Academy and the Creative and Performing Arts High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He continued his dance studies in New York, receiving a B.F.A. from SUNY Purchase...

Saar Harari

Saar Harari, Contemporary Program Gaga Faculty | July 26-31, 2015

Saar Harari was born on a farm in Israel to an artistic family and danced until the age of 18.  In 1998 he created his first work as an independent choreographer for a dance festival at the Suzanne Dellal Centre...

Chet Walker

Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance Program Director | August 2-August 22, 2015

Chet Walker appeared most prominently in the musicals of Bob Fosse. Conceiver of the Tony Award-winning musical Fosse, he is an international director/choreographer and Artistic Director of WALKERDANCE. Upcoming productions include Sweet Charity in Athens, Greece and Feelin' in the...

John Fischer

John Fischer, Musical Theatre Dance Program Music Director | August 2-24, 2015

John Fischer has served as Music Director for the Broadway's Rising Stars and Broadway Originals concerts at Town Hall in New York City since 2009. Formerly, he was the rehearsal pianist for the recent revival of West Side Story. Other...

Dan Gross

Dan Gross, Musical Theatre Dance Program Percussionist | August 2-24, 2015

Drummer/percussionist Dan Gross lives and works in the New York City area. His Broadway and national touring credits include Grease, Blood Brothers, Les Miserables, Elaine Stritch: At Liberty, Rent, and Chicago The Musical. In addition to appearances and recordings with...

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