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Teachers' Seminar 2018 Faculty
Vladimir Stadnik
Graduate of the Vaganova Academy in Russia. Danced as a soloist in Russia, W. Europe, and the USA. A graduate of the University of Culture, St. Petersburg, and of the State Conservatory Rimsky Korsakov. Now Assistant Professor of Dance at Ball State University, Indiana.


Gil Isoart
Was a Principal Dancer with the Paris
Opera Ballet. Winner of numerous prizes, and awards. Now teaches, and is rehearsal coach at the Paris Opera Ballet and at the Bolshoi Ballet, Moscow.


Luciana Paris
Trained at the Colon Theater Superior Art Institute in Buenos Aires. Danced with Ballet Argentina. Now a soloist with ABT, and international guest dancer.


McCree O’Kelley
Studied at the School of American Ballet and the North Carolina School of the Arts. Danced with the Atlanta Ballet and Metropolitan Opera Ballet. Toured internationally in the Broadway production of Cats. Now Assistant Professor of Dance at Kennesaw State University.


Debbie Roshe
Danced in several Broadway shows. Now teaches in New York.



Gina Chiavelli
Was Adjunct Professor of Dance at Fordham University, and SUNY New Paltz. Now Director of Pinewood School of Dance, and a judge for Performance Awards.


Alison Bramwell
Trained by Mignon Furman. Danced Adagio in many countries. Now a Performance Awards judge, and ballet mistress to a Juillard-affiliated school.


  Paloma Herrera
Was a Principal Dancer of American Ballet Theater. Now Director of the Theater Colon, Buenos Aires.



Kevin Durwael
A graduate of the Royal Ballet School Antwerp, and of the Artesis University of Antwerp. Danced with Nederlands Dans Theater. Soloist with the Royal Ballet of Flanders. Now Assistant Director of the Royal Ballet School of Antwerp.


Olaf Höfer
Was a soloist in Berlin with the Komische Oper Ballet, and with the Erich-Weimar Ensemble. Now teaches at the State Ballet School of Berlin.



Craig Salstein
Soloist with American Ballet Theater, and Artistic Director of the Intermezzo Dance Company.



Ricardo Santiago
A graduate of Purchase College. Has danced in the USA, and other countries. Now teaches, and dances in New York.



Tova Tsoubery
A graduate of the Jerusalem Academy. Also trained at the Bat Dor, with a teacher who was trained by Mignon Furman. Is a Performance Awards judge.


Analiese Umana
BFA graduate of Purchase College SUNY. Rehearsal assistant to Mignon Furman. Now teaches in New York. A judge for Performance Awards.


Note: Subject to change when necessary. Additional faculty may be announced.

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