Teachers

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The Liv DanceArts, Professional Ballet School teachers have collective backgrounds in everything from professional ballet performance with major international companies to dance curriculum writing and adminstration for major school districts.

Our teachers have worked with:

 

The Dutch National Ballet

The San Francisco Ballet

New York University

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre

Hungarian Opera Ballet

Master Ballet Academy

Menlowe Ballet

Dance Teacher Magazine

The MTV Network

Alonzo King Lines Dance Center

Smuin Ballets

London Festival Ballet

Calgary Ballet

The 92nd Street Y, Harkness Dance Center

... and many others!

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Meet The Teachers

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Julie Ferarri

 

PreBallet

Ballet Stretch Strengthen

LDAelite

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Alexis Gilbert

 

Guest Lyrical Teacher

Magda Fialek

Ballroom

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Kristen Portner, M.A.

 

Artistic Director/Owner

 

Director of LDAelite

 

Lyrical 1-4

Leaps & Turns

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Brittney Wasserman

 

Ballet 3

Adv. Ballet & Pointe

Ballet L3 - L6

LDAelite

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Charity Caldwell

 

Pre-Lyrical

Jazz Pre - L4

Stretch & Strengthen

LDAelite

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Casey Kitazumi

Contemporary 1-3

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Claudia Mayoss

 

Contemporary Ballet

Chastity Wilson

Pre-Ballet

Meet The Administrators

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Kristen Portner, M.A.

 

Artistic Director/Owner

 

Laura Sabahi

 

Studio Manager

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Josh Portner

CFO / Co-Owner

Zoltan Peter

Original PBS Co-Founder

Carmela Peter

 

Original PBS Co-Founder

 

Camryn Kelly

 

Competition Choreography