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.

 

LDA Faculty have worked with:

 

San Francisco Ballet

New York University

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre

AAD Chicago

Master Ballet Academy

Menlowe Ballet

The Golden State Warriors

Dance Teacher Magazine

The MTV Network

Alonzo King Lines Dance Center

Smuin Ballets

San Jose State Dance Team

London Festival Ballet

Calgary Ballet

The 92nd Street Y, Harkness Dance Center

... and many others!

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Meet The Teachers

Camryn Babcock

Ballet 1 - 3E

Jazz 1 - 4

Core & Legs

LDA Elite

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Lauren Irwin 

Pre-Ballet  

Hiphop 1-3

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Kristina Dvorak

Pre-Lyrical

Lyrical 1/2

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 Kristen Portner, M.A.
 
Artistic Director/Owner
 
Lyrical 1E-4E

Leaps & Turns 1-3

Director of LDAelite

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 Brittney Wasserman

Adv. Ballet & Pointe

Ballet L4 - L6

LDAelite

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Charity Caldwell
 
Jazz 1E - 2E

Mini Acro 1-2

LDAelite

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Sarah Chan
 
Contemporary 1-3

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Casey Kitazumi
 
LDA Elite

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Magda Fialek

Guest Ballroom Teacher

Meet The Administrators

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Kristen Portner, M.A.

 

Artistic Director/Owner

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Lauren Irwin
 
Studio Manager

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Laura Sabahi
 
Show Design

President of the LDA Advisory Board

Zoltan Peter

PBS Co-Founder

Carmela Peter

PBS Co-Founder
 

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Josh Portner

CFO / Co-Owner