Faculty

Our Faculty

We believe in the best training and opportunities possible for our students, but we never forget we are working with children and young adults. Our role in your child's life is very important to us. Our teachers are honored to share their love of dance and knowledge of the professional world with our students. Together, we teach them skills that will shape them into successful adults for life in dance and far beyond.

Lindy Mandradjieff

Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Lindy received the majority of her training on full scholarship at the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet. At …

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Lily Watkins

Lily Watkins began her ballet training in Columbus, Ohio under Shir Lee Wu. In 2004 she was awarded 1st place in the Junior Classical Division for Youth American Grand Prix …

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Jenifer Ringer

Jenifer Ringer

Jenifer Ringer is a native of Summerville South Carolina, where she started her ballet training with Terry Ellen Shields, and enjoys one of the most successful and celebrated dance careers …

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James Fayette

James Fayette

James Fayette retired from New York City Ballet in 2005 at the rank of Principal dancer. Throughout James’ dancing career, he was privileged to work with the greatest dancers and …

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Bo Busby

Bo Busby

Bo Busby began his dance training at Wilson Dance Academy in Newberry, SC with his mother Linda, at the age of three. He continued his training with Ann Brodie at …

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Deanna McBrearty

Deanna McBrearty

Deanna McBrearty is actively advancing dance in Charleston. She lives on Daniel Island where she is raising her two children along with her husband Steve Parker. Since 2010 she has …

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Jeanene Russell Perry

Jeanene’s early training began with Madame Waltraud Karkar of the Darmstadt Ballet, she was very fortunate to complete her training at Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia where she studied …

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Susan Cram-Smith

Susan Cram-Smith

Growing up in a Navy family, Susan Cram-Smith received her dance training at many schools around the country and overseas, including the Virginia Beach Ballet Academy, The National Ballet School, …

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Ashley Flaner

Ashley Flaner trained at the Contra Costa Ballet School in Walnut Creek, CA under the direction of Richard Cammack and Zola Dishong, and she attended summer intensives with Pacific Northwest …

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