Artistic Staff & Faculty

BBT's Faculty members provide exceptional training in a positive, creative environment

 
 
 

Artistic Leadership

BBT's Artistic Staff cultivate a spirit of creativity, collaboration, and connectivity among teachers, students, and families.

 

Robert Dekkers
Artistic Director

Liz Farotte Heenan
School Director 

Sally Streets
Artistic Director Emerita 

 

Sandra Chinn
Artistic Advisor

Christopher Lam
Rehearsal Director

Kaori Ogasawara
Rehearsal Director

Susan Weber
Dance for PD® Director

 

 
 

Faculty

BBT's teachers bring a wealth of knowledge from their careers with companies including Atlanta Ballet, Ballet Arizona, Boston Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, New York City Ballet, ODC/Dance, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet, and The Australian Ballet.

Teachers

Patricia Banchik

Corey Brady

Marika Brussel

Rachel Caldwell

Erin Carper

Sandra Chinn

Robert Dekkers

Holly Fernandez

Robert Greer

Kathryn Gwizdak

Liz Farotte Heenan

Christopher Lam

Lindsay Leonard

Xiao Liu-Moore

Alyce Maurer

Deborah Moss

Kaori Ogasawara

Laura O'Malley

Milissa Payne Bradley

Mayo Sugano Raab

Sally Streets

Jordan Tilton

Ray Tilton

Claire Toner

Susan Weber
 

Accompanists

Daniel Berkman

Gabriel Daniels

Michael Dolman

Julia Ganina

Gerry Grosz

Chris Houston

Lucy Hudson

Stephen Mello

Gaea Schell

Wendy Tahara

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