ACADEMY FACULTY

The Studio boasts a fully professional faculty.  Under the direction of Diane Cypher (since 1998), the instructors are cohesive in their approach to classical ballet training and each has their own way of melding professionalism and discipline with fun and encouragement.  

Click on each instructor's name to learn more about our faculty  

 

SUMMER 2021 RESIDENT FACULTY 

Jenny Bennett, Head of Children's Dance Division 

Rebecca Blair, Ballet Instructor

Flora Chatwin, Choreography Instructor

Diane Cypher, Ballet Instructor and Academy Director

Stephanie Emmanuela Da Silva, Modern Instructor

Chris Pratorius Gomez, Music Instructor

Myra Ritchey, Pilates Instructor

Lily Swan, Ballet Instructor

 

SUMMER 2021 GUEST FACULTY 

David Arce, Ballet

Nicole Comella, Ballet and Pilates

Isaac Herrera, Intro to Breaking

Anna Lantz, Ballet

Linda Lock, Ballet and Core Strength

Erin Long Robbins, College Seminar

Melody Mennite Walsh, Ballet

Eva Stone, Modern on the Beach

 

Ballet Camps Guest Faculty
Louanne Korver ~ World Dance
Chris Pratorius Gomez
~ Peter and the Wolf

 

  

ACCOMPANISTS
Christopher Pratorius and Carlos Fagundo
We look forward to welcoming our accompanists back into the studio once it is safe to do so

 

Registrar Sandy Nelson
(831) 479-1600
sandy@scbt.org

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Diane Cypher with intermediate dancer

 

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Linda Lock demonstrates the technique of attitude derriere with a young dancer's help

 

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Chris Pratorius Gomez at the piano

 

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