Since receiving her B.A. in Theatre Studies from Yale, Liz has been a dance, yoga, theater and early childhood educator in New York City and now in Los Angeles. She has taught through the New York City Ballet’s Education Program, as well as at various studios and public schools, while also performing in and choreographing for professional productions. She has always been a dancer who acts and an actor who dances, and she draws from both of these disciplines in her teaching and performance. Liz is currently pursuing her multiple subject and kinesiology credentials and her MA in Educational Foundations at Cal State LA. She is the Dance Education Coordinator at Gabriella Charter School, a public charter school where all students have an hour of dance a day.
Anna has been sharing her knowledge and love of dance with children for about 3 years now. She began her dance training at the young age of 4 and has been dancing ever since, studying styles such as, jazz, tap, ballet, hip hop, modern, and salsa at The Performing Arts Center in Van Nuys, CA. She also has a passion for music and is currently working toward her Bachelor’s Degree of Music in Vocal Performance. Her understanding of music has given her a new perspective that she loves to incorporate in her teaching. She is anxious to continue developing her performing career and using all her experience to teach the next generation of artists.
Bryanna holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from California Institute of the Arts, where she studied dance pedagogy with internationally known dance medicine scientist and researcher, Donna Krasnow. Bryanna is still fully immersed in the professional dance industry and currently dances for Los Angeles based contemporary companies Dance Aegis and The Iris Company. She has been featured as an emerging choreographer by Sarasota Dance Company and has had the honor of showing her short films at film festivals around the world. As a teacher, Bryanna works to spread her passion for dance and the knowledge she has accumulated to all of her students in hopes that she may help guide them to be their best selves.
If you would like to get to know Bryanna more you can see her work at deepbluedance.com.