National Dance Institute Staff

Jacques d'Amboise
Founder

 

Ellen Weinstein
Artistic Director

 

Traci Lester
Executive Director

 

Jerry Korman
Music Director

 

Tracy Straus
Artistic Associate



PROGRAMS

Aileen Barry
Senior Director of Education & Outreach

Samantha Belth
Director of Advanced Programs

Emily Meisner
Director of Professional Development

Kay Gayner
Director, NDI/China Project

David Marck
Associate Music Director

Hannah Bailenson
Program Coordinator

 

Christina Aguirre
Program Associate



DEVELOPMENT

Michele O'Mara
Senior Director of Development


Juliana Han
Manager of Institutional Giving


Armelle Kessler
Coordinator, Individual Giving


Bretleigh Sandorf

Development Associate



COMMUNICATIONS

Lyubava Fartushenko

Communications & Brand Manager


PRODUCTION

Kit Westerman
Technical Director/Producer


ADMINISTRATION/OPERATIONS

Rachel Lee
Finance and Human Resources Manager

Nathalie Burgos

Finance Assistant


Cherita Griffin
Office Manager


Mike Pitsikoulis
Facilities/Studio Manager


Emily Reid
Assistant to the Founder

Llewellyn Smith
Facilities Maintenance




Lead Teaching Artists
Jennifer Aks-Neuman
Kelly Buwalda
Andrea Davey-Gislason
Jennifer Eisenberg
Arthur Fredric
Dufftin Garcia
Kay Gayner
Bianca Johnson
Jaimie Kelton
Mary Kennedy
Calia Marshall
Emily Meisner
Dana Panepinto
Charlotte Perebinossoff
Michelle Phillips
Andrew Sakaguchi
Dr. Jenny Seham
Elizabeth Sellner
Tracy Straus

Assistant Teachers
Jessi Colon
Angel Reed
Kaitlyn Smith
Katie Huff Yazbeck

Musicians
Seiko Akita
Tony Allen
Ly Apelado
Yakir Ben-Hur
Emile Blondel
Tim Harrison
Diana Herold
Todd Keller
Tony Kieraldo
Neal Kirkwood
Mark Kross
David Marck
Brian Marsella
Alex Navarro
Lee Tomboulian
Paul Wyatt


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