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Guest Artists and Teachers

Committed to providing an unforgettable experience

Meet our Guest Artists and Teachers

BalletCNJ is committed to introducing its students to knowledgeable and talented teachers and guest artists who have worked with some of the leading companies in the world. Our school is devoted to bringing the wonderful world of ballet, artistry, and dance directly to the students and audience of New Jersey through amazing master classes and inspiring performances.

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Katie Gibson

Formerly with Miami City Ballet & Susan Farrel Ballet

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Christopher Charles McDaniel

Formerly with Dance Theatre of Harlem / Faculty at The School of American Ballet

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Fabian Morales

Principal with Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami

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Gabriela Mesa

Demi- Soloist with Philadelphia Ballet / Formerly with Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami

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Nancy Richer

Formerly with Los Angeles Ballet, Susan Farrel Ballet and Royal Danish Ballet

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Kleber Rebello

Former Principal Dancer with  Miami City Ballet

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Mary Carmen Catoya

Former Prima Ballerina with 

Miami City Ballet, Cleveland Ballet, and ABT of Florida

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Christie Partelow

Les Grands Ballets 

Canadiens de Montreal

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Ana Sophia Scheller

Former Principal with NYC Ballet & San Francisco Ballet

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Madison Taberham

San Francisco Ballet School


Edgar Anido

Formerly with BalletX and Complexions Contemporary Ballet

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Sarah Smith

Former Dancer with 

American Ballet Theatre

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Sarah Hay

Former Soloist with Dresden Semperoper Ballett


Barton Cowperthwaite

Bad Boys of Dance, "An American in Paris" "Tiny Pretty Things"

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Nicolai Gorodiskii

Former Dancer with 

San Francisco Ballet

Reed Henry


Dancer with Joffrey

Ballet Chicago


Juliana Wilder

Dancer with The San

Francisco Ballet School

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Gabriella Yudenich

Former Soloist with 

Pennsylvania Ballet


Barbara Sandonato

Founding Principal of

Pennsylvania Ballet

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Kyra Nichols

Former Principal with 

New York City Ballet

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Katie Moorhead

Island Moving Company


I remember all of the performances that BalletCNJ brought in professional dancers to actually dance with the children. This is so wonderful because it gives the students a taste of what could happen one day in their professional future.

-Rebecca Piccone (BalletCNJ Parent)

Interested in working with us?

Send us an email now, or give us a call.

We would love to hear from you!

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