Faculty

Department: dance-academy

Ballet Instructor
Seth Belliston was trained at the Belliston Academy of Ballet and the School of American Ballet.
Darleen Callaghan
Associate Dean, Trudl Zipper Dance Institute
Darleen Callaghan, a highly respected dance professional with over 30 years of performance and administrative experience, is nationally recognized for her work as Director of the Miami City Ballet School and the North Carolina Dance Theatre School of Dance.
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Dance Academy Faculty
As a former principal dancer with the Joffrey Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet, and as an international guest artist, Leslie has danced extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Silas Farley
Dean, Trudl Zipper Dance Institute
Dancer, educator, and choreographer Silas Farley, a recent New York City Ballet alumnus, is Dean of the Trudl Zipper Dance Institute and an Amplify Artist.
Visiting Artist, Trudl Zipper Dance Institute
James Fayette has a deep understanding of how the employment of dancers is managed and is keenly sensitive to the needs and career concerns of professional artists.
Yuka Fukuda
Modern Dance Instructor
Yuka Fukuda, originally from Tokyo, Japan, trained at Tokyo Junior Ballet and Asami Maki Ballet Arts.