Faculty

Department: dance-academy

Ballet Instructor
Seth Belliston was trained at the Belliston Academy of Ballet and the School of American Ballet.
Associate Dean, Trudl Zipper Dance Institute
James Fayette retired from New York City Ballet in 2005 at the rank of Principal dancer.
Dance Academy Faculty
Charlie Hodges is a former member of Phi Beta Kappa and a Mary Gates Research Scholar, graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Washington earning High Honors degrees in Dance and Architecture.
Dance Academy Faculty
Zippora Karz is a former soloist ballerina with the New York City Ballet where she performed for 16 years on stage and in televised performances.
Dean, Trudl Zipper Dance Institute
One of the most celebrated dancers of her generation, Ms. Ringer has contributed to the field of dance in many ways.
Music Coordinator
Michael has appeared on numerous TV shows and the movie Six Weeks with Mary Tyler Moore. Michael has also played for Juliet Prowse, who endorsed his original dance record albums.