Faculty

Department: youth-dance-programs

Musical Theater Instructor
Lea Floden is a Los Angeles based actor, writer, director and acting coach.
Modern Dance Instructor
Yuka Fukuda, originally from Tokyo, Japan, trained at Tokyo Junior Ballet and Asami Maki Ballet Arts.
Dance Accompanist
M.A. degree in composition from California State University, Los Angeles; Served as Opera Workshop coach at Cal State, L.A.; Founded his own Contemporary Opera Theatre Workshop.
Lisa Gillespie smiling in front of a window. She is wearing hoop earrings and a necklace.
Ballet Instructor
In addition to teaching at the Colburn School, Lisa Gillespie is an adjunct professor of dance at Loyola Marymount University and a frequent instructor at the Santa Clarita Ballet Academy.
Modern Dance Instructor
Chard Gonzalez is a native San Diegan, dance artist, educator, and advocate.
Sheila Gonzales in a blouse smiling in front of a window.
Ballet Instructor
Sheila Gonzalez was a faculty member of the Cuban National Ballet School before moving to Los Angeles in 2014.