Faculty

Department: youth-dance-programs

Chard Gonzalez
Modern Dance Instructor
Chard Gonzalez is a native San Diegan, dance artist, educator, and advocate.
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Ballet Instructor
Sheila Gonzalez was a faculty member of the Cuban National Ballet School before moving to Los Angeles in 2014.
Cara Hansvick
Ballet Instructor
Cara Hansvick began her training at Dance Center Evanston before attending Indiana University Jacob’s School of Music.
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Ballet Instructor
Ms. Karz Rapoport has 30 years of teaching and choreographing experience for ballet students of all ages, and holds a certification as a yoga instructor as well.
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Ballet Instructor
Genevieve Labean Page is a former professional ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet, where she danced for nine years on stage and in televised performances in theaters around the world.
Timothy Lynch
Ballet Instructor
Tim Lynch is the co-founder of Lynch Dance Institute in San Diego and a former Pacific Northwest Ballet member.