Faculty

Alyona Yakovleva-Randall

Alyona Yakovleva-Randall

Founding Artistic Director and Master Teacher & Coach

As Founding Artistic Director, my goal is to provide every student with the tools they need to succeed to become the best dancer they can be - a strong curriculum, professional performance opportunities, master classes, and diverse outreach programs to foster their sense of community.

Roman Nikiforov

Roman Nikiforov

Pre-Professional Faculty Member

A native of Ulan-Ude, Russian Federation, Roman Nikiforov started his Vaganova ballet training at age 10 in 1992 with the Buryat Choreography College, Ulan-Ude.

Lalah Hazelwood

Lalah Hazelwood

Modern & Jazz Instructor

Lalah Ayan Hazelwood began her dance training in Indianapolis, Indiana at Kenyettá Dance Studio under the direction of her mother, Vanessa Owens.

Tatiana Pali

Tatiana Pali

Academy Principal & Ballet Mistress

It is an honor and joy for me to share my experience and knowledge with a new generation of talented students.

Victoria Karalis

Victoria Karalis

Preparatory 1 & 2 and Adult Ballet Instructor

Ms. Tori is thrilled to be on staff at Indiana Ballet Conservatory as the instructor for Prep I & II and Adult Ballet!

Tod Baker

Tod Baker

Jazz, Tap and Musical Theatre Instructor

Tod has a BS Degree from Ball State majoring in dance and theatre. After college he danced at Opryland, Busch Gardens, Damn yankees international tour, and royal Caribbean cruise ships before settling in Carmel, Indiana.

Sergey Sergiev

Sergey Sergiev

Gentlemen’s & Contemporary Instructor and Choreographer

In teaching contemporary dance, I strive to bring out the best in each student, pushing them beyond their comfort zone to explore their fullest expression and broaden their creativity and artistry.

Brooke Napier

Brooke Napier

Contemporary Instructor & Choreographer

Brooke Napier is an award winning Contemporary teacher and Choreographer.