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.
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.
Business Operations Manager & Ballet Instructor
Chris Lingner began his career joining the 2009 National Tour of Twyla Tharp’s Moving Out, dancing the principal roles of Eddie and James, making him one of the youngest performers to ever dance these roles.
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.
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.