ARTISTIC LEADERSHIP

& FACULTY

Professional Dance Education

Under the artistic leadership of Sherry Moray and Ricky Ruiz, The Academy of Dance Arts is the ideal source for learning the magnificent language of dance.  As a premier dance school, our internationally trained faculty have developed dancers with exceptional technique and artistry. 

The Academy of Dance Arts

Artistic Leadership

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Sherry Moray

Founder & Artistic Director
Ballet Master Instructor


 

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Ricky Ruiz

Academy Alliance Director
Jazz & Contemporary Master Instructor

Faculty

Lindsay Pekny

Lindsay
Pekny

Academy Principal

Jazz, Tap & Ballet Faculty

Irina Starovoitova

Irina
Starovoitova

Ballet & Character Master Instructor

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Diana
Stetsura

Ballet Master Instructor

Alexis Caruso

Alexis
Caruso

Senior Ballet Instructor

Faculty

Andrea Bergeman Rak

Andrea
Bergeman Rak

Ballet Master Instructor

Elizabeth Knight

Elizabeth
Knight

Ballet Master Instructor

Samantha DeBenedictis

Samantha
DeBenedictis

Senior Ballet Instructor

Faculty

Carrie Nicastro-Ruiz

Carrie Nicastro-Ruiz

Modern & Contemporary Master Instructor

Cyx Wynne

Cyx
Wynne

Hip Hop Master Instructor

Jamie Salas

Jamie
Salas

Tap Master Instructor

Penny Bovelli

Penny
Bovelli

Creative Dance & Tap

Faculty

Louise Lalakea Alving

Academy Studio Manager

Louise
Lalakea Alving

Tom Mattingly

Tom Mattingly

Guest Ballet Master Instructor

Joanna Wozniak

Joanna
Wozniak

Guest Ballet Master Instructor

Jeanne O'Connell

Jeanne
O'Connell

Guest Musical Theatre Instructor