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CERTIFIED TEACHERS

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WHERE OUR CERTIFIED TEACHERS ARE FROM

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Brazil, Cambodia, Guatemala, Ireland, Mexico, Spain, United Kingdom,
United States; Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

BASIC LEVEL NGCP® CERTIFIED TEACHERS
All teachers listed in Basic level are certified solely in the Basic NGCP level

Silken

Amelia

Milwaukee, WI

Univ. of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Gabrielle

Benson

Montour, IA

The Dance Konnection

Calme

Brown

Barrington, IL

Harper College

Samantha

Coomes

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Dance Theater

Michelle

Dunn

Las Vegas, NV

Centennial High School

Irina

Gass

Deerfield, IL

University of Iowa

Emily

Guibert

San Jose , CA

Studio 10 Dance

Andrew

Howarth

Boylston, MA

Miss Tanya's School of Dance, Jazziak's Dance School

Shannon

Karoly

Chicago, IL

Independent

Chenin

Lee

Mystic, CT

AMA Dance Theatre

Kelsey

Metz

Phoenix, AZ

Pure Contemporary

Christy

Munch

Beloit, WI

Rockford Dance Company

Glenn

Panzarella

Kokomo, IN

Western Kentucky University and Becky Seamster Dance Studio

Lisa

Pritzl

Green Bay, WI

Empowerment Dance

Nicole

Robinson

Riverside, CA

A.B. Miller High School

Kylene

Stephens

Chicago, IL

Kaleidoscope Dance

Leah

Wander

Columbus, OH

Ohio State University

Greg

Anmuth

Laurel Springs, NJ

Dance Class

Samantha

Braine

Sayreville, NJ

The University of the Arts

Melissa

Brunsting

Grand Haven, MI

Muskegan Community College

Staci

Cousert

Crestwood, IL

Oak Lawn Park District Oak View Center

Jeremy

Duvall

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City University

Isabella

Gervasini

Castle Rock, CO

Regis Jesuit High School

Christy

Hand-Barger

Jasper, AL

Marilyn Sanders Performing Arts Center

Alexa

Huey

San Diego, CA

Danceology

Susan Beth

Kellerman

Barcelona, Spain

Slam Dancing Productions

Ida

Lowback

Royal Oak, MI

The Institution of Dance Arts, Inc.

Dana

Metz

Scottsdale, AZ

Pure Contemporary

Darcy

Nickel

Chicago, IL

Chicago Public School-Dever School

Sara

Pecina

Kokomo, IN

Western Kentucky University

Adrienne

Ravez

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Independent

Rosa

Rodriguez Frazier

Moreno Valley, CA

A.B. Miller High School

Natalie

Thompson

Chicago, IL

Natana Dance

Christine

Widell

Chicago, IL

John Hersey High School

Samantha

Barnewolt

Huntley, IL

Independent

Audra

Brian

New Albany, IN

Louisville Ballet

Amanda

Clark

Bowling Green, KY

Western Kentucky University

Emily

Critchfield

Locust Grove, VA

MFA Studios

Kelly

Else

Urbandale, IA

Iowa Cats Dance Company

Reggie

Good

Fox River Grove, IL

Independent

Angie

Haver

Westerville, OH

Generations Performing Arts Center

Christine

Ingalls

Vancouver, WA

Thomas Jefferson Middle School

Emily

King

Forest Hills, NY

All Star Studios

Niki

Lucia

San Diego, CA

Danceology

Sarah

Mills

Oconomowoc, WI

Western Michicgan University

Carly

Niehaus

St. Louis, MO

Central Studio

Rachel

Peterson

Aberdeen, SD

Zenon Dance School

Stephany

Rayburn

San Antonio, TX

Saint Mary's Hall Dance Academy

Jayme

Shimooka

Studio Dansu

Jo Ann

Uhalt Janus

Fitchburg, WI

Kehl School of Dance

Emily

Winkler

Libertyville, IL

Dance Academy of Libertyville

Kalina

Bartlett

Derby, KS

Wichita State University

Angie

Broegman-Stinde

Holly, MI

Visions in Motion Dance Studio

Erica

Collins

Middletown, OH

SDA Studios

Lindsay

Dangerfield

Liberty Township, OH

SDA Studios

Emily

Eschhofen

Maumee, OH

Bryan Community School of Dance

Rebecca

Gotsch

Komoko, IN

Independent

Casey

Hild

Gulfport, MS

Island School of Performing Arts

Izzabella

Irwin

Calumet, MI

Western Michigan University

Ashlynd

Kohli

Iowa City, IA

National Dance Academy

Monica

Maher

West Fargo, ND

Inspire Dance and Wellness Studios

Megan

Moss

Kyle, TX

Texas State University

Valeria

Nunez

San Antonio, TX

Seme Jatib

Francesca

Pino

East Northport, NY

Muhlenberg College

Paula María

Recinos Orellana

Guatemala City

Antonio Luissi Dance Studio

Kourtney

Speece

Enid, OK

University/Dance Works of Enid

Marion

Victorson

Chicago, IL

Franklin Elementary Fine Arts Center

Emily

Zouras

Chicago, IL

Independent

Jennifer

Batsios

Detroit, MI

2nd Street Studio of Dance

Emily

Broeker

Chicago, IL

Dance Academy of Libertyville

Lillian

Cook

New London, CT

AMA Dance Theatre

Carol

Dilts

Gary , IN

Indiana Ballet Theatre

Mandy

Evans

Marietta, GA

Atlanta Academy of Ballet & Dance

Krista

Grammerstorf

Phoenixville, PA

Muhlenberg College

Amy

Hill

Schaumburg, IL

Independent

Brandon

Ishikata

Chicago, IL

University of Illinois Chicago

Jen

Koralewski

Westland, MI

Independent

Cristina

McKeever

Indio, CA

Palm Desert High School Pro Dance Program

Brianna

Mullins

Lexington, KY

Northern Kentucky University

Mina

Ortega

Rivera, CA

Pilgrim School

Margaret Elaine

Plaza

Brooklyn, NY

Independent

Jennifer

Riefe

Pleasant Hill, IA

Midwest Dance Collective

Karin

Spencer

Southfield, MI

Oakland University

Jenny

Villanueva

Fulton, MD

Studio Dans

Marina

Zuniga-Johnson

San Antonio, TX

Sarita's Dance Studio Inc.

BEGINNINLEVEL NGCP® CERTIFIED TEACHERS
All teachers listed in the Beginning level have completed Basic & Beginning NGCP levels

Earl

Ali-Randall

New Haven, CT

Westerville PAC

Hannah

Bomtempo

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Company Dance Center

Karen

Daniels

Baltimore, MD

A Step Ahead Dance Center

Jasmine

Godsa

Madison, WI

Independent

Elizabeth

Henriksen

Onalaska, WI

Applause Dance Academy

Courtney

Liu

Durham, NC

Elon University

Brianna

Merritt

Madison Heights, VA

Central Virginia Ballet

Ada

Palacios

Roswell, NM

The Studio +

Traci

Reszetylo

Brooklyn, NY

Exactitude Dance

Meredith

Sims

Hartsville, SC

Coker University

Kendal

Surdyke

Roselle, IL

Releve Dance Academy

Michele

Winchester-Greer

Cassopolis, MI

Independent

Chelsea

Bankes

Davenport, IA

Bettendorf Family Museum Dance

Devin

Buchanan

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Amberlee

Darling

North Hampton, NH

Philips Exeter

Emily

Guibert

San Jose, CA

Studio 10 Dance

Amanda

Hickey

Hanover Park, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Kathlyn

Loveless

Elmhurst, IL

Elmhurst Park District

Libby

Nelson

Racine, WI

Academy of Dance-Carthage College

Patience

Paul

Greenville, SC

English Theatre Arts

Nicholas

Rice

Urbandale, IA

Charlee's Elite School of Dance

Claire

Small

Hamilton, OH

SDA Studios

Andy

Vaca

Long Beach, CA

California State University, Long Beach

Natalie

Woodard

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Dance Theatre

Victoria

Bartels

Astoria, NY

All Stars Studio

Jaysie Beth

Cambell

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Dance Theatre

Samantha

Dauer

Wayne, IL

Point Park University

Jacob

Gutierrez-Montoya

Sacramento, CA

Hawkins School of the Performing Arts

Nicki

Hunkapillar

Huntsville, AL

The Dance Magnet

Olivia

Lovsin

Forest Hills, NY

All Star Studios

Skyler

Newcom

Atlanta, GA

Giordano Dance Chicago

Kate

Peak

Onalaska, WI

Applause Dance Academy

Rachel

Rubin

Worcester, MA

Charlotte Klein Dance Centers

Richard

Smith

Chicago, IL

Richard Smith Dance

Rachel

Weitekamp

Lawrence, KS

Sunflower State Dance LLC

Grace

Becker Mirón

Guatemala City , Gautemala

DancinGrace

Theresa

Childress

Queens, NY

All Stars Studio

Michelle

Dolaway

Ambler, PA

Independent

Jack

Halbert

Chicago, IL

Independent

Ari

Israel

Chicago, IL

Independent

Sydney

Markert

Polk City, IA

University of Arizona

Lisa

O'Connor

Alpharetta, GA

St. Pius X High School

Regina

Peluso

Edina, MN

Collide Theatrical Dance Company

Gina

Russell

Springfield, IL

Dance Arts Studio

Jessica

Spear

Peru, IL

The Dance Center (LaSalle, IL)

Sarah

Wenstrom

Westfield, IN

Former Rockette

Theresa

Berger

Ankeny, IA

Midwest Dance Collective

Robert

Contreras

Las Vegas, NV

Bunker Dance Center

Eileen

Edwards

Austell, GA

Cobb County Center for Excellence

Erin

Harner

Steamboat Springs, CO

Lou Conte Dance Studio

Deirdre

Kearns

Winchester Hampshire, UK

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Luisa

Matias Vilar

Astoria, NY

Joffrey Ballet Concert Group

Tanya

Osika

Batavia, IL

Steppin' Out Dance Studio

Jazmin

Pfeifer

Westerville, OH

Generations Performing Arts Center

Hannah

Shizuko

NC

Independent

Robbee

Stafford

Broken Arrow, OK

Oral Roberts University

Amy

Wilde

Schaumburg, IL

Arlington Heights Park District

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL NGCP® CERTIFIED TEACHERS
All teachers listed in the Intermediate level have completed Basic, Beginning & Intermediate NGCP levels

Avital

Asuleen

Brooklyn, NY

Mark Morris Dance Center

Jacob

Brent

Winchester, VA

James Madison University

Brianna

Cooper

Raleigh, NC

Destiny Dance Institute/Campaneria Ballet School

Julia

Faris

Pembroke Pines, FL

Dance Now Miami

Elaine

Husted

Nashville, TN

Austin Peay State University

Maria

Limon

McAllen, TX

The Posture Effect

Suzanne

Miller-Corso

Harrisonburg, VA

James Madison University

Misty

Owens

Dallas , TX

University of Texas Dallas, London School of Dance

Jeri

Rapczak

Gainesville, FL

Cameron Dancenter

Simon

Schuh

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Stephanie

Stine

Arlington, OH

Marjorie Jones Schools Inc.

Angela

Villarreal

Neuvo Leon, Mexico

The Movement Dance Project

Kyle

Ayers

Normal, IL

Illinois State University

Ana Cecilia

Cantú

Ciudad De Mexico , Mexico

DUBOFORCE

Diane

Davis

St. George, UT

Utah Valley University

Misti

Galvan

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Kim

Johnson

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Dance Theatre

Morgan

Lothes

Zanesville, OH

Movement on Main

Whitney

Moore

Stevens Point, WI

Dance Dynamics LLC, Monarch Aerial Arts

Sharise

Parviz

San Jose, CA

Studio Sharise Creative & Performing Arts Academy

Margaret

Rennerfeldt

Clarksville, TN

Austin Peay State University

Caitlin

Sheppard

Brookyln, NY

Independent

Melvin

Sutton

Raleigh, NC

University of the Arts

Stacey

Yarosz

Erie, PA

Spotlight Dance Studio

Annie

Balasa

Grayslake, IL

Joffrey Ballet School

Sydni

Catalano

Newtownville, MA

Angel Performing Arts, Inc.

Marina Ruiz

De Lobera Galvan

Mardid , Spain

Danza 180

Megan

Garcia

New York , NY

Radio City Rockettes

Evan

Knutson

Lake Geneva, WI

Broadway Academy of Art and Dance

Talia

Luzzo

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Michelle

Nicholson

Winston-Salem, NC

In Motion Dance Center

Stephanie

Pritchard

Arlington, OH

Marjorie Jones Schools Inc.

Katelyn

Reyes

Barrington, IL

Barrington High School Dance

Shauna

Sorensen

Woodside, NY

All Star Studios

Michael

Taylor

Pompano Beach, FL

Independent

Christine

Baltes

Santa Ana, CA

Orange Coast College

Jaylen

Clay

Chicago , IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Pat

Doyle

Mount Prospect, IL

McDonald Dance Academy

Carolina

Gonzàlez

Tamaulipas, Mexico

Dancin' Ballet and Jazz Studio

Hanne

Larsen

New York City, NY

Downtown Dance Factory

Alesha

McCallum

Ireland

Lucy French School of Dance

Christina

Osisek

Nashville, TN

Elite Academy of Dance

Felipe

Puletini

Stonington, CT

Mystic Ballet

Rodrigo

Rivera

Sao Paolo, Brazil

Company Dance Center

Mary

St. Romain

West Chester, OH

SDA Studios

Zoe

Varacalli

Herndon, VA

Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts

Al

Blackstone

New York City, NY

Momen

Tati

Conde

Sao Paolo, Brazil

Company Dance Center

Autumn

Eckman

Douglasville, GA

Central Gwinnett High School "School of the Arts"

Tamara

Henry

Springfield , MD

Bowie High School

Marcella

Leite

São Paulo, Brazil

Company Dance Center

Jessie

Metcalf McCullough

Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts

Natasha

Overturff

Des Moines , IA

Midwest Movement Collective

Herman

Ramos

Gainesville, FL

Santa Fe College

Samantha

Rounds

Las Vegas, NV

University of Oregon

Rebecca

Stephenson

Lexington, KY

School for the Creative & Performing Arts

Luisa

Vilar

Astoria, NY

Joffrey Concert Group (NYC)

ADVANCED LEVEL NGCP® CERTIFIED TEACHERS
All teachers listed in the Advanced level have completed Basic, Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced NGCP levels

Tricia

Bayer

Green Lake, WI

Richard's Dance Studio

Joshua Blake

Carter

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Gina

Daugherty

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Roasrio

Guillen

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Zach

Morris

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Linnea

Stureson Tolbert

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Madelyn

Bettendorf

Grand Blanc, MI

Loree's Dance Academy

Lauren

Chopski

Fenton, MI

Fenton Ballet

Emma

Davis

Flint, MI

University of Michigan-Flint

Holly

Halabicky

Davison, MI

Academy de la Danse

Onjélee

Phomthirath

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Aaron

Umsted

Chicago, IL

Children's Theatre of Winnetka

George

Borus

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Peter

Chu

Las Vegas, NV

chuthis

Ashley

Downs

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Jillian

Hopper

Ann Arbor , MI

University of Michigan

Karly

Powell Lewis

Austin, TX

Zach Theatre

Analysse

Vance

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Brittany

Brown

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Stephanie

Clarke

Tracyton, WA

Northwest School of Dance

Allison

Duke

Exeter, NH

Phillips Exeter Academy

Melissa

Jones

Frederick, MD

CoMMotion Dance Studio, John F. Kennedy High School

Sean

Rozanski

Middle Village, NY

Former GDC Company Member

Lauren

Walker

Murray, KY

Bluegrass Academy of Dance

Christina

Burton

Kansas City, MO

Kansas City Ballet School

Joseph

Cyranski

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Ryan

Galloway

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Fiona

Martinek

Forest Hills, NY

Body Language Dance

Jayme

Shimooka

Madison, WI

Studio Dansu

Jen

Wiley

Fenton, MI

Fenton Ballet Theatre

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL NGCP® CERTIFIED TEACHERS
All teachers listed in the Professional level have completed Basic, Beginning, Intermediate,
Advanced &
Professional NGCP levels

Jennie

Boggess

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Dance Theatre

Sarah

Duclos

Gonic, NH

Neoteric Dance Collaborative

Zachary

Heller

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Emma

Kempson

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Jessie

McCullough

Murray, UT

Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts

Annette

Pfannenstiel

Leavenworth, KS

First City Dance Center

Lacey

Sasso

Quincey, MA

Sasso & Company

María

Castro Martínez

Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Illuminate the Possibilities

Allison

Duke

Exeter, NH

Exeter University

Amanda

Hickey

Hanover Park, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Sasha

Lazarus

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Maeghan

McHale

Evanston, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Katie

Rafferty

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Erina

Ueda

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Taylor

Coniglio

Arvada, CO

Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities

Kelly

Dziurgot

Arlington Heights, IL

McDonald Dance Academy

Adam

Houston

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Marcia

Leite

Sao Paolo, Brazil

Company Dance Center

Ana

Mendoza

Cadshad, CA

Performing Arts Workshops

Jeri Lynn

Rapczak

Gainesville, FL

Danscompany of Gainesville

Jacqui

Young

Somersworth, NH

Plymouth State University

Kelly

Denton

Charleston, SC

Charleston Center for Dance Education

Philip

Edgecombe

Cape Girardeau, MO

Southeast Missouri State

Seme

Jatib

Alamo Heights, TX

Independent

Isabella

Leite

Sao Paolo, Brazil

Company Dance Center

Mercedes

Meza González

Leon, Mexico

Be Dance

Fernando

Rodriguez

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Eduardo

Zambrana

Chicago, IL

Giordano Dance Chicago

Amanda

DiTullio

Sterling, VA

Born 2 Dance

Jacob

Frazier

Chicago, IL

Independent

Joy

Johnson

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Dance Theatre

Michael

McCarthy

Worcester, MA

Charlotte Klein Dance Centers