Our Faculty
Led by CLI Conservatory Director Teddy Forance, our faculty is one of the best in the world for students who want to focus on commercial and concert dance opportunities. Our instructors are not only great educators, but they are also the most in-demand choreographers working in every area of the dance industry. With a faculty that combines educational and practical work experience, our students are able to make strong connections with the choreographers they want to work with once they graduate.
Aika Doone
Aika Doone
Contemporary
Akira Uchida
Akira Uchida
Contemporary
Al Blackstone
Al Blackstone
Theatre Jazz
Alex Clair
Alex Clair
Contemporary
Ali Pfleger
Ali Pfleger
Contemporary
Alison Forance
Alison Forance
Jazz Technique
Andrew Winghart
Andrew Winghart
Contemporary / Experimental
Ashley Cruz
Ashley Cruz
Heels / Jazz Funk
Ayumu Imazu
Ayumu Imazu
Hip-Hop
Barbie Diewald
Barbie Diewald
Modern
Bboy El Nino
Bboy El Nino
Hip-Hop / Breaking
Billy Griffin
Billy Griffin
Theatre
Bo Park
Bo Park
Street Jazz
Bret Easterling
Bret Easterling
Contemporary
Brian Friedman
Brian Friedman
Jazz Funk
Brian Nicholson
Brian Nicholson
Commercial Hip-Hop
Brooke Wendle
Brooke Wendle
Jazz
Cameron Lee
Cameron Lee
Hip-Hop
Candace Brown
Candace Brown
Hip-Hop
Casey Gonzalez
Casey Gonzalez
Ballet / Pilates / Lyrical / Injury Prevention
Channing Cooke
Channing Cooke
Contemporary
Chantel Aguirre
Chantel Aguirre
Ballet
Charles Flachs
Charles Flachs
Ballet
Chaz Buzan
Chaz Buzan
Contemporary
Chelsea Thedenga
Chelsea Thedenga
Contemporary
Chris Scott
Chris Scott
Commerical Hip-Hop
Claire Henley
Claire Henley
Personal Branding
Codie Wiggins
Codie Wiggins
Hip-Hop
D'Angelo Castro
D'Angelo Castro
Ballroom
Dana Foglia
Dana Foglia
Heels
Dana Wilson
Dana Wilson
Jazz / Dance Theatre
Danny Lawn
Danny Lawn
Jazz
Debra Vega
Debra Vega
Theatre / Yoga
Deshawn Da Prince
Deshawn Da Prince
Hip-Hop
Devin Jamieson
Devin Jamieson
Hip-Hop / Dance On Camera
Eddie Torres Jr
Eddie Torres Jr
Ballroom
Eric Delgado
Eric Delgado
Hip-Hop
Ethan Colangelo
Ethan Colangelo
Contemporary
Flockworks
Flockworks
Contemporary
Greg Chapkis
Greg Chapkis
Hip-Hop
Heather Lang
Heather Lang
Contemporary
Ida Saki
Ida Saki
Contemporary / Jazz
JA Collective
JA Collective
Contemporary
Jake Tribus
Jake Tribus
Jazz Funk
Jakevis Thomason
Jakevis Thomason
Hip-Hop
James Alonzo White
James Alonzo White
Hip-Hop
Jason Williams
Jason Williams
Jazz
Jay Mills
Jay Mills
Hip-Hop
JBlaze
JBlaze
Hip-Hop
Jennifer Pinard Snyder
Jennifer Pinard Snyder
Jazz Technique
Jennifer Polins
Jennifer Polins
Contact Improvisation
Jermaine Spivey
Jermaine Spivey
Contemporary
Jess Leprotto
Jess Leprotto
Theatre
Jessica Castro
Jessica Castro
Heels / Jazz Funk
Jillian Meyers
Jillian Meyers
Experimental / Dance on Camera / Rhythmic Tendencies
John Wayno
John Wayno
Music
Jon Arpino
Jon Arpino
Entrepreneurship
Josh Assor
Josh Assor
Theatre
Julia Eichten
Julia Eichten
Contemporary
Karla Garcia
Karla Garcia
Theatre Jazz
Kathryn McCormick
Kathryn McCormick
Contemporary / Neurosculpting
Kendrick Samuel
Kendrick Samuel
Hip-Hop
Kenichi Kasamatsu
Kenichi Kasamatsu
Hip-Hop / Isolations/Drills
Kent Boyd
Kent Boyd
Musical Theatre
Kim Gringas
Kim Gringas
Heels / Jazz Funk
Kirsten Russell
Kirsten Russell
Contemporary
Krysia St. Cyr
Krysia St. Cyr
Yoga, Wellness, Nutrition
Kurtis Sprung
Kurtis Sprung
Contemporary
Larkin Poynton
Larkin Poynton
Hip-Hop
Lex Ishimoto
Lex Ishimoto
Contemporary / Street Styles / Tap / Ballet
Liana Blackburn
Liana Blackburn
Heels / Jazz Funk
Lisa Anthony
Lisa Anthony
Acro
Lisa Heath
Lisa Heath
Tap
Lizz Picini
Lizz Picini
Theatre
Lloyd Knight
Lloyd Knight
Modern
Luam Keflezgy
Luam Keflezgy
Hip-Hop
Lucy Vallely
Lucy Vallely
Contemporary
Lyle Beniga
Lyle Beniga
Hip-Hop
Manny + Lori Castro
Manny + Lori Castro
Ballroom
Marguerite Derricks
Marguerite Derricks
Jazz / Theatre
Marlee Hightower
Marlee Hightower
Hip-Hop
Martha Nichols
Martha Nichols
Jazz / Contemporary
Marty Kudelka
Marty Kudelka
Hip-Hop
Matt Luck
Matt Luck
Contemporary
Maya LaLiberté
Maya LaLiberté
Counter Technique
Megan Lawson
Megan Lawson
Contemporary
Melanie Moore
Melanie Moore
Contemporary / Theater
Micaela Taylor
Micaela Taylor
Contemporary
Mike Keefe
Mike Keefe
Tap
Mike Tyus
Mike Tyus
Contemporary
Monika Felice Smith
Monika Felice Smith
Contemporary
Myra Ahearn
Myra Ahearn
Fitness
Nicholas Cunningham
Nicholas Cunningham
Theater Jazz / Jazz Technique
Nicholas Palmquist
Nicholas Palmquist
Jazz
Nina McNeely
Nina McNeely
Contemporary
Popin' Pete
Popin' Pete
History of Hip-Hop / Popping
Rachael Markarian
Rachael Markarian
Jazz
Ray Basa
Ray Basa
House
Riley Watts
Riley Watts
Contemporary / Forsythe Rep. / Dance History / Ballet
Robert Green
Robert Green
Hip-Hop
Rory Freeman
Rory Freeman
Contemporary
Rose Flachs
Rose Flachs
Ballet
Sam Javi
Sam Javi
Hip-Hop
Sara Holmes
Sara Holmes
Music / Voice
Shannon Lewis
Shannon Lewis
Theatre Jazz
Shayna Boulliard
Shayna Boulliard
Bloc Agent
Sienna Lyons
Sienna Lyons
Heels
Spenser Theberge
Spenser Theberge
Contemporary / Ballet
Stephanie Shumway
Stephanie Shumway
Ballet
Steven Vaughn
Steven Vaughn
Modern
Talia Favia
Talia Favia
Contemporary
Teddy Forance
Teddy Forance
Contemporary
Theresa Stone
Theresa Stone
Jazz Funk / Contemporary Fusion
Tiler Peck
Tiler Peck
Ballet
Tobias Ellehammer
Tobias Ellehammer
Hip-Hop
Tony Testa
Tony Testa
Experimental
Tyce Diorio
Tyce Diorio
Contemporary / Theater
Tyrik Patterson
Tyrik Patterson
Hip-Hop
Wesley Ensminger
Wesley Ensminger
Contemporary
Zak Schlegel
Zak Schlegel
Contemporary