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The Certificate Program aspires to provide its students with dance education of the highest caliber. Our faculty is made up of a unique blend of leading professionals in the field. Many classes are accompanied by our first-class musicians. This multi-faceted group has been carefully selected to offer Peridance's classical, contemporary and commercial dance classes. Our faculty members come from leading dance institutions and entities such as The Juilliard School, New York University, Yale University, New York City Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Nederlands Dans Theater, Batsheva Dance Company, and New York City's Broadway.

Administrative Faculty

Igal Perry - Artistic Director
Nikki Holck - Program Director

Core Faculty

Ofer Bashan - Movement in Music
Terry Lyn Berliner - Composition
Justin Boccitto - Theater Dance
Joao Carvalho - Taylor Technique
Enzo Celli - Contemporary Technique
Andy Gale - Singing and Song
Nikki Holck - Solo Performance Studies I and II, Ballet Technique
Kenichi Kasamatsu - Hip Hop/Street Jazz
Raphaelle Kessedjian - Graham Technique
Anabella Lenzu - Dance History and Barre a Terre
Isaies Santamaria Perez - Improvisation
Igal Perry - Ballet Technique
Matthew Ward - Singing and Song

Other Faculty

Billy Blanken
Candace Brown
Martha Chapman
Mike Esperanza
Antonia Francheschi
Diego Funes
Sekou Heru
Jana Hicks
Kim Holmes
Jae Man Joo
Graciela Kozak
Brianna Mercado
Shirlene Quigley
Christopher Ralph
Max Stone
Manuel Vignouelle

Peridance Capezio Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.