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ABT Certified Teachers

ABT Certified Teachers have completed intensive training in ABT’s National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough nine-level program that combines high quality artistic training with the pillars of dancer health and child development. ABT Certified Teachers are permitted to teach ABT’s National Training Curriculum only to the levels in which they successfully completed the training intensive and passed a thorough examination.

To explore the list of ABT Certified Teachers, please click on the below links.

*Please note that these lists are continually updated. Last updated July 2019.

ABT Affiliate Teachers

The ABT Affiliate Teacher is a level of distinction for ABT Certified Teachers that successfully present their students for examinations. Learn more about how to become an ABT Affiliate Teacher by presenting your students for examination, or click to download the current list of ABT Affiliate Teachers.

Student ExaminationsList of ABT Affiliate Teachers

ABT NTC Fellows

ABT Affiliate Teachers who have maintained their status and have presented three consecutive successful sessions will achieve the level of distinction of ABT NTC Fellow. Explore the directory of ABT NTC Fellows below.

U.S. Northeast

Teacher Name School State City
Natalia Alonzo-Brillante American Youth Dance Theater NY New York
Sophie Alpern ABT JKO School NY New York
American Youth Dance Theater NY New York
Tamara Babic Classical School of Ballet LI NY Garden City
Jaimie Bernstein Dance Theatre of New Jersey NJ Oakland
Jenna Bitterman ABT JKO School NY New York
Harriet Clark ABT JKO School NY New York
Nora Cotter Princeton Dance and Theater Studio   NJ Princeton
Maeve Dougal Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Div. NJ New Brunswick
Carla Flores ABT JKO School NY New York
Carmela Gallace Harlem School of the Arts NY New York
Mikhail Ilyin ABT JKO School NY New York
Sonia Jones ABT JKO School NY New York
Covenant Ballet Theatre of Brooklyn NY Brooklyn
Risa Kaplowitz Princeton Dance and Theater Studio   NJ Princeton
Maria Piedad Paredes Classical School of Ballet LI NY Garden City
Briana Reed Harlem School of the Arts NY New York
Maura Ryan Princeton Dance and Theater Studio     NJ Princeton
Flavio Salazar ABT JKO School NY New York
Leyland Simmons Harlem School of the Arts NY New York
Kristen Stevens ABT JKO School NY New York
Samuel Turner American Youth Dance Theater NY New York
Dorothy Zerio Dance Incorporated CT Plainville
Carolyn Zettel-Augustyn Classical School of Ballet LI NY Garden City
U.S. Southeast

Teacher Name School State City
Albena Arnaudova Howard W. Blake High School FL Tampa
Melania Ballish Regueiro Classical Ballet Centre SC Summerville
Carla A. Domniguez Coconut Grove Ballet FL Miami
Katherine Levitz The Florida Ballet FL Jacksonville
Doris Noriega Coconut Grove Ballet FL Miami
Linda Reifsnyder Jenkins The Florida Ballet FL Jacksonville
Julie Satterfield Coconut Grove Ballet FL Miami
U.S. Midwest

Teacher Name School State City
Natalya Vyashenko Natalya’s Turning Point  OH Canal Fulton
U.S. Southwest

Teacher Name School State City
Erica Portell Dance Center of Oklahoma City Ballet  OK Oklahoma City
Walker Martin Dance Center of Oklahoma City Ballet  OK Oklahoma City
U.S. West

Teacher Name School State City
Laura Burton The New Ballet School CA San Jose
Mads Eriksen The New Ballet School CA San Jose
Elizabeth Hutter The New Ballet School CA San Jose
Le Mai Linh The New Ballet School CA San Jose
Amanda Luton Artistic Fusion Dance Academy CO Thornton
Amy Macon San Clemente Performing Arts CA San Clemente
Dalia Rawson The New Ballet School CA San Jose
Ellen Rosa-Taylor Idyllwild Arts Academy CA Idyllwild
Jonathan Sharp Idyllwild Arts Academy CA Idyllwild
International

Teacher Name School Country City
Tessa Adriani ASD Centro Artedanza Firenze Italy Florence
Barbara Ante Evento Danza – Bolzano Italy Bolzano
Alessandra Ashkenazy Ashkenazy Ballet Center Switzerland Caslano
Sara Ballari A.S.D. Armonia Arte Danza Italy Rome
Adriana Davila Let’s Dance Studio Mexico Mexico City
Ma. Verna Fajilan-Brazil Edge ‘n Pointe Dance Centre Hong Kong Tung Chung
Valentina Falcini Ateneo Danza Forlí Forlí
Pearl-Ann Hinds Pearls Dance Academy Barbados St. Michael
Amanda Paterson Oakville School of Classical Ballet Canada Oakville
Elettra Marinai ASD Centro Artedanza Firenze Italy Florence
Stefania Sansavini Ateneo Danza Italy Forlí
Julie Christie Wherlock Ballettschule Theater Basel Switzerland Basel
Seed Dance Studios Malta Lija

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