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ABT Certified Teachers

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 updated quarterly. Last update was published July 2020. 

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

NORTHEAST
Name School Location
Natalia Alonzo-Brillante   American Youth Dance Theater New York, NY
Sophie Alpern ABT JKO School New York, NY
American Youth Dance Theater New York, NY
Tamara Babic Classical School of Ballet LI Garden City, NY
Jaimie Bernstein Dance Theatre of New Jersey Oakland, NJ
Jenna Bitterman ABT JKO School New York, NY
Yun-Tzu Chang Harlem School of the Arts New York, NY
Harriet Clark ABT JKO School New York, NY
Nora Cotter Princeton Dance and Theater Studio     Princeton, NJ
Maeve Dougal Mason Gross School of the Arts Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ
Jaime Hickey ABT JKO School New York, NY
Sonia Jones ABT JKO School New York, NY
Risa Kaplowitz Princeton Dance and Theater Studio     Princeton, NJ
Talin Kenar Princeton Dance and Theater Studio     Princeton, NJ
Maura Ryan Princeton Dance and Theater Studio     Princeton, NJ
Flavio Salazar ABT JKO School New York, NY
Leyland Simmons Harlem School of the Arts New York, NY
Samuel Turner American Youth Dance Theater New York, NY
Dorothy Zerio Dance Incorporated Plainville, CT
Carolyn Zettel-Augustyn Classical School of Ballet LI Garden City, NY
U.S. Southeast

SOUTHEAST
Name School Location
Melania Ballish Regueiro Classical Ballet Centre Summerville, SC
Carla A. Domniguez Coconut Grove Ballet Miami, FL
Katherine Levitz The Florida Ballet Jacksonville, FL
Savery Morgan The Florida Ballet Jacksonville, FL
Doris Noriega Coconut Grove Ballet Miami, FL
Linda Reifsnyder Jenkins The Florida Ballet Jacksonville, FL
Julia Satterfield Coconut Grove Ballet Miami, FL
Jacqueline White Open Door Studios Charlotte, NC
Yesseña Whitfield Open Door Studios Charlotte, NC
U.S. Midwest

MIDWEST
Name School Location
Natalya Vyashenko Natalya’s Turning Pointe Canal Fulton, OH
U.S. Southwest

SOUTHWEST
Name School Location
Penny Askew Oklahoma City Ballet Yvonne Chouteau School Oklahoma City, OK
Thyrsa Da Rosa Hartel Oklahoma City Ballet Yvonne Chouteau School Oklahoma City, OK
Walker Martin Oklahoma City Ballet Yvonne Chouteau School Oklahoma City, OK
James Williams Oklahoma City Ballet Yvonne Chouteau School Oklahoma City, OK
U.S. West

WEST
Name School Location
Laura Burton The New Ballet School San Jose, CA
Elizabeth Hutter The New Ballet School San Jose, CA
Le Mai Linh The New Ballet School San Jose, CA
Amanda Luton Artistic Fusion Dance Academy Thornton, CO
Amy Macon The New Ballet School San Jose, CA
Dalia Rawson The New Ballet School San Jose, CA
Ellen Rosa-Taylor Idyllwild Arts Academy Idyllwild, CA
Jonathan Sharp Idyllwild Arts Academy Idyllwild, CA
International

INTERNATIONAL
Name School Country
Barbara Ante Evento Danza – Bolzano Italy
Alessandra Ashkenazy Ashkenazy Ballet Center Switzerland
Sara Ballari A.S.D. Armonia Arte Danza Italy
Lily Cartwright Canterbury Ballet New Zealand
Francesca Carocci Accademia Armonia 2 Italy
Adriana Davila Let’s Dance Studio Mexico
Ma. Verna Fajilan-Brazil Edge ‘n Pointe Dance Centre Hong Kong
Valentina Falcini Ateneo Danza Italy
Ottavia Marenghi Scuola Danza Petit Pas Italy
Elettra Marinai ASD Centro Artedanza Firenze Italy
Kennetha O’Heany Oakville School of Classical Ballet Canada
Amanda Paterson Oakville School of Classical Ballet Canada
Stefania Sansavini Ateneo Danza Italy

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