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Beacon, NY 12508
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Governing Boards
Development Team
Executive Director
Technical Director
Lower School Admin
Upper School Admin
Public Relations
Artistic Advisory Group
Review Committee
Academy Contact
Parent Organization


Ken Ludden

Artistic Director – co-founder with Dame Margot Fonteyn

Sveinbjorg Alexanders

School Director and Principal



Classical Ballet - Joy Brown (Artistic Oversight)

  • Ken Ludden (Academy Method)
  • Sveinbjorg Alexanders (Vaganova Method)
  • Autumn Mathisen (Academy Method)
  • Rosalind Wirsing (Cecchetti Method)
  • Tiffany Grant (Jazz and Contemporary)


Musical arts – Elaine Bonazzi (Musical Oversight)

  • Richard M. Simons Principal Music Teacher
  • Truong Ngo Techincal Director


Dramatic Arts – Faust Checho (Drama Oversight)

  • Pe’er Klein – Principal Drama Teacher
  • Clare Larman – Featured Guest Drama Teacher


Visual Arts – Loron Lavoie (Visual Arts Oversight)

  • Benjamin Taylor – Principal Visual Arts Teacher
  • Wipoosana Supanakorn – Stage Design/Painting Teacher


Internationally Renowned Guest Teachers

  • Tai Jimenez
  • Rainer Krenstetter
  • Fanny Pak
  • Eleanor D’Atuono
  • Dariuz Lewendowski
  • Gus Solomons
  • and more


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