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FACULTY

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PROFESSIONALLY
TRAINED

BWR dancers receive the highest-quality training from instructors trained in a wide variety of styles.

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Cate Greyjoy

Artistic Director

After training at the Boston Ballet School in Massachusetts and Capitol Ballet Center in California...

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Emily Pasquale

Ballet Mistress

Emily started her ballet training at the Otto M. Budig Academy of the Cincinnati Ballet. She received her BA in Dance...

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Katherine Merrill

Executive Director

Katherine has 14 years of management experience with Jeff Chrystal Catering and The DeYor Preforming Arts Center...

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Michael Cotton

Dance Instructor

An alumnus of BWR and trained in ballet, modern, contemporary, and lyrical, Michael further studied with Katrina Simms...

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Danielle Perrotta

School Director

Danielle graduated Magna Cum Laude from Slippery Rock University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance...

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Amanda Fetty

Dance Instructor

A 2013 graduate of Youngstown State University’s Dance Management, Miss Mandy was a member of the Dance Ensemble under the direction of Christine Cobb...

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Amanda Hinkle

Yoga Instructor

Mandy completed her training at the internationally accredited Yogaworks Teacher Training Institute in Los Angeles, California...

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Dylan Kollat

Accompanist and Percussionist

Dylan Kollat holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Performance from Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music. Currently...

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Savannah Lach

Dance Instructor

Savannah started dancing at the age of five. She is passionate about performing and specializes in contemporary/modern dance...

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Elena Cvetkovich

Dance Instructor

Elena first fell in love with dance at BWR under the tutelage of Anita Lynn and Karen Westerfield.  She went on to complete her...

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Elektra Davis

Dance Instructor

Elektra is a Pittsburgh native who is currently a senior performing arts major with a management minor at La Roche University...

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Board of Trustees

Anna Aey

PRESIDENT

Kimberly Barrett

VICE PRESIDENT

Tricia Perry

PAST PRESIDENT

Wendy Weiss

TREASURER

Valerie Dill

SECRETARY

Felicia Armstrong 

Bonnie Burdman

Angela Economos 

Kim Hvizdos 

Candice LaRocca

Patrick Lowery

Dorothy Macklin

Travis Pownell 

Kim Riddle 

Leah Wilson 

Amy Wright