Artistic Directorship

Martine Harley, Artistic Director
Caprice Walker, Co-Associate Artistic Director, Lower Division
Francine Kessler Lavac, Co-Associate Artistic Director, Upper Division

Our Faculty

Westside Ballet’s faculty is composed of teachers with broad experience performing with professional companies all over the world. Co-Founder Yvonne Mounsey of New York City Ballet was a luminary of George Balanchine, learning his style firsthand. Ms. Mounsey imparted her knowledge during her decades-long tenure as Artistic Director of Westside. This heritage and tradition is proudly carried on by our faculty.

Guest Faculty

Past artists have included:

Tiler Peck, Principal Dancer, New York City Ballet
Robert Fairchild, Principal Dancer
Joy Womack, Guest Artist
Arkady Nikolaev, Director of Moscow Ballet & Teacher of Stanislavski Method
Joan Boada, Principal Dancer, San Francisco Ballet
Sergei Polunin, star of the documentary film, Dancer
Megan Fairchild, New York City Ballet
Monique Meunier, New York City Ballet
Lauren Fadeley Veyette, Miami City Ballet
Francis Veyette, Pennsylvania Ballet
Arturo Fernandez, Ballet Master, Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet
Allynne Noelle, Suzanne Farrell Ballet, Los Angeles Ballet, Barak Ballet
Ikolo Griffin, San Francisco Ballet
Georgina Pazcoguin, New York City Ballet
Savannah Lowery, New York City Ballet
Indiana Woodward, New York City Ballet
Harrison Coll, New York City Ballet
Brian Maloney, Royal Ballet

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