Faculty and Staff

BalletMet’s Dance Academy faculty and staff come from a wide variety of dance backgrounds. Following a curriculum designed by Academy Director, Dr. Maria Torija, each instructor works with their students to develop their understanding, skills and appreciation for dance.

Maria Torija Academy Director

Dr. Maria Torija

Academy Director

Darly Kramer Academy Founder

Daryl Kamer

Academy Co-Founder and Coordinator of Children’s Division

Academy manager Kathy Wilson

Kathy Wilson

Academy Manager

Susan Dromisky

Susan Dromisky

Rehearsal Director

BalletMet Academy Faculty Dmitri Suslov

Dmitri Suslov

Coordinator of Performance Ensemble

Children’s Division Faculty

Laura Dustman
Sara Flannery
Daryl Kamer
Elizabeth Labovitz
Christina Murgida

Chloe Napoletano
Jordanlinn Sanford
Megan Tedrick

Student Division, Trainee and Teen and Adult Faculty

Attila Bongar
Scott Brown
Olivia Clark
Megan Davis Bushway
Laura Dustman
Darielle Eberhard
Sara Flannery
Melissa Gould
Kelly Hurlburt
Daryl Kamer
Brooke Moore
Christine Murgida

Chloe Napoletano
Alex Phillips
Mikaela Ray
Jordanlinn Sanford
Kelly Skidmore Black
Elaine Spielberg
Megan Tedrick
Maria Torija
Olivia Ward
Dmitri Suslov
Carrie West-Suslov
Kristina Sweazy
Dionysia Williams

Accompanists

Cathi Aldrich
Olga Boronilo

Susan Dowdy
Phil Dupont

Scott Ewing
Doug Hare
Chris Hokanson
Irina Keller
Jae Hui Kim
Joowon Kim
Helen Kushnir
Gabriel Myrin
Amanda O’Neil
Nyla Phillips

Contact the Academy

Downtown
322 Mount Vernon Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215
614.224.1672
[email protected]