Education Faculty and Staff

BalletMet’s Education faculty and staff come from a wide variety of dance and education backgrounds.

Ambre Emory-Maier, DIrector of Education and BalletMet 2

Ambre Emory-Maier

Director of Education, Equity and Community Engagement

Elle Pierman Academy Faculty

Elle Pierman

Assistant Director of Education

Dee Sauders

Cheridy “Dee” Saunders

School Programs Assistant


BalletMet Education Department Teaching Artists

Teaching Artists at BalletMet have undergone well-rounded, superb training in working with students in public school setting using specific curricula from BalletMet. All Teaching Artists have a Bachelors degree or higher in Dance or a related field.

Kristina Sweazy
Laura Dustman
Sara Flannery
Brad Ostroff
Elle Pierman
Brianna Rhodes
Quianna Simpson
Megan Tedrick
Julia Wing

BalletMet Education Department Accompanists

Olga Boronilo
Kimberly Cole
Tyler Domer
Sue Dowdy
Irina Keller
Jae Hui Kim
Nyla Phillips
Dee Saunders

Contact the Education Department

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