Jeremy Raia

Jeremy RaiaBallet, Jazz, Choreography Instructor

“I’m inspired by those around me, especially my fellow dancers. They move me and make me want to be a better artist and person.”

First Soloist at de Montreal, Quebec

Origin: Queens (New York), USA

Training:
1991 Joffrey Ballet School
1992-1996 The Juilliard School (BFA 1996)
1994 Boston Ballet
1995 Koninklijk Conservatorium (The Hague, Holland )

Career: 1996-1998 Ballet Arizona (Michael Uthoff, director)
1998 Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal (corps de ballet)
2000 Promoted to demi-soloist
2001 Promoted to soloist
2005 Promoted to first soloist

Sandra Stanton

Sandra StatonBallet, Pointe, Choreography, Yoga Instructor

“It is necessary to push yourself, always – just in the right direction.”

CEO & Founder of Tour de Force Dance Competition 2013-2014
Adjunct Professor at Hamilton College 2011-Present

Origin: Verona NY (USA)

Training:
The Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Chicago City Ballet
1991 Chautauqua Ballet Company
North Carolina School of the Arts
1992-1996 The Juilliard School (BFA 1996)

Career: 1996-2000 Principal Dancer with Twyla Tharp’s

THARP!
2000 LaLaLa Human Steps of Montreal, Quebec
2000 – 2002 University of Vermont Ballet Faculty
2002 Certified Massage Therapist with Wellness Guides
2003 Certified Ashtanga YOGA instructor A
2012 American Ballet Theatre Certified Teacher in levels Primary-Level 7

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