Current Faculty

Richard Abrahamson
Shawn Ellison
John Fry
Jaime Carini
Dennis Passmore

Past Faculty
Trinette Singleton
Ms. Singleton began her professional career with New York's Joffrey Ballet in 1965, having received her early training with Harriet A. James in her home state of Massachusetts. She has toured throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe, performing in ballets by notable choreographers such as Joffrey, Arpino, Ashton, Balanchine, Cranko, DeMille, Jooss and Tudor. She was thrust into national prominence in 1967, appearing in the multimedia ballet, Astarte, created on her by Robert Joffrey. She was the first dancer to ever appear on the cover of a national news magazine -- Time. Following her performing years, Ms. Singleton became Ballet Mistress/teacher for the Joffrey Ballet, as well as Administrative Assistant to Robert Joffrey. She later joined the Faculty and Advisory Board of the Joffrey Ballet School, where she still teaches. Upon moving to Pennsylvania with her husband, jazz guitarist Bill Washer, and their daughter Katie, she joined Ballet Theatre Pennsylvania as Ballet Mistress/Choreographer in 1990. She acted as BTP Artistic Director in 1994. In 1995, she formed Bravo!Dance (her school in Wilkes-Barre, PA). She is a faculty member at The Joffrey Ballet School and is on the faculty of the dance department at Desales University. She recently accepted the position of Assistant Artistic Director of Repertory Dance Theatre, Allentown, PA.
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