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Tayler Green – Part-Time Instructor

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Tayler Green was born and raised in Orange County, California. Ever since she was 12 years old, dancing has been her passion. She started choreographing professionally for community theatres such as Musical Theatre Village and Cypress Theatre at age 12

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Kelly Ray – Part-Time Instructor

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Kelly Ray has enjoyed dancing her whole life. She received her undergraduate and graduate dance training from UCSB and CSULB. During her professional career she has worked with members of the Limon, Paul Taylor Dance, Ririe-Woodbury, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Creach/Koester, and Nikolais/Louis dance companies.

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Ryan Thomas – Part-Time Instructor

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Ryan Thomas started dancing jazz, tap, hip-hop in his early teens in Northern California. Later, he developed a passion for classical ballet and modern dance. During his training and professional career he danced with the Sacramento Ballet, then Houston Ballet Academy where he danced with both the school and company.

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Erica Villalpando – Part-Time Instructor

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Erica graduated Summa Cum Laude with her B.A. in Dance and Theatre from Chapman University and her A.A. in Dance/Humanities from Riverside Community College as well as Mt. San Jacinto College. She is Pilates certified through Aline Conditioning and Barworks certified from Yogaworks. Erica has taught at Golden West College, Orange Coast College, Chapman University, Cal State Long Beach and many schools and studios in the Los Angeles and Orange County area.

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Nannette Brodie – (Retired) Associate Professor

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Nannette Brodie, performed and choreographed for the nationally acclaimed Los Angeles modern dance company, The Moving Company, from 1970 to 1978. The company toured with the National Endowment for the Arts Touring Program, Artists in the Schools and the Los Angeles Performing Tree Program.

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