April Wagner-Director/Teacher Fairy Tale, Ballet 1A-1C, 3, 4 and Pointe April Wagner received her professional training with Zola Dishong and Richard Cammack at Contra Costa Ballet. She received scholarships to Joffery Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet & Pennslyvania Ballet, among others. Ms. Wagner spent 3 consecutive summers with School of American Ballet at Lincoln Center in NYC(New York City Ballet School). She studied under the direction of Suki Schorer(NYCB), Darci Kistler(NYCB), Susan Ware(NYCB), Evelyn Cisneros(SFB), Peter Boal(PNWB), Charles Anderson(CCB and Company C) as well as many others. She has performed many professionally choreographed roles including but not limited to Paquita, Balanchine’s Etudes, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Swan Lake. April Wagner has taught ballet for 18 years in San Diego and the Bay area. Ms. Wagner is the director and full time Ballet teacher for Livermore Ballet School and choreographs two full length performances a year(Nutcracker and the June showcase). Her June showcase not only covers reknown professional choreographers pieces but Mrs. Wagner has also choreographed 6 Full length ballets including Snow White, Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan. April’s passion for dance, choreography and her love of children are evident in her teaching style. She both inspires and nurtures her students.
Sherida Sullivan-Adult Ballet Teacher, Fairy Tale Ballet 3-4 and Ballet 2
Sherida Sullivan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dance from Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Her professional interests include Vaganova ballet technique, creative dance, choreography and performance.
Hanna Hewitt-Substitute Teacher/Fairy Tale/Lyrical