Staff

Who are the teachers and staff of the Dutch National Ballet Academy? View their profiles on this page. 

Artistic director (a.i.)
Ernst Meisner

Business director (a.i.)
René Vlemmix

Coordinator Preliminary Course
NBA 1-7: Amanda Beck

Faculty
Classical Ballet: Klaas Backx, Amanda Beck, Fred Berlips, Nathalie Caris, Simona Ferrazza, Rinat Gizatulin, Marieke van der Heijden, Laurence Korsenti, Jane Lord, Grigory Tchitcherine, Ainara Garcia-Navarro

Contemporary dance, mental skills, tutoring: Marion Vijn

Forsythe technologies:
Amy Raymond

Caractère: Grigory Tchitcherine

World Dance: Iva Lesic

Creative Dance: Lilja Hermannsdottir

Pilates & Floor Barre: Leila Kester

Body Conditioning: Jurgen Paulusma, Yaset Artolla-Rosel

Girokynesis: Dario Mealli

Dance history:
Anna Seidl

Music Theory: Han-Louis Meijer

Pianists: Abel Bakema, Dimitar Bodurov, Elizabeth Ford, Andrea Garcia, Celia Garcia, Eri Hayase, Hisako Hirata, Rex Lobo, Han-Louis Meyer, Frauke Lühning, Etsuko Oga, Alekander Pavlov,
Dessy Radeva, Olga Smirnova, Bella Tubejeva, Luke Welch

Het Nationale Ballet Repertoire: Charlotte Chapellier, Sandrine Leroy, Caroline Iura, Judy Maelor-Thomas

Guests Ballet Masters: Hans van Manen, Ted Brandsen, Rachel Beaujean, Ernst Meisner, Nils Christe, Amy Raymond, Dinna Bjorn, Eric Beauchesne, Annegien Sneep, Toer van Schayk, David Makhateli, Didy Veldman, Jacqeline Barret

Planning Manager: Rex Lobo

Outreach & Scouting Coordinator: Jane Lord

Pre-School & Audition Coordinators: Marieke van der Heijden, Fred Berlips

Administrative Assistant: Jimat Pelupessy

Secretariat NBA: Jamilla Visser

Health & Performance: Erzi Hoogveld,  Marleen Grol, Lobke Mienis,  Iva Lesic, Peter Stoelhorst, Brig van den Acker, Dafna Tsadok-Hai

Health Representative: Marleen Grol

Caretakers: Annemarie Blom, Heleen van der Hoogt

Production & Stage Manager: Dorothea Sinnema, Maureen Krumeich

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