lainieLainie Munro is a New York-based director, choreographer, and performer. In addition to her work as a director, choreographer, and performer, Lainie also has an extensive teaching career and is a frequent guest artist for master classes in Musical Theatre on both the East and West coasts.

stephanieStephanie Walz was born in Virginia and trained at the Washington School of Ballet under Mary Day and at American Ballet Theatre School of Classical Ballet under Mikhail Baryshnikov. She danced with American Ballet Theatre for eight years and has appeared internationally as a guest artist. She danced with Maximum Dance Company for seven years and is currently a freelance artist.

LuisLuis R. Torres of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, is in his tenth season with The Washington Ballet. Prior to joining TWB, Mr. Torres was a soloist with Ballet Theatre of Annapolis in Maryland, and performed as a soloist and principal dancer with Ballet Arizona for six seasons. Mr. Torres completed his bachelor’s degree of interdisciplinary studies in dance and psychology at Arizona State University.


Dylan Pearce is a freelance teacher, choreographer, and performer from New York City. He began dancing at age 5 and has studied at the prestigious Joffrey Ballet School in NYC and received numerous scholarships and titles as a performer. He has taught master classes and choreographed all over the United States for studios and Universities.

cidCid Roberts hails from Los Angeles, CA where he attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, and performed in regional theater productions throughout southern California. Upon moving to New York City in 1999, Cid studied with CAP21 at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and at the Amercian Musical and Dramatic Academy.

JoannaJoanna DeFelice is a former student of North Beach School of Dance and received her professional certificate from the Kirov Academy of Ballet. Currently she is in her Third season with Peridance Contemporary Dance Company. Ms. DeFelice frequently guest teaches in New Jersey and New York.

Haley-Jean Race began her dance training with the North Beach School of Dance in Maryland. She went on to graduate Magnum Cum Laude from the Radford University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance and a minor in Design. In College, she studied Vaganova ballet with Associate Professor, Inessa Plekhanova, as well as jazz, modern, contemporary, and tap. She performed soloist and demi-soloist roles in classical ballets including The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Esmeralda, and LaBayadere. In 2014, she was selected to perform for the NY Jazz Choreography Project in New York City. After completing her undergraduate degree, she accepted a contract with Ballet Evolution in Charleston, South Carolina.

Alexandra MacWilliam received her training at the North Beach School of Dance under Abigail Francisco. In addition, she attended classes at Kirov Academy of Ballet under Angelina Armeiskaya and Lyubov Forminich, as well as summer programs at American Ballet Theatre-New York, Kirov Academy of Ballet, Nutmeg Conservatory, The Washington Ballet, Bossov Ballet Theatre and Ballet Theatre of Maryland. She has received numerous artistic scholarships for summer study as well as the Edward Stewart Memorial Scholarship. During April 2007, Ms. MacWilliams had the honor of traveling to St. Petersburg, Russia to be a participant in the Dance Open International Ballet Festival. Alexandra is a three time recipient of the Maryland All State Dance Award. She joined Ballet Theatre of Maryland as a trainee in 2012, and in 2013 was an apprentice. During the 2014-2015 season, she was promoted to Demi Soloist.