Teaching Artists

Berkshire Pulse teaching artists, staff, and dancers stand outside after a performance. Everyone is wearing colored clothing, which contrasts the greenery.

Meet Our Teaching Artists

At Berkshire Pulse, we are pleased to offer dance, movement, and music courses led by highly trained and incredibly generous teachers. Take a moment to meet the teaching artist behind your next class. Interested in joining our roster or proposing a class? Submit your resume and application here.  

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Kristen Shepardson

In-School Teaching Artist

Nkoula Badila

Teaching Artist

Shakia Barron

Guest Teaching Artist

Veronica Bone

Teaching Artist, Community & In-School Program Manager

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Madisyn Boussie

Teaching Artist

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Vincent Brewer

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

Genève Brossard

Boxing Program Lead

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Liz Butler

Teaching Artist

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Saroya Corbett

Guest Teaching Artist

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Matthew Cumbie

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

Dashawn Davis

Teaching Artist

Madeline Despres-Chen

Teaching Artist, Administrative Assistant

Luana Dias David

Teaching Artist

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Gillian Ebersole

Teaching Artist, Marketing/PR & Youth Performing Arts Program Coordinator

Melissa Elstein

Teaching Artist

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Ashley Hartka

Teaching Artist

Molly Hess

Community Program and In-school Teaching Artist

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Jeffrey Howard

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

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Ben Jardine

Teaching Artist

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Holly Jones

Teaching Artist

Fern Katz

Teaching Artist

Sara Kiesel

Teaching Artist

Special Education Curriculum Advisor

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Angel Lau

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

Tom Masters

Dance for Boys, Musical Theatre Dance Program Director, Teaching Artist

Sayer Mansfield

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

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Anna Mayta

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

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Maggie McRae

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

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Sydney McManus

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

Bettina Montano

Founder/Artistic Director Modern Dance Director

Erin Naylor

Teaching Artist

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Shannon Nulf

Teaching Artist, Administrator

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Jovanina Pagano

Teaching Artist

Moscelyne ParkeHarrison

Guest Teaching Artist

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Miriam Piilonen

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

Joseph Poulson

Teaching Artist

Susan Quinn

Young Choreographers Program Director

Andres Ramirez

Teaching Artist

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Peter (P-Boogie) Reynolds Jr

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

Fiona Scruggs

Teaching Artist

Rick Shrum

Teaching Artist

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Shawn Stevens

In-School Guest Teacher

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Brianne Szymanski

Teaching Artist

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Bethany Trozzo

Teaching Artist

Tom Truss

Special Programs Teaching Artist

Kim Waterman

Teaching Artist, In-school Coordinator

Teak Welch

Marketing Assistant/Teaching Artist/Front Desk Staff

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Wendy Welch

Teaching Artist

Isadora Wolfe

Teaching Artist

Daphne Zneimer

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

Interested in joining our roster or proposing a class? Submit your resume and application here.

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