Teaching Artists

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.  

Sophie Alpern

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

Rebecca Alson-Milkman

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

Nkoula Badila

Teaching Artist

A headshot of Shaan Battersby in a black tank top

Shaan Battersby

Teaching Artist

Ian Spencer Bell

Guest Teaching Artist

Alex Bloomstein

Teaching Artist

Veronica Bone

Teaching Artist, Programs Coordinator

Genève Brossard

Boxing Program Lead

Dashawn Davis

Guest Teaching Artist

Madeline Despres-Chen

Teaching Artist, Administrative Assistant

Luana Dias David

Teaching Artist

A nonbinary white dancer leaps sideways on an outdoor stage, with their arms flung so that their body makes a big X. They wear a purple turtleneck, maroon pants, and blue socks.

Gillian Ebersole

Teaching Artist, Marketing/PR & Curriculum Coordinator

Melissa Elstein

Teaching Artist

A dance shot of Kelli Forman in an alley. Her legs are crossed and she pulls her left elbow up while looking toward her right hand reaching to the ground.

Kelli Forman

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

Elizabeth Heller

Community Program and In-school Teaching Artist

Molly Hess

Community Program and In-school Teaching Artist

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Emily Hildebrand

Teaching Artist, Ballet Advisor

Sereena Hunter

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

Paula Josa-Jones

Teaching Artist

Fern Katz

Teaching Artist

Sara Kiesel

Teaching Artist

King Charles

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

Leighann Kowalsky

Summer Guest Teaching Artist

Ryoko Kudo

Teaching Artist

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Jessica Mahaney

Teaching Artist

Tom Masters

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

Sayer Mansfield

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

Moscelyne ParkeHarrison

Guest Teaching Artist

Joseph Poulson

Teaching Artist

Susan Quinn

Young Choreographers Program Director

Andres Ramirez

Teaching Artist

Fiona Scruggs

Teaching Artist

Rick Shrum

Teaching Artist

Tom Truss

Special Programs Teaching Artist

Special Programs Outreach Director

Kim Waterman

Teaching Artist, In-school Coordinator

Molly Welch

Front Desk Staff, Teaching Artist

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Wendy Welch

Teaching Artist

Jackson Whalan

Summer Guest 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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