Faculty

Huntington Academy of Dance Faculty shares a love of dance and a love of teaching dance.  We are former professional dancers, university educators, and members of Cecchetti USA, Ceccetti Council of America, and the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.

Director / Owner: Kimberly McEachern, BA, LCUSA

Director Emeritus: Marnell Himes-Ushijima, FISTD

Assistant Director: Sasha Robertson, JD, ACUSA

Assistant Director: Kim Serany

Other faculty include:

  • Jana Acciacca
  • Meki Blackwell, MFA
  • Megan Bodoul, BA
  • Bridgette Burnett
  • Erin Conners
  • Pepa Dodge
  • Yumi Rachel Ito, ACUSA
  • Kelly Johnson, BFA, ACUSA
  • Knyeema Jones
  • Gary Joyce, MA
  • Gunta Liepina, MFA
  • Lachlan McCarthy
  • Jessica Matthews Austin
  • Melody Plastow, BA
  • Megan Pulfer
  • Kennedi Simons
  • Madison Simons, BS
  • Shay Simons
Junior Faculty
  • Allison Romine
  • Chloe Rowsell

Guest Faculty:

  • Julie Ertl, BFA, LCUSA
  • Judith Hawkesworth, LCUSA
  • Muriel Joyce, BA

Business Manager: Ron Ross, MBA

Office Manager: Christine Arakaki

Office Staff:  Anita Evans, Virginia Lund, Michele Romine, Isa Woolums

Facilities: Troy McEachern