Carol Guidry (Ballet) received her RAD training and Advanced Certificate at the Audrey Share School. She was a soloist with the Minnesota Dance Theatre appearing in works by Balanchine, Ashton, Tetley, Loring and Limon. In Germany, she danced with the Heidelberg City Ballet where she also taught company class and choreographed a number of pieces. She has also appeared with the Los Angeles Chamber Ballet. She is the Artistic Director of the Santa Clarita Ballet Company. She has been on the teaching staff at SCB for the past 25 years. She is the principal choreographer and Artistic Director for the Santa Clarita Ballet Company.
Mallory Russikoff (Ballet) trained with the Santa Clarita Ballet Academy from age three to age eighteen. She participated in all Royal Academy of Dance exams through Advanced 2. Mallory was a member of the Santa Clarita Ballet Company where she performed in The Nutcracker, Coppelia, Cinderella, and many more. She attended Butler University and graduated with her Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education with minors in English as a New Language and Mild Intervention. Over the past two years, Mallory has taught third grade in Indianapolis Indiana. She is looking forward to coming home to the Santa Clarita Ballet Academy. Mallory will be joining the teaching staff here at Santa Clarita Ballet this fall. Mallory will be teaching Creative Movement and Pre-Primary to our youngest students.
Suzanne Narbonne (Pilates/Stretch) is an SCB alum, Suzanne has worked as a professional dancer in Hollywood for over ten years. She’s danced for the LA Opera, the LA Philharmonic, and Disney Imagineering. She’s appeared in numerous national commercials for brands like Mercedes-Benz, Skechers, Absolut, Benefit Cosmetics and more. She can be seen in music videos with Katy Perry and Kelis. Feature films include Burlesque, The Muppets and Mother’s Day. TV credits include Bunheads, The Goldbergs and Dancing with the stars. She is also an Ovation-nominated member of the Troubadour Theater Company. Suzanne will be teaching the Pilates/Stretch class this fall.
Kasmira (Jazz) is an L.A. native enjoying her vibrant life as a Choreographer, Performer, and Dance Instructor. She has worked across multiple media platforms for the past 15 years including Film, TV, Stage Shows, Commercials, Music Videos, Tours, Interactive Media projects, and Dance Instruction.
When Kasmira is not dancing, she works as a Film Editor, Director, and Producer.
Corinne Glover - Executive Director Corinne Glover was born into a family rich in dance tradition. Her aunt was a founding member of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), London in the 1920's and her mother was the original RAD organizer in the San Francisco area in the mid 1950's. Ms. Glover's training began at the age of six and includes Life Time membership in the Royal Academy of Dance. She was Director of English Ballet School in Los Angeles from 1976 to 1989, establishing herself as a very skilled and thorough teacher, coaching stu- dents of all level. She opened the Santa Clarita Ballet Academy in 1992 and is the Academy's Director. She has guided the development and growth for both the Santa Clarita Ballet Academy and Santa Clarita Ballet Company.