faculty and staff

Jonah almanzar



nom-l Brown



Kimber Elston



brooke huebner

Brooke Huebner  trained at Classical Dance Academy, under her mother and former Joffrey Ballet dance

Brooke Huebner, born and raised in Newport Beach, California. She trained at Classical Dance Academy, under her mother & former Joffrey Ballet dancer, Elizabeth Molak-Huebner. She trained summers at Ballet West Academy, American Ballet Theatre New York City, and Radio City Rockettes invitational. She graduated from the University of Utah Ballet Department in 2018, where she performed in works from notable choreographers Gerald Arpino, George Balanchine, August Bournonville,  as well as upcoming choreographers Penny Saunders, Michele Wiles, Eloy Barragan.  After graduating, she spent a year at Nevada Ballet Theatre, under Roy Kaiser, where she worked with Ben Stevenson, Septime Webre, Tiit Helimets, along with Cirque du Soleil.  In  2019 she guested with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet  "Nutcracker". Besides performing, Brooke loves choreographing. She was awarded the Outstanding Choreography award at the Youth America Grand Prix in 2017 & 2018. 

Christy huebner



amber huebner



Anthony Jackson


Anthony Jackson (AJ) has danced in EQUITY, AGMA, AFTRA and SAG productions. He has danced principle roles in ballets and contemporary works set for him and toured the country extensively. Anthony has danced as a soloist with Los Angeles Opera, Opera Pacific and Houston Grande Opera. He has danced with many repertory companies here in Southern California and taught through out the US at University and Conservatories. AJ is pleased to join the staff at Corona Dance Academy and is delighted in being a part of the students development as dancers and young adults here at CDA.

jessie mays


Raised in Bellingham, Washington, Jessie began her dance training at Brittany Setter's Dance Studio at age seven.  She received her BFA in Dance Science.  Jessie has also studied with the Radio City Rockettes, Mark Morris Dance Company and the Limon Dance Company.   Jessie has also performed in productions such as 9 to 5, West Side Story, Beauty and the Beast.  She is also a parade performer at Disneyland performing in a variety of different parades including Paint the Night, Mickey's Soundsational Parade and A Christmas Fantasy Parade.  Jessie also dances for Emergent Dance Company as well as teaches Pilates.  She has been teaching dance to students ages 3 through adult for over 10 years at many different studios in Washington, Wyoming and Southern California.  

marija milankovski


Marija Milankovski has been dancing since the young age of 3 years old.  She started her training at Corona dance Academy with Ms. Rosemary McCarter.  Marija has been a competitive dancer at CDA since she was 13, along with competing on the Santiago High School dance team as well as the RCC dance team.  She is currently enrolled at RCC with hopes of transferring to UCR and majoring in Psychology.  She aspires to become an elementary school teacher.

kaitlyn jacobs


Kaitlyn has 16 years of Classical ballet training, beginning at the age of 3 at Corona Dance Academy.  She has danced competitively in all dance genres, including dancing with the Joffrey Ballet's Nutcracker as well as the Inland Empires Contemporary Dance production of the Nutcracker. Kaitlyn currently attends Orange County School of the Arts in the Classical Contemporary Dance Conservatory.  She will graduate in the Spring of 2020, where she hopes to continue her dance training in Arizona at the University of Arizona.