faculty and staff

Jonah almanzar

Jonah almanzar

Jonah almanzar

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Jonah Almanzar is currently finishing his senior year at Chapman University where he is majoring in dance and accounting.  He currently dances with Anaheim Ballet and performs in multiple Disneyland parades and shows.  Jonah also works as a commercial dancer in the LA area and is currently signed with Bloc talent Agency.  Some of his favorite jobs have been dancing in an international commercial for Japanese candy, "HiChew" and performing in Shanghai for the jewelry company Cartier.  He is happy to be with Corona Dance Academy and can't wait to share his passion for dance with all of the amazing students!

nom-l Brown

Jonah almanzar

Jonah almanzar

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Nom-L , has always dreamt of becoming a professional dance choreographer.  After dancing from age 5 to 13, Nom-L began choreographing for various dance groups and events.  He received training from Cindy Littlefield-Jundy.  Allowing him to choreograph a piece in the Antelope Valley College's Dance Dimensions, "Journey through Breath," at 14 years of age, he was able to learn stage lighting, stage presentation as well as stage positioning.  He has also taken on the role as the Performing Company Director position for Extensions Performing Arts Academy.  Nom-L has also choreographed and danced on tour for Disney Recording Artist, "Anna Margaret." He furthered his skills by continuing to take jazz, ballet, modern, contemporary and many other dance styles at various dance studios in the Los Angeles and Antelope Valley areas.  While currently working on his second year as a parade performer at the Disneyland Resort, Nom-L enjoys taking time out to continue his dance training. 

Kimber Elston

Jonah almanzar

brooke huebner

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Kimber began dancing as a young child and continued studying through college.  Her professional career started when she was hired by Disneyland for their Broadway review stage productions as a dancer and singer.  One of her favorite roles was dancing and singing as Mary Poppins.  She traveled to Japan for the opening of Tokyo Disneyland and toured the Country performing.  Kimber has taught dance and choreographed for the College of the Desert in Palm Desert as well as directing their Musical Theater group.  In 1998, she began teaching for Classical Dance Center under the direction of Elizabeth Huebner and found her love of teaching young students.  

brooke huebner

Christy huebner

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

Christy huebner

Christy huebner

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amber huebner

Christy huebner

Christy huebner

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BIO COMING SOON!

Anthony Jackson

Anthony Jackson

Anthony Jackson

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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

Anthony Jackson

Anthony Jackson

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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

marija milankovski

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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

marija milankovski

marija milankovski

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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.