Teachers

A Selection of our Professional Guest Teachers

The Dancer’s Edge has recruited some most accomplished dance instructors, each of whom brings their own personal approach to the dance floor.

Sonia Bartuccelli
Born in Italy, she trained at an early age at the New York City Dance School in Stuttgart. She acquiredher professional maturity at the Iwanson Dance Center. Sonia Bartuccelli lent herself to further qualifications in Los Angeles, New York City, Milan, Rome and Berlin. Despite her work as a choreographer Sonia Bartuccelli is still successful...
David Hernandez
  At the early age of 6 years, the choreographer and dancer David Hernandez Sanchez started to build uo his career and turned his passion in a successful path. Over the past 15 years, David Hernandez established his creative work in pop music and dance scene throughout Europe. His clients appreciate his versatile talent to...
Anelia Janeva
Anelia Janeva was born Bulgary.Already as a little Child she grew up with music and dance and had her first performance when she was 7 years old. She started her first professional education at the „Staatliche Ballet Schule“ of Berlin. At the age of 15,after several years of hard training at the academy,she performed with...
U-Gin
Eugene `U-Gin`Boateng was born the 20th march of 1985 in Duesseldorf ,Germany as son of ghanaian parents. He was raised with his 7 sisters and brothers in a multicultural neighborhood,where he got a lot of creative input,which inspired him to dance. In the age of 19 U Gin started to train in the loft of...
Silvano Marraffa
At the young age of 11 years,Silvano started he`s dance studies at the `scuola danza classica accademia He developed his skills in Hip Hop,Lyrical Dance,Jazz Dance and Acrobatics in Rome,Milan,London,Paris Tokyo and New York City. His career started in a very young age for the Italian Television. Silvano performed for the very famous Tv Shows...
Sabine Anastasia Hack
Already as a little girl Sabine had an uncontrollable urge to move, so her Mother took her to gymnastics… It became her first love… But it took a few more years and many competitions, until she finally found herself in her first dance class and knew, that she was home… Sabine’s dance training took her...
Victoria Söntgen
After getting her diploma 2006 at the „Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst“ in Frankfurt, Victoria got her first engagements as contemporary dancer and choreographer in the freelance- scene first in Frankfurt as dancer in William Forsythe’s „Human rights“ and after in different parts of Germany. She got diverse gast-contracts at big theaters like Nationaltheater...
Dolan José
Dolan José was born in the Philippines and grew up in Vancouver, Canada. His training includes a full scholarship at EDGE Performing arts Center in Hollywood where he studied singing, acting and dancing. Dolan danced for various artists like “Salt’n’pepa” in the Hollywood film “Stay tuned!” and the video clip “Start me up”, Ex-“no Angels”...
Wendy Taylor
Wendy Taylor Lecturer Classical Ballet, Floor Barre/Body Conditioning Wendy Taylor graduated from the Legat School of Ballet in Sussex, England, with a dance and teaching diploma in Classical Ballet. She received further dance training during the 1-year intensive Program under the directorship of Jane Dudley, Viola Faber and other international teachers at the London Contemporary...
Christine Joy Alpuerto Ritter
Christine Joy Alpuerto Ritter known as Joy was born in 1982 in Los Angeles, CA, USA. At the age of 5 her mother brought her to Freiburg in Breisgau ,Germany where she grew up. She took dance classes , especially ballet and philippine Folk dance at a very young age.  As a Teenager she decided...
India
  India`s dance style is full of vigor, power and feeling. She is known as a unique superwoman in this buisness. India is an expressive dancer, she is dancing with a lot of passion and that`s the reason why she is already so successful in her young age She has also completed training in Sydney,...
Julianna Codjoe
Julianna Codjoe started her extensive dance training with the MMDancers Berlin under the direction of Manuel Mandon. The Company’s main focus was on jazzdance, streetdance, modern and ballett. During that time she also studied musical, at the “Musical Schule Neukölln” in Berlin. She discovered her passion for lyrical jazz and hiphop during several trips to...
Anja Jadryschnikova
Anja Jadryschnikova was born may 21st in 1981 in Rostov-na-Donu /Russia. Her family moved to Germany in 1993 and since then Berlin is her second hometown. Anja’s passion for dance took over when she was 10 years old, at that age she started ballroom dance in Russia and that was only a beginning of a...
Raha Nejad
Born and raised in Germany, Persian Raha Nejad already started dancing at the age of 4, ballet,jazz, belly Urban Freestyle dance. After she had played the violin and saxophone for many years, Raha decided at the age of 16 to become a professional dancer and choreographer. Since then she danced as a background dancer for...
Mariana Souza
The beautiful brasilian Musical Performer Mariana Souza started her musical education at the Conservatorio Brasileiro de Musica and the University of Music in Rio de Janiero. She trained her dance skills at the University of Physical Education and the Academy Ballet Simone Falcao also in Rio de Janiero. Mariana left Brasil to improve her artistic...
Chizu Kimura
Chizu Kimura was born in Japan in 1981, and started dancing at the age of five. She trained at Legat School of Dance and London Studio Centre in the U.K before joining the Vienna Festival Ballet in London in 2002. In 2005, she moved to Berlin and has been working as a freelance dancer with...