Artistic Director/ Pointe Instructor
Erica Bury has benefited from brilliant teachers such as Sylvia Bolton, Nancy Bielski, and Willy Burmann, and she is always striving to expand her knowledge for the benefit of her students. She has had the privilege of working with many wonderful studios, theaters, and companies over the last 25 years. In the last few years these included Stillpoint Ballet, Heartland Dance, One Eleven Theatre, Clarion Theatre, Barnstormers Theatre, Fusion Dance, All That Jazz Dance, Steps on Broadway, the San Francisco Ballet School, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, and now Miss Diana’s School of Ballet. She is an American Ballet Theatre Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 7 & Partnering of the ABT National Training Curriculum. ABT’s National Training Curriculum is a breakthrough program that combines high quality artistic training with the pillars of dancer health and child development. The program provides teachers with the information needed to fully understand the best practices in pedagogy, child development, dance psychology, and anatomy. Ballet teachers receive a holistic education on the National Training Curriculum and the best practices in how to teach ballet. She is also a Progressing Ballet Technique certified instructor and holds her Bachelor of Science from the University of Oregon. She loves to choreograph full length ballets, contemporary pieces, as well as musical theatre. Her goal is to give her dancers safe and excellent technique instruction combined with a joy for dance!