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MEET
OUR TEAM

Our faculty is composed of some of the best dance and theatre educators in the Bay Area and beyond. These teachers and role models are here to guide your child so they can have a fulfilling and successful journey with our school. Get to know our amazing and dedicated teaching staff!

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MALU RIVERA- PEOPLES

WSPA DIRECTOR

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PATRICK RIVERA-CRUZ

WSPA ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

HIP HOP PROGRAM DIRECTOR

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 2004

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ALEXIS NICHOLE-PINEDA

CONTEMPORARY/MODERN & JAZZ PROGRAM DIRECTOR

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 2016

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ANTHONY WAIPA
MANAOIS

POLYNESIAN PROGRAM DIRECTOR

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KATIE KERWIN-GIELNIAK

MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAM DIRECTOR

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 1993

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LOREE KENAGY

TAP PROGRAM DIRECTOR

MUSICAL THEATRE CHOREORGAPHER

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ALFRED REMULLA

HIP HOP TRAINING GROUND

CO-DIRECTOR

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 2014

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AGNES LOYOLA

HIP HOP TRAINING GROUND

CO-DIRECTOR

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 2006

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JESSICA MANALO ANGELES

POLYNESIAN PROGRAM CO-ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

WSPA EVENTS DIRECTOR

JUNIOR BALLET PERFORMANCE PROGRAM TEACHER & CHOREOGRAPHER

WSPA EVENTS DIRECTOR

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 2001

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JESSIE MUÑOZ

HIP HOP TRAINING GROUND

CO-DIRECTOR

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 2012

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JOLO CABRERA

HIP HOP THE COMPANY

CO-DIRECTOR

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 2011

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MATTHEW MONTENEGRO

HIP HOP APT CO-DIRECTOR

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 2007

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MARINA COTTON

HIP HOP JR.APT & JUNIORS

CO-DIRECTOR

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 2017

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MELISSA BATESTING

HIP HOP THE COMPANY & APT CO-DIRECTOR

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 2010

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MORGAN CHANG-JIMENEZ

POLYNESIAN PROGRAM CO-ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 2008

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CRISTINA FARGAS-NEWELL

BALLET MISTRESS

CHOREOGRAPHER & COACH

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ZHERLIN NDUDI

BALLET MASTER

CHOREOGRAPHER & COACH

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ANGELA JACOBS

BALLET & TAP

TEACHER & CHOREOGRAPHER

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 2001

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NIKIYA PEOPLES

HIP HOP

TEACHER & CHOREOGRAPHER

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 2014

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REINA VICTORIA

BALLET & JAZZ

TEACHER & CHOREOGRAPHER

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 2004

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SAMANTHA BAKER

MUSICAL THEATRE

TEACHER & CHOREOGRAPHER

WSPA ALUMNI CLASS 2015

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BRIANNA HUANG

POLYNESIAN

STUDENT-TEACHER

TE ŌRAMA COMPANY MEMBER

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HAILEY ROZZANO-KEEFE

BALLET & JAZZ

STUDENT-TEACHER

BALLET SENIOR PRE-PROFESSIONAL MEMBER

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MICHAIAH BAUTISTA

HIP HOP

STUDENT-TEACHER

HIP HOP APT MEMBER

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RNOA LONGHITANO

POLYNESIAN

STUDENT-TEACHER

TE ŌRAMA COMPANY MEMBER

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SAMANTHA GLEAN

MUSICAL THEATRE

STUDENT-TEACHER

MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY MEMBER

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SOPHIA VALEN

HIP HOP

STUDENT-TEACHER

HIP HOP APT MEMBER

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KIRA FARGAS

RESIDENT CONTEMPORARY TEACHER & CHOREOGRAPHER

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HADASSAH PERRY

RESIDENT CONTEMPORARY TEACHER & CHOREOGRAPHER

EXECUTIVE & ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

MALU RIVERA-PEOPLES

School Director

PATRICK RIVERA-CRUZ

Assistant School Director


PAUL E. PEOPLES

Chief Executive Officer

JESSICA MANALO-ANGELES

Events Director


DEBBIE KNUTSON

Office Manager

 

JOEY BOUGH

Collections Manager
 

NIKIYA PEOPLES

Content Editor & Marketing Manager

Melissa Batesting

Administrative Assistant & Webmaster

MARINA COTTON

Social Media 

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FRONT DESK TEAM

SONIA LOCKWOOD

Office Staff


CHARLIE RUALO

Office Staff


TRUDY MAR

Office Staff

 

CHRISTINA SOTO

Office Staff
 

NORILYN WOLF

Office Staff

BARBARA ROZZANO-KEEFE

Office Staff

CHERYL SEBASTIAN

Office Staff

CHARA PEREZ

Office Staff

AIM BAY AREA TEAM

DONNA LACSINA 

Interim-President


DANIELLA CHIANG

Vice President


DONNA LACSINA

Treasurer

 

ROSE CHAN

Secretary
 

ASHLEY TORRES & CHARA PREZ

Parent Liasion

CHARLENE AVILA & DIDI PAYSON

Marketing

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