Justin works with our dance elective students two to three times per week to teach students dance techniques and choreography. His area of expertise is hip-hop dance.
Justin was born in Southern California and spent most of his life in South Pasadena growing up. He originally started out as a street dancer, learning to rave and hip hop dance. He later started his ballet training at the University California Irvine, graduated with a BA in dance. Since graduating he has danced for the Milwaukee Ballet, Pensacola Ballet, Los Angeles Ballet, LA Contemporary Dance Company, and ODC Dance. Currently Justin is a free lance artist interested in create work with dance and digital media.
Denise works with our visual art teacher and artist in residence to prepare for Eliot's arts showcases and to plan for professional development for teachers.
Lory works with English and math teachers to integrate theater arts in the classroom and with our drama teacher to prepare students for theatrical performances.
Lory is the writer, producer, and actress of the Big Bad Armo Show which is touring nationwide. Lory is also an experienced theater teacher. Most recently, she directed “Into the Woods” for the UCLA summer recreation program, and she served as drama teacher at A.G.B.U. High School in Pasadena.
Liane is our Artist in Residence for Room 13, an after-school art studio for students.
Liane graduated with honors from the Art Center College of Design. Liane is the artist-in-residence for Room 13 here at Eliot Arts and at San Rafael Elementary. Room 13 is an after-school open art studio for students sponsored by the Light Bringer Project. Liane also leads arts workshops in the community and volunteers in the Expressive Arts and Therapies Department at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She is the founder of Mekanikku, a Tokyo pop-inspired lifestyle brand which features her whimsical characters in plush and textile designs, and her work has been published in Stuffed Magazine, Art Doll Quarterly, and the book Plush Toys.
Ericalynn works with our dance elective students two to three times per week to teach students dance techniques and choreography. Her area of expertise is modern dance.
Ericalynn received her BFA in dance from New World School of the Arts in Miami, Florida. Since moving to Los Angeles, Ericalynn is a company member with Lineage Dance and Datugan Dance Theater. She also choreographed her own work in the Mix Match Dance Festival.
Ericalynn comes to Eliot Arts thanks to our partnership with Lineage Dance. Also dancing with us from Lineage Dance are Ericalynn’s equally-impressive colleagues: Ashley, Justin, and Elisha.