At Skyra Studios, we have assembled a team of amazing individuals that have come together for one common goal: to educate and inspire the next generation of artists.  Our program offers a rare opportunity for students to train under one roof with elite teachers that have honed their specialties over the course of their successful careers.  Whether you are interested in being a dancer, actor, artist or filmmaker, our faculty is poised to transform you into the performer you wish to become.

Our faculty include award-winning choreographers and industry professionals with decades of training and performance experience, and they boast connections to top agents, casting directors, directors, producers, and distributors.  They are passionate about the arts, believe in educating through positive reinforcement and respect, and together represent a vast knowledge in all aspects of visual and performing arts.


Scott Poiley

Executive Artistic Director

Writer | Director | Producer
Dancer | Choreographer | Instructor


Mary Poiley

Executive Creative Director

Producer | Filmmaker | Actress



Natalya Bashkatova

Classical Ballet Instructor



Scott Poiley

Competitive Company Co-Director | All Styles


Lars Brown

Lars Brown

Hip Hop Instructor



Maria Konrad

Contemporary Ballet, Contemporary Dance Instructor

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Diane Withee

Classical Ballet Instructor

Daniel Hunalp

Daniel Hunalp

Tap & Jazz Dance Instructor


Skyler Poiley

Tap & Youth Dance Instructor

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Colin Fuller

Modern & Contemporary Dance Instructor

Mariana Tznaova

Mariana Tzanova

Character Dance Instructor

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Alexa Hunalp

Jazz Dance Instructor

Emily Browning

Emily Browning

Lyrical & Jazz Dance Instructor

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Hayley Mertens Fuller

Modern & Contemporary Dance Instructor

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Luke Schlabach

Acro Instructor

Acting, Art, & Film Faculty


Erin Beute

Acting Program Director

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Sara Oliva

Acting Instructor


Wendi Zlamal

Art Instructor


Scott Poiley

Film Program Director

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