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Jennifer J

Studio Director at CAST Dance Academy, Jennifer is a graduate from UCLA Theatre, Film and Television with a BA in Theatre.  Involved since the inception of CAST, she currently serves as the Studio Director of CAST Academy.  With over 40 directing credits, she also enjoys directing the annual dance performances and WinterFest.  Also, Jennifer is  a licensed Music Together director and teacher. 

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Shannon M

Shannon Mueller holds an MA in Performance Psychology, a BFA in Dance Performance, a Minor in Integrated Educational Studies, and is a certified PBT instructor. Shannon is formally trained in ballet, jazz, modern, and tap. 

Shannon has won numerous awards for her choreography, which has been presented internationally and worldwide. 

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Lucinda N

Lucinda is a dance teacher here at CAST Academy and teaches ballet, tap, jazz, and lyrical.  She is collegiately trained in ballet, jazz, lyrical, modern, hip hop and tap. 

Lucinda loves children, creativity, choreography and coaching.


London B

London trained for 15 years at Elite Dance Academy in Orange County, California.  Her education at Elite included extensive training in Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, and Hip-Hop.  London is an assistant and co-choreographer for Palomar College's hip hop and contemporary.  She teaches Lyrical, Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet, and Strength & Conditioning.

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Anna H

Anna is a studio and collegiately trained dancer from all across North County, San Diego. She grew up competitively and was active in the musical theatre productions in Vista, California. Currently, she teaches at a few local dance studios,  a full time student, and works at a gymnastic studio on the side!

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Karen G

Karen has been involved with CAST since her daughters auditioned for their first show at the Mission Theatre in 2013. She is the CAST office and TuTu Much Dancewear manager.  She is integral to the everyday success at CAST.

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Stacia S

Stacia has been dancing since the age of 2 and has over 20 years of dance experience. She was captain of the Fallbrook High School Dance Team for 3 years and previously part of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts. 


Kyle C

Kyle is a sound technician with studio recording experience at Red Crosby Sound Studios.  He has been the sound board operator for the musicals at the Mission Theatre from 2013-2018.  Currently, he brings the equipment to the various community stages where CAST performs.


Patricia H

Patty is the Original Founder of CAST Dance Academy, in 1993 out of a desire to fill a need when theatre classes were cut from the public school budgets.  Patty has mentored and shared theatre with over 2,000 children.  She is still an integral part of our team here at CAST!

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