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Heidi M

Executive Director of Dance at CAST Dance Academy, Heidi has a 20 year professional dance background including the NYC Ballet at the Juilliard school and American Ballet Theatre also in NYC.  Professional master ballet instructor and choreographer for all ages including professional level for 10 years.


Jennifer J

Executive Artistic 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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Alexis C

Alexis has trained at CAST Dance Academy and A Dance Studio in the styles of ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, pointe, and hip hop. Her senior year she was Captain of the Dance Team at Fallbrook High and loves using her creativity in choreography and coaching.


Bianca R

Bianca has been dancing for 10 years studying ballet, jazz, hip hop, lyrical and tap.  She began her dancing journey at CAST Dance Academy, and she has been a part of the Performance Dance Team at Fallbrook High School for all 4 years.  She enjoys teaching and working with kids.


Alli Z

Alli has been dancing for over 15 years in many different styles. She has trained at Katherine’s Academy of Dance and A Step Above Dance Studio in the styles of ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, pointe, and hip hop. She is currently expanding her dance knowledge while taking dance classes at Miracosta College. 

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Stacia S

Stacia began dancing at the age of two studying jazz, lyrical, tap, modern acro and musical theater.  Captain of the Performance Dance Team at Fallbrook High for 3 years. Stacia has a great passions for dance and loves working with kids.


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!


Kyle C

Kyle is a graduate of UCSC, Film and Digital Media.  He designs the sound for the performances at CAST Academy.  Kyle has played guitar, bass, and drums in the local Fallbrook music scene and at national music festivals, including Spirit West Coast, and Sunshine Fest. He is also the sound recording studio engineer at Red Crosby Studios. 

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Curtis M

Curtis has designed lighting for over 30 productions at CAST since 2011.  His annual Christmas Light show can be seen each December in Vista.  Other local credits include Mira Costa College, Moonlight Amphitheatre, Avo and many more.