Teri Miller Buschman
Director of educational PROGRAMMING & Dancer / faculty
Teri graduated with high honors from California’s Chapman University, earning a BFA in Dance Performance. She has trained at Steps, Broadway Dance Center, Mark Morris, Lou Conte, and Gus Giordano studios, as well as on scholarship at Alvin Ailey and River North Dance Chicago. While on the west coast, Teri danced professionally with Ballet Unlimited, Disneyland, and the NBA Clippers. In NYC she was a company member of Nai Ni Chen Dance, Ballet Hispanico, Infinity Dance Theater, Michael Mao Dance, Darrah Carr Dance, and Synthesis Dance Project. She has also had the opportunity to work with photographer Louis Greenfield for various dance companies and for Orangina's advertisement, 'Shake That Orangina'. Mrs. Miller has toured throughout the United States and in Mexico, the United Kingdom, Eastern Europe, China, and Korea. She has taught ballet, jazz, contemporary and tap over the past twenty years for various dance studios and dance festivals across the country; and has served as Ballet Mistress at Cambridge University in England. Teri is extremely passionate about sharing her love and knowledge of dance and teaching each student how to become the best dancer possible.