Administrative Departments

David Martin – President and Artistic Director
Jan Rugger Martin – President and Executive Director

Admission Department

Admission – New York
  • Erica Padilla - Senior Director of Admissions and International Programming
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  • Jeffrey Hochhauser - Senior Outreach Coordinator
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  • Anna Maria Bautista - Director of Admission Records
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  • Mark Brooks - Senior Admission Advisor
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  • Ashley Nelson - Admission Records Coordinator
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  • James Macdiarmid - Enrollment Processor
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  • Elliott Kerr - Senior Admissions Advisor
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  • Branden Balentine - Senior Admissions Advisor
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  • Jamie French - Associate Admissions Advisor
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  • Jacklyn Goldstein - Admissions Advisor
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  • Caitlin Ladd - Senior Admissions Advisor
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  • Rosa Chapa - Associate Admission Advisor
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Admission – Los Angeles
  • Karen Jackson - Senior Director of Admissions and Career Services
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  • Mary Ann Saenz - Assistant Director of Admission
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  • Hayes Bergman - Associate Director of Admission
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  • Pamela Berk - Admission Outreach Manager
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  • Vanessa Conte - Admission Records Advisor
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  • Julie Baysinger - Admission Records Coordinator
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  • Julie Hayman - Admissions Representative
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  • Ingrid Tejada - Admissions Representative
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  • Laura Fernandez - Admissions Representative
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  • Petra Conte - Admissions Records Coordinator
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Financial Assistance, Financial Services and Student Accounts Departments

  • Mark Ruggiero - National Director of Student Financial Services
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  • Debra Mack - Director of Student Accounts
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Financial Assistance – New York
  • Gloria Little - Associate Director of Financial Aid - Continuing Students
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  • Esther Huambo - Student Accounts Associate
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  • Allan Rojas - Financial Aid Counselor - Entering Students
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  • Alex Vo - Financial Aid Counselor - Entering Students
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  • Elizabeth Thompson - Assistant Director of Student Accounts
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Financial Assistance – Los Angeles
  • Darlene Reynoso - Financial Aid Counselor
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  • Jillian Doyle - Assistant Director of Financial Aid
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  • Chris Reynaud - Assistant Director of Student Accounts
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  • Sheena Ponce - Assistant Director of Financial Aid, Continuing Students
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  • Isabel Cano - Financial Aid Counselor
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  • Anthony Banks - Student Accounts Coordinator
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Student Administrative Services Department

  • Dawn Norris - Director of Student Administrative Services - New York
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  • Deborah Long - Director of Student Administrative Services - Los Angeles
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How to know which program is right for you

Each of our unique programs is designed with the performer in mind. If you need help choosing the right program, please talk to one of our admissions advisor.

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