Mr. James Zhao was a guest-professor at Beijing College of Dance of China, an expert in Chinese folk and minority dance, owning a Master degree in Chinese Minority Art of Dancing. In addition, he won first place in Chinese National Dance Competition in 1996. From 15 years of teaching experience, he created a unique teaching style, and taught thousands of outstanding dance students in China, The United States of America, Canada, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippine, and more. Both Beijing College of Dance of China and University of Minorities of China is proud of his exceptional teaching and dancing abilities.
Mrs. Cindy Zhang is China’s first class performer, well-known dancer. She was Advance Technical Judge, dance director of opening ceremony of “Asian Sports Meet” and “National Sports Meet.” She has an exceptional dance talents and abilities that set her apart form the others. She won two first places in the first National Chinese Minority Solo, Duet, Trio Competition. Her recreational pieces include “Spring”, “Mountain Bird Playing With Water”, “Lotus Girl”, “Magical Earth”, etc, wining her gold awards in international dance competitions. She represented Chinese artist to visit America, France, England, Canada, Japan, Philippine, Singapore, Indonesia, Korea, etc. She is the star in the Chinese dance society, and is given the title as “International artist.
Herman Charles III is a well-respected Hip Hop teacher, with past tenure at numerous prestigious dance schools around America, even traveling abroad to lecture. Not only does he have tremendous experience in teaching Hip Hop, but he has also choreographed for many performances and judged for various competitions. He is now teaching Hip Hop at the Golden Peacock Dance School.
Ms. Jessica Pohorilla Cherubini is an outstanding ballet dancer and has represented Houston Ballet for more than a decade. She has served as chief leader of Houston Ballet soloist. As the primary performer in the ballet "Swan Lake", "Sleeping Beauty", "The Nutcracker" and many other well-known art pieces. She is also an experienced ballet teacher, ten years of teaching experience. With her beautiful movements, delicate demonstration, she is honored employee by the famous Golden Peacock Dance School.
Adrian studies at the National School of Arts with the highest overall grade in the male category of dancers of both sides, academic and dance, while participating in international competitions and such events. Afterward, Adrian was
admitted to the Cuban National Ballet under the directive of Alicia Alonso 2009, he reached the status of First Soloist. During this time, he had the opportunity to do many roles as a soloist in classics with Swan Lake marking his debut as the main protagonist. In 2017, he finally joined Houston Ballet and remained a dancer until 2020. Currently, he started working at the Coomer Ballet Conservatory and the Golden Peacock School of Dance as a classical ballet teacher, choreographer, fitness instructor, and competition trainer.
Monica Gomez graduated from the National Ballet School of Cuba and went on to compete and receive several 1st place awards and Gran Prix as both soloist and partner. In 2015, Ms. Gomez joined Houston Ballet and became its first soloist in 2019 and has remained a soloist now many years later. Since joining the Houston Ballet, she has danced full length ballet roles like Odil-Odette (Swan Lake) and Aurora (Sleeping Beauty). She now teaches at Golden Peacock School of Dance alongside Houston Ballet Academy.
Tori Homann is a professional contemporary dance teacher. She is extremely adept at choreography combining ballet, modern, and jazz influences to create beautiful dances that have never been seen before. She has many years of teaching experience at Sacred Dance Ministry. She now employs her many skills at Golden Peacock School of Dance.
Kara Bunting is a professional modern dancer that has extensive ballet, jazz, and modern dance training. She is a part of the Ad Deum Dance company in Houston as a soloist. Kara now teaches contemporary dance at Golden Peacock School of Dance.
Lesa Mueschke began dancing at the age of 4 and started teaching at age 12. She opened her first studio when she was 16 and has been consistently teaching ever since. This year will host her studio's 50th anniversary recital. Many of her students have gone on to professional careers in dance and work numerous national awards in competitions. She is now a ballet teacher at Golden Peacock School of Dance and installs an amazing foundation in children.
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