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IDA Faculty

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Miss SHAINA

Ballet Teacher

Shaina Kaim trained under Deborah Buttner and Mary Buttner with IDA and IBC since 2003 showing enormous perseverance and dedication to rise, in a comparatively short time, from teen ballet to the coveted role of the Sugar Plum Fairy. It is because of this determination to perfect her own technique and phenomenal rise to a principal role that we attribute her extraordinary ability to teach and mold our young pupils. Together with her own initiative and enormous love of dance, Shaina replicates both Miss Deborah and Miss Mary in her teaching skills and has become the sort-after and respected young teacher that we are so very proud of!
Shaina Kaim trained in classical ballet in the two-year apprentice program at the North Carolina Dance Theater, under the renowned Jeanne-Pierre Bonnefoux, Patricia McBride and Mark Diamond. She also completed programs at the New World School of Arts. Shaina auditioned and attended prestigious summer programs at the Orlando Ballet Company, Ballet Austin and the Joffrey Ballet Company, NYC. Professionally, Shaina has danced in the North Carolina’s ‘The Nutcracker,’ American Ballet Theater’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ in Miami, Cuban Classical Ballet Company, and was soloist in the TOC Project 2012 production. For IBC, Shaina danced as ‘friend’ in Coppelia and the principal roles of Snow Queen and the Sugar Plum Fairy. As a qualified instructor, Shaina also offers Yoga classes for adults, teens and children.

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Mr. Eriberto

Choreographer, principal dancer and master dance teacher!

IBC and IBC are privileged to have a person of Eriberto ‘s callibre on permanent staff. All dancers benefit greatly from his expert knowledge, and his ability to instill highly technical skills to our pupils. Eriberto has performed in all IBC performances over the past ten years; creating magic with each character he plays, as well as displaying sensational artistry with his pas de deux partners. Young ballerinas, learning the difficult art of partnering for the first time, can find no better male tutor. Born in Bogota, Columbia, Eriberto began studying dance at the Triknia Kabhelioz Contemporary School of Dance and soon received a scholarship to continue his studies at the Joffrey Ballet School in NYC and at the Miami Hispanic Ballet. Eriberto is a much sort after guest artist for many companies countrywide including Carolina Ballet School and Company, Center for Dance Education, Lexington Dance Center, Columbia Ballet School, Miami Classical Ballet School, Ballet Institute, Ballet Concerto, Balletique, International Ballet Company, and Miami Hispanic Ballet School and Company. Mr. Jimenez is also the Assistant Director and Coordinator for the International Ballet Festival of Miami and President of the Board for the Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami. Together with Deborah Buttner, Eriberto co-choreographed ‘The Promise’, a full-length ballet honoring the victims of the Holocaust, dancing emotionally and exquisitely with her in the leading roles! He and Deborah also choreographed and danced the pas de deux in the ballet “Bardo” set to the original score by Greg Buttner in 2012.

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Mr. Romulo (Roly)

Contemporary, Jazz teacher extraordinaire!

After completing a full year at IDA, our dancers are lining up for more! It is without exaggeration that we acclaim Roly to be the best contemporary teacher we have ever experienced. Bursting with exuberance, oozing talent from every pore, Roly offers the most exciting choreography and classes imaginable! Roly has an extensive resume including dancing season 4-6 with Janette Mantras, danced with the group for the Paula Abdul show, worked on the Descontrol Spanish TV show, and is a well sort after back-up dancer for artists such as Thalia, Elvis Crespo, Amara la Negra, Fuego and many more. Roly has turned his talent to the classics by the Spanish, Russian and Chinese parts in the ‘Nutcracker’ for Tomas Armer Youth Ballet.