Dance Educators of America

Dance. Educate. Inspire.

(914) 636-3200

Dance Educators Of America
World-Class dance organization, dedicated to education first. 


juan sanchez

JUAN J. SANCHEZ is one of America’s most sought after ballet instructors. His brilliant, exciting, elegant style and his life-long love of ballet have led him to reevaluate his approach of classical ballet training making it easier to learn while building the foundation for a performing career for future generations.

Juan has danced with such leading companies as The Joffrey Ballet, Alvin Ailey Repertory Company, Connecticut Ballet Theatre, Eglevsky Ballet, and in Europe and Canada, Frankfurt State Opera Ballet, and Ontario Ballet Theatre.

Juan J Sanchez is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 7 and Partnering of the ABT® National Training Curriculum.

Currently Juan was honored with Dance Educators of America 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to Classical Ballet Teaching and was named Director of Education for DEA’s teacher training programs. Juan teaches, adjudicates, and coaches for most major dance organizations nationally and internationally, with his new approach, bringing classical ballet to new heights.