Academy Leadership & Faculty

Rafaela Risco grew up in the National Ballet School in Camaguey, Cuba. The technique and classical practices she learned as a student have carried her through a magnificent career as a principal ballerina but also as the academy leader.

Rafaela works closely with the Board of Directors as well as the Office administrator, Adell Cook all the while maintaining a watchful eye on the company dancers who have earned the opportunity to teach in the Academy.


Adell Cook, the KBT office administrator, provides KBT with strong academy support. Adell manages the phones for ticket sales and also all details related to registration for each student.

Her commitment to the organization is unparalleled as she loves being a part of a flourishing academy and strong professional company.


Academy Teachers

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