Trained in classical ballet, character and contemporary dance in Kazakhstan, Raissa Chazova-Bauer has performed inNutcracker, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty and Legend of Love. As Program Director for Los Gatos Ballet, she consistently looks for new and varied approaches to building bodies that are less susceptible to injury, having experienced many of them during her training years.
Enjoying a dancing career with Suzanne Farrell’s touring company, San Francisco Ballet, Oregon Ballet Theater, and Silicon Valley Ballet, Brett Bauer has performed classical leading male roles in Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake, as well as many other Principal and notable character roles. Dedicated to bringing his enthusiasm and love to instruction and education in all forms, he is committed to aiding people so they live by their highest values and achieve their greatest goals. Read more on our Guest Artists.