Instructors

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KIM NAVARRO

Youth Program Director & Skating Camp Instructor 

Kim Navarro is a Two-Time U.S. Bronze Medalists and Two-Time World Team member.  She was a first alternate to the Olympics in 2010 and won the bronze medal at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in 2008. 

As a professional skater, Kim has performed in numerous ice shows including Stars On Ice, Holiday On Ice, Broadway On Ice, Sun Valley On Ice, and Nancy Kerrigan's Halloween On Ice.  She has performed with the Ice Theatre of New York and is a founding company member of Ice Dance International. 

 

Kim and her partner Brent Bommentre, appeared in an episode of the television show Glee and competed as part of the act “Aerial Ice” on the quarter-finals of NBC’s America’s Got Talent.

   

Kim has her USFS Gold Medal in Dance, Freestyle, and MIF.  She is a graduate of Columbia University with a degree in English and a minor in Dance.  She is currently pursuing a Masters in Liberal Arts at Stanford University.

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ANAKARIAN SWANSON

Co-Youth Program Director & Dance Camp Instructor 

Anakarina is a professional dancer and dance teacher from Sonoma County, Ca. She has been a company member with several renowned Hip Hop Dance crews in the Bay Area.

 

She was a director of multiple dance companies at the Dance Center Studio in Santa Rosa. She is now the lead dance instructor for our Youth Camp series.

JACKIE DIAZ

Musical Theatre Camp Instructor & Private Vocal Coach

Jackie Díaz is honored to be on staff with the amazing performers that make up RTC’s staff. She is a vocal and drama major currently studying at the University of California, Irvine.

 

She has been singing and acting for a little under ten years and has been in several musical theatre productions including Spring Awakening, In the Heights, and Shrek: The Musical. As a vocalist, she has performed at several Latinx festivals and events singing mariachi style music.

 

She has also continued to develop her classical training through recitals as well as private instruction. She’s been co-music director of her acapella group as well as UCI Chamber president while performing in shows and doing works of art with the RTC founder and other members of the dream team!

DOMINA BARBIER

Skating Camp Instructor 

Domina grew up in Sonoma County as a competitive figure skater. 

She has performed in several professional ice shows including the Great America Theme Park Ice show and many other Snoopy Ice Shows.

Domina Studied Psychology at San Diego State University.

She now coached at Snoopy's Home Ice

MADELINE BROWN

Dance Camp Instructor 

Madeline Brown is a trained ballet dancer and professional performing artist in Sonoma County. She has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from San Francisco State University.

 

She is currently working for the City of Santa Rosa in the Office of Community Engagement.

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