Sterling Masters returns to JMSD directly from performing on Broadway in the blockbuster hit musical WICKED! Her journey to Broadway included performing in five National Tours: WICKED (Dance Captain/Witch’s Mother), A CHORUS LINE (1st National, Original Cast), JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (Dance Captain), THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE (Dance Captain), and FOSSE. Although this is her first official year teaching at JMSD, Sterling trained here her whole life under the direction of her mother, Jami. She also attended programs at North Carolina School of the Arts, American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet School, Kirov Academy of Ballet, Ann Reinking’s Broadway Theatre Project, and is a former Petite Miss, Junior Miss, Teen Miss and Miss Dance of North Carolina for Carolina Dance Masters. In addition to her professional performing career in NYC, Sterling has always loved teaching and coaching dance students all over the country. She holds a children’s yoga certification with Yogi Beans and is a member of Dance Masters of America, an international organization of dance teachers certified by test to teach. Sterling is so happy to be “home” at JMSD!