Meet The Team

Meet The Team

Kim Hungerford

The Ballet Source Founder/Blog Author

Kim is a dance teacher in St. Louis, MO. This is her fifteenth year of ballet teaching experience. She grew up dancing in an incredible ballet program at DaySpring School of the Arts in St. Louis. Her first years of teaching included teaching to students in Madrid, Spain before returning to the States, teaching at various schools and being first exposed to the Ballet Arts for Young Children program teaching in a classroom of 5-7 year olds at DaySpring.

Kim lives in St. Louis with her husband and their four beautiful children.

Robyn Hartley

Robyn Hartley

Blog Author

Robyn is a former dancer with the Alabama Ballet.  The bulk of her training includes Vaganova and Balanchine with heavy RAD training sprinkled throughout her teen years.  She has been teaching ballet for over 20 years and is currently living in St. Louis with her three children and working at various schools throughout the city.

Eric Hungerford


Eric works as the Creative Director for a company called Pulse, and brings his graphic design skill-set to The Ballet Source. He received his BFA in Illustration from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, and with Kim’s help, he crafts precise illustrations for our curriculum books.

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Meet The Team