Meet the team

Preston Miller


Preston started his dance journey at the Chicago Academy for the Arts (performing arts high school) before graduating from the Ailey/Fordham University BFA Program. He began coaching and choreographing for companies, Principal Ballerinas, Broadway Artists, pop stars, actors, and athletes before he fell in love with teaching. 

He founded TDA Prep to make high level information extremely accessible in order to help both dancers and parents find success throughout their dance journey.

Heath Gustafson

School administrator

Heath started his athletic journey with Football in Jackson Michigan, before attending/playing at the University of Chicago. He went on to graduate law school, ultimately practicing in the State Attorney's Office in Miami, FL. He left the legal practice to build TDA Prep, bringing his expertise in both athletic development and career pursuit. 

He adds an invaluable resource for both Parents and Students with assistance scheduling, structuring, and executing the customized plans at TDA Prep.

Jacqueline Green Miller


Jackie started her dance journey at the Baltimore School for the Arts (performing arts high school) before joining Ailey 2 and graduating from the Ailey/Fordham University BFA Program. She joined the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and performed as a Principal Dancer for 11 years. She's a Guest Artist with the Royal Ballet, Princess Grace Award Winner, and model/actress appearing as a lead performer in Disney & Netflix films and in campaigns for Ralph Lauren, Christian Dior, and countless others.

Her reputation in the dance industry is unparalleled, being known for her pursuit of artistic excellence through daily hard work. She brings the living example of greatness to the students that train at TDA Prep and the knowledge to support parents navigating unique situations.

Dance Training in a class of its own

TDA Prep offers dancers at every level the very best training & coaching, maintaining a strong emphasis on mental fitness, wellness, and artistic greatness. Our Training Club provides customized training for dancers no matter where they are in their journey, while the Dance Parent Club supports the dance parents that support the dancer.

From daily training, information and coaching, and referrals, each program is designed to meet you where you are.