Neisha Hernandez

Executive Director

Neisha has dedicated her life to serving children through the arts.  Her career spans more than 25 years to include teaching, writing, performing, educating, mentoring, directing, managing, and producing in the dance and music industry. She is Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Chula Vista Ballet Company serving San Diego’s South County. Neisha is also the owner and driving energetic force behind Neisha’s Dance & Music Academy and the US Prix de Ballet Experience, bringing innovation and integrity to the Ballet Competitions and Workshops. 


Neisha is a Charter Member of More Than Just Great Dancing and is a resource for Youth Protection Advocates in Dance. She has served her hometown as a Chula Vista Commissioner for Arts & Culture and as 2016 Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce Business Woman of the Year! Neisha has been featured in Dance Studio Life Magazine and Success Magazine for her children’s programming.


Neisha’s motto, “Kids are not a distraction from the important work.  They ARE the important work.” – C.S. Lew