Amustela is an award-winning performer, producer and master instructor based in Charlotte NC (formerly Washington DC). She has received multiple honors and awards for performance and instruction. She has taken her craft to the level of a competition judge and historical lecturer on the art. As an acclaimed workshop instructor and performance coach, she has taught and judged at all of the major competitions in the eastern US and many other national conventions and festivals. Amustela has also been involved in numerous charitable events, performance venues and film projects.
Amustela was a regular presence in the restaurant scene for over 25 years, performing primarily in the DC metropolitan area. A competition veteran, performance coach, instructor and producer, she is considered an authority on the technique, etiquette and culture of American Cabaret style and Vintage Orientale. She has coached and trained in technique, stage presence and musicality to dancers of all styles.