Cassady Wille
Office Manager

Mrs. Wille, a former student of JSSB, graduated with a BA in Theater from Columbia College Chicago with a concentration in Acting.  Cassady managed Motion Unlimited Dancewear, in Chicago, and has become an expert at fitting pointe shoes for students and professionals.  She has danced for over 20 years and is here to help you with any questions you may have about the school or even your dancer’s pointe shoes.

Alex Vucha
Administrative Coordinator/JSDT Technical Director

Mr. Vucha handles many of the administrative duties for JSSB, including account management and billing. He also works alongside the Office Manager to insure smooth operations throughout the school. Alex continues as the Technical Adviser/Director for the Judith Svalander Dance Theatre, a role he has held for over 9 years. He graduated with a BA in Criminal Justice Administration from Columbia College of Missouri and works as a freelance news photographer.

Nora Kay Pelt
Business Advisor

Mrs. Pelt, a graduate of the JSSB, earned her BFA in Dance from the University of Illinois as full scholarship student. She also has a Master’s Degree in Arts, Entertainment and Media Management from Columbia College Chicago. Mrs. Pelt was Executive Director of Mistral Music and Artistic Director of the Glen Ellyn Children’s Dance Theatre. While working for the Illinois Arts Council and as co-chair of the Andover Cultural Council, Mrs. Pelt focused on funding for the arts  She is a founding member of the Andover Arts and Culture Alliance. 

JSSB Office Information


83 East Woodstock Street,

Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014

Office Hours by Phone:

Monday: 8:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Wednesday: 8:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday: 8:00am - 8:00pm

Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Due to current occupancy, our office is closed to parents and visitors. Please call or email us at for questions or inquiries. 

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Photos:, Dan Swinson, & Alex Vucha