Contact and Class Information

Arts Contact and Class Information

Get to Know Your Instructors

Our instructors are not only highly talented in their fields but are also able to teach a wide range of ages and skills. Choose your YMCA facility to meet a few of our specialists and their backgrounds:

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Arts Class Room Locations by Discipline

Culinary Arts | Community Room

Dance | Martial Arts, Dance Studio, and Community Room

Music | Music Room

Theatre and Musical Theatre | Community Room

Visual Arts | Conference Room

Meet Our Instructors

Tori Sandate WebsiteTori Sandate, Arts Director

Tori has been a choreographer and dance instructor for ten years and has been with Y since 2015. While obtaining her History degree from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, she choreographed for competitive dance teams from private studios, high schools, and universities. Her choreography has won many awards in dance competitions in numerous states and has had many students recognized for their achievements in dance. Tori has been teaching for the Y for four years and was recently promoted to Arts Director. She strives to offer high-quality art programs to our community members as well as providing our youth with a safe place to express themselves through many forms of art.


Kaylee Onorati, Arts Program CoordinatorKaylee Onorati

Kaylee graduated from Western Washington University with a BA in Theatre Education and Communication in 2015. Since then she has become a well-recognized teaching artist through Missoula Children’s Theatre touring nationally while performing, teaching, and directing theatre. After coming off tour she started directing, teaching, and performing for theatres in Seattle, Kirkland, and Tacoma. Kaylee's other passions include writing, cooking, guitar, and hiking. Not only does she love the arts, but she also loves her cat Goose and dogs Chipmunk and Kangaroo. Kaylee is very excited to be working at the Y to grow and cultivate arts in Puyallup to instill confidence in young artists.



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