Tita Boulger, founder and director of Peninsula School of Performing Arts, has a well-known reputation, having taught dance in the South Bay area for over 40 years. She studied tap with Melvin Kaiser, Eddie Gay, Henry LeTang, and Paul Kennedy, ballet with Olga Fricker and Patricia Stander, and jazz with Bill Hyden, Jimmy Mack and Luigi. She has taught in the Idyllwild Arts Summer Program for 20 years choreographing West Side Story, Anything Goes, The Mikado, and 42nd Street. Her students have danced in Broadway shows, The Rockettes, and Broadway touring companies as well as attending university dance programs. She performed for many years in the Hot Cotton Candies and with Le Jazz Hot and is currently featured in PeiChen Wei's book Tap on Tour Hollywood.