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Higher Education:

 

2009-2015      University of Phoenix

                         B.S. in Environmental Science

 

Professional Dance Career:

 

2014 -               Miami City Ballet A.D., L. Lopez

2018 -               Soloist

2014                 Corps de ballet

 

2009-2014       Alabama Ballet: A.D., T. Alvey, Associate A. D., R. V. Fleteren

2012                 Principal

2010                 Company Artist

2009                 Apprentice

 

2008-2009       Cincinnati Ballet: A.D., Victoria Morgan

                          Trainee

 

Ballet Training:

 

2004-2008       The Boston Ballet School: A.D., M. Tracey/D. Miles Burger

                          Scholarship Student

                          Vaganova, Balanchine Style

                          Modern, Character

 

1995-2006        Ballet Academy Inc.: A.D., F. Cavicchio Kotelly

                           Scholarship Student

                           Cecchetti

 

1998 – 2003     Northeast Youth Ballet: A.D., Denise Cecere

                           Vaganova

 

Summer Dance Training:

 

2011                The Boston Conservatory Summer Dance Program

                         Suarez, G. de Marco, A. del Saz, T. Moricz

                         Modern, Contemporary: Forsythe, Nikolais/Louis

 

2004-2009      Boston Ballet Summer Dance Program: A.D., M. Tracey

                         Balanchine Style, RAD

                         Seminars: Dance History, Nutrition, Athletic Training

 

 

01', 02’, 10’      Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet: A.D., M. Dale Weary, Director

                           All Styles of Ballet, Seminars: Dance History, Nutrition, Athletic Training

Instructors:

 

T. Alvey, P. Ballard, N. Bielski, C. Bruce, D. Carney, E. Ellison, R. Van Fleteren, J. Gardner,

D. Hoover, R. Kaiser, F. Kotelly, L. Lopez, K. Mitchell, V. Morgan, T. Moricz, H. Muir, M. Nissinen,

H. Pickett, R. Reyes, M. Tracey, A. del Saz, R. Sosenko, B. Thornton, T. Vives

 

Master Classes:

 

E. Aliev, P. Alosa, F. Bujones, E. Cisneros, J. Elo, Jean-Pierre Frohlich, L. Godfrey, A. Houghland, E. Kudo, J. Lang, B. Mathis

A. Mckerrow, S. Pilarre, A. Randazzo, S. Schorer, D. Shultze

 

Achievements:


2008                  Graduate of the Boston Ballet School

2008-2009        Anthony Albano and K. Ann Choe–Albano Fellowship (Cincinnati Ballet)

2007-2008        PAO Merit Scholarship (Boston Ballet School)

2006                  NFAA Honorable Mention Award in Ballet

                           top 5% of auditioning U.S High School Seniors

Teaching Experience

2020--

The Ballet Academy Inc.

School founder and Principal: Frances Kotelly:

Master Guest Ballet Technique/Pointe Teacher

--Currently managing all group classes/private coaching online

 

Miami City Ballet School:  

Founded the Miami City Ballet School Mentorship Program:

Pre-professional division, Arantxa Ochoa, Director of Faculty and Curriculum  

Miami Beach, FL 

2018-2020

 

Chicago High School for the Arts

Geer Reed, Dance Department Head.  

Master Ballet Class 

Chicago, IL 

2018  

 

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

M. Dale Weary: 5-Week Summer Intensive 

Carlisle, PA 

2018 --

 

Schramel Conservatory of Dance

A.D., Marjorie and Gregory Schramel

Ballet  

New Orleans, LA 

2017 

 

Body Expressions for the Performing Arts

A.D, H. Roth

FOCUS 3-week intensive:  Ballet, Pointe, Pre-ballet 

Mandeville, LA 

2017

 

Northeast School of Ballet

A.D Denise Cecere

Guest Instructor, Pre-Ballet and Advanced Ballet 

Reading, MA 

2016 ---
 

Live Oak Dance School

School Principal, Jarina Carvalho

Technique, Conditioning, Variations, Guest Faculty

New Orleans, LA 

2015, 2016

 

Marigny Opera House

A.D., David Hurlbert, Ballet Master, Jarina Carvalho

Guest Master Teacher 

New Orleans, LA 

2015

Ballet Tech

Guest Ballet Instructor 

Haverhill, MA 

2014

 

Pointe Dance Arts

A.D., Shannon Denney

Intermediate, Advanced, Accelerated (XL) Ballet Instructor, Private Coaching 

Hoover, AL 

2012-2014

 

Alabama Ballet

A.D. Tracey Alvey/Roger Van Fleteran

Technique, Advanced Variations, Private Coaching 

Birmingham, AL

2012-2014

 

Youth American Grand Prix

Private Coaching

Paquita Variation: Olivia Green Birmingham, AL 

2012

 

Linda Dobbins Dance

A.D. Linda Dobbins

Primary Ballet Instructor, Private Coaching

Mountain Brook, Alabama  

2011-2013
 

The Ballet Academy Inc.

School founder and Principal: Frances Cavicchio Kotelly

Master Guest Ballet/Pointe Instructor 

Arlington, Ma 

2010 --- Currently managing all classes/students online privately and in groups classes

 

Kirova Ballet

A.D., Janna Kirova

Master Guest Teacher Ballet and Pointe Intermediate

Hallandale Beach, FL

2020

 

International Dance Academy

A.D., Deborah Squeri

Master Guest Teacher: Ballet and Pointe Advanced

Miami, FL

2020

 

Miami Dance Collective

A.D., Marie-Louise Gaschler & Kristin Richards

Master Guest Teacher: Ballet and Pointe Int/Adv

Miami, FL

2020--

March 2020 – Present

Virtual private, semi-private/group ballet classes for ages 6 +

  • The Ballet Academy Inc. 

  • Ballet Together Faculty

    • Nigeria Partnership Faculty

    • Adult Ballet 

    • Int/Adv Ballet

  • Northeast School of Ballet

  • Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Students

  • Boston Ballet School Students 

  • Live Oak Dance School

  • Miami City Ballet: Online Stretch and Strengthen Classes 

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