Alumnus

The following MBT students were selected through nationwide auditions to dance with professional companies and attend prestigious company schools.

  • Jennifer Adam ….. Co. Member,  Atlanta Ballet
  • Chloe Aiello ….. North Carolina School of the Arts
  • Michael Anderson ….. Co. Member, Joffrey Ballet Company
  • Megan Brunke ….. Ballet Met School
  • Lisa Carroll ….. Principle, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
  • Jennifer Christie ….. Scholarship, Pacific Northwest Ballet School
  • Michelle DePlaunty ….. Chicago City Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, School of American Ballet
  • Holly Dorger ….. School of American Ballet, Co. Member, Royal Danish Ballet
  • Andrew Drost ….. Recipient of Maria Lascu Scholarship Co. Member, Boston Ballet II, Alabama Ballet, Ballet Mississippi, Miami City Ballet
  • Courtney Fraga ….. Scholarship, Ballet Met School, Festival Ballet Providence
  • Jennifer Goodman ….. Co. Member, Joffrey Ballet Company
  • Lisa Guidi ….. Scholarship, Cleveland Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet, Louisville Ballet
  • Kristin Hakala ….. Principal, Nashville Ballet Company, Ballet West
  • Ruth Hackett ….. Scholarships, Interlochen, Boston Ballet School
  • Patricia Hachey ….. American Ballet Theatre School, Co. Member, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
  • Robin Hawk ….. Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
  • Julie Hawk ….. Scholarships, Interlochen, Cleveland Ballet School
  • Melissa Hays ….. Scholarship, Indiana University
  • Michelle Hebert ….. Garth Fagan Dance
  • Dana Hertz ….. Scholarship, Point Park College
  • Andrew Kaczmarek ….. Scholarship, School of American Ballet, Scholarship, Boston Ballet School, Scholarship, Gelsey Kirkland Academy, Scholarship, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School
  • Jennifer Kaczmarek ….. School of North Carolina Dance Theatre
  • Amanda Knox ….. Co. Member, New York City Ballet
  • Ashley Knox ….. School of American Ballet, Co. Member, Miami City Ballet
  • Mary LaCroix ….. Co. Member, Nashville Ballet
  • Carin Lampe ….. Scholarship, Ballet Met School
  • Mara Livezey ….. National Ballet School of Canada
  • Leyna McDonough ….. Joffrey Midwest School, Pittsburgh Ballet School
  • Stephanie Moy ….. Scholarship, Cleveland Ballet School
  • Christine Nielson ….. Scholarship, Western University, Lou Conte Dance School
  • Caitlin Nordstrom ….. School of American Ballet, Miami City Ballet
  • Cindy Phillips ….. Ballet Met School, American Ballet Theatre School
  • Leah Shea ….. Selected to study at the famed Bolshoi Ballet School, Moscow, Russia
  • Jennifer Shea ….. Pacific Northwest Ballet School, Co. Member, Fort Worth Ballet Company
  • Laurel Skousen ….. Co. Member, Cleveland Ballet, Scholarship, Royal Ballet School, London
  • Liana Skousen ….. Scholarship, 14th International Russian Ballet Seminar, Co. Member Cleveland Ballet, American Ballet Theatre
  • Abbey Smith ….. Scholarship, School of American Ballet
  • Shannon Stobbe ….. City Ballet of San Diego
  • Dylan Stokes ….. Co. Member, Cleveland Ballet
  • Eva Trapp ….. Scholarship, Cleveland Ballet School, American Ballet Theatre, School of American Ballet, Principal, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
  • Sara Tull ….. Ballet Austin
  • Lauren Van Acker ….. Scholarship, Cleveland Ballet School, Louisville Ballet Company
  • Megan White ….. Miami City Ballet
  • Caitlin Younker ….. Grand Valley College, Ballet Tucson, Missouri Contemporary Ballet Company

As you can see, the awards received by the above students are numerous and noteworthy.

Michigan Ballet Theatre provides them with a training ground to develop and progress.  We are proud of the impressive number of artist coming from our Michigan-based regional company and congratulate them.

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