Ballet

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The majority of those who have trained in the IU Ballet Department have gone on to become professional ballet dancers. The following is a representative list of these succesful alumni.

Jennifer Adam, Pennsylvania Ballet, Atlanta Ballet
Joe Anderson, Les Grands Ballet Canadien
Johanna Hard, Ballet Sarasota
Molly Atwood, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Washington Ballet
Laurie Basloe, Richmond Ballet
Robert Bernischke, Louisville Ballet
Courtney Beshear, St. Louis Ballet, Alabama Ballet
Claire Bletz, City Ballet of San Diego
Melissa Bombardier, Festival Ballet of Rhode Island
Diane Booth, Ballet West II
Emily Bromberg, Festival Ballet of Rhode Island
Beverly Brown, Ballet Eddy Toussiant
Heidi Brown, Oklahoma Ballet
Julie Brumfiel, Louisville Ballet
Jennifer Bugert, Los Angeles Classical Ballet, Charleston Ballet
Jeanette Buchner, Charleston Ballet
Catherine Caperton, Chattanooga Dance Theatre
Andrew Carr, State Ballet of Missouri
Stefan Calka, Sacramento Ballet
Amanda Callison, Charleston Ballet
Marcie Campo, Charleston Ballet
Lisa Clarkson, Nashville Ballet, Ballet Memphis
Sarah Clagett, Berkshire Ballet, Oakland Ballet, Ballet Met
Cara Clouse, Ballet Dallas
Natalie Cook, Oregon Ballet Theatre
Kristen Craven, San Diego Ballet
Jayne Dabu, Atlanta Ballet
Jennifer Dey, Ballet Internationale, Ballet Austin
Ellen Dickson, Ballet Austin
Maliwan Diemer, Studio Coordinator for Hubbard Street, Director of Dance for the Chicago Public School System
Rebecca Donnenberg, Ballet Austin
Laura Dunlop, Cincinnati Ballet
Rebecca Erhart, Cincinnati Ballet, Washington Ballet
Lauren Fadeley, New York City Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet
Courtney Fraga, Festival Ballet of Rhode Island
Rose Marie Forte, Cedar Lake Dance Ensemble
Jessica Galgiani, Louisville Ballet
John Gallagher, Nikolais Dance Company
Erin Ginn, Columbia City Ballet
John Gluckman, The Joffrey Ballet
Dori Goldstein, Washington Ballet, Ballet Florida
Mary Gravely, Ballet Austin
Nicole Harden, Louisville Ballet, Charleston Ballet Theater
Lance Hardin, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Milwaukee Ballet
Scott Harris, Florida Dance Theater
Jeannine Hartman, Newport Ballet, Island Moving Company
Meredith Hesse, Georgia Ballet
Sarah Hollister, American Jewish Ballet, Carolina Ballet
Robin Hoover, Island Moving Company
Whitney Huell, Ballet West
Adam Hundt, Hubbard Street
Bernadette Jantzen, St. Louis Ballet
Erica Jeffery, Indianapolis Dance Theater
Amanda Jesse, Cincinnati Ballet
Abby Kahn, Charleston Ballet, Assistant to the Director for American Ballet Theater
Ted Keener, Richmond Ballet, Sacramento Ballet
Anton LaMon, Movin' Out Touring Co.
Andrea Leber, Louisville Ballet
Christine Lee, Feld Ballet
David Levy, Sacramento Ballet
Heather Lockwood, Louisville Ballet
Elizabeth Luse, Chicago Ballet
Michelle Mahowald, Ballet Arizona
Jill Marlow, Cincinnati Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Jesse Marks, Colorado Ballet
Jenna Maule, Louisville Ballet, Company C
Chris McMillian, Richmond Ballet
Edward McPherson, Ballet West, Peoria Ballet, Metropolitan Ballet
Jennifer McQuisten, Inlet Dance Company
Lauren Menger, Festival Ballet Providence
Laurie Metzger, Virginia Ballet Theatre
Jennifer Moll, Virginia Ballet Theatre
James Moore, ABT Studio Company, Les Grandes Ballet Canadien
Joseph Morrissey, Charleston Ballet Theater
Christopher Nachtrab, Richmond Ballet
Jillian Nealon, San Diego Ballet
Dana Nederostek, Georgia Ballet
Melissa Nolen, Eugene Ballet, Ballet Iowa
Vanessa Ng, American Repertory, Complexions
Jennifer Olin, Nashville Ballet, Atlanta Ballet
Annemarie Phelan, Ballet West
Maya Pingle, Oklahoma Ballet
Phyllis Pomerantz, Bathsheva Dance (Israel)
Susan Porter, Ballet Hispanico, Oregon Ballet Theater
Nicholas Pupillo, Gus Giorando of Chicago, Owner of Visceral Dance Co.
Emily Reinking, Louisville Ballet
Sara Rifkin, Los Angeles Classical Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, Ballet Met
Sarah Ripp, Colorado Ballet
Heidi Rood, State Ballet of Missouri, Cincinnati Ballet, Les Grands Ballet Canadien
Ellen Rosa, Charleston Ballet
Jenna Sagraves, Atlanta Ballet
Doricha Sales, Boston Ballet, Dance Theatre of Florida, Florida Dance Theatre, Indiana University Ballet Dept. faculty
Heidi Satterthwaite, Tulsa Ballet
Jessica Schachne, Sacramento Ballet
Amanda Schull, San Francisco Ballet, Starred in the movie "Center Stage"
Sally Schulling, Charleston Ballet, Director of Sally Schulling Dance
Kristin Scott, American Repertory Ballet
Karen Sheil, Boston Dance Theater
Jennifer Sherry, Colorado Ballet
Lacy Simpson, American Repertory Theater
Kelly Ann Sloan, Cincinnati Ballet
Anna Smith, Ballet Theater of Boston
Sarah Smith, American Ballet Theater
Jennifer Still, St. Louis Ballet
Shannon Stobbe, City Ballet of San Diego
Meredith Strathmeyer, Ballet Nouveau Colorado
Glen Tarachow    Cincinnati Ballet
Katherine Thompson, Cincinnati Ballet
Ashley Thursby, Louisville Ballet
Emily Torgenson, The Joffrey Ballet
Samuel Turner, Chicago Dance Theatre, American Repertory Theater
Katherine Ulin, Ballet Iowa
Jerome Vivona, Jerome Robbins 'Dancing'
Guoping Wang, Principal dancer, The Joffrey Ballet, Ballet Chicago, Chicago Lyric Opera, Shanghai Ballet, Indiana University Ballet Dept. faculty
Megan Weyerich, St. Louis Ballet
Andrea Wilson, Ballet Iowa, Ballet Memphis
Tonya Wilson, Ballet Internationale
Jenna Wolf, Charleston Ballet Theater
Sharon Woodall, Louisville Ballet
Sarah Wroth, Boston Ballet
Alice Wylie, Ballet Austin
Tony Wozniak, Metropolitan Opera Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Ballet Colorado, Louisville Ballet
Justin Zuschlag, Dance Kaleidoscope