Achievements

Ballet Arts is very proud of the awards, honors and degrees that our students and alumni have achieved.  Some of their honors have included:

 

College/University/Pre-Professional Dance Programs:

North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA)- summer and year programs
East Carolina University Dance Program (graduates with B.F.A and B.A. degrees in dance)
Hollins College Dance Program (graduate with B.F.A. degree in dance)
Louisburg College Dance Program (graduates with A.A. degrees in dance)
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Dance Program (alumna currently a dance major)
University of North Carolina at Greensboro Dance Program (graduates with dance minors)
Meredith College Dance Program (graduates with B.F.A. degrees and alumni currently dance majors)
Radford University (graduates with B.F.A degree in dance)
North Carolina A & T University (graduate with masters degree in dance therapy)

Northeastern University/Boston Ballet Pre-Professional Program

 

Dance Intensives (Selected by audition to attend):

School of American Ballet (SAB)–summer intensive

American Ballet Theatre (ABT)–summer and collegiate intensives

Boston Ballet –summer and year round pre professional program

North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA)- summer and year round programs

Pittsburg Ballet Theater-summer, Company Experience and year round programs

Exploring Ballet With Suzanne Farrell (EBSF)–summer intensive

Next Generation Ballet–year round trainee program

Ballet Met–summer, year round program and trainee program

Pennsylvania Ballet–summer intensive

American Dance Festival (ADF)

American College Dance Festival (ACDFA)

NC Governor’s School Dance Program

Columbia City Ballet

Virginia Governor’s School Dance Program

New York City Dance Alliance Summer Intensive at Pace University

Joffrey Ballet–summer and year round programs

University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) Ballet Intensive

Carolina Ballet dance intensive

Summer Dance Company

Orlando Ballet–summer intensive

Arizona Ballet–summer intensive

Nutmeg Ballet–summer intensive

Richmond Ballet–summer intensive

 

Dance Scholarships…(chosen by audition) to attend:
School of American Ballet (SAB)

American Ballet Theatre (ABT)

Ballet Met

STEPS on Broadway (NY)
Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio (LA)
Florida State University
Cincinnati Music Conservatory
Louisburg College
Mount Olive College

Richmond Ballet

Abby Lee Miller’s Boot Camp

Titan’s Of Dance
Dance Caravan
American Artistic Awards National
Dance Troupe Challenge National Finals
Professional Dance Teacher Association Nationals
Dance Makers International Nationals
LA Hip Hop summer intensive
American Dance Projekt
Jazz on Tap on Tour dance camp
Dance Educators of America National workshop
‘Be Discovered’ Summer in L.A. Junior Intensive

Hollywood Summer Tour (L.A. intensive)

Triple Threat (Canadian intensive scholarship)

 

Dance Performance:

National Tour (dancer)-Crazy for You and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Disney World (dancer/performer)
Kings Dominion (dancer/performer)
Carowinds (dancer/performer)
Carnival Cruise Line (dancers/performers)
Paramount Cruise Lines (dancer/performer)
Arizona Broadway Theatre

(productions: Anything Goes, The World Goes Around, How to Suceed in Business, Kiss Me Kate, La Cage Aux Folles, Pump Boys and Dinettes, Crazy For You, Cabaret, 42nd St.)
Cohoes Music Hall (productions: Damn Yankees, Sweet Charity, La Cage Aux Folles)
Internationally Selected Dancers for performances in Jamaica and Aruba
Dance Troupe Challenge (DTI) Youth Ambassadors (selected performers for DTI National Finals)
Star Dancers (selected performers for Star Talent National Finals)

School of American Ballet (SAB) Choreographic Workshop

American Dance Festival (ADF)

American College Dance Festival (ACDFA)

Moscow Ballet’s Nutcracker (dancers/performers)

Miss North Carolina Pageant Dancers

Featured soloist at Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen Finals (Miss NC Pageant)

Marvonna Productions National Finals (selected performers for Marvonna Productions Nationals dance team)
Caravan Kids (chosen by audition to tour and perform nationally)
Special Olympics National Ceremonies (principle dancer and featured performers)

North Carolina A & T University (teaching assistant to dance program and graduate with masters degree in dance therapy)

 

Dance Career and Dance Jobs:

Arizona Broadway Theater (Associate Artistic Director and Choreographer)

Theme park performers

Performers on cruise lines

North Carolina A & T University (teaching assistant to dance program)

Dance instructors in the public school system

Dance instructors in private dance studios

Dance instructors in Parks and Rec programs

Dance Therapists

Dance Educators of America-National Tour faculty
Dance Caravan Tour faculty

Dance Troupe National Tour faculty

Judges for national dance competitions

 

University Dance Lines/Dance Teams/Dance Companies/Feature Twirlers:

Campbell University Dance Team (for football and basketball games)
Carolina Style- UNC-Ch (dance company members)
Blank Canvas (UNC-Ch dance company)

Modern Extension (UNC Ch modern dance company members)
Blank Canvas (UNC dance company members)

UNC High Kicking Heels (UNC Dance Line member)

North Carolina State University (featured twirler)(dance company member)
Duke University Dancing Devils (Duke University Dance Line member)

UNC-Wilmington (Contemporary Company)

Meredith College (Meredith Dance Theater, Meredith Jazz Company, Meredith Tap Company)
Couture Productions (member and choreographer of NC A&T dance company)

Western Carolina Dance Team (dance team member for football, basketball and college dance competition line)

 

Pageant Titles and Awards and Modeling:

Young Miss North Carolina (State Title Winner)

North Carolina’s Outstanding Majestic Miss (State Title Winner)
Miss North Carolina Majestic Queen
Miss North Carolina Outstanding Teen (State Title Winner)
Top 10 at the Miss North Carolina Pageant

Top 5 at the Miss North Carolina Pageant

Young Miss Garner

Presidential Volunteer Service Award

Community Service Award-state level
Talent Winners at Little Miss North Carolina Pageant

Talent Winner at North Carolina Outstanding Little Miss Pageant (state level)

Talent Winner at Miss Garner’s Outstanding Little Miss Pageant

Featured soloist at Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen Finals (Miss NC Pageant)

Wolff Fording Models for national dance catalogues (selected by dance audition)

 

Competition:

Overall Highest Scoring Soloist and National Title Winner at StarLand Competition National Finals

Overall High Scoring Duet at StarLand National Finals

Overall High Scoring Jr. Soloists at Star Talent Nationals
America’s Dance Idol (Dance Troupe Challenge National Finals)
National Top 10 Call Back Challenge (Dance Troupe Challenge National Finals)

Drum Majorettes of America (National, State and Regional Title Winners)

Drum Majorettes of America (National and Regional Highest Scoring Team)

Top Score, Overall Awards and Choreography Awards at Nationally Recognized Dance Competitions