Shelley comes to us from Greensboro, NC where she spent the last 10 years as Owner and Artistic Director of To The Pointe Ballet Studio. She taught 4 levels of pre-ballet, 6 levels of ballet, pre-pointe and 2 levels of pointe. In her capacity as Artistic Director, she staged their annual Nutcracker, choreographed for their annual Spring Recital, and directed the pre-professional Ballet Company. •
Miss Shelley has been dancing for the last 30 years and recently with the adult division of the UNC School of the Arts and the North Carolina Dance Project as well as continues to dance en pointe. •
Shelley’s training includes studying with the Orlando Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, Ballet West and BYU Ballet where she graduated with her BA. She has studied Cecchetti, English and Balanchine techniques and teaches a combination of the styles. Shelley has also studied ballet pedagogy while at BYU and is currently a part of two national Ballet Teacher Forums to stay up on her training. Shelley is also Level 3 certified in Progressing Ballet Technique and will be teaching PBT classes in addition to her ballet curriculum.