began dancing at age 7, under the instruction of Amy Kessler. In 2006, she began studying with Catherine Kyle and Melinda Tobian at the Classical Ballet Academy. In 2012, she began her training at Northwest Arkansas Conservatory of Classical Ballet. Zoë has recently attended a five week summer intensive at Kansas City Ballet, with extensive training in ballet, pointe, hip hop, modern, jazz, an, and flamenco. Throughout her training, Zoë has been fortunate to take master classes with Joffery New York, Amanda McKerrow of American Ballet Theatre, Momix, Alvin Ailey, and Wendy Whelan, formerly of New York City Ballet. Performing experience includes, CBA's The Nutcracker, Secret Garden, The NWA Conservatory's production of The Nutcracker, being featured as columbine, Marzipan corps de ballet, Lead Saraphim Angel, Flowers corps de ballet, and Snow corps de ballet. In 2014, Zoë was accepted as an apprentice with NWA Ballet Theatre, performing as Candide in Sleeping Beauty. Zoë has recently been accepted into the training program at State Street Ballet, in San Diego, CA where she will study toward her professional training. We will miss her greatly after this season!
Creating beautiful performances that will thrill audiences is every dancers dream. It takes them many years of training, long hours in rehearsals, and a lot of pointe shoes and performance wear.
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