Ariana Lordge has studied classical ballet for over fifteen years. She has trained at Theodore Constant Dance Academy under Theodore Constant, Capitol Ballet Company under Stuart Carroll, and The Conservatory of Dance and Performing Arts. Ariana also performed with Placer Theatre Ballet, progressing from core de ballet to principal dancer (2004-2015). She has attended summer programs at The New Ballet School in Silicon Valley, the TCDA Summer Festival, American Ballet Theatre, Project Launch with Northern California Dance Conservatory, and Sacramento Ballet. She is also a recipient of a scholarship from Premiere Division in New York. Ariana has worked with many teachers and choreographers including Le Mai Linh, Mads Eriksen, Saul Marziali, Sidra Bell, Lee Wei Chao, Marek Rozycki, Tina Bohnstedt, Cosmin Marceletiu, Shea Wing, and Pat Colgate. Her repertoire includes Dewdrop, Spanish and Arabian Soloists, and the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, Swanhilda in Coppelia, Snow White in Placer Theatre Ballet’s version of Snow White, the Golden Vine Fairy, Princess Florine, and Princess Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty. She has performed excerpts from Bolero and Etudes, as well as variations from La Bayadere, Swan Lake, and Don Quixote. This is Ariana’s first year with The New Ballet School’s Studio Company, under the direction of Dalia Rawson.
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