Chris has been involved in ballet for close to sixty years. She has received extensive Classical Ballet training in Cecchetti, Vaganova, French and Russian styles from nationally acclaimed teachers.
She became a professional dancer at a very young age. She danced for Denver Civic Ballet, San Francisco Ballet and Caracas Venezuelan Ballet, performing such roles as Snow Queen, Sugar Plum Fairy, and Theme and Variations to name a few. She performed her greatest soloist roles with the infamous American Ballet Theatre in the famous ballets, Etudes, Coppellia, and Swan Lake where she performed the coveted role of Odette along side the legendary Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Chris currently dances with Terpsichore Dance Company in Phoenix, AZ. She is qualified to teach all ages and all levels, including pointe. Her experience prepares students for auditioning and entrance into professional ballet companies.
Studio R Ballet
10165 E Hampton Ave suite 101
Mesa, AZ 85209